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Dallas altruists honor former city manager with Spirit of Generations Award

Altruists honor former city manager with Spirit of Generations Award

Maureen Kuntz, Ray, Nancy Ann Hunt, the senior source
Maureen Kuntz, Ray Hunt, Ann Hunt Photo by Kristina Bowman
 Kathy Helm, Carolyn Miller, George Schrader and Scott Wilson, the senior source
Kathy Helm, Carolyn Miller, George Schrader, Scott Wilson Photo by Kristina Bowman
Mayor Mike Rawlings, Della Best, Molly Bogen, Bob Best, the senior source
Mayor Mike Rawlings, Della Best, Molly Bogen, Bob Best  Photo by Kristina Bowman
Joyce Wright, Barbara Schrader, the senior source
Joyce Wright, Barbara Schrader  Photo by Kristina Bowman
Gerald Turner, Ray Hunt, the senior source
Gerald Turner, Ray Hunt Photo by Kristina Bowman
Bob Best, Della Best, John Scovell, the senior source
Bob Dest, Della Best, John Scovell Photo by Kristina Bowman
Jim Garner,  Jessica Garner, the senior source
Jim Garner, Jessica Garner  Photo by Kristina Bowman
David Jacobs, Cher Jacobs, Becky Powell, Scott Wilson, board chair, the senior source
David Jacobs, Cher Jacobs, Becky Powell, Scott Wilson Photo by Kristina Bowman
Debbie Oates, Sharon Popham, the senior source
Debbie Oates, Sharon Popham  Photo by Kristina Bowman
 Sharon Popham, Molly Bogen, George Schrader, Scott Wilson, Kathy Helm , Carolyn Miller, the senior source
Sharon Popham, Molly Bogen, George Schrader, Scott Wilson, Kathy Helm, Carolyn Miller Photo by Kristina Bowman
Carolyn Miller, Kathy Helm, luncheon co-chairs at Senior Source
Carolyn Miller, Kathy Helm  Photo by Kristina Bowman
Maureen Kuntz, Ray, Nancy Ann Hunt, the senior source
 Kathy Helm, Carolyn Miller, George Schrader and Scott Wilson, the senior source
Mayor Mike Rawlings, Della Best, Molly Bogen, Bob Best, the senior source
Joyce Wright, Barbara Schrader, the senior source
Gerald Turner, Ray Hunt, the senior source
Bob Best, Della Best, John Scovell, the senior source
Jim Garner,  Jessica Garner, the senior source
David Jacobs, Cher Jacobs, Becky Powell, Scott Wilson, board chair, the senior source
Debbie Oates, Sharon Popham, the senior source
 Sharon Popham, Molly Bogen, George Schrader, Scott Wilson, Kathy Helm , Carolyn Miller, the senior source
Carolyn Miller, Kathy Helm, luncheon co-chairs at Senior Source

Senior Source gathered some of Dallas' most respected city figures at the Hilton Anatole to honor former city manager George R. Schrader for his impact on the Dallas community — past, present and future. 

Guests — including Debbie Oates, Sharon Popham, Jessica and Jim Garner, Nancy Ann and Ray Hunt, Della and Bob Best, and Mayor Mike Rawlings — raised a celebratory glass to a man who has done so much to help not only older citizens of the community, but also people of all ages. 

Schrader received the Spirit of Generations Award, which is given annually to an individual who has helped build the foundation that supports our community and the bridges that connect the ages. Awardees of this prestigious honor have a universal appeal and ageless spirit.

Schrader was city manager in Ennis and Mesquite before becoming assistant city manager in Dallas in 1966. Six years later, he became city manager. During his tenure, he planned, completed or set into motion a long list of improvements, including Dallas City Hall, the expansion of the Dallas Public Library, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, and the launch of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden and the Dallas Arts District. 

The Spirit of Generations Award luncheon supports the Senior Source in its mission to improve the quality of life of older adults in the greater Dallas area through protection, eldercare, advocacy, volunteerism and employment services.