Dr. Maya Angelou to be guest speaker at upcoming award program

Press release

From Mission Health

What:2013 Spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award Program hosted by Mission Health and Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) with Special Keynote Address by Dr. Maya Angelou
Who: Mission Health Staff, MAHEC Staff, Invited Guests and Media

When:Friday, January 18, 2013, at 11:30 am-1:30 pm
11:15 am Registration
12:00 pm Keynote Address
1:30 pm Reception

Where: Lioncrest at the Biltmore Estate
1 Lodge Street
Asheville, NC 28803


* Maya Angelou, PhD, Special Guest Speaker
* Ronald A. Paulus, MD, President and CEO, Mission Health
* William Maples, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Quality Officer, Mission Health
* Jeffery Heck, MD, President and CEO, MAHEC
* 2013 Spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award Winners

Each year, MAHEC partners with Mission Health to present deserving employees with the Spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award. One employee from MAHEC and one employee from Mission Hospital will be honored with an award. This year Dr. Maya Angelou will provide the keynote address. Dr. Angelou is one of the most renowned and influential voices of our time. Hailed as a global renaissance woman, Dr. Angelou is a celebrated poet, memoirist, novelist, educator, dramatist, producer, actress, historian, filmmaker, and civil rights activist.


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