2019 Legacy of Women Honorees Selected

Fort Worth, Texas – SafeHaven of Tarrant County is proud to announce the selection of 10 honorees for the 2019 Legacy of Women Award. The event is set to take place Friday, Oct. 18, at the Fort Worth Convention Center.

2019 marks the 27th year of Legacy of Women, which recognizes remarkable women in Tarrant County for their leadership, impact and commitment. The 2019 award winners join an impressive past-honoree list filled with community leaders who have gone above and beyond in their contribution to our county.

The 2019 Honorees

Marianne Auld
Kelly, Hart and Hallman Managing Partner

Beth Battles
Texas Wesleyan University Professor

Monika Bennett
Merrill Lynch Business Support Manager

Kimberly DeWoody
Whitley Penn Audit Partner

Patti Irwin
XTO – Retired

Sandra McGlothlian
Empire Roofing, Empire Texas Equities and Empire Disposal Co-Founder

Teresa Montes
Frost Bank/Community Leader

Debbie Morrison
BRIT Board Member

Gigi Westerman
The S & G Group Partner

Ann Zadeh
Fort Worth City Councilwoman, District 9

About Legacy of Women

Legacy of Women has a rich history in the Tarrant County community as 600+ guests, donning purple for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, gather to enjoy a mimosa reception, seated lunch, live auction and more. A raffle and mystery wall will entertain attendees during the event.

Legacy of Women is a significant fundraiser for SafeHaven of Tarrant County, which provides life-saving services at no cost to domestic violence survivors. Sponsorship packages and table sales are available now at www.safehaventc.org/legacyofwomen or by contacting Brittany Hickcox, Special Events Manager, at bhickcox@safehaventc.org or (817) 502-7132.

About SafeHaven of Tarrant County

SafeHaven’s mission is to end domestic violence through safety, support, prevention and social change.

The largest and most comprehensive domestic violence service provider in Tarrant County, SafeHaven has enabled thousands of women and children to rebuild safe, independent lives for more than 40 years. Vital services include 24-hour emergency shelters, a 24-hour crisis hotline, legal services, children’s programs, evidence-based prevention curriculum and reformative services. With one in three women in Tarrant County experiencing domestic violence in her lifetime, SafeHaven’s no-cost services are crucial in ending domestic violence in Tarrant County.