Now Accepting Nominations for the Golden Baby Shoe Awards

Posted on May 11, 2016

Nominations are being accepted until June 15th for the 7th Annual Golden Baby Shoe Awards.  Healthy Start Coalition of Southwest Florida is hosting the 7th Annual Golden Baby Shoe Awards to celebrate the outstanding contributions of individuals who help give babies a healthy start in life.  Awardees will be honored at the Golden Baby Shoe Awards Gala on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at Shadow Wood Country Club, 22801 Oakwilde Boulevard, Bonita Springs.


Nominations are received from patients, co-workers, and friends from all four counties.  An individual who may be nominated for this award must meet the following criteria:

  • Is a Doctor, Nurse, Mid-wife, Social Worker or other Health Care/Social Service Provider involved in the direct care of pregnant women, new mothers and/or babies;
  • Has made a positive impact on improving the health of mothers and babies;
  • Has demonstrated an enthusiasm  and dedication for their work;
  • Is well respected by colleagues and clients; and
  • Has provided services in Lee, Collier, Glades or Hendry County Florida.
  • Has gone “above and beyond” his/her normal job description to make an impact.

Please note past awardees are not eligible, and each person may nominate only 2 candidates.


All nominations due by June 15, 2016

Complete and/or print a nomination form at

For more information, please call (239) 425-6920.

Nominations will be reviewed by the Awards Selection Committee, and awardees will be notified by July 31.