Awardees : Golden Baby Shoe Awards

2017 Awardees

2017 Awardees will be announced by July 31, 2017

FORT MYERS, FLORIDA, August 1, 2016: The Golden Baby Shoe Awards honors individuals who show outstanding contributions to improving the health and well-being of pregnant women or babies throughout Collier, Glades, Hendry, and Lee Counties.  The event is hosted by the Healthy Start Coalition of Southwest Florida in partnership with the Golisano Children’s Hospital and Naples Community Hospital as title sponsors.

Awardee Criteria:

Awardees are selected by a committee of community leaders representing the different disciplines and geographic areas.  Awardees are selected based on 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, or babies;
  • Made a positive impact on improving the health of pregnant women, or babies;
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm and dedication to their work;
  • Is well respected by colleagues and clients; and
  • Provided services in Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee County in Florida
  • Has gone above and beyond to make a positive impact.


Past Awardees