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Endeavor Awards: Celebrating Public Benefit Aviation


The Endeavor Awards will be a red carpet celebrity black-tie event that will honor, recognize and celebrate public benefit aviation and the good flying does.  Major entertainment and dinner will fill out an evening highlighted by three awards, all supporting people and organizations that have committed resources and assistance to public benefit aviation – free flights flown for humanitarian reasons.


Host Committee

Mark Wolper, President & Executive Producer of the Wolper Organization, Chair of Endeavor Awards Gala Host Committee

Edward Asner, Actor & Winner of Seven Emmy Awards

William S. Ayer, Retired Chairman, Alaska Air Group

Dr. Peter Diamandis, Chairman and CEO of XPRIZE

Alan Dias, Executive Director & AFW Command Pilot since 1995

David T. Feinberg, MD, MBA, President of UCLA Health Systems

Tom Gallagher, Member, Angel Flight West Board of Directors; Chair, Development and Advisory Committee

Michael Herman,  Founder and Chairman, North American Communications

John and Martha King, Co-chairmen and Co-owners of King Schools, Inc.

Clay Lacy, Founder/CEO of Clay Lacy Aviation

Benjamin Marcus, Co-Founder & Partner of jetAVIVA & Aerospace Capital

Scott Paraynski, 5-time Shuttle Astronaut and Spacewalker; Chairman, Challenger Center for Space Science Education

John L. Plueger, President and Chief Operating Officer of Air Lease Corporation

Tom Poberezny, Chairman Emeritus of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)

Sean Tucker, Renowned Oracle Team Airshow Performer and Pilot; Honorary Chair of Young Eagles

Robert Zemeckis, Award Winning Film Producer and Director



Endeavor Awards will be held at The Samuel Oschin Space Shuttle Endeavour Pavilion in the California Science Center on May 4, 2014. Dinner and the event will happen right under the Space Shuttle Endeavor. This exciting location will surely resonate with those who love flying.

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Shuttle - Event 1



The tickets for this event are on sale TODAY January 15, 2014!

You may purchase tickets here: http://www.endeavorawards.org/buy-tickets/

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