IMA Champions

Honoring those who have championed the IMA mission and vision

2019 Community Champion Awards

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October 24, 2019

Senator George Young was the first recipient of the IMA Community Champion Award. He was presented the award due to his support and dedication in the development of the IMA.  

Senator George Young

pictured with Barbara Colbert, IMA Backbone and Rev. James Dorn, IMA Chair

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October 24, 2019

Belinda Rogers was the recipient of the IMA Community Champion Award in 2019. She was presented the award for her contribution to the development of the IMA as well as the support from the Oklahoma Chapter of the March of Dimes.  

Belinda Rogers

pictured with Barbara Colbert, IMA Backbone and Rev. James Dorn, IMA Chair

2020 Community Champion Awards

 Faith Community Advocate Award                  Community Health Partner Award

          Mt. Triumph Baptist Church                         Community Health Centers, Inc.













   IMA Trailblazer Award

       Representative Ajay Pittman                           OKC Councilwoman, Nikki Nice

October 22, 2020

CEO, Isabella Lawson accepted the Community Health Partner Award for the work of the Community Health Centers, Inc. CHCI has supported the IMA annual Summit, opened their doors to host the IMA Health Work Group and has hosted an Annual Fishing with Fathers  event. 

October 22, 2020

Rev. James and Lisa Dorn accept the Faith Community Advocate Award for the work of Mt. Triumph Baptist Church.  Mt. Triumph has been instrumental in support of the Leading Ladies for Healthy Babies hosting their Extravaganza events, pantry and more. 

October 22, 2020

Rep. Ajay Pittman received the Trailblazer Award for her distinguished work championing maternal and child health initiatives as well as the the Implicit Bias House Bill 2730.

October 24, 2019

Oklahoma City Councilwoman, Nikki Nice received the IMA Trailblazer Award for her outstanding working to address food insecurity and the food desert in NorthEast OKC

"Life's most persistent and urgent question is 'What are you doing for others?'"

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