Our 2017 annual celebration event took place on October 27 at the CenturyLink Center. We were pleased to host Academy Award Winner and Author Octavia Spencer as our featured keynote speaker. Her breakthrough role came in 2011 when she starred as Minny Jackson in the film The Help. She won an Academy Award, Golden Globe, SAG, BAFTA, and Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the film.