Join us Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Forte in downtown Des Moines! We are excited to share and celebrate the accomplishments of PHC as well as honor a longtime friend and supporter of our mission. Each year we choose an organization or individual who has supported PHC’s mission, to care for the underserved and vulnerable living in Central Iowa, and applaud their engagement in community health!

We will be announcing this year’s honoree in January 2018. Stay tuned!


Sponsorship Opportunities

Our event includes over 200 of central Iowa’s business, non-profit and community leaders. We will once again be hosting at Forte, conveniently located in downtown Des Moines. Sponsoring at the Primary Leaders in Health Awards provides your organization the unique opportunity to connect with business and community leaders as well as signal your support for the importance of safety net, community health programs and services in central Iowa.

Sponsorship Levels

Premier,  $5,001+

Two tables of 8 in premier seating at the event
Top billing on all PLHA digital marketing
Logo top billing in event program
Logo top billing in event signage
Call out in event press release
Logo and link on PHC website for 60 day span, before and after the event
Acknowledgement from stage in CEO remarks

Presenting, $5,000

One table of 8 in premier seating at the event
Prominent logo location in PLHA digital marketing
Logo in event program
Logo on event signage
Call out in event press release
Logo and link on PHC website for 60 day span, before and after the event
Acknowledgement from stage in CEO remarks

Housing is Health Healthcare Leader, $2,500

One table of 8 in premier seating at the event Logo in PLHA digital marketing Logo in event program Logo on event signage Call out in press release

Advocacy in Action Sponsor, $1,500

One table of 8 in premier seating at the event
Logo in PLHA digital marketing
Logo in event program
Logo on event signage

Removing Barriers Sponsor, $1,000

One table of 8 in premier seating at the event
Logo in PLHA digital marketing
Logo in event program

PHC Friends, $500

Noted in event program

Previous Sponsors

Matching Gift and Premier Sponsor ($40,000)
Polk County Board of Supervisors

Presenting Sponsors ($5,000)
Nationwide
Larry & Kathleen Zimpleman
Delta Dental Foundation

Housing is Healthcare Leaders ($2,500)
Azcon Construction
Quest Diagnostics
Mercy Hospital

Advocacy in Action Sponsors ($1,500)
Captrust
McFarland Clinic
Patterson Dental
Ted Johnson & Phil Brawner

Removing Barriers Table Sponsors ($1,000)
Applied Art & Technology
Dr. Bery & Margeaux Engebretsen
Farm Bureau
Mike & Kelly Huntsman
Nyemaster Goode
Dr. Heidi Shreck & Brian Shellenberger
United Health Care

PHC Friends ($500)
Essex Meadows
One Iowa
Polk County Housing Trust Fund
James & Celeste Egger
Dr. Lyla Maynard
Senator Matt McCoy
Dr. Dawn Schissel
Dr. Dale & Marie Andres
First American Bank
AmeriHealth Caritas
CIC Associates
Palmer Group
Mark & Janet Rosenbury


Early Bird Special!

Purchase your tickets before March 31, 2018.

Purchasing a table? Click here!


Event Overview

The Primary Leaders in Health Awards is Primary Health Care’s annual recognition program and fundraising event.

Created in 2015, the program honors community partners and leaders for outstanding service and contribution to advocating for health care access, especially for those who are most vulnerable population.

Thus far, it has recognized corporate and non-profit organizations, politicians and private citizens – people who’ve made a difference – and inspired countless others to consider how they might contribute to their communities.

Past Honorees

2017 Honoree, Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines

2016 Honoree, Senator Matt McCoy

2015 Corporate Honoree, Nationwide Insurance

2015 Honoree, Mr. David Hurd