The National Father’s Day Council announced today that it will honor three remarkable fathers from the retail, media, and sports industries at the 80th Annual Father of the Year Awards. The Awards luncheon, which will be held on Tuesday, June 14th at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, will benefit Save the Children’s U.S. Programs, a nonprofit organization that works to break the cycle of poverty and improve the lives of children in this country.
This year’s Father of the Year Awards, given in recognition of fathers who successfully balance highly influential careers while remaining dedicated to their families, communities, and philanthropic endeavors, will be presented to:
- Jay Schottenstein, Chairman & CEO of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc., Executive Chairman of Designer Brands Inc., Chairman of Schottenstein Stores Corporation, American Signature Inc./Value City Furniture, Schottenstein Property Group, and SB360 Capital Partners
- Dave Price, Weather Anchor, NBC 4 New York/WNBC
- Ryan Day, Head Football Coach, The Ohio State University
“We’re thrilled to be back in person this year to celebrate these distinguished fathers who have made such a significant impact in their respective industries,” said Dan Orwig, President & CEO of The Father’s Day/Mother’s Day Council. “Their unrivaled passion and dedication to their families, communities, and philanthropic efforts truly embodies the spirit of this award.”
As part of its continued support of meaningful philanthropies dealing with issues affecting mothers, fathers, and children, the National Father’s Day/Mother’s Day Council, Inc. has donated nearly $30 million to date to deserving family-related charities nationwide. For ticket and sponsorship information, please visit www.fathersdaycouncil.org or call 917-273-0369.
Past National Father’s Day Council honorees have included Presidents Joseph Biden, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, John F. Kennedy, and Ronald Reagan, Generals Douglas MacArthur, Colin Powell, and Norman Schwarzkopf, retail veteran Terry Lundgren, sports notables Arthur Ashe, Jim Kelly and Michael “Coach K” Krzyzewski, and communications leaders Tim Russert and Harry Smith. To learn more about The National Father’s Day Council, visit our website at www.fathersdaycouncil.org.