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Executive Director, Melody Sugg
Arkansas Chapter
1501 North Pierce Street
Suite 114
Little Rock, AR, 72207
T: (501) 371-0233
F: (501) 823-0602
Arkansas Chapter

The 6th Annual Breath of Life Gala

Event Overview


Saturday, October 26, 2013
Six O’clock in the Evening

Grand Ballroom
  The Little Rock Marriott
  Three Statehouse Plaza
  Little Rock, AR

Black Tie Optional

Honoring Mr. Jerry Pavlas, President and CEO of Onebanc


The 6th Annual Breath of Life Award is presented to Mr. Gerald “Jerry” Pavlas, President and CEO of Onebanc. This award was created to honor an outstanding person or organization who exhibits exceptional dedication to the fight against cystic fibrosis, who contributes their time and talents to community involvement and who spreads awareness about cystic fibrosis. Mr. Pavlas joined OneBanc in 2012 and not only became invested in the company but also in the lives of OneBanc’s 91 employees. He quickly learned of how cystic fibrosis personally affects one of his own employees, Thomas Wilkins, who has two young sons living with CF.

Jerry and the boys

Mr. Pavlas with CF patients and brothers, Cameron and Carter

OneBanc has been a longtime supporter of the Arkansas Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and Mr. Pavlas wanted not only to continue their efforts to help in the fight to cure CF, but also to increase their involvement. Mr. Pavlas is thrilled to be recognized by the Arkansas Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and to personally demonstrate his commitment to furthering the CFF mission.

At The Event
Join us for an evening of elegance as we reflect upon the generosity of the Arkansas community and celebrate the CFF milestones of 2013. The evening will consist of a delicious plated dinner, exciting live and silent aucitons, dancing and our annual awards.

Co- Chaired by

Dr. and Mrs. Glenn Davis
Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Miller

Evening’s Emcee

Dawn Scott

THV 11’s Dawn Scott

Important note on attendance for people with CF and their families:
The health and well-being of people with cystic fibrosis is our top priority. Medical evidence shows that certain bacteria can be passed between individuals who have CF and can lead to worse symptoms and speed decline in lung function. To limit the serious risk of cross-infection between people with CF, only one person with CF may be invited to attend the indoor portion of each CF Foundation-sponsored event.  For the outdoor portion of the event, people with CF should maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from each other.

Please note: People with CF and their families should be aware that individuals with CF might choose to attend Foundation events or meetings without notifying event organizers. We strongly discourage this; however, we cannot guarantee that only one person with CF will be present at any indoor Foundation event. For more information, please call your local chapter.

To participate:
Sponsorship Opportunities

The Little Rock Marriott
Three Statehouse Plaza
Little Rock, Arkansas

Presenting Sponsors


One banc

Gold Sponsors


Dr. and Mrs. Glenn Davis

In-Kind Sponsor


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Live Entertainment By

900 Band

1-900 Band