On April 10th, GALA held the 2015 Thomas Dooley Award Dinner and Ceremony. This year’s Dooley award recipient was Patrick Burke ND ’06, co-founder and previous executive director of The You Can Play Project , and the current Director of Player Safety for the National Hockey League.
Also being honored at the award event were:
- GALA Service Award: Nancy (SMC ’64) and Hank Mascotte, Founding members of PFLAG (Parents, Friends of Lesbians and Gays), Michiana Chapter-North Central Indiana for their efforts in support of gay youth in the South Bend community.
- GALA Alumni Award: Kevin Heffernan ND ‘93, previous GALA officer for his dedication and help over the years to Notre Dame LGBT students and alumni.