The Zimmer Children’s Museum Discovery Awards Gala will honor Dick Lippin, chairman and chief executive of the international consulting and public relations firm, The Lippin Group, it was announced on Tuesday.
Lippin will receive the Icon Award, which is being presented for the first time in the Zimmer Children’s Museum’s history, along with being acknowledged for his many contributions during his decade-long relationship with the museum.
Also being recognized is film and television producer Allison Shearmur (“Hunger Games: Catching Fire”), who will receive the Discovery Award, presented annually to individuals who are leaders in their fields and communities.
“We honor Dick Lippin and Alli Shearmur, two individuals who lead us by example to do good and who inspire our community to act for change,” stated Esther Netter, CEO of the Zimmer Children’s Museum.
The Discovery Awards Gala will be held Thursday, Nov. 13 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.