AWARDS and ACCOLADES
2013 - Woman Of The Year
Connie Francis will be honored and presented “The Woman Of The Year” award from Mental Health America.
April 17, 2013
2011 - Applause Award
The Friars Foundation presented the Applause Award for creative achievement to Connie Francis.
Waldorf Astoria Hotel, June 6, 2011
2011 - Woman Of The Year
"Il Circolo," the Italian Cultural Society of the Palm Beaches, honored Connie Francis as "Woman Of The Year" for 2011 stating “For her outstanding contribution in the field of entertainment and for reaching to hearts of generations of music lovers the world over.”
Miami, Florida, March 20, 2011
2010 - Entertainer Of The Year
Connie was honored by the Footlighters Club as Entertainer Of The Year, December 12 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. Connie’s dear friend, Neil Sedaka was among the entertainers who honored the First Lady of Record. Fans came from across the country and around the world for this prestigious event held on Connie’s birthday.
Hollywood, FL, December 12, 2010
2010 - Lifetime Achievement
The Footlighters Club presented the Lifetime Achievement award to Connie Francis at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino; presented by Errol Dante, President.
Hollywood, Fl, December 12, 2010
2010 - 50th Anniversary "Where The Boys Are"
The City of Fort Lauderdale proudly honored Connie Francis on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of "Where The Boys Are." The square at A1A and Las Olas Boulevard is now named after Connie Francis.
Fort Lauderdale Beach, Fl, May 29, 2010
2010 - Humanitarian Award
The Goddess Empire Lifetime Achievement Humanitarian Award was
presented to Connie Francis, for achieving over 50 years of divine dedication and selfless service, while utilizing celebrity status to raise both awareness and money for incalculable charities, families, and the planet. In doing so, maintaining a presence as a true living legend, a global icon, and an international treasure.
May 20, 2010
2010 -National Spokeswoman for Mental Health America/S.T.A.R.
In May of 2010 Connie Francis was named the National Chairperson for Mental Health America's "S.T.A.R." campaign (Stress, Trauma, Awareness and Recovery.) Through her partnership with MHA, she will lend her voice to address the importance of mental health issues and the need to appropriately treat them. A specific focus is on the returning veterans of war.
2009 - Common Spirit
The Italian Walk of Fame presented the Common Spirit Award to Connie Francis
on September 7, 2009.
2008 - The "EPIC"
The Mental Health Association of Broward County, Florida presented the Epic Award..."Exceptional People Impacting the Community" to Connie Francis.
Broward County, FL, 2008
2006 - Career Achievement Award
The Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival presented the Career Achievement Award to actress, singer, and entertainer Connie Francis...quote "you put Fort Lauderdale on the film-making map!”
Fort Lauderdale, FL, November 11, 2006
2004 - Valor Award
The Valor Award was presented to Connie Francis on May 20, 2004. Each year the American Diabetes Association presents the Valor to honor those who have made significant business, civic, and philanthropic contributions to the community.
Fort Lauderdale, FL, May 20, 2004
2000 - God's Little Acres
God’s Little Acres, a non-profit foundation assisting terminally ill and developmentally disabled children, recognized Connie Francis for her philanthrophy. "We gratefully acknowledge the generous contribution and continued support for the children."
Coconut Creek, FL, 2000
1997 - Lifetime Achievement
North Miami, FL September 3, 1997
Greater North Miami Chamber of Commerce proudly presented the Lifetime Achievement award to Connie Francis.