Sleep Experts Honored with North Star Award at 12th Annual Spirit of Entrepreneurship Event

June 5, 2013 - Each year Entrepreneurs for North Texas ( holds its Spirit of Entrepreneurship event to celebrate the hard work and dedication of good corporate citizens and the meaningful change they bring to society. This year's event titled, "Building the American Dream" was a night to remembered as we inducted one of Dallas' first successful female entrepreneurs, Ebby Halliday Acers, into our esteemed Ring of Entrepreneurs. This invitation-only event was held at Communities Foundation of Texas on June 4, 2013 and brought together nearly 250 entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and community leaders to celebrate those doing well while doing good.

EFNT RING OF ENTREPRENEURS: The EFNT Ring of Entrepreneurs is an elite group of business leaders honored for their outstanding contributions to communities locally and internationally. These individuals exhibit a passionate commitment to corporate culture and philanthropy and have made an indelible impact on society. This year, the EFNT Ring of Entrepreneur Inductee was Ebby Halliday Acres. Ebby joined a prestigious group of legendary business leaders including Ross Perot, Herb Kelleher, T. Boone Pickens, Jim Keyes, Bill Lively, Roger Staubach, Craig Hall, and Charles and Sam Wyly.

NORTH STAR RECOGNITION: Another exciting portion the Spirit of Entrepreneurship ceremony is the presentation of North Star Award. This recognition goes to those in the EFNT community who have demonstrated a powerful commitment to making a meaningful contribution to our neighborhoods and to strengthening EFNT's network of good corporate citizens. Through their generous contribution of time, energy, creativity and resources, these award winners make North Texas the best place to live, work and raise our families. This year's North Star Award recipients were Optimal Solutions, The InSource Group and Sleep Experts.