Keene Chamber of Commerce  
Dale Hansen speaks at inaugural luncheon at new community center
March 22, 2016

Dale Hansen, the popular sports anchor during the 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts on WFAA-TV (Channel 8) is guest speaker at the monthly luncheon of the Keene Chamber of Commerce at noon Thursday, March 22, at the new Keene Community Center, 1000 N. Old Betsy Road in Keene.

The luncheon is the inaugural public luncheon in the new center. Doors open at 11:15 and the meal will be catered by Olivia's Cafe in Keene.

Corporate tables of eight are $150. Individual tickets are $15 for those who RSVP at the chamber's website by 5 p.m. Monday, March 19. Walk-ups are $20.

Corporate tables receive priority seating, business name on table and recognition from the podium.

Hansen also hosts Dale Hansen's Sports Special on Sundays at 10:20 p.m.

In 1987, Hansen was honored with the George Foster Peabody Award for Distinguished Journalism. That same year, he won the duPont-Columbia Award for his contribution to the investigation of SMU's football program. As a result of this investigation, the NCAA prohibited SMU from fielding a football program in 1987.

Hansen began his career as a radio disc jockey and operations manager in Newton, Iowa. This was followed by a job as a sports reporter at KMTV in Omaha, Nebraska. Hansen's first job in Dallas was with KDFW-TV (Channel 4). He joined WFAA-TV in 1983. Hansen's other awards and honors include:

• Sportscaster of the Year on two occasions by the Associated Press

• Texas Sportscaster of the Year on three occasions by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association

• Best Sportscaster by United Press International and the Dallas Press Club

• TV Personality of the Year by American Women in Radio and Television

• Iowa Associated Press award for Best Investigative Reporter

Contact Us
Keene Chamber of Commerce
110 S. Old Betsy Road
Keene, Texas 76059
(817) 556-2995
Upcoming Events
Community Center Grand Opening
March 19, 2018 at 6 p.m.
Inaugural Luncheon
March 22, 2018 at 11:15 a.m.
SWAU Golf Classic
April 13, 2018 at 8 a.m.

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