The event, which raised $1.6 million, also honored Burlington’s Tom Kingsbury, NFL star Tony Gonzalez and the late Sen. John McCain.
The Father of the Year luncheon will be on June 13 in New York.
The average consumer will spend $134.75 for the holiday, up from $125.92 last year.
Loop Commerce reported that more than 40 percent of Father’s Day e-gifts were purchased that day or the day before.
According to The NPD Group, Father’s Day is looking good for men’s prestige fragrance.