Monday, September 17, 2012

St. Jude Celebrates BIG (& Rich)

Co-chairs Lydia Novakov and Marian Bryan greeted more than 150 people at the Diamond Doctor on June 25th and shared why 2012 is a special year for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
In their second year as event chairs, the daughters of St. Jude champion, the late Joe Haggar Jr., announced that the Evening Under the Stars Party will be held at a new venue, feature country and western music sensation Big and Rich, host their first Evening Under the Stars After Party and celebrate St. Jude’s 50th anniversary.

Kick Off Party guests learned that the Evening Under the Stars Party (EUTS) will be held on Saturday, October 13th at the new Omni Dallas Hotel and feature cocktails, dinner and a private performance by superstars Kenny Alphine and John Rich of chart busting duo Big & Rich. This year’s event will honor Mary and Mike Terry for the continued commitment to St. Jude. In addition, EUTS attendees will enjoy a live and silent auction. Following the main party, St. Jude will host the first Evening Under the Stars After Party continuing through 1am which will spotlight The Rusty Brothers, a Dallas based band. EUTS Sponsorships are available and individual tickets are $250 After Party tickets are available starting at $75 at 
Mary and Mike Terry

Consistently Ranked in the Top 5 charity golf tournaments by the Dallas Business Journal, the St. Jude Golf Classic will be held on Monday, October 15th at Stonebriar Country Club. The Classic allows golfers to play on teams of four ($500 a team) and can participate in either a morning (8:30am) or afternoon (1:45pm) shotgun start. Morning players will wrap up with a luncheon and awards ceremony, while the afternoon awards will be presented during an end-of-day cocktail awards reception. Past participating celebrities include Derek Harper, Lee Trevino, Roger Staubach, Tim Brown, Chad Campbell, Harrison Frazar, Rudy Gatlin and more. Cost for a team of four is $2000 and an individual golf spot is $500.
The co-chairs, Leadership Committee as well as Host Committee members including Holly and Doug Brooks, Troy Aikman, Micki and Mayor Mike Rawlings and Cheri and Pat Summerall are excited to host successful events during St. Jude's 50th Anniversary celebration.

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