Thursday, January 30, 2014

Nancy & Richard Rogers Announced as Presenting Sponsors of Saint Valentine's Day Event

Crawford Brock and Nancy C. Rogers

Nancy C. and Richard R. Rogers Named Presenting Sponsors of
The Saint Valentine’s Day Luncheon & Fashion Show by Stanley Korshak

Carmaleta Whiteley, the chair of the 2014 Saint Valentine’s Day Luncheon & Fashion Show by Stanley Korshak to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), is proud to announce that Nancy C. and Richard R. Rogers have agreed to serve as the Presenting Sponsor.  The Rogers are supporting the Luncheon and LLS with a $100,000 commitment.

The North Texas Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is thankful for the very generous and continued support of this philanthropic couple.  “Nancy and Richard Rogers’ donation will have a significant impact in helping to further cutting edge research that LLS is funding, both in Texas and worldwide.  This type of investment will continue to help us improve the treatment options and put us closer to a world without blood cancers,” says Patricia Thomson, PhD, Executive Director of The North Texas Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. 

Other top supporters of the 2014 Luncheon include Crawford Brock of Stanley Korshak as the official Fashion Sponsor and Jeff Rich and Jan Miller as the Honorary Chairs.  Olivia Kearney, Lynn McBee and Kate Rose Marquez are hard at work as the Underwriting Chairs.

Dawn Mellon, a lymphoma survivor, is the 2014 Lynda Adleta Heart of Gold award winner and young Margaret Strand will receive the Spirit of Tom Landry Award.

The 2014 Saint Valentine’s Day Luncheon and Fashion Show will be held at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center on Wednesday, February 12, 2014.  The theme, Legends of Love, will pay tribute to three decades of support of this event from North Texas’ business and community leaders.  More information is available at www.saintvalentinesdayluncheon.org

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