Saturday, November 8, 2014

7th Annual Vine and Dine for Ability Connection Texas

The seventh annual Vine and Dine dinner and charity auction supports Ability Connection Texas and their passion to provide the very highest quality care and support to children and adults with disabilities.

Slated for Thursday, November 20th and hosted by Neiman Marcus Downtown, the event is chaired by Suzanne and Don Laidlaw, and Christie and John Reniger. Honorary chairs are Sue and Bill Knudsen, President and CEO of Ability Connection Texas.

The evening begins with a cocktail reception followed by a gourmet dinner in the intimate Zodiac Room prepared by Executive Chef Kevin Garvin. Dinner is accompanied by select wines paired especially for each course donated by
Brenda and Clay Cockerell, Coquerel Family Wine Estates.
After dinner, Heritage Charity Auctions auctioneer takes the stage and a rousing and always thoroughly entertaining live auction begins, featuring many one-of-a-kind items and exclusive trips.
The mission of Ability Connection Texas is to provide a full range of services for people with physical and intellectual disabilities as they strive to achieve their highest level of independence. Whether advocating for the rights of people with disabilities, teaching the letters of the alphabet to a child with autism, or training an adult with a head injury to re-enter the workforce with the use of adaptive technology, Ability Connection Texas is the preeminent organization leading the way for people with any type of disability.
Ability Connection Texas takes pride in its excellent stewardship of funds raised with 90 percent of contributions going directly to programs and services.
Visit the website for more details about Ability Connection Texas and their mission at

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