Friday, November 9, 2018

2018 M1 Ball at Glenn Beck’s Mercury Studios Chaired by D’Andra Simmons Lock and Jeremy Lock - Get your tickets!


Join business and community leaders and supporters of Mercury One as they gather at Glenn Beck’s Mercury Studios for the M1Ball benefiting Mercury One, the nonprofit organization founded by him and his wife, Tania, on Saturday, November 17th

Chaired by D’Andra Simmons Lock and her husband, Jeremy Lock, the honorary chairs are Francie Moody-Dahlberg and her husband, Kevin Dahlberg. It is a real treat to attend this private party at such an exclusive location, inside the working radio and TV studio at Stage 19, named after Orson Welles’ Sound Stage at Universal. 

Guests will feel the excitement of experiencing the biggest TV and movie studio between New York and Hollywood in daily production where they will be greeted with the bigger-than-life sized robots from the 2013 live-production and movie Man In The Moon and join in the gala in the studios where films such as RoboCop, JFK, Silkwood, Born on the 4th of July and Problem Child were all filmed as well as shows likeWalker, Texas Ranger and Barney.

Setting the scene will be ten-foot tall photographs from a humanitarian mission in Iraq last fall and special exhibit of pop culture icons and pieces of historical, political and spiritual items reflecting America and its history.

 Mercury One, a 501(c)(3) charity was founded in 2011. The organization’s focus is in three different areas: Humanitarian Aid, including disaster relief, help for veterans, support in the fight against human trafficking; Education Initiatives and The Nazarene Fund, which will be depicted in tall posters placed around the studio. 

D’Andra and Jeremy had toured a bombed-out church site in Iraq last fall and recently gave a heartfelt and emotional retelling of their experiences in touring Iraq and the impact that has had on their lives, which was the strongest influence that has led them to the commitment as ball chairs this year. Jeremy said that not since his retirement from the Air Force in 2013 has he felt the sense of purpose and camaraderie than with this organization, which they have seen save lives, and he and D’Andra are truly honored to be on board. Dee Simmons is underwriting chair. 

Everyone has the opportunity now to purchase raffle ticket to enter to win a Mercedes-Benz 2018 CLA250. Tickets are $100 each and a limited number will be sold. The winner will be drawn at the M1Ball. Winner does not have to be present to win. Tickets may also be purchased online. Special thanks to raffle partner Mercedes-Benz of Plano

Slated for Saturday, November 17 at Mercury Studios Stage 19, the M1Ball benefits Mercury One, a humanitarian aid and education organization focused on restoring the human spirit. It will feature a VIP reception for underwriters at certain levels, cocktail reception, a savory three-course seated dinner, live and silent auctions of priceless experiences and one-of-a-kind treats, followed by an intimate acoustic performance by country favorites Mark Collie and Darryl Worley.

 Individual Tickets are $350 and a Patron Ticket is $750Host Committee is $1,500 for two ticketsSponsorship opportunities are $5,000-$100,000. Find out more at mercuryone.org/m1ball or contact PatriziaPelfrey, ppelfrey@mercuryone.org or call 972-499-4747.  

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