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Update: Former Gov. Bill Clements black cowboy boots at shoe auction: Simply Summer Simply Shoes ... Print E-mail
by Sharon Adams    Mon, Jun 5, 2006, 10:46 AM

Simply Summer Simply Shoes benefits Turtle Creek Manor, Friday, June 16th, 7:00 p.m.


Where:
Craighead Green Gallery
1011 Dragon Street
Dallas, TX 75207

Chairman: Cindy Stager     Catering: Wendy Krispin

Highlights: Shoe auction - with gift certificates from retailers and vintage womens and mens shoes from celebrities, athletes and 42 community leaders.

Confirmed Shoes from Celebrities and Athletes:
* Former Governor Bill Clements black cowboy boots
* Jeff McInnis of the New Jersey Nets custom made basketball shoes
* Owen Wilson and Luke Wilson autographed pair of REEF flip flops with the bottle opener on the bottom … very cool;
* Janine Turner' s Ralph Lauren ankle boots she wore while co-starring in Northern Exposure;
* two pairs of flip-flops signed by Ryan Sechrest, the American Idol host;
* Sergei Zubov of the Dallas Stars hockey team flip flops

Confirmed Shoes From Retailers:
Stanley Korshak, Jimmy Choo, Hermes, Tory Burch, Gregory's, Neiman Marcus, Steven Spodek, New Balance, E.G. Geller, Gucci (donating a $500 gift certificate for shoes)

All shoes are in their boxes and most have never been worn.

Open to the public by reservation only:
Tickets are $100. Sponsorships are $10,000 - $250

For more information or to obtain tickets:

Reta Krueger, Turtle Creek Manor 214-522-7930
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Visit the website: http://www.tcmanor.org

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The 2nd Annual Polopalooza “Celebrating Horsepower Under Saddle and Under the Hood” benefiting Equest Therapeutic Horsemanship.

June 11, 2006 at Capital One Championship Field in Las Colinas.

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Equest Therapeutic Horsemanship, founded in 1981, has become the largest non-profit therapeutic riding center in the state. They serve children and adults with all types of physical, mental and emotional disabilities and learning differences. The rhythmic movement of the horse naturally moves the body in a manner similar to the human gait, improving posture, balance and muscle control. Every rider gains self-confidence and takes that back into his or her world.

Equest's certified therapeutic riding instructors and the special therapy horses are the catalyst to miracles in handicapped lives. Equest's programs promote children and adults reaching beyond the confines of their disabilities because of the intervention of this special therapy team.

The theme for this charity event is “Horsepower Under Saddle and Under the Hood.”

Bring your family and friends and enjoy watching an exciting polo match featuring world -class players while dining “al fresco” along the sidelines. Hot food off the grill and beverages will be available for purchase at the event OR b ring your own sideline picnic.

Prizes will be awarded for the best picnic baskets! Wander among the vintage Ford cars on display and reminisce of days gone by! There will be a riding demonstration by Equest riders and a champagne divot stomp at half-time.

The day’s activities kick-off at 5 pm. Admission to this charity event is $50 for grandstand seats, $30 for lawn seating, and children under 12 are free.

This year’s event chairman is Linda Blake. For more information about Equest, please go to www.equest.org . If you’d like more information, or if you would like to make a donation or purchase tickets, please contact the Equest office at (972) 412-1099

Polo players and enthusiasts represent coveted luxury lifestyle demographics.

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

Average net worth:

$1,500,000+

Audience split, male:

73%

Average age of audience:

40 years old

Occupation: Prof/Managerial:

93.6%

Education: College Educated:

93.5

 


Have you heard of this website:  downtowndallas.com Very interesting browsing .

 

Also check out eBuzzNewsletter and Dallas Scene and Be Seen for news on what's happening in the social set.

Send me an email with any questions you may have about non profit organizations special events:
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Thanks!

Sharon

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