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Artrageous! Luncheon sponsored by Stanley Korshak benefiting KidneyTexas Print E-mail
by Sharon Adams    Wed, Sep 10, 2008, 10:57 AM
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KidneyTexas 2008 Luncheon and Fashion Show Artrageous!

sponsored by Stanley Korshak

When:   Friday, September 12, 2008

            10:00 a.m. reception and silent auction

            11:30 a.m. Seating for fashion show and luncheon

            Valet parking

           

Where:           Hilton Anatole Hotel
                   Chantilly Ballroom
                   Dallas, TX

 

Patty Jo Turner,

Honorary Chair

Carmaleta Whiteley,
Chairman

Charlotte Kimberlin,
President

Who:              

            Honorary Chair’s (Patty Jo Turner) father, Mr. Ed Haggar started the KidneyTexas       association many years ago when his mother had kidney disease.

 

Luncheon Presenting Sponsors:      Stanley Korshak, Crawford Brock, owner; KTVT Channel 11

                  

Partners:      Kid Biz provides the childrens’ clothes for the fashion show

                   Modern Luxury Dallas – Media partner

 

Fashion Show:   "Best of Fall at Stanley Korshak and The Shak.” With fashions by Stanley  Korshak and production by Jan Strimple, it promises to be another stellar  event.

Guest Models:        Rozalyn and Robert Colombo, Vinnie Deegan, Rolando Diaz, Lynae and Dean Fearing, Steve Mauldin (Pres. of KTVT - Channel 11), Tincy and  Vance Miller, Terri Provençal, Capera Ryan, Ed Schulenburg (editor of Encore),  Bill Solomon, Jocelyn White.

We also ask kidney donors/recipients to model and we are very proud to have  Harold Simmons and his daughter, Amy Alford in the show this year. Quote  from Harold: “I am pleased to support KidneyTexas and be a part of the luncheon on September 12th. The good work they do is even more meaningful to me now that I have had a kidney transplant.  My new kidney was given to  me by my daughter, Amy.”

Special
Feature:
       A special section dedicated to Harold Simmons will be in the program.  Supporters have asked to have their names listed – so donations are being taken to be listed on that page. Contact KidneyTexas for more info.

Seating:       The fashion show features individual runway seating, a departure from the  usual tableside-fashion viewing seating. Special underwriting levels insure VIP seating.

 

Raffle: See attached release.

Awards:         The Stanley Korshak  American Express Outstanding Service Award  KidneyTexas will be presented by Crawford Brock, President and Owner of Stanley Korshak and Linda Marshall, Regional Vice President and General  Manager/Central Region for American Express. 

 

Luncheon Tickets:  $150 each. See attached Underwriting contract for underwriting levels. 

 

For more information and tickets: tel. 214.891.0896 and fax. 214.368.3635 or email:                            This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it   or visit the website: http://www.kidneytexas.org/

 

2008 beneficiaries:

o        National Kidney Foundation’s Young Adult Camp

o        The Kidney Family Retreat to be held at Camp John Marc

o        Kidney in the Classroom, an educational program for children in the classroom in cooperation with the Dallas Public School

o        Children’s Medical Center to support a Child Life Specialist, educational materials, supplies and funds for clown therapists; and

o        UT Southwestern Medical Center to purchase equipment to monitor oxygenation during surgery for Kidney Cancer.

 

Mission Statement:
The purpose of KidneyTexas, Inc. is to provide funding to improve the methods of treatment, the search for a cure and prevention of kidney disease and other kindred or contributory diseases; and to develop more adequate provision for the care of persons suffering from such diseases.

 

Statistics:
Debilitating kidney diseases impact approximately 20 million people in the United States today. Groups at high risk include African Americans, Hispanics, senior citizens and people with diabetes. In Texas, there are over 30,000 people on dialysis and 4,000 on a transplant list. The number of patients on dialysis is anticipated to double this decade.

 

History:
Since 1999, the dedicated volunteers of KidneyTexas, Inc. have worked in tandem with our generous underwriters to raise over $1.5 million for local efforts to improve the ability to diagnose and manage kidney disease.


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