May 6: Fight Night sponsored by The Real Estate Council
by Sharon Adams
Mon, May 3, 2010, 10:51 AM
The Real Estate Council (TREC) Announces More FightNight Details
The Rat Pack is back, or at least for one night at The Real Estate Council’s FightNight with a Las Vegas style-Rat Pack theme on Thursday, May 6th.
TREC also announces internationally known Jimmy Lennon Jr. will serve as the ring announcer for 22nd annual FightNight on Thursday, May 6th at 6:30 p.m. at the Hilton Anatole. He has built his announcing career in the boxing ring over the past 25 years, following in the footsteps of his world-renowned father, Jimmy Lennon Sr. Additionally, Dallas' first world champion professional boxer, Curtis Cokes is one of the many notable guests planning to attend FightNight. Outside the ring, he appeared in the boxing film Fat City and is now a full-time trainer. Fort Worth’s world champion Paulie Ayala is also set to attend.
In the past, notable guests such as Troy Aikman, President George W. Bush, Roger Staubach, and boxers such as Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, Lennox Lewis, Joe Frazier have attended TREC FightNight. In 1992, a 12-year-old named LeAnn Rimes sang the national anthem to open the event.
TREC also reveals that the 2010 FightNight fundraiser includes a luxury raffle with chances to win a Caneel Bay Resort stay in St. John; a St. Louis Cardinals weekend stay with game tickets; a Las Vegas getaway and more. Raffle tickets are available from Associate Leadership Council (ALC) members to benefit TREC Foundation charities and the class’ community service project, YMCA Park South. The cost is $25 for one chance or $100 for five chances. To purchase tickets, contact any current member of TREC’s ALC class at 214.692.3600, or download a form at .
TREC FightNight Chairman Lee Belland of Stream Realty said, "For those companies and individuals who want to attend FightNight at a Sponsor Level, such as Super Heavy Weight Sponsors Republic Title, Goldman Sachs and Archon Group, you will be invited to an exclusive private party on April 21st at the new Uptown location for Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille, hosted by Lincoln Property Company. We are also anticipating another sell-out of this popular event, so make your reservations now."
A special thanks to KPMG for underwriting the invitations. Other top sponsors include Architel; Behringer Harvard; Deloitte; Granite; Matthews Southwest; Regions; and Thackeray Partners. Media sponsors include The Dallas Morning News and Bisnow.
Tickets start at $700, and there are limited tables remaining for $7,000. For more information on TREC FightNight, contact Debby Hanson at 214.692.3600 or visit Three Lincoln Centre | 5430 LBJ Freeway | Suite 100 | Dallas, TX 75240 214.692.3600 | recouncil.com
Photo: The Real Estate Council (TREC) FightNight Vice Chairs Will Mundinger, Archon; William Mundinger, Crow Holdings; Elizabeth Malone, Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P.; TREC FightNight Chair Lee Belland, Stream Realty
Founded in 1990, The Real Estate Council is a dynamic organization of approximately 1,600 commercial real estate professionals representing more than 500 companies in the Dallas area. TREC pursues industry advocacy efforts on local and statewide public policy issues and works to improve the quality of life in Dallas with impact initiatives that address housing, education, economic development and the environment. TREC’s Government Affairs Board pursues advocacy efforts on local and statewide public policy issues. Find out more at