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C NTENTS 5

Evening of Events

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DIFFA/Dallas Sponsors

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Letter from the DIFFA/Dallas Board Chair

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Letter from House of DIFFA Chair

20 History of DIFFA/Dallas & HIV/AIDS 28

DIFFA/Dallas Board of Trustees

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North Texas AIDS Service Organizations

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Style Council Ambassadors

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DIFFA/Dallas Awards

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2019 Jacket Collection

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Ebby Halliday Silent Auction

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Letter from DIFFA National

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Spotlight: Twana Collins

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DIFFA/Dallas Young Professionals

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Spotlight: Darrell Thomas & Tristan Tanner

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Table Hosts

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Past Board and Event Chairs

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Sponsorships & Donations

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Burgers & Burgundy

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Wreath Collection

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TITLE SPONSOR

P R E S E N T E D BY


The Louis L. Borick Foundation grants funds to create opportunity for people to reach their full potential, positively contribute to society and participate in a culturally rich community. We are happy to join DIFFA/Dallas in their fight against HIV/AIDS in the community through preventative education, treatment, and direct care services.

LOUISLBORICKFOUNDATION.ORG


HOUSE OF DIFFA FUTURO

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EVENING OF EVENTS

THE COUNTDOWN TO

ZERO 6:00pm

Cocktail reception with LUX Tan Step & Repeat Ebby Halliday Silent Auction opens Delgado VIP Lounge opens

7:30pm Ballroom doors open

7:45pm Dinner, Program, Ebby Halliday Live Auction and Fund-a-Grant

9:00pm Headington Companies House of DIFFA: FUTURO Presented by The Louis L. Borick Foundation

10:30pm Ebby Halliday Silent Auction closes

10:30PM – 1:30am House of DIFFA After Party featuring DJ Lucy Wrubel, at Texas Spice Restaurant in Omni lobby Sponsored by Ketel One Vodka and Visit Dallas 5


DIFFA/DALLAS WOULD LIKE TO THANK OUR 2019 SEASON SPONSORS for their generous support in raising funds for local HIV/AIDS Service Organizations within our community

TITLE SPONSOR

PRESENTING SPONSOR

GOLD SPONSORS

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SILVER SPONSORS

SUSTAINING SPONSORS

PRODUCTION SPONSORS

DIGITAL MEDIA & PUBLIC RELATIONS

SUPPORTING SPONSORS 44 Farms Ben E Keith Bryan Loving Steffi Burns The Container Store CRO Catering Dallas Light & Sound Front Gate Patrick Gibson

Hall Impeccable Rosé Brut The Modern Take Terri Provencal Southwest Funding Starbucks Chef John Tesar USSERY Printing Company Walt 7


STIGMA IS A LEADING CAUSE FOR DELAY IN DIAGNOSIS,

STARTING TREATMENT & CONTINUATION OF TREATMENT


DALLAS MARKET CENTER supports the mission of

DIFFA.

Together we are making a difference.


DESIGN INDUSTRIES

FOUNDATION FIGHTING AIDS

CHICAGO

DALLAS

KANSAS CITY

DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS raises and grants funds to organizations that fight HIV/AIDS by providing treatment and direct

LAS VEGAS

care services for people living with or impacted by the disease, offering preventative education

NEW YORK

programs targeted to populations at risk of infection or supporting public policy initiatives. SAN FRANCISCO

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DIFFA/DALLAS BOARD CHAIR

LEE BORCHERT Good evening to all. It is my pleasure to welcome everyone to HOUSE OF DIFFA: FUTURO.

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For more than 29 years, HOUSE OF DIFFA has focused on and committed to raising funds for many local AIDS Service Organizations. Without your generosity, our mission would not be possible. To our corporate and individual sponsors, thank you for your continued support and dedication. Year after year your contributions truly allow us to better the lives of many throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth area. It is a shining example that through philanthropy, passion and love, we can truly make DIFFArence. As we work toward the future of zero new infections, zero stigma and zero deaths from HIV/AIDS, we pay tribute to and honor those who have dedicated their time and talents to our cause. Thank you to all past Boards of Directors, Board Chairs and HOD Chairs for your passion and commitment to DIFFA Dallas. Our history is rich and strong because of your efforts.

To the 2019 Style Council Ambassadors, Board of Directors, Twana Collins, Chapter Administrator, DIFFA Young Professionals and countless volunteers, thank you for your time, energy and passion for this organization. Thank you to Brian Brothers and Planet Productions, Rhonda Sargent Chambers, Densil Adams and Jeffrey Horn for being an integral part of DIFFA/Dallas through your talents, creative energy, unwavering dedication and friendship. And to Tim Garippa, HOD Chair, thank you for your focus, passion, commitment and friendship. Your heart will always be in the right place. A heartfelt thank you to my partner, family, numerous friends, many of whom are here tonight, and business associates for your unconditional love, extreme generosity and support of me and of DIFFA. With this my sixth and final year, I express my love for this organization, the mission it represents, the compassion and gratitude of the people DIFFA/Dallas supports and the pure joy that comes from having served on the board. For this, I am and will remain eternally grateful. May we all continue to work together for the future! Warmest regards, Lee Borchert DIFFA/DALLAS Board Chair 12


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B OOZ Y B R U N C H . LI V E M U S I C . PATI O S E ATI N G

IN THE DESIGN DISTRICT AT 1 6 1 7 H I L I N E D R I V E


HOUSE OF DIFFA EVENT CHAIR

TIMOTHY GARIPPA

It has been an honor to serve as the House of DIFFA chair this year. This event could not happen without everyone on the board, style council ambassadors, and hundreds of volunteers that put in so much energy to make a one of a kind experience. Thanks to all of you that have made this year and this House of DIFFA a success! Tonight we celebrate the progress we have made in fighting HIV/AIDS. Since the 80s, we have seen significant advancements in education and medicine that are foreshadowing what some initially thought wasn’t possible: an end to HIV/AIDS. Zero Deaths, Zero New Infections, and Zero Stigma is coming in the near future and your attendance at House of DIFFA is helping us get there. Thank you for your generous support of DIFFA/Dallas! Lastly, I’d like to give special thanks to family and friends for your support, and to Lee Borchert who has been a fantastic partner this year as DIFFA/Dallas Board Chair. Lee has served the organization with passion throughout his term and I want to recognize him for his dedicated service. Now, on to FUTURO…enjoy the show!! Yours truly, Timothy Garippa House of DIFFA FUTURO Chair

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25-34 YEAR-OLDS MAKE UP

THE LARGEST NEWLY DIAGNOSED AGE GROUP WITH HIV IN TEXAS


in ALL its

FORMS THE MANY WAYS ART IS TAKING SHAPE AT FORTY FIVE TEN

When Kristen Cole took the helm as President and Chief Creative Officer of the luxury boutique, one of her first objectives was to emphasize the natural connections between art, design, and fashion. “I wanted to highlight the relationship because fashion and art are so central to the distinct nature of Forty Five Ten,” she says. A year later, it’s no wonder Cole is achieving her mission. But what is surprising are the myriad ways she has woven art into the brand through different expressions.


ART FOR SALE

ART FOR COMMERCE While fine artists frequently collaborate on designer collections, it’s not often they contribute to the retail space itself. However, Cole and her team have commissioned elements that blur the line between public art and commercial display. Case in point: Forty Five Ten’s brand-new location in Hudson Yards boasts a glass-brick storefront and architectural details by renowned artist Daniel Arsham’s firm Snarkitecture. New York artist Greg Bogin—who partnered with the brand on its Dallas Art Fair pop-up last year—was brought on to create curved, sculptural representations of his work for shoe and handbag displays. On the horizon: an exclusive collaboration with Katie Stout to be displayed on custom fixtures she’s made for the occasion. “It’s not always easy to convince artists to bring their work into commercial spaces,” says Cole. “But with our relationships and track record, we’ve proven we can do it right.”

ART FOR SCALE Instead of shooting in studio or in a remote location, Cole and her creative team shoot their seasonal campaigns in, around, and sometimes on top of art. From inside an art collector’s personal home to a non-profit art space to a traditional gallery—the locations vary (and matter) almost as much as the looks photographed in them. The recent spring campaign brought the team inside New York’s Marlborough Gallery. Up next? Elvis’s former Beverly Hills home-turned-design-showroom.

READ ON Find more art, style, and culture at 1530main.com

Within Forty Five Ten, 4510/SIX is the perfect platform for a roster of emerging artists and designers for the home. In its selection curated by Cole, you’ll find ceramic arts, prints, and sculptural pieces at attainable price points. Among the standouts: prismatic-glazed porcelain bowls from Prattalum Minh Singer, handmade ceramic furniture from Venezuelan-born artist Reinaldo Sanguino, and graphic posters by writer-artist Miranda July.

ART FOR ART Incorporating art into the retail experience is part of Forty Five Ten’s brick-and-mortar identity, so alongside Prada and Dries Van Noten you’ll find work by Jose Dávila, Ruven Afanador, and Sterling Ruby (a downtown Dallas window installation earlier this year coincided with the artist’s solo show at Nasher Sculpture Center). Also downtown, the café No Aloha was brought to life by a commissioned floor-to-ceiling, Technicolor tropical dream by Brooklyn-based Katherine Bernhardt. Artist Al Freeman will join the lineup of contributors this spring with her “soft sculptures,” pleather-stuffed household objects that wilt with an almost comic effect. Think lava lamps, Bic lighters, beer cans, and ATMs.


DIFFA/DALLAS HISTORY

OUR HISTORY

CDC Reports cases of Kaposi Sarcoma and Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia leading to death in gay men in CA & NY

Magic Johnson reveals he is HIV+ Health ministers establish World AIDS Day

AZT approved for treating AIDS

1996 First effective combination therapy

Around 22 million people are living with HIV worldwide

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DIFFA/Dallas presents the First Legend Award to Delores Milhous

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Wreath Collection Inagural year

First DIFFA/Dallas Style Council named

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Levi Strauss & Co. provide all denim jackets for designers

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3,000 AIDS cases have been reported in the USA. 1,000 have died.

The name “AIDS” – Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome – is created

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DIFFA/DALLAS & HIV/AIDS TIMELINE

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National Organization Established. Followed with DIFFA/Dallas Chapter.

DIFFA/Dallas Fashion Show tours 8 U.S. Cities, using local chapter jackets


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Inagural Burgers & Burgundy

DIFFA/Dallas Introduction of House of DIFFA DIFFA/Dallas grants rebranding funds for education programs at local universities

First HIV Vaccine candidate to undergo a major trial is found ineffective

Only 28% of people who need treatment for HIV are receiving it

CDC announces 90% of new HIV infections in the US could be prevented through prompt & ongoing care

FDA approves Complera, the second all-inone fixed dose combination tablet

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UNAIDS reports 19 million living with HIV do not know their status

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President Obama removes travel ban that prevents HIV-positive people from entering the US

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DIFFA/Dallas 25 Year Anniversary with HOD No.25

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Dallas has more new HIV Diagnosis per capita

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First Community Hero Award presented to Donna Fishel

DIFFA/Dallas “Smoking Haute� the introduction to luxury smoking jackets

30th anniversary of World AIDS Day

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announces $140 million investment in new HIV prevention tool

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1 IN 5 NEW HIV

DIAGNOSIS ARE HETEROSEXUAL PERSONS

IN DALLAS COUNTY


Sewell Lexus proudly supports the Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS.

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DIFFA/DALLAS 2019

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

& BOARD OF TRUSTEES CHAIR LEE BORCHERT

BOARD OF TRUSTEES RONAK ASSADI CHRISTOPHER BAKER

HOUSE OF DIFFA EVENT CHAIR TIMOTHY GARIPPA

CLINT BRADLEY KARENA CHISOLM ASHLEY DOUGLAS

VICE CHAIR DEVELOPMENT

ANTONIA HUBERT

PATRICK GIBSON, M.D.

MOHAMMED JABER AL JAMES

VICE CHAIR BRAND & MARKETING DAVID GONZALEZ

TREASURER DAVID WHITE

ANDY KIVILAAN ROBERT LEE STEVEN RAHAAL ZACHARY RIPP, M.D. REED ROBERTSON

SECRETARY

JIM SHEEHAN

MEAGAN CAMP

VICTORIA SNEE

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Left to right: Clint Bradley, Patrick Gibson, Jim Sheehan, Al James, David White, Ronak Assadi, Robert Lee, Lee Borchert, Victoria Snee, David Gonzalez


BOARD OF TRUSTEES

DIFFA D A L L A S

Left to right: Antonia Hubert, Reed Robertson, Steve Rahhal, Tim Garippa, Karena Chisolm, Ashley Douglas, Andy Kivilaan, Christopher Baker, Meagan Camp, Mohammed Nour Jaber. Not pictured: Zachary Ripp, M.D.

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DAVID WHITE AMP Chief Operations Officer 214.221.5215 1 3150 COIT ROAD, SUITE 100​ |

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BENEFICIARIES

WHO WE SUPPORT NORTH TEXAS AIDS SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS DIFFA/Dallas provides unrestricted and program grants to organizations supporting front-line services for those affected with and by HIV/AIDS. DIFFA/Dallas funds support areas such as; education, prevention, direct care, mental health support, housing, legal services, food and advocacy. Access & Information Network

Health Services of North Texas

AIDS Outreach Center

JPS Health Network

AIDS Services of Dallas

Legacy Counseling Center

A Sister’s Gift

Legal Hospice

Bryan’s House

Prism Health

Children’s Medical Center ARMS Clinic

Resource Center Dallas

Cook Children’s Health Foundation East Texas Cares Greg Dollgener Memorial AIDS Fund

Samaritan House Sonya’s House White Rock Friends

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2019 DIFFA/DALLAS STYLE

Our 2019 Style Council Ambassadors are an accomplished group of community leaders committed to raising funds and awareness for HIV/AIDS Service Organizations in North Texas. These agencies serve men, women, and children affected by or are at risk of HIV/AIDS. This years’ Style Council Ambassadors have helped raise over $250,000 for DIFFA/Dallas.

Left: Larry Oliver, Zoe Bonnette, Parker Williams Right: Carlos Guzman, Lindsay Jacobs, Lana Constantine, David Brehm M.D.

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COUNCIL AMBASSADORS

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COUNCIL AMBASSADORS

Left: Gina Zucchet, Lael Brodsky, Steven Pounders, M.D. Right: Vodi Cook, Paul Hollowell, Lea Fisher, Nickki St. George

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TRUVADA FOR PREP PROVIDES

92%-99% REDUCTION IN HIV RISK FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO TAKE IT EVERY DAY AS DIRECTED


DIFFA/DALLAS AWARDS

DONNA FISHEL COMMUNITY HERO AWARD PURPLE PARTY FOUNDATION Purple Foundation is an all-volunteer, nonprofit corporation, founded in 2001. Purple Foundation produces several dance fundraisers and social events throughout the year in Dallas attracting dance-music lovers from all over the world. Purple Party is the largest nonprofit, all-volunteer charity dance weekend in the United States. These events have raised more than $985,000, which Purple Foundation has donated to three Dallas AIDS Service Organizations – The Resource Center, Legacy Counseling Center, and AIDS Services of Dallas. These funds are integral to the operations of many programs at these three ASO’s.

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DIFFA/DALLAS AWARDS

LEGEND IN THE FIGHT AGAINST AIDS AWARD CAROL & TOM HATTON Carol and Tom Hatton have made a marked impression on the Dallas community through their long time support of DIFFA/Dallas and Dallas area AIDS service organizations. Through over 15 years of support for DIFFA/Dallas, Carol has served as a member of the organization’s board of trustees for 12 years, three of which were as an executive committee member. In addition to Tom’s dutiful support of Carol with her board of trustee activities, he has served as host of the 22nd Annual Holiday Wreath Collection. The Hatton’s dedication to DIFFA/ Dallas has helped advance the organization and it’s impact on the community. In addition to DIFFA/Dallas, The Hattons have supported many AIDS Service Organization events including Legacy Counseling’s Grace Project Conference for Women with HIV. Carol has been recognized for her active community involvement through various awards including the Sheila Dolezal Humanitarian Award from AIDS Services of Dallas and the Women of Unsung Courage Award from A Sister’s Gift. Carol and Tom continue to be hopeful for a future of zero stigma, zero deaths, and zero new infections thanks to advances being made in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatments.

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DIFFA/DALLAS AWARDS

LEGACY OF LOVE AWARD FERREL DRUM Thank you DIFFA, I am humbled and stunned by your gracious recognition. When Lee Borchert contacted me earlier this month to inform me of this recognition, I was moved to silence. I became reflective because of my personal history and experiences with the DIFFA family. Our conversation caused me to reflect on my early experiences coming out. I remembered my first experiences coming out as a “Mature Gay Man”. Emotionally feelings rushed through my head and heart remembering what was occurring in my personal life at that time. Coming out, my parents dealt me with their religious fear that was projected to me as anger. Remembering them coming to my office unannounced to read a devasting letter declaring me extricated, disowned from my family of birth. This was painful and dramatic, but there were many gifts in my horizon. One was the introduction to DIFFA/Dallas. These beautiful people employ a wide spectrum of mediums to offer the City of Dallas a gala that celebrates life’s endless array of diversities. They embrace diversity boldly. Resulting from sharing their creative skills, DIFFA/Dallas is capable of distributing significant financial support and love to many disenfranchised men/women suffering with HIV/AIDS. This love, these artful expressions, these selfless acts allowed me to look beyond my parent’s denial. These incredible people truly demonstrated to me love and its “Legacy”. The legacy of continually demonstrating lavish amounts of love to a segment of our society who are in the need of witnessing love in action. Thank you for being a change agent in my life and for this amazing award.

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DIFFA/DALLAS AWARDS

EXCELLENCE IN DESIGN AWARD LB ROSSER To imagine anything less than amazing when it comes to LB Rosser’s creativity in both hair and makeup is simply unheard of. Rosser, a 20+ year veteran in the fashion and beauty business is known for his unmatched originality and inventive nature. Represented by the prestigious Kim Dawson Agency, his work has appeared in Vogue, W, Allure and Glamour – just to name a select few – as well as countless advertising campaigns, such as Lafayette 148, and a wide array of catalog work.

Photo credit: Luis Martinez

He has also been busy backstage working for such designers as Giorgio Armani, Marchesa, Marc Bouwer, Oscar de la Renta, Carolina Herrera and Roberto Cavalli. Rosser also works closely with the fashion and public relations offices at Neiman Marcus stores around the country to ensure that the freshest faces compliment the fashionable trends of each season. In his hometown of Dallas, he as been the lead designer for the stunning faces on the runways of many major shows, including: Fashion at the Park, the Crystal Charity Fashion Show, Saint Valentine’s Day Luncheon and Fashion Show, The Kidney Foundation style show and the Dallas Fashion Awards. He is an alumnus of Mastered, a celebrity makeup artist for Marc Jacobs and has worked and appeared on popular TV shows including Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Dallas and CMT’s Making the Team with the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders. A longtime supporter of DIFFA Dallas, Rosser is the 2019 recipient of DIFFA Dallas’ Excellence in Design Award, honoring his 27 year of service to the non-profit organization. His warm personality and fun way of approaching techniques and products has garnered him a huge private clientele who turn out for his talks to discuss new products and makeup tips that work off the runway.

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DIFFA/DALLAS AWARDS

HEALTH AWARD GENE W. VOSKUL, M.D. DIFFA/Dallas is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Health Award, Gene W. Voskuhl, M.D. Dr. Voskuhl has long worked with the HIV community since being a young professor in Oklahoma. After moving to Texas, he earned a reputation for being the go-to physician for those living with HIV and has been celebrated multiple times as the Best HIV Physician by the Dallas Voice and served as Grand Marshall of the Alan Ross Freedom Parade. Always the advocate for those living with HIV, Dr. Voskuhl has been chosen to serve on multiple committees at the county, state, and national level on the topics of HIV, medications, LGBTQ health issues, HIV prevention, and stigma-reduction. He understands the physical and emotional challenges when diagnosed with HIV and has created systems for providing mental health alongside traditional medical services for vulnerable populations. He has contributed to improvements in today’s highly-effective medications for HIV, bringing numerous clinical trials to North Texas and supervising HIV medications from early development to FDA-approval. As a researcher and teacher, he’s been involved in over 50 clinical trials and has penned important articles used today. Dr. Voskuhl currently provides PrEP services and HIV medical care to North Texans. He recently began providing telemedicine services to rural areas, providing the same specialist services those in the metroplex enjoy. In 2019, he joined with a DIFFA recipient, Resource Center, to open the Center’s primary care clinic for the LGBTQ community.

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DIFFA/DALLAS AWARDS

IMPACT IN FASHION AWARD CRISTINA EHRLICH Cristina is a New York-based stylist. A pioneer in red carpet styling, her name is synonymous with the iconic looks that have adorned award winning actresses such as Penelope Cruz, Margot Robbie, Mandy Moore, Greta Gerwig, Brie Larson, Laura Dern and Tina Fey, to name a few. Further, Ehrlich has worked with photographers Patrick Demarchelier, Mert & Marcus, Peter Lindbergh, and Peggy Sirota, among others. A veteran of the industry that she helped shape, Cristina’s style philosophy is defined by classic, chic and timeless sensibility with a modern edge.

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COLLECTION 2019

THE JACKETS In collaboration with the design industries, DIFFA/Dallas partnered with new and renowned designers creating unique pieces to raise funds for those living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Donated by Levi Strauss and Company, denim jackets were provided to designers to construct one of-a-kind pieces when Collection began. As trends come and go, DIFFA/Dallas retired the denim in 2012 and transitioned to a more modern jacket by introducing the Smoking Jacket Collection, paying tribute to the late designer, Yves Saint Laurent. Throughout the years, we have been honored to receive jackets donated from some of the most exclusive designers in the world. This year, you will find spectacular creations by up and coming and world-renowned designers.

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To the 2019 DIFFA/Dallas Jacket Collection Designers and Contributors,

COLLECTION 2019

RONAK ASSADI On behalf of DIFFA/Dallas, thank you for your contributions to this year’s jacket collection. We could not do this without you! What started as a simple jean jacket auction has transformed into something so much more, and we attribute that to you. We have a beautiful collection this year with an eclectic array of jackets, blazers, capes, denim, and more from global fashion houses to up-and-coming local talent. A simple blazer can provide funding for a patient to receive life-saving medication, access to a psychologist, or send a child to summer camp with other HIV impacted children. Serving as the Jacket Curator this year has been an absolute honor, and I thank you all again from the bottom of my heart. Your creativity astounds me and your generosity is unmatched. Thank you all and enjoy the show! Ronak Assadi 2019 DIFFA/Dallas Jacket Curator

Jackets not pictured: Alice & Olivia, Bandier, Veronica Beard, Finley Moll, Retrograde Designs, Sabal, Gregory’s, Abraham David Levy, Calvin Klein, Audrie Austin

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THE YOUNGEST PERSON

DIAGNOSED WITH HIV IN TEXAS WAS 9


HOUSE OF DIFFA

SILENT AUCTION COMPANIES OR INDIVIDUALS DONATING ITEMS WITH VALUE GREATER THAN $500

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Silent auction participants as of March 4, 2019


HOUSE OF DIFFA

DIFFA/Dallas would like to thank the following companies & participants for their generous donations COMPANIES OR INDIVIDUALS DONATING ITEMS WITH VALUE GREATER THAN $500

ORBEDONNA + LUNASMITH

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YOU ARE EXACTLY WHERE YOU NEED TO BE

FEATURING: DODO BAR OR


HOUSE OF DIFFA

A LETTER FROM

DIFFA NATIONAL Philanthropists and Fashion Lovers, DIFFA is thrilled to be celebrating one of the most anticipated events on the Dallas social calendar – HOUSE OF DIFFA: FUTUR0 all in support of making a DIFFArence in the lives of those impacted by HIV/AIDS. This year signifies 35 years of DIFFA uniting with the design community to create inspiring and innovative events that raise money for a worthy cause. We can’t express enough how much we appreciate the generosity of supporters like you—individuals, companies and fashion leaders—who donate their time and talents to support our mission to fight HIV/AIDS.  The funds we raise tonight will help make grants to AIDS Service Organizations who provide education, prevention services, care and support to those impacted by HIV. Last year, DIFFA distributed more than $1 million dollars in grants helping thousands of individuals in North Texas and throughout the country.  A Texas-sized THANK YOU to the dedicated members of DIFFA Dallas, the Board of Trustees, Style Council, volunteers, and staff for your dedication and fundraising efforts! AND thanks to all DIFFA Dallas supporters for your generosity, being a part of House of DIFFA, and most importantly, helping us to get closer an AIDS-free generation - we simply couldn’t do this without you! Sending congratulations on your successes from DIFFA National’s Board, staff & volunteers! Dawn Roberson Executive Director, DIFFA

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2019 DIFFA/DALLAS SPOTLIGHT

SPOTLIGHT TWANA COLLINS DIFFA/Dallas Chapter Administrator Twana Collins brings a vast amount of knowledge and experience in working within both the corporate and nonprofit worlds. Having held positions in the human resources, business, and foundation sectors, Twana has effectively mastered the ability to tailor her skills to the needs of various client populations. Ms. Collins is an enthusiastic and innovative professional with over 25 years of knowledge in areas of event planning, administration, and customer relations. Her outgoing personality, coupled with an extensive skill set and keen eye for detail, has allowed her to continuously grow and flourish professionally. Twana’s professional experience has granted her the opportunity to develop a strong ability to effectively work with diverse populations. In addition to her professional duties, Ms. Collins is a mother of two, and believes strongly in giving back to her community. She has volunteered extensively among multiple women empowerment spaces, completed various speaking engagements centered around at-risk youth, and served as a vested mentor in her community. Her hobbies include reading, music, adding value to the lives of others, and developing genuinely organic human connections.

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DIFFA/DALLAS YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

Young Professionals Program

2018-19 DIFFA/DALLAS YOUNG PROFESSIONAL BOARD Left to right: Catherine Gibson, Conrad DeBailon, Mahoganie Gaston, Darrell Thomas, Eduardo Gamez Not pictured: Punam Shallenberger

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DIFFA/DALLAS YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

Now in its fourth season, the DIFFA/Dallas Young Professionals Program is a passionate group of volunteers 20-35 years old. The group enhances the initiatives of DIFFA/Dallas and local HIV/AIDS service organizations in addition to creating social networking and professional development opportunities for its members. Throughout the season they commit their time and talents to various hands-on service projects such as LifeWalk, AIDS Interfaith Network’s One Meal Matters, Bryan’s House and the Resource Center. Lauren Slade

Matthew Lee

Tristan Tanner

Andrew Soliz

Lisa Winkley

Candice Freeman

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Quinton Henderson

Brittni Batts

Zachariah Allen

Darrell Thomas

Leah Jones

Danyel Person

Dustin Barksdale

Punam Shallenberger

Ian Martinez

Chris Nelson

Mahoganie Gaston

David Shallenberger

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Catherine Luba

Joshua Mekeal

Bianca Sterling

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2019 DIFFA/DALLAS SPOTLIGHT

SPOTLIGHT DARRELL THOMAS DIFFA/Dallas Young Professionals Darrell Thomas, 34, is a native of Chicago, Illinois and graduate of Illinois State University. After seven years at State Farm Insurance’s corporate headquarters, Darrell moved to the company’s Dallas hub in 2013. In the fall of 2017, Darrell became a member of the DIFFA/Dallas Young Professionals Program. At the start of the 2018-2019 season, Darrell became a member of the YP Board as the ‘Branding & Marketing’ Chair. In his freetime, Darrell enjoys photography, music festivals and world traveling, most recently to Thailand. He also enjoys spending time and exploring new Dallas restaurants with his fiance Andy. Growing up, it was instilled in Darrell to always give back to his community. The foundation of giving that DIFFA/Dallas has presented to Darrell, has allowed him to cultivate many lasting friendships and memories as a volunteer and board member. Volunteering with DIFFA/Dallas has become one of Darrell’s many passions and he helps wherever he is needed without question. Having family members and friends afflicted with HIV/ AIDS, DIFFA/Dallas has provided him an outlet to serve and help organizations find a cure.

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2019 DIFFA/DALLAS SPOTLIGHT

SPOTLIGHT TRISTAN TANNER DIFFA/Dallas Young Professionals It is quite the honor to be spotlighted in this year’s House of DIFFA: Futuro book. I have only been a part of the DIFFA/Dallas YP program for under a year, and I have never felt more fulfilled. It has been a privilege to work with such incredible people, all doing everything to make DIFFA/Dallas successful so that they can make a positive impact in the community….and I have taken so much pride in being a small piece of that. Since day one, signing up at one of the YP membership drives, I have tried to lend my time, talent and perspective to this organization that I wholeheartedly believe in. I’ve been able to do so much, from supporting social media, photography, directing the board shoot and even doing drag at Wreath. It’s been amazing to work with the amazing creative team of DIFFA/Dallas. I must send out my appreciation to Erik Karvonen, Meagan Camp, and Brittanie Buchanan Oleniczak, who have all been such amazing mentors. I am honored to have worked alongside them. Again, thank you for this honor and I hope this is only the beginning. Tristan grew up in Louisiana, went to college in Mississippi for graphic design and is now continuing his Southern tour through Dallas where he is now the Marketing Director for Site Selection Group. Tristan also works on the side as a chalk illustrator, professional mascot for FC Dallas and is building up an interior design blog called Something Lane. He enjoys his time with friends, having a cocktail or at the park with his rescue pup, Norman. 77


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Amanda Workman and Clas Austin Peter SWF Carol Quist Delta Don Gaiser EY Headington Companies Joe Pacetti and Tristan Nieves John D. Crocker, Jr. Joyce Collie Kelly Stafford Lee Borchert & Jack Pettit Neil Cazares-Thomas COH Parker Williams and Preston Watson Patrick Gibson Richard Michael Don Gaiser, Steven M. Pounders M.D. & Jimmy O’Reilly Steven Rahhal SMPR

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Al James Andy Kivilaan Childrens Medical Center Foundation Chris Pollard - Berkadia Christopher Baker Clint Bradley & Darin Kunz David Andrews Delivery Limited Diageo - Kettle One Don Gaiser Erik Karvonen EY Gilead Gucci Jay D Miller and Lea Fisher Jim Sheehan Joel Baldazo Joyce Collie Ken Weber Laura Cox Lux - A Tanning Spa

Mohammed Jaber Olivia Cook Parker Williams and Preston Watson Real News Public Relations Robert Lee Steve Weir Steven M. Pounders, M.D. & Jimmy O’Reilly Tim Garippa Tony & Guy Vodi Cook

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Ashley Douglas Carmen & Trammell Hancock Clayton Hollingsworth Culture Map DA Creative David Andrews David Gonzalez & Shawn D. Terry Don Gaiser Ebby Halliday Harley McLaughlin Joanne Beatty KPMG Lael Brodsky Lana Constantine Meagan Camp Omni Hotels & Resorts Paper City Patricia Golden Planet Productions Reed Robertson & T.J. Griffin Ronak Assadi RSC Show Sidley Steven M. Pounders, M.D. & Jimmy O’Reilly The Event Architect Tim Garippa Tooties Versace Zachary Ripp, M.D.

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DIFFA/DALLAS PAST BOARD & EVENT CHAIRS

DIFFA/Dallas would like to recognize all of the past Board & Event Chairs for their selfless hard work and dedication to the cause. On behalf of the 2019 Board of Trustees, thank you for your determination to make a difference.

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BOARD CHAIRS

EVENT CHAIRS

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Stephen Burrus Stephen Burrus Stephen Burrus Karen Muncy Jody Clarke Rebecca Hettich Jo Marie Lilly Karen Muncy Rebecca Hettich Kent Munson Jo Marie Lilly Scott Deakins Patricia Martin Teresa Carson John McGill John R. Clutts Donna Fishel Donna Fishel Andrew Britton Greg Johnson Greg Johnson Dr. Gary Tigges Dr. Gary Tigges Mark Stafford Clint Bradley Brittanie Buchanan Oleniczak Clint Bradley Justin Bundick Chuck Steelman Steve Weir Lee Borchert

Ken Boyd and Stephen Burrus David C. Davis and Donna Faircloth Karen Muncy Stephen Burrus, Jody Clarke and Bonnie Goldberg Barbara Buzzell, *Greg Cassell, Jody Clarke, Candance Krause, Jeanne Milligan, and Karen Muncy Nancy Lundgren, Terry Lundgren, George Porter Stephen Burrus Kent Munson Jo Marie Lilly Scott Deakins Dr. Kevin Terrell John Clutts Todd Fiscus Rhonda Sargent Chambers Densil Adams and Neale Jones Greg H. Johnson and Dr. Gary Tigges David Nelson Jeffrey Horn and Bryan Long Neale Jones John Ahrens and Mark Stafford Mark Stafford Darin Kunz and Matt Wilkerson Brittanie Buchanan Oleniczak Jim DiMarino Chuck Steelman Clint Bradley Sami Abboud Lee Borchert and Tim Garippa Tim Garippa

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SPONSORSHIPS AND DONATIONS MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN FIGHTING HIV/AIDS Donations to DIFFA/Dallas help grant funds to local HIV/AIDS Service Organizations throughout North Texas. DIFFA/Dallas provides opportunities for sponsorships, underwriting, auction and in-kind donations.

Sponsorship Opportunities

DIFFA/Dallas provides opportunities for companies to promote their business to some of the most affluent, influential individuals in Dallas/Fort Worth. Between print, digital, broadcast and social media, by collaborating with DIFFA/Dallas, the exposure for your business is priceless.

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS FUTURO THE SHOW

CREATIVE DIRECTORS Tim Garippa Lee Borchert DIFFA/Dallas Board Brian Brothers Rhonda Sargent Chambers Densil Adams PLANET PRODUCTIONS TECHNICAL TEAM Production & Scenic Designer / Show Director - Brian Brothers Technical Director - David Brown Production Manager - David Derr LED Video Wall Engineer - Tyler Brothers 3D Animator/Graphic Artist - John Butler Senior Video Editor - Austin Snow Video Editor / Production Assistant - Ian Brothers Costume & Prop Artist - Carlos Nicholls Lighting Designer – Damian Rogers Master Electrician – Jason Gray Audio Engineer - Dustin Rains A2 - Brian Taylor Live Show Video Director - Jay Richards Nova Op – Brandon Leirer Video Engineer – Ken North Projectionist – Baccheschi DP & Camera - Jim Matthews Camera – Brian Holbert Camera – Michael Kleis Production Coordinator – Alex Carreon Stage Manager - JT Roe RSC SHOW PRODUCTIONS TEAMS Costume Director - Doug Voisin Costume Team - Arnulfo Villarreal, Alexandrea Cohen, Carolina Carrasquillo Backstage Manager - Nancy Franks Assistant Backstage Manager - Cori Banks Backstage Logistics Coordinator Tony Greenleaf Talent Wrangler - Willie Johnson Production Backstage Assistant - Ty Kerbyson

Main Backstage Headset Callers Kevin Howard and Kate Wagner Backstage Runners Katelin Burton Smith, Kelli Seliger, Bry Jones, Neale Jones, Craig Canant, Larissa Clark, Doug Bosterand Tyler Sweatman Volunteer Dressers from Art Institute of Dallas, El Centro College, SMU, TCU, TWU, UNT and Wade College FASHION CREATIVE TEAM FOR HAIR AND MAKEUP Johnny Johnson - Fashion Hair Director Toni & Guy Hair Academy – Hair Support Team Stephen Jaime Shelby Boling Ayesha Ali Brian Bain Elena Mascolo Dylan Stamas Nicole Keefe Ethan Miller Stefano Weirdmer Samuel Cavazos Valentine Meza Alexus Garcia Richard Rivas Yasmina Johnston Stephanie Williams Paige Rommel Tracy Shaffer Brenda Fragoso Cheryll Smith Joanna Hathcock Rob Bradford LB Rosser – Fashion Makeup Director Gary Parson – Assistant Fashion Makeup Director Lana Adams Amanda Stoldt Mary Manning John Ball Rocio Vielma Sandra Saenz Rey Medrano Amy Bjork

Lyndsey Peck Katherine Redwine Cher Hukill Chanted Willis Keian Delgado Briana Dai Leslie Belcher Devon Freeman Daniela Bell Cathrine Hatcher Shannon Simmons SPECIAL EFFECTS MAKEUP ASSISTANTS Yessenia Chavarria Gigi Hurtado Chloe Duncan DOOR OPEN HAIR & MAKEUP CREATIVE TEAMS Gigi Coker Body Painting and Makeup Director for ‘Door Open’ Dancers Hair and Makeup ‘Iris van Herpen’ Finale’ Dresses - Makeup Ryan Chambers Hair Design and Concept for ‘Door Open’ ‘Iris van Herpen’ Finale’ Dresses - Hair Door Open Body Painting Artists Body Painters Elizabeth Rist Brianna Cooke Madeleine Rose Meagan D’Von Julie Garcia Shannon Dowling Caldwell Eccentrically Mavel DANCERS & GLAMOUR MAKEUP & HAIR TEAM Janet Herrera Lauren Bridges LaDonna Stein Allison Humpries Rosey Callahan Christopher Dove John Simpson

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS DA CREATIVE Co-Creative Director/Dance/ Fashion Choreographer Densil Adams Rehearsal Director - Amanda Dalton Bowen Specialty Casting - Kevin Howard Production Assistant - Denton Bricker Production Assistant - Curtis Harnagel DIFFA DANCERS Gwendolynn Murphy, Ethan Brittain, Joncatherine Doolittle, Jacob Forinash, Ricardo Garduno, Whitney Hart Jaiquan Laurencin, Alan Libert Kaitlyn McDermitt, Tristan Rodney, and Jennifer Warren MODELING AND TALENT AGENCIES B3 Entertainment Campbell Wagner Runway The Clutts Agency Dragonfly Eclipse Entertainment Iconic Model Management NYC J 3 Productions - Willie Johnson JONES 2000 BEYOND Kim Dawson Agency The Linicomn Agency Wallflower Management Samina Mughal Collection THANK YOU TO ALL OUR FREELANCE MODELS AND TALENT! Deve Sanford, Cassandra Cass, Kevin Howard, Belinda Marshall, Braedyn Bruner, Alvaro Carranza, Jason Owen, & Mitzi Morley Drag Queens Jenna Sky, Raquel, Chaslyn, Dallas Sheraton & Sunel Molina FASHION SHOW SCENE RECOGNITION Scene Three – Eye Ball ‘Eye Ball’ Head Pieces by Carlos Nicholls Dresses by El Centro Theatre and Costume Design Students – Sandra Davalos and Maysoon Al Nawwas Assisted by Emelin Medrano and Lauren Fallis. Overseen by Brenda Carlson and Doug Voisin

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Scene Four Collection by Amir Taghi – Houston, Texas Scene Five Costume for Deve Sandord by Nicolas Villalba -Couture Gallery Final Scene Head Dresses provided by Rob Bradford, Joanna Hathcock and Johnny Johnson Final Scene Gowns Provided By In Order of Appearance: Esé Azénabor, Nha Khahn and finale dresses closing from “IRIS VAN HERPEN” Finale Male Model Costume – Rob Bradford Special Thanks Gemini Lighting VER - Video Equipment Rentals Ten Eighty Media Mainline Resource Group Iris van Herpern Amir Taghi Collection Joe Pacetti - J. Pacetti Jewels Esé Azénabor and Nha Khahn Nicolas Villalba - Couture Gallery Masha Osoianu Design Jacob Tuygun - Jacob Tuygun Milano Rob Bradford Joanna Hathcock Kevin Howard Jack Retro Skivvies Men’s Underwear on Cedar Springs Vintage Martini

STYLE COUNCIL SHOOT PHOTOGRAPHER Bode Helm TECH & DIGITAL TECH Sheryl Lanzel, Joseph Lacerte HAIR AND MAKEUP Paige Anderson, Kate woods ASSISTANT STYLIST Natalie Beavers SHOOT LOCATION M.Radar

BOARD OF TRUSTEES SHOOT PHOTOGRAPHER Luis Martinez LOCATION Rennaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West

FUTURO CREATIVE

CREATIVE DIRECTORS Erik Karvonen, Reed Robertson PHOTOGRAPHER Bode Helm PRODUCER David Gonzalez MAKE-UP Sara Domi HAIR Roberto STYLIST Reed Robertson Calli Martin MODELS Sophia Dubard Christina Ignatov McKinley Sterling Michael Fjordbak MODEL AGENCIES Campbell CLOTHING Forty Five Ten, Traffic L.A. PHOTOSHOOT LOCATION Bolt Studio FUTURO PROGRAM Art Direction & Design - Erik Karvonen DIFFA JACKET PHOTOGRAPHY Matthew Lee PRODUCTION ASSISTANT Sarah Bisnette PROP STYLIST Geovany Martinez SPECIAL THANK YOU Rick Ayala / Omni Hotel


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Burgers & Burgundy has a rich history with DIFFA/Dallas and is always a great time to kick off our season. Bringing together celebrated chefs near and far, we are able to take patrons on a culinary journey through savory burgers and equally as delicious wine. We would especially like to thank The Joule for providing us such a spectacular space to graze under the stars. Another very special thank you to Terry Provencal of PATRON Magazine and Chef John Tesar of Knife Dallas in continuing their support of curating the Burgers & Burgundy experience. Please join all of us October 5, 2019 to celebrate the 11 Year Anniversary of Burgers & Burgundy back at The Eyeball.

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WREATH COLLECTION

On Thursday, November 15, 2018 DIFFA/Dallas kicked off the holiday season with its 23rd annual Holiday Wreath Collection featuring a “Marché de Noel,” a French Christmas market-themed event organized by co-chairs Karena Chisolm and Meagan Camp. There’s no need to fly to Paris! Guests strolled the “ChampsÉlysées” right in Downtown Dallas. Taking place at Fashion Industry Gallery, DIFFA/Dallas patrons mingled and toasted to the season amongst dozens of one-of-a-kind wreaths designed by Goulla Angelides, Dan & Joseph, Brian Chaffin, Grange Hall, Adele Home and Robyn Menter Design Associates to name a few. AIDS service organizations and the recently announced DIFFA/Dallas Style Council Ambassadors participated by designing specialty wreaths for the auction. The evening featured French-inspired sweets and treats by La Madeleine, Savor Macarons, Whisk Crêpes, and Rush Patisserie. Entertainment was provided by Dallas String Quartet Electric. Sponsors for the event include The Container Store (Title Sponsor), Frontgate at Legacy West, Southwest Funding, LP, Dallas Light and Sound, and Impeccable Brut.

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We would like to thank all of our supporters and advertisers for helping us make this season a success, especially, our program designer Eri...

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We would like to thank all of our supporters and advertisers for helping us make this season a success, especially, our program designer Eri...