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Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease which strikes in childhood, adolescence, or adulthood, but lasts a lifetime. As many as 3 million Americans have type 1 diabetes. Approximately 80 people per day are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in the U.S. The mission of JDRF is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research. JDRF is the leading funder and advocate of type 1 diabetes science. Since 1970, JDRF has funded more than $1.5 billion in research and is committed to improving the lives of people with diabetes today and in the future.
Table of Contents
Evening Highlights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Entertainment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Hope Ball Honorees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Community Partner of Hope Award . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Letter from the Chair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Letter from the International Chair . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Letter from the International Board of Directors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 JDRF Partners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 From Research to Reality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Hope Ball Committee, JDRF Executive Staff & Board of Directors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Auction Rules/Express Pay Instructions . . . . . . . .12 Buckets of Hope Raffle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Auction Donors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14, 15 Super Silent Auction Items . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16, 17 Live Auction Items . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18-29 Sponsor Advertisements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30-40 Fund A Cure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Special Thanks/Upcoming Events . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
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Evening Highlights 5:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception Silent Auction
8:00 p.m. Ballroom Doors Open Dinner Served Silent Auction Closes
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Live Auction Fund A Cure
10:00 p.m. Entertainment by
R o t e l & t h e H o t To m a t o e s
Rotel and the Hot Tomatoes After hugs between old friends, an amazing dinner, inspirational moments with deserving honorees and emotional commitments to Fund A Cure, guests at Hope Ball should prepare to step back and get ready to take an energizing rock ‘n roll ride into the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s with, according to Harper’s Bazaar magazine, one of the top ten party bands in the United States, Rotel and the Hot Tomatoes!
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DELIVERING THE MESSAGE OF HOPE. DEDICATED TO A LIFE FREE FROM TYPE 1 DIABETES. In recognition of their personal contributions and commitment to the mission of our organization, please join JDRF Austin to recognize those who have honored us over time.
Toni & Tim Clark 2011 Hope Ball Honorees
Toni and Tim Clark are being honored this evening with the Liz and Kirk Watson Founders Award. This honor, first awarded at the JDRF Gala in 2002, was created to recognize the service and commitment of its recipients to make a difference in the lives of those living with type 1 diabetes. Believing strongly in the mission of JDRF, the Clarkâ€™s have generously given of their time, their talent and their personal treasure to influence the progress of research since their son, Bob, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes 13 years ago at the age of nine. Toni has served the chapter in a number of meaningful and influential leadership roles as a Board member for the past six years including Board President, former Hope Ball chair and chair of Nominating and Major Gifts committees. She now sits on the National JDRF Major Gifts committee. Congratulations to the Clark family for their commitment to cure, treat and prevent type 1 diabetes.
2011 Community Partner of Hope Award The Community Partner of Hope Award recognizes the efforts of a single corporate partner who consistently and with clear purpose strives to inform, educate and inspire the community to support the challenges of those living with type 1 diabetes. JDRF Austin is proud to honor Wendy’s/Pisces Foods with the 2011 Community Partner of Hope Award. JDRF Austin has long enjoyed a very rewarding relationship with Dave and Jason Near and the entire Wendy’s team. With over 30 restaurants in the Austin area, Wendy’s has been a champion to create awareness of the challenges of type 1 diabetes and a leader in the community to raise over $1 million in support of critical and promising research of the disease and its complications through the company’s annual Frosty campaign. This prestigious award acknowledges over ten years of service and commitment from Wendy’s/Pisces Foods and their 1,000 dedicated employees who have worked tirelessly to find a cure for type 1 diabetes.
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May 14, 2011 Dear Friends, I am delighted to acknowledge the Austin Chapter on the special occasion of your 2011 Hope Ball. This event reflects the outstanding efforts and contributions of your volunteers and staff to support diabetes research and to increase awareness of the seriousness of this disease. As someone who has lived with type 1 diabetes for nearly 40 years, I am most grateful to this year’s Family Honoree, Toni and Tim Clark, and Community Partner of Hope, Wendy’s/Pisces Foods, for their outstanding commitment to JDRF and our mission. I extend my sincere thanks to Gala Chair, Martha Waller, and to all of tonight’s many guests. Through your efforts and generous support we are accelerating the pace of scientific discovery for treatments to help people lead better lives while we search for a cure for our loved ones and the millions of people who live with type 1 diabetes. By participating in this Gala, you are helping to make history, because together, we will fulfill JDRF’s mission.
Mary Tyler Moore International Chairman
May 14, 2011
Dear Friends, On behalf of the JDRF International Board of Directors and the entire JDRF family, we congratulate the Austin Chapter on its 2011 Hope Ball. It is our pleasure to recognize this year’s Family Honoree, Toni and Tim Clark, and Community Partner of Hope, Wendy’s/Pisces Foods, for all you have done to support our mission. With your help, JDRF continues to be a worldwide leader in type 1 diabetes research, accelerating the pace of scientific discovery toward treatments that will improve the lives of our loved ones with diabetes while we continue the search for a cure. We also want to acknowledge the dedication of Gala Chair, Martha Waller, and the commitment of all who have been part of making this year’s event such a success. With your help, JDRF is maintaining our strong momentum despite the challenging economic times. Your support of JDRF is so important. Please accept our heartfelt thanks for your leadership and dedication.
Robert Wood Johnson IV Chairman, JDRF International
Jeffrey Brewer President and CEO
Frank J. Ingrassia Chairman of the Board
Meridian Media/Friends of Morgan Threadgill
Partner of Hope PlainsCapital Bank
Fifty 50 Pharmacy Valerie Wheelock, MD/Barton Creek Pediatrics Jodi and Fred Zipp
Silver Level Alex and Art Carpenter Angela and Fitz McPhaul Atherton Pictures Castle Rock Cypress Real Estate Advisors, Inc. Friends of Avery Dietz Heather and Darrell May Dell Inc. Emma and Mark Garrett Friends of the Near Family Harkins Engineering, Inc. Jones & Carter, Inc. Larry Sinclair Martha and Dave Waller Oâ€™Keefe, Egan, Peterman and Enders Randalls Food Market Stone Asset Management, Inc. Texas Diabetes & Endocrinology, P.A. Laura & Todd Templeton
Evening Entertainment Amherst Securities Group, L.P.
Guest Registration St. Davidâ€™s Foundation
Key of Hope Tribute Wall Fifty 50 Pharmacy
Guest Reception Republic National Distributing Company Kate and Cary McNair
Table Arrangements The Vishal Baghat Foundation 9
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The Campaign to Accelerate the Cure for Diabetes Named Grant Donors 2002-2007 Julie & Garrett Hall/Hall Family In Honor of Pamela Hall White 2004-2008 Mildred & Ross George In Honor of Clark Crumpacker 2004-2008 The Estate of Joni Templeton In Honor of Joni E. Templeton 2005-2009 Trish Hart & Mark McKnight In Honor of Daniel Hart
Major Gifts Program Donors 2003-2007 Kathy & Jim Erben 2003-2007 Vicky & Dave Gino 2003 Jennifer & John Hamlin 2003-2007 Beckie & Steve McCleery 2004-2008 Heather & Darryl Crawford 2004-2008 Sonya & Bert Pence 2005-2009 Martha & Jeff Bycynski 2005-2009 Lisa & Eric Doggett 2006-2008 Beth & Reverend Seth Deleery 2006-2010 Jennifer Ransom-Rice & Chuck Rice 2006 Rebecca & Darryl White 2007-2011 Tamara & Zoltan Papp 2008-2010 Melanie & John Daude 2009 Sarah Branhan 2009-2011 Emma & Mark Garrett 2009-2013 Toni & Tim Clark 2010 Elizabeth & Reverend Seth Deleery 2010-2014 Linda Benge & Paul Robshaw 10
2011 Elizabeth & Reverend Seth Deleery
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Committee Chair Martha Waller
Hope Ball Committee Leslie Alsup
Maureen Barnett Keri Bellacosa
Toni and Tim Clark — Hope Ball 2011 Honorees
Wendy’s/Pisces Foods — Community Partner of Hope
Paula Duke Dianne Enas
2002 Debbie & Kevin Rollins
2003 Liz & Kirk Watson
2004 Marnie & Dave Near
2005 Papermaster Family
2006 Rachel & John Schuler
2007 Laura & Todd Templeton
2008 Austin mothers of children with type 1
Mary Cantrell, Laura Crumpacker, Cindy Goldrick,
Jennifer Ransom Rice
Cindy Salinas, Melissa Segrest, Nancy Stobaugh
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2009 Isabelle Carpenter, her brother Walker and parents
Leslie Walters Teresa Werner
Art and Alexandra Carpenter 2010 Walt Thirion
Vicki Callegari — Executive Director Kari Rouse — Special Events Manager Amy Hyman — Outreach Manager Melissa Ray — Volunteer Coordinator/Administrative Assistant Tiffany Atkinson — Special Events Assistant Jazzmyn Jackson — Communications Intern
Board of Directors
Christos Anagnos Greg Bailes Keri Bellacosa Mark Brinkman Terry Browne Angie Charnes Toni Clark Darryl Crawford Mark Garrett, President Tom Gentry Neslihan Gungor, M.D. Betty Hewell Robert Long Beckie McCleery Jeff Needles Zoltan Papp Jennifer Ransom Rice David Robshaw Ronnie Taylor Laura Templeton Dave Waller Mike Walker Valerie Wheelock, M.D. Rachel Wyatt
A u ction R u les • Silent and Super Silent auctions will close at 8:00 p.m. • The Live Auction will begin at approximately 9:00 p.m. • All winning bids are final. There will be no exchange or refund on items unless otherwise specified. • All payments must be made in full this evening. We accept cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. • Cashiers will be available in the lobby area adjacent to Silent Auction once the evening program has concluded at approximately 10 p.m. • All items must be taken home this evening, May 14, 2011. Items will be given to you at checkout. • Items deemed too large to take home with you this evening may be picked up at the JDRF office. Please call to arrange a time for pick-up no later than June 1, 2011. • JDRF has endeavored to catalog and describe the auction items correctly, but all items are sold “as is.” • No statements contained in the program or made orally at the sale or elsewhere shall be deemed a warranty, representation or assumption of liability. Bidders should carefully note the specific restrictions, conditions and expiration dates for items purchased. • All gift certificate/card usage is the responsibility of the buyer. Although the gift certificate/ card and amount is currently valid, JDRF cannot be held responsible for unused gift certificates/cards at businesses that may cease to operate before the expiration date. • JDRF reserves the right to withdraw any item from sale. • Items depicted in the slide presentation are for illustration purposes and may not be actual auction items. • Please pay careful attention to all conditions, restrictions and expiration dates on items and services. • Unless otherwise stated, gift certificates exclude alcohol, tax and gratuity. All auction items and services must be used within one year of May 14, 2011 unless otherwise noted. We appreciate your strict observance of these restrictions as future donations depend upon it. • Dates for all trips and similar events must be mutually arranged with donor, unless otherwise noted. • All reservations should be made at least one month in advance. All tickets in travel packages are for coach travel, unless otherwise specified. No refunds are permitted for cancelled, lost, or unused tickets and/or accommodations. • Airline blackout dates apply to all tickets, regardless of airline, unless specifically noted. Blackout dates are subject to change. Tickets cannot be reissued or refunded. • All completed sales from this event are considered transactions solely between the purchaser and the donor of the auction item.
Express Pay/Check-Out and Item Pick-Up For your convenience, please register for Express Pay upon arrival at Hope Ball. All patrons must be registered for Express Pay in order to bid on auction items or purchase raffle tickets. Simply present your credit card to be swiped at Registration. This will enable you to bypass the check-out lines and go directly to Item Pick-Up. All payments must be made in full this evening. We accept cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. Cashiers will be available once the evening program is concluded at approximately 10 p.m. Check-Out is located in the hotel lobby adjacent to the Silent Auction. Note: For tax purposes, the value of the meal, including beverages, is estimated to be $150 per person. When buying auction items, all contributions in excess of the fair market values of the item are tax deductible as a gift to a charitable organization. The members of JDRF encourage all attendees, donors and contributors to consult the appropriate IRS Revenue Ruling 67-246 and their tax consultant.
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Auction Donors Ace Custom Tailors AcupunctureAustin.com Alamo Drafthouse Alite Laser Alyea Art by Kristin Alyea Angell Expeditions Anna Gray Gift & Fine Jewelry Anna’s Toy Depot Art on 5th Gallery Austin Adventure Boot Camp Austin Catering Austin Children’s Museum Austin Dental Spa Austin Party Cruises Austin Steam Train Association Austin Tennis Academy Austin Toros Austin Yarn Company Austin’s Park Avant Salon and Spa Baby Coco Balcones Country Club Bay Flats Lodge, Inc. Becca & Jeff Dietz Below 14th Designs Berry Creek Country Club BettySport Big Fish Bowfishing Texas Big Sexy Lashes Blanton Museum of Art Body Business 14
Bongo Party Bus Bonnie Martin Designs, INC Bonny Edmonds Silver Breed & Company Brian Gladden C3 Presents and Austin Parks Foundation Canoli Joe’s Gourmet Italian Feast Cantina Laredo Champions Academy Austin Chaparral Ice Charity Charms, LLC Children of JDRF Austin China Baroque Churchill Downs Cinco Vodka Core Therapy and Pilates Cynthia Bloom Collectible Jewelry Cynthia’s Manhattan Limousine Dagar’s Catering David Denies Wingshooting Dress Shop Duncan & Boyd Jewelers Eddie V’s Restaurants Elements Laser Spa Embellish Nails & Boutique Emma Katherine Dines eOs Dermatology Esther’s Follies Falcon Head Golf Club Fall Creek Studios
Fancy Pony Land FastFrame and the Westlake Gallery Faux Iron Solutions Feather Your Nest Fogo de Chao Fonda San Miguel Four Seasons Hotel Austin Gioconda Bellonci Haul Couture Houston Astros Hyatt Regency Austin Inner Space Cavern Inspired Design By Julie Iron Cactus James Avery Jeff Waller Jill Ivie Johanna Burani M.S., R.D., C.D.E. Joy Peppers Julie B Kat & Matt Gase Kate & Cary McNair Kendra Scott Design Kids Wheels Kiss N’ Makeup Lady Bird Johnson Golf Course Lakeline Mall Lauren’s Hope Lick It, Bite It or Both Linda Benge
LivingOrder Austin Lone Star Riverboat Long Center for the Performing Arts Lori’s Culinary Co. Lucy & Michael Lynn A Isaak M Squared Jewelry (M2) Magnolia Cafe Mansion at Judges’ Hill Marfa Table Maudie’s Tex-Mex Meridane Design milk + honey spa Minky Dink Designs Movin’ Easy Dancewear Moving B Cause Sharlyn & Wade Threadgill Mr. Frank & Alda Lomas Oak Hill Automotive Olivia Cardenas Guerra Omni Austin Hotel Downtown PAK, LLC Paramount & State Theatres Patricia Mercado Perry’s Restaurant Group Plate by Dzintra PuraVida Spa Rae Cosmetics Renaissance Austin Hotel Resa Art Design Jewelry Ron King Salon
Rootin Ridge Toymakers Round Rock Express Baseball Club Russell Korman Fine Jewelry & Watches Rustic Gem Jewelry Ruth’s Chris Steak House Sail and Ski Center San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel San Antonio Symphony San Jose Hotel Santo Spirits Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark Senger’s Jewelers Serie Project Inc. at Coronado Studio Shady Grove Shan Collection Shape Up Fitness Sheraton Arlington Hotel Sissel & Sons Six Flags Fiesta Texas South Padre Resort Rentals Southwest Airlines Southwest Cycle Sport Spec’s Liquor Spurs Sports & Entertainment Stalls Jewelers Steve Armstrong Photography Stubb’s BBQ Studio Balcones Stunt Ranch SUP ATX
Susie & Nick Matzorkis T Bar M Resort Tacodeli Texas Hill Country Wineries Texas Hills Vineyard Texas Poker Supply Texas Rangers Baseball Club The Bell Collection The Container Store The County Line Legendary Bar-B-Q The Driskill The Get Go The Inn at Dos Brisas The Seasons The Spa at Canyon Oaks The University of Texas Club Tracy Tenpenny Design Tricia Lowenfield Design Trudy’s South Congress Cafe Uchi and Uchiko Urban Posh Vino 100 Westlake Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery Wild About Music William Burkhardt William K. Stidham Wimberly Inc. ZACH Theatre Zandunga Mexican Bistro
Super Silent Auction #3000 Skiing Trip for 10 in Breckenridge, CO Enjoy an amazing ski vacation for 7 nights (1/28/12-2/4/12) in Breckenridge, CO. This 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom house, sleeps 10 and has many amenities to offer. Snowflake Chalet is a bright and spacious ski-in/ski-out house with a comfortable, open floor plan living area, gas fireplace and a fully equipped kitchen. To get you ready for the slopes, you will also receive one week rental of skis or snowboards, boots and poles for two. After a day of skiing, enjoy the private outdoor hot tub. Snowflake Chalet is a quick walk to the Sawmill Trail and to Main Street restaurants and shopping. Restrictions: No pets. Valid only on 1/28/12-2/4/12. Special Thanks: Lynn Isaak and Sail and Ski Center Austin Value: $3,500
#3001 The Sacred Heart of Willie Nelson There is no other way to describe this 48 x 32, signed and hand touched artist proof on a giclee canvas and its artist than with words like “mesmerizing,” spellbinding,” “amazing.” The viewer gazes for hours on end and inside relates to this unspoken yet powerful message. Each icon in the series shared something that touched the world, touched countless lives and moved those lives in some passionate way. They shared what was in their hearts. Those hearts changed society in a variety of ways. Special Thanks: William Stidham Value: $1,200
#3002 Silk, Cashmere & Mink Shawl Special Thanks: Martha Waller in honor of Chris Waller Value: $900
#3003 Fishing Trip for 4 at Bay Flats Lodge Enjoy the ultimate outdoor experience overlooking the San Antonio Bay. This guided fishing trip for 4 people, includes 1 full day of fishing, 1 night stay and 3 meals per person. Restrictions: Trip must be taken Monday-Thursday. Expires December 31, 2011. Does not include live bait or gratuity for guide. Special Thanks: Bay Flats Lodge Value: $2,000
#3004 Golf and Lunch at Ben Crenshaw’s Golf Club You and two Guests will enjoy a round of golf with Brian Gladden, CFO of Dell, Inc., at Ben Crenshaw’s Austin Golf Club in Spicewood, TX. Special Thanks: Brian Gladden Value: $500
#3005 Stand Up Paddle Board Special Thanks: SUP ATX and Susie & Nick Matzorkis Value: $785
#3006 Vince Young, Ricky Williams, Earl Campbell and Colt McCoy Signed Photo Special Thanks: Friends of JDRF Value: Priceless
#3007 Vince Young Signed Jersey Special Thanks: Friends of JDRF Value: Priceless
#3008 Jonas Brothers Autographed & Framed Cover of Rolling Stone Magazine Special Thanks: Friends of JDRF Value: Priceless
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Wine, dine and delight in sharing some of Austin’s first-class restaurants with friends and family for the next full year! We’ve created the ultimate dine around town experience – from beer and Bar-B-Q to a taste of Tuscany with wine pairings for every course. You and your guests will receive five-star service at every stop! While deciding what your taste buds desire, you won’t have to decide how you’ll get to at least one dining destination — simply gather your group, leave the driving to Bongo Bus and party to and from your evening’s adventure! So many choices, but an entire year to enjoy! Package includes: Dinner for 10 at Mirabelle: 5 course meal with wine pairings Cooking Class and Dinner for 8 at Plate by Dzintra Dinner for 8 at Uncle Billy’s Brew & Que on the lake Dinner for 4 at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse Dinner for 4 at Congress: Three-course prix-fix menu (Tax and Gratuity included) Dinner for 4 at Eddie V’s Prime Seafood Dinner for 4 at Jack Allen’s Kitchen Gospel Brunch for 4 at Stubb’s BBQ Party Bus for 16 to and from one location Restrictions: Reservations required; holidays excluded. Alcohol included where specified. Event inclusions may vary from restaurant to restaurant. Tax and Gratuities not included. Special Thanks: Congress, Eddie V’s Prime Seafood, Jack Allen’s Kitchen, Mirabelle, Plate by Dzintra, Steiner Ranch Steakhouse, Stubbs BBQ, Uncle Billy’s Brew & Que, Austin JDRF Board Members and Bongo Bus. Value: $4,600
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Horns Up! New coaches, new team, new year! Select any game on the 2011 University of Texas football schedule and you and three guests will be hosted in a luxury suite to watch the Texas Longhorns take the field at Darrell K. Royal Memorial Stadium. As if that deal wasn’t “suite” enough, you’ll receive a parking pass for the game, enjoy complimentary snacks and spirits and go home with a tailgating party package. And, just in case you’re not hooked yet, you’ll receive a private tour of Moncrief-Neuhaus Athletic Center! Hook ‘em Horns! Restrictions: Game of choice must be reserved by August 20, 2011. Athletic Center tour is not available on game day and must be booked in advance. Special Thanks: Wade and Sharlyn Threadgill in honor of Morgan Threadgill Value: Priceless
Gather 25 of your friends, neighbors, outlaws and inlaws for a backyard party that’s finger lickin’ good! You provide the place, we’ll provide the Bar-B-Q including your choice of chicken or sausage, Cowboy Style Pinto Beans, Creamy Cole Slaw, Homemade Potato Salad, Pickles, Onions, Peppers, Fresh Baked Rolls and Cornbread plus a gift card at Spec’s to get you in the “spirit” of the party. Then, after all that fine Texas BBQ, if you’ve still got room to celebrate — top off your evening with plenty of cupcakes, cookies and ice cream for all — sweet! But wait, your guests can’t leave yet… set up the backyard movie screen and watch a favorite flick right in your own backyard. This party could easily turn into an all-night movie marathon or game day watching party . . . how cool is that! Package includes: Bar-B-Q for 25 $150 for cupcakes, ice cream and cookies $100 Specs gift card Bar-B-Q Package including Stubb’s Bar-B-Q sauces, marinates, dry rubs, bag of Stubbs hardwood for grilling, a cookbook and a Bar-B-Q grill! Restrictions: Catering must be booked at least 30 days in advance; based on availability at time of booking. Party package must be used prior to December 31, 2011. Special Thanks: Lick it, Bite it or Both, Stubb’s Bar-B-Q, Valerie Wheelock and Dagar’s Catering in honor of Albert Dagar. Value: $1,500
bone fishing trip
Two lucky anglers will enjoy 5 days/4 nights in beautiful Abaco, Bahamas. This five-star trip includes: all fishing, lodging accommodations in an ocean front house, all wines, beer and local spirits and gourmet cuisine incorporating Bahamian specialties with an emphasis on locally caught seafood. Abaco Lodge sits on the rocky shoreline of the Marls on the west side of Abaco, just north of Marsh Harbour on the way to Treasure Cay. Enjoy a cold Kalik in the pool as you watch the sun set after a day of fishing and tell fishing stories by the oceanside fire pit in the evening. The lodge consists of eight air-conditioned private rooms with private bath, a fully stocked bar, pool, sitting room, an outside fire pit, and patio space. The Marls encompass more than 400 square miles of flats on the west side of Abaco. The lodge is centrally located directly on the Marl side of the island with access to them all. It would take a lifetime to fish the entire Marls alone but Abaco also offers some incredible fishing on the eastern ocean side of the islands as well. Cherokee Sound, the Bight of Robinson and Snake Cay are minutes from the lodge and offer opportunities at incredible but challenging bonefish. Restrictions: Trip MUST be booked within 30 days of Hope Ball 2011 and must be taken no later than May 14, 2012. Airfare, gratuities for guides and house staff, laundry service, flies, terminal tackle and other fishing equipment are not included. Special Thanks: David Denies Wingshooting Value: $7,300
Take a break from the Texas heat! Spend your summer vacation surrounded by the majestic Colorado Rockies. Spend 6 days/5 nights at the height of luxury in your own private condominium at the magnificent Franz Klammer Lodge at the Fairmont Heritage Place in beautiful Telluride, Colorado. This 3BR-3BA alpine village condo sleeps 8 and offers complete concierge services including spa, premium accommodations and transportation from Montrose Airport. And you thought Colorado was only a winter ski vacation destination â€” this summer excursion will be the vacation experience of a lifetime! Restrictions: Stay is valid during June 2012. Date for trip must be selected by November 2011. Special Thanks: Linda Benge and Paul Robshaw in honor of Tanner and Dave Robshaw Value: $4,000
itâ€™s a texans
To the 10, the 5, SCORE! Get ready to huddle with the Houston Texans. This premium package entitles you and five of your favorite football fanatics to 50 yard line Club level seats at the Houston Texans game of your choice for the upcoming 2011 Season. Youâ€™ll be close to the action in Reliant Stadium with six pre-game field passes and two VIP Parking passes. In addition to this game day experience, you will also receive a Texans autographed football signed by Owen Daniels, #81 and a mini-helmet signed by #23, Adrian Foster. Go Texans! Restrictions: Request for preferred game must be received by August 15, 2011 Special Thanks: Kate and Cary McNair and the Houston Texans in honor of Anna McNair Value: Priceless
red carpet movie premiere . . .
Doonby the Movie, starring John Schneider, Jenn Gotzon and Ernie Hudson, opens in theatres across the country late this summer and you and three friends will walk the red carpet in Austin when it makes its Texas premiere at Alamo Drafthouse on Sunday, August 28, 2011! You’ll be picked up in a chauffer driven limousine and escorted to the premiere, greeted by the paparazzi, meet attending cast from the movie including Director, Peter McKenzie and presented with a copy of the movie script autographed by the entire cast of stars . . . and, of course, enjoy dinner and drinks from Alamo Drafthouse throughout the evening. Doonby the Movie, is the story of a mysterious, handsome drifter who finds his way to a small Texas town where romance, mystery, rejection and shock seem to follow. You and your guests will have the opportunity to discuss the movie over dinner with Director, Peter McKenzie at Maudie’s Restaurant in the week following the premiere.
Special Thanks: Doonby, LLC, Alamo Drafthouse, Cynthia’s Manhattan Limousine and Maudie’s Restaurants Value: Priceless
Argentina dove hunting trip for 2 Escape to the dove shooting capital of the world, Cordoba, Argentina, for a 3 night excursion at the world-renowned Pica Zuro lodge. This trip of a lifetime includes 3 hunts for 2 hunters! From the moment you arrive in Argentina, service is personalized and attention is paid to every imaginable detail from creative and innovative chef prepared meals featuring the finest Argentine beef and complemented by carefully selected top wines from the region to the most attentive house staff and guide team, making this dove shooting program hard to beat. Pica Zuro is located at the foot of the â€œSierras Chicas.â€? This elegantly restored 19th century house, decorated with the ease of friendly safari style is surrounded by wide verandas overlooking lovely gardens and orchards, even a lake. The house features a fully stocked complimentary bar, a large dining room and great recreation and gun cleaning room with all the amenities. Trip Includes: Assistance on arrival and departure to and from the lodge for parties arriving and departing together; lodging; meals, all wines, beer, and local spirits; professional guide service and pick up boys; payments to land owners for all hunting rights. Restrictions: Trip MUST be booked within 30 days of Hope Ball 2011 and must be taken no later than May 14, 2012. Airfare, gratuities, gun rental ($65 a day), gun entry permits (should you wish to bring your own gun), licenses ($65 a day), shells ($12.85 a box) not included. Special Thanks: David Denies Wingshooting Value: $6,000
Road Trip! When we say Road Trip, we mean ROAD TRIP! Travel to your chosen destination in absolute five-star luxury aboard a Marathon PREVO EXV Custom Coach and leave the driving, the insurance and the cost of the fuel to set these wheels in motion to someone else! You decide when and where you want to travel — to Dallas for a Cowboys football game, to the coast for a little fishing or maybe to Big Bend National Park — anywhere within eight hours each way of Austin for 4 days/3 nights! This vehicle sleeps six and features a wide array of first-class amenities, including the finest interior decor and the most advanced technology including plasma television monitors, in-motion satellite television reception, entertainment centers and GPS mapping systems, just to name a few. Vehicle features: 3 slide outs, in motion satellite TV, king bed in master suite with a 32” TV, flip down 42” LCD plasma TV with surround sound in the salon, four a/c’s, wood flooring, dual shower heads, washer/dryer/dishwasher, motorized awnings and an outdoor entertainment system. Restrictions: Subject to availability at time of booking. Coach must be used no later than May 14, 2012. Not valid over holidays or during July 2011. Travel good Saturday through Thursday only and not for more than four consecutive days. Destination must be within 8 hour driving distance each way of Austin, Texas. Special Thanks: Meridian Media, LLC Value: $20,000
Hey Now! you’re an all star! The next time you sing, “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” THIS is what you’ll be talking about! On July 12, 2011 Major League Baseball’s best-of-the-best will gather at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona for the 2011 MLB All Star Game. You and a guest can be a part of the entire MLB experience — from start to finish! This all-star package includes round trip airfare anywhere Southwest Airlines flies, 3 days/2 nights at the beautiful Boulders Waldorf Astoria Resort and, oh yes, did we say tickets to the 2011 MLB All Star Game? Now that’s a homerun! Special Thanks: WGCB Fox, Southwest Airlines and The Boulders Waldorf Astoria Value: $8,000
Napa Valley wine country experience This romantic get-away to the beautiful wine country features round trip airfare for 2 and a 3 night stay at the Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa, including complimentary breakfast each morning. Your experience will begin with a one hour hot air balloon ride at sunrise when the winds are gentle and the light makes the valley shine like a jewel. After the flight, you will enjoy Napa Valley’s finest sparkling wines at a delicious Champagne breakfast. Next, you will be driven in a chauffeured luxury sedan to the Fontanella Family Winery and Del Dotto Winery and Caves. At the Fontanella Family Winery you will enjoy a private tour and wine tasting for (2) at this micro-boutique winery located in the highly acclaimed Mt. Veeder Appellation of Napa Valley. Join the owners in the cellar for a special “thiefing” from barrels of their future releases and learn about the nuances of what makes Mt. Veeder such a special appellation. At the Del Dotto Estate Winery and Caves you will enjoy an Estate Cave Experience and Barrel Tasting for (2) that includes barrel tasting of several different barrels and varietals in their Venetian-style, chandelier-lined cave. Following the cave barrel tasting, you will be escorted to the main tasting hall where you will finish off your experience with additional bottled wines and a platter of rare meats and cheeses. This will be followed by a delicious chocolate and port pairing, all created by the in-house chef, Joshua Schwartz. It will prove to be an ultimate wine tasting experience! Restrictions: Any airport departure taxes, fees or fuel surcharges (if charged) are the responsibility of the purchaser. Ground transportation is not included in this package. Trip must be taken no later than May 14, 2012. Reservations are subject to availability. Blackout Dates: Jun 17-19, Jun 24-26, Jul 1-5, Nov 18-23, Nov 26-28, Dec 16-23, Dec 26-31. 2012 — Jan 1-2; Feb 17-20; Mar 9-12, 16-18, 23-25; Apr 6-9; May 25-28. Certificates cannot be replaced if lost, stolen or destroyed. Special Thanks: Friends of JDRF Value: Priceless
Childrens art project The butterfly is a symbol of freedom. Each butterfly, like each special child, is unique, beautifully complex and eternally free to live a life rich in experience and filled with the hope of adventure. That hope, that wish for unconditional freedom, is the inspiration for this year’s Children’s Art Project — a 50” x 32” collage painting of individual butterflies banned together with the single message of Hope. This original, one-of-a kind watercolor on canvas will hang beautifully in your home or office as a reminder of our mission — to find a cure for type 1 diabetes and it complications and, to forever live free. Special Thanks: Children of JDRF Value: Priceless
Amherst速 Securities www.amherstsecurities.com
Amherst Securities is proud to support the efforts of
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International in its search for ways to prevent, better treat, and ultimately cure type 1 diabetes
Fund A Cure Join us in our quest for a cure through the unique giving opportunity of Fund A Cure. Immediately following the Live Auction, the room will be stilled and the story of hope will unfold; we call this special time Fund A Cure. During Fund A Cure, you will have the opportunity to donate directly to research and fund the science that will transform the lives of our friends and families living with type 1 diabetes. This year all proceeds from Fund A Cure will support one of JDRF’s most promising areas of research, the Beta Cell Therapies Program. Last year, JDRF directed $35 million to researchers working to restore the body’s insulin-producing ability and cure type 1 diabetes — either through the regeneration of insulin-producing cells or the replacement of beta cells. Your support of the Beta Cell Therapies Program through Fund A Cure will enable us to pursue our mission to find a cure for type 1 and its complications through the support of research. Fund A Cure works in the following manner: • Immediately following the Live Auction, the auctioneer will announce funding levels of $25,000, $10,000, $5,000, $2,500, $1,000, $500, $250 and $100 • When you hear the level or levels at which you wish to support Fund A Cure, raise your bid card and hold it in the air until the auctioneer acknowledges your number. • Please participate at the highest level possible to honor Toni & Tim Clark and Wendy’s/Pisces Foods. • Proceeds from your 100% tax-deductible Fund A Cure contribution will be directed to the Beta Cell Therapies Program in honor of Toni &Tim Clark and Wendy’s/Pisces Foods. • Many companies will match employee contributions to JDRF. Please check with your employer to see if your donation to JDRF can be matched, which will double your Fund A Cure commitment. Through the generosity of JDRF chapters and branches worldwide, Fund A Cure contributions since 1994 have totaled over $125 million.
Freedom from type 1 diabetes lies within your support! Thank you for your dedication to deliver the message of hope. 31
Special Thanks Amber Ghosn Art Attack Atherton Pictures Audrey Chau Audrey Weast Ava Werner Avery Dietz Braden Belser Chloe Cucina Chris Pena Chris Waller Christopher Spivey & The Crew Cole Meadows Coleson Muirhead Ebenezer Baptist Church & Voices of Praise Kaci Borchgardt Keri Bellacosa Kyle Kauffman Lauren Walker Marcus Ghosn Morgan Threadgill Naomi Houston Natalie Chau Paige Calvert Painting with a Twist Rachel, David and Miles Wyatt Randalls Rala Imaging Ryan Nesbitt Samantha Lamoureux Sydney Durand Taylor Kauffman Terri Sheets Todd Werner Tony Bolding Val Wheelock Wildseed Farms Will Holle
Upcoming Events Tee Up to Cure Diabetes Thursday, June 9, 2011 Twin Creeks Country Club
Walk to Cure Diabetes Sunday, October 30, 2011 Mueller Lake Park 9:00 Check in/Registration 11:30 Walk
Deal for a Cure February 18, 2012 UT Alumni Center
Type 1 Now March 31, 2012 Commons Learning Center www.jdrf.org/austin
St. Davidâ€™s Foundation salutes the
Juvenile Diabetes Research Research Foundation Junior Diabetes Foundation
and the 2011 Hope Ball Improving access to health care for low income Central Texans.
Supporting programs that help maintain aging in place for older adults.
Providing funds for educational opportunities in health care research and health careers.
Impact. Community. Health.
Promoting health and wellness through healthy diet and exercise.
Supporting behavioral health programs in schools, health clinics, and community non-profits.
Offering free dental services to over 25,000 children in six school districts and to families at safety net clinics.
Integrated Marketing Solutions Since 1977
proudly honors the contributions of
Dr. Carla SCott
for her outstanding patient care, dedication and passion for a cure of diabetes and its complications FIFTY 50 – the company that donates half its profits to diabetes research – is pleased to donate $10,000 to the JDRF Austin Chapter in honor of your support as FIFTY 50’s top referring physician in the country. The confidence and trust that you and ‘Specially for Children have in FIFTY 50 is greatly appreciated. Thank you for being our partner in helping to find a cure for diabetes and its complications.
Brandon Salinas, diagnosed at age 3
Rey and Cindy Salinas, with their sons, Ryan, Brandon and Luke proudly support JDRF and the search for a cure.
Hope for the Future In honor of the Near family and their team at the Wendy's速 stores of Pisces Foods, Frank Jackel and colleagues at PlainsCapital Bank are proud to support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Thanks to the efforts of JDRF, millions of children with type 1 diabetes have hope for a brighter tomorrow. PlainsCapital.com
Thank you to Wendys/Pisces Foods for raising $1,000,000 for diabetes research!
Thank you for attending the 2011 JDRF Hope Ball
and supporting our important mission.
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