Mary Kay Inc. Kicks in $100,000 for Spring Nature Conservancy Benefit

The Nature Conservancy in Texas will present National Geographic Photo Ark founder Joel Sartore at its annual Dallas Spring Party on April 13 at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden.The Photo Ark is an ongoing campaign to photograph every species in zoos and sanctuaries to raise awareness of wildlife and endangered animals.Emily and David Corrigan are honorary chairs.Supporters include:$100,000: Mary Kay Inc.$25,000: Jane and Pat Bolin and Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc.$15,000: Mara and David Deniger, Wayne Sanders, and Trisha Wilson and Jeb Terry.$10,000: BNSF Railway Co., Cecilia and Garrett Boone, Cabin Foundation, Central Market, Emily and David Corrigan, Barbara and Steve Durham, Lyda Hill, Mary and Bo Howard and Ann and Matt Schooler.$5,500: Charlotte and Dan Blanks, Joyce and Les Coleman, El Dorado Chevrolet and Mazda in McKinney/Graff Chevrolet in Grand Prairie, Suzanne and Stuart Guthrie, Shirley and William S. McIntyre, Marianne and Brian Minnehan, Deedie Rose, Vera and Bob Thornton and Laura and Simon Whiting.$3,500: Jaxie and Alex Alt, Harl and Jim Asaff, Baker Botts LLP, Suzanne Bartolucci, Terry and Steve Casey, Martha and Doug Hawthorne, Ruth Mutch, Rosewood Corp. and Laura Sweeney and Don Kissock.To buy $350 tickets, contact Madeline Luft, 214-821-6081 or CASA to honor judgeDallas CASA Children's Council and supporters will honor Dallas County District Court Judge Cheryl Lee Shannon on April 9 during the annual Cherish the Children luncheon the Omni Dallas Hotel.The fundraiser will also feature a talk by Anthony Trucks, who spent years in foster homes as a child.Event co-chairs are Erin Jesberger and Aubrey Labanowski.$20,000: Caroline Rose Hunt and Rosewood Corp.$10,000: Deri and Doug Hartman, Sally Hoglund/Janice Davis/Kristy Robinson and Leslie and Geoff Wayne.$5,000: HBC Investments, Aubrey and John Labanowski, Cynt and Kenneth Marshall, Wilemia F. Shaw and Linda and Rob Swartz.$2,500: Mary Lynn Bangs and Megan Martinez, Bank of Texas, Fran and Mark Berg, Suzanne Bryan, Cooley family, Tucker and Rich Enthoven, Suzanne and John Gibson, Kappa Alpha Theta Dallas Alumnae Chapter, Hannah and Greg May, Lindsay and Zach Mayer, Retta A. Miller, Kay and Bob Schleckser, Pamela Stegenga and Lyn and Guy Thomas.Visit to buy tickets starting at $175.Jenna Bush Hager to give talkFormer first daughter Jenna Bush Hager will speak at a luncheon benefit for Just Say Yes — Youth Equipped to Succeed on April 10 at the Belo Mansion & Pavilion.Dallas-based Just Say Yes encourages teens nationwide to make positive choices and avoid risky behavior through motivational talks, mentoring and other programs.The organization will present the Coach Avery Johnson Youth Impact Award to Tavia and Clark Hunt.Former Dallas Police Chief David Brown is honorary chair.Purchase tickets for $250 or $150 for ages 35 and under at  Continue reading...

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