Dressed in matching gold lame outfits designed by Mari Hidalgo and baubles from Eiseman Jewels, Event Co-Chairs Amy McEvoy and Bianca Colgin were thrilled to see so many dressed in their best disco luxe, with sparkly over-the-top dresses, jumpsuits and creative twists on Studio 54 attire.
Colgin said, “Thanks to Todd Fiscus’ design team, they captured the glamour of the legendary Studio 54 nightclub, dark and glittery, very New York City in the ‘70s, with many disco balls and mirrored surfaces.”
Some of the notable auction item winners:
-Dirk Nowitski’s shoes and Mavs Locker Room Tour with Donnie Nelson: Whitney Newell (Ronald McDonald House of Dallas CFO)
-One Week stay at a condo in Aspen with a weeklong membership to the renowned private Caribou Club - Johnny Guerry
-Flying Trapeze Lesson at Trapeze Austin: Randy and Joy Lasley (Randy is an RMH Board member)
-Mavs Suite: Diane and Gregg Wilson
-One Hour Ride on a vintage Delfin MiG Fighter Jet: Lindsey and Fisher Floyd
-“An Evening Behind the Scenes” in the kitchen with the Abacus Chefs - Karen and Blake Weaver
-1st Base Commissioner’
-Trophy Bass Fishing Trip to Woodvale Fishing Club - Brian and Jacy Russell
-“By Invitation Only” Wine Tasting Experience for 6 at Darioush Winery in Napa, CA - Ben Martin
-Lower Level Suite behind Home Plate for Texas Rangers vs. LA Angels - Brian Howell
-A Night at Lone Star Park in two suites for 50 guests - Richie Nierling
The highest two bids were the MiG Fighter Jet and trip to Aspen.
McEvoy said, “Not only is this event one of the best parties of the year, but it also raises money and awareness for the Ronald McDonald House, and its mission to provide a home-away-from-
Notable party-goers at Studio 54 included Bianca Colgin, Amy and Patrick McEvoy, Meghan Looney, Brinkley Maclin, Elizabeth and Taylor Hunt, Wynne and Lewis Brown, Ellen and Reid Porter, Lauren Swann, Mary C. and Bill Corrigan, Nicole and Dallas Groth, Jessica and Dan Slaven, Luke Coffee, designer Mari Hidalgo, Holt Wesson, Jamie and Brian O’Boyle, Allison and Brian Lent, John Marshall Stubbs, Nikki and Andrew Hunt, Samantha Hom and Phil Wortley, Lynsie and Clayton Newman.
Special thanks to sponsors:
Presenting: Todd Events.
Diamond: Little Bean, Gatsby Event Branding, PaperCity Magazine, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater North Texas, Sewell Automotive Companies, Western Extrusions Corp., Winn Family Foundation.
Platinum: Benchmark Bank & Benchmark Title, Sylvie and Gary Crum, Prairie Creek Partners, Alicia and Chris Winn.
Gold: Jessica and Josh Ayers, Casa Rita’s Mexican Grill Frisco, FelCor Lodging Trust, Molly Folse, Spring Creek Barbeque, Terra Nova Energy.
Silver: The Attic Self Storage, Carroll-Mansions LLC, Corrigan-Goddard Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Crouch, DFW Paving LLC, Frontier Investment Mgmt. Co., GRAHAM, Nicole and Dallas Groth, Haynes and Boone LLP, Knoll Inc., Amy and Patrick McEvoy, Mr. and Mrs. Chris McKeown, Paige Chenault Events, Lee and Lou Schaufele, Lucy and Chris Semple, Dr. and Mrs. John Tessier, WCS Oil & Gas Corp./Vicki & Bruce Stensrud/Kathy & Bill Shuford, Jacquelyn and Dan Woldert.
Bronze: Marcia and Jerry Allen, Altschuler and Company, Courtney and Tom Barrow, Bauhaus, Nancy and Gene Carter, The Clifton Foundation, Tasca and Neal Feibel, Megan and Jonathan Filgo, Cate and Jeremy Ford, Amy and Justin Grissen, Mollie and Bob Halpin, Allison and Brian Lent, Jim Musselman, Lauren and Stephen Swann, Bryan Turner, CeCe Turner, Doris and Gary Wiley.
ABOUT THE YOUNG FRIENDS:
The Young Friends of the Ronald McDonald House of Dallas exists as an auxiliary organization to the Ronald McDonald House of Dallas to assist the House in meeting the needs of seriously ill children and their families. The Young Friends support the Ronald McDonald House by raising funds and awareness to further the mission. The Young Friends consists of men and women who are young professionals, couples and singles in the Dallas community. This year, there are over 600 Young Friends, ages ranging from 23-38.
ABOUT RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE OF DALLAS:
Established in 1981, the Ronald McDonald House of Dallas has served as a home-away-from-