No Tie Dinner & Dessert Party Benifting AIDS Services of Dallas

AIDS Services of Dallas will be hosting their seventh annualy No Tie Dinner & Dessert Party on Saturday, March 24.
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Jan. 19, 2012 - PRLog -- Dallas, TX - January 18, 2012 - AIDS Services of Dallas will be hosting their seventh annual No Tie Dinner & Dessert Party on Saturday, March 24.  With an expected 2,000 attendees and a high-profile cast leading the event -- Chair David Nelson, Honorary Chair Dr. Gary Tigges, and Media Ambassador D’Andra Simmons -- ASD’s largest fundraiser will be filled with casual glamour, whimsical humor and some serious ‘fun’raising.  The Dessert Party will begin at 8pm at the Frontiers of Flight Museum (6911 Lemmon Avenue). Ticket donations are suggested at a minimum of $50.  For more information, call ASD at 214.941.4411 ext. 510 or visit  

Famous for its mixture of swanky and spontaneous, guests will be entertained with dancing, cocktails, and a silent and live auction to raise funds for housing and supportive services for ASD clients. It goes without saying that guests will enjoy delicious desserts throughout the night provided by Dallas’s finest restaurants and caterers – Komali Restaurant, Dallas Affaires Cake Company, Nothing Bundt Cakes and Bread Winners Café and Bakery, to name only a few. A DJ will keep the dance floor crowded, and a surprise performance produced by Rob Cahill will ensure the event unforgettable.

All-around Renaissance man, David Nelson leads the team as Chairman. Specializing in art, set design, interior design, and photography styling, David is a creative wizard and performs magic with everything he touches . . . including the No Tie Dinner and Dessert Party. Most recently, David styled the Neiman Marcus mystery gifts at Rockefeller Plaza in New York City for NBC's Today Show.

Honorary Chair Dr. Gary Tigges founded Plano Internal Medicine Associates in 1995 and has been an internal medicine and HIV specialist for 16 years.  He has served on the Board of Trustees at Presbyterian Hospital of Plano and DIFFA Dallas, the Benefit Committees for the Elton John AIDS Foundation and amFAR (The Foundation for AIDS Research) and co-chaired the 2011 TWO x TWO for AIDS and Art benefiting the Dallas Museum of Art and amFar.

D’Andra Simmons is president/CEO of the award-winning Hard Night Good Morning beauty product line and vice-president of Ultimate Living International, Inc. in which she is co-host of the daily talk show Ultimate Living with D’Andra and Dee on KTAQ.  A media expert, D’Andra has written, produced and directed a number of short films and documentaries; has been featured in numerous publications and television programs; co-authored Natural Guide for Healthy Living; and served as a public speaker following her position as Presidential Political Appointee at the Department of Energy in Washington, D.C.  She actively supports numerous charities in executive positions and is recognized for her beauty inside and out as one of the “10 Most Beautiful Women in Dallas” by D Magazine and “Fresh Face of Fashion” by Modern Luxury magazine.

The mission of ASD is to create and strengthen healthy communities through the delivery of quality, affordable, service-enriched housing for individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS who are economically disadvantaged and to coordinate a broad range of direct services and programs, including advocacy and education. ASD’s mission includes advocacy, education, and the development of affordable housing options and community development opportunities, both for its residents living with HIV/AIDS, and for economically disadvantaged people. For more information about ASD, visit

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