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Not Your Ordinary Gala

Nearly 800 guests joined us for the 30th Annual Bandana Ball on April 6, 2019. Dressed in their best western attire, guests were greeted with signature cocktails upon arrival to the Wild Onion Ranch. During the cocktail hour, they enjoyed an array of activities including taking photos with a Texas longhorn, getting their boots shined, winning a bottle of wine during the wine toss and having the winning bid at the silent auction.

Scott Fisher, chief meteorologist with FOX 7 Austin, served as the emcee for the night. The fun kicked up during heads or tails where special guest Ray Benson, front man of the western swing band, Asleep at the Wheel, was the official coin flipper. One lucky winner received a YETI cooler stocked with libations! Our auctioneers, the Siren Sisters, led the guests through a spirited live auction which featured a Kentucky Derby experience and tickets to see Bruno Mars in Las Vegas.

We are sincerely grateful to our 2019 chairs Mavet Riddle-Jones and Tony Jones.

Thank you to our 2019 sponsors

Mavericks
Lone Star Legend

First Trust Logo
Trail Blazers
BMW Logo
Retail Me Not Logo
St. David's Healthcare logo
Wranglers
Frost logo, Banking, Investments, Insurance
Maxwell Locke and Ritter Logo

Pediatric Cardiology of Austin logoPediatric Cardiology of Austin logo
TX Engineering logoRKB logo
Rangers

Dell Children's logo; Ascension logo
Kendra Scott Logo

EZCORP Logo

Table Hosts
American Bank
ASE Group
Austin Pediatric Surgery
Austin Regional Clinic
BancorpSouth
Bullchase Inc.
Capital Anesthesiology Association - USAP Central Texas Division
Austin Subaru
Alyssa and Garrett Martin
Greater Texas Federal Credit Union
Hoar Construction
Holtzman Partners LLP
JE Dunn Construction
Mavet Riddle-Jones and Tony Jones
Beth and Patrick Ley
Lindsey and Matt Levin
LogistiCare
Cindy and Jim Lynn
McGinnis Lochridge


Mid-South Baking Company
Marsh Wortham
Polkinghorn Group Architects
Southwest Airlines
Tom Green & Company Engineers, Inc.
Texas Mutual Insurance Company
UTAC
Wells Fargo
Event Partners
Fox 7 logo
Wild Onion Ranch logo

 

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