The Stand Up For Heroes luncheon announcement reception benefiting the Army Scholarship Foundation was hosted by Hillwood – A Perot Company in their Victory Park offices recently.
Luncheon chairs Rose and Jeff Gault, along with party host Darcy Anderson, Vice-Chairman, Hillwood – A Perot Company, welcomed United States Congressman Pete Sessions, Advisory Chair Carmaleta Whiteley Felton and members of the host committee including Patricia and Mark Armstrong, Jon Arnette, The Honorable Allen Clark, Otis Felton, Roger Gault, Stan Graff, Lieutenant General (USA Ret) Stanley Green, Robert Hastings, Bob Pikna, Joe Siniscalchi and Mary and Patrick Scully.
Host committee members who were not able to attend were John Avila, Shawn Black, Michael Blount, Sanford “Sandy” Brown, Michele Vonnegut Costello, Jeff Forbes, Lieutenant General (USA Ret) Jay Garner, Marena Gault, Jim Hathaway, Mark House, The Honorable Ambassador Robert Jordan, Michael Lunceford, Ross Perot, Jr., Dave Scalera and Thomas and Joan Stephens.
Jeff introduced Darcy, who spoke about his and Hillwood and Perot Company’s involvement with the Army Scholarship Foundation. Jeff then announced the host committee, and reminded everyone to attend the inaugural luncheon on Tuesday, October 27th at the Brook Hollow Golf Club. Introductory remarks will be provided by Lieutenant General Jay Garner, US Army retired, former Assistant Chief of Staff of the US Army, and Director of the Office for Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance for Iraq. The speaker is General John Abizaid, US Army, Retired, a former Commander U.S. Central Command. Jody Dean, KLUV 98.7 FM Morning Show host will serve as the emcee.
The Army Scholarship Foundation is a nonprofit organization created by United States Army Veterans to serve soldiers and their families. The Army Scholarship Foundation’s purpose is to help children and spouses of soldiers fulfill their dreams of higher education.
Congressman Sessions spoke about how important it is for members of the Army to know the Scholarship Foundation is there to help them so their children can grow up with a dream of a higher education.
The reception valet was sponsored by Gold Crown Valet and featured an array of delicious food sponsored by Babe’s Chicken Dinner House, Corner Bakery, The Classic Gourmet, The Festive Kitchen and Picasso’s.
Luncheon tickets are $150 each with Priority seating at $500 and above. Table hosts, sponsors and underwriters benefits include preferred seating, special program visibility and more.
For more information, contact Rose Gault, chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org, call 703-599-8029 or mail your request to Army Scholarship Foundation, 11700 Preston Road, # 660-301, Dallas, TX 75230.
(Photos by Dana Driensky)