Actor Leslie Jordan of Will & Grace, The Help and American Horror Story: Coven, made his way to Dallas on Saturday, November 21st to host Legacy Counseling Center’s An Evening of Laughter at the Majestic Theatre (1925 Elm Street) from 8pm-10pm. This year’s event also celebrated Dallas Jewelry Designer, Joe Pacetti’s 60th Birthday. Over 875 people attended the event with proceeds of $85,000 raised.
The evening included passed hors d’ oeuvres by Thobe Catering for all VIP guests, Willa Vodka cocktails, a meet and Greet with Leslie Jordan and an emceed show by famed Sister Helen Holy (Paul J. Williams) and live entertainment by Vince Martinez.
All proceeds benefited Legacy Counseling Center and Founders Cottage.
Presenting Sponsor: J. Pacetti Precious Jewels.
Joe Pacetti and Tristan Nieves (Platinum) = $10,000
Melvin & Bren Simon Foundation (Platinum) = $10,000
Purple Foundation (Platinum) = $10,000
Dallas Red Foundation (Diamond) = $5,000
David Andrews (Ruby) = $ 3,500
Anonymous, in honor of Joe Pacetti (Emerald) = $2,500
Cal Henry (Emerald) = $2,500
James Martin, LTD, in honor of Joe Pacetti (Emerald) = $2,500
Dr. David Morales & Mr. Gabriel Suarez (Emerald) = $2,500
Tanya Roberts (Emerald) = $2,500
Texas Instruments (Emerald) = $2,500
Sapphire Sponsors: all = $1,000
Gene Danser & Cordell Adams
Scott Kahle & Jim Jones
James G. Denton, MD
Zach Tallon & Harold Tenenbaum / Dallas Anti Aging Institute
Dr. James W. Lundin & Dustin Cobb
Rick Adams / UPS Store Highland Park
Don C. Gaiser
John Terlingo / Terlingo cycles
Roman A. Smith & Herb McReynolds
Mike Williams and Richard Michael
Steve Weir & David Rogers
Design Sponsor: Pot Pie Designs
Hotel Sponsor: Hilton Anatole
Media Sponsor: Dallas Voice
Printing Sponsor: The UPS Store
Kickoff Sponsors: Edo Popken, Francisco + co., Willa Organic Craft Vodka, City + Sky
Seen in the Crowd: Joe Pacetti, David Andrews, Melissa Grove, Paul Williams, Joy Venturini, Steve Kemble, LeeAnne Locken, Ken Weber, Cynthia Smoot, Chad Collum, Cadi Shubert, LB Rosser, Dustin Cobb, Dr. James W. Lundin, Susan Gutfreund, Dr. Steven Farrell & Kathryn deMontluzin.
Photos by Marcelo Media.