The Arthritis Foundation, hosted their 9th annual Dallas Bone Bash on Saturday, October 25th from 7 p.m.-midnight at the Omni Hotel Downtown Dallas and drew 450 attendees.
Seen among the party-goers were: Margaret & Lee Jackson, Chelsea & Austin Hunt, Allison Richie, Shelley Tims, Edo Popken, Lynne Auerbach, D.C., Linda & Tim Jerome, Jo and Rob Langdon, MD , Dr. Buz Burkhead, Tom Glasson, Dave Patzwald, Dr. & Mrs. C. Troop, Cory Countryman, Doug and Margaret Hunt, Dr. Alan Brodsky with Penny Wineberg and Fehmida Zahabi, MD.
Guests donning Halloween costumes from creepy ghouls to super heroes made dramatic entrances and posed for photos ops on the “black carpet”. Inside, they were treated to Solerno Specialty Cocktails, a three-course meal, the Bone Bash Bling drawing for an Eiseman Jewels NorthPark Center gift certificate and a silent auction featuring: David R. Andrew Landscape Architect, Elite Island Resorts Caribbean, Brad Jensen Art, Omni Hotels & Resorts Dallas, Premier Wines, Horseshoe Bay Resort - Texas Hill Country , Mansion on Turtle Creek, Kathy Adams Interiors.
Ms. Margaret Jackson, Board of Directors and Chair of the Arthritis Foundation, South Central Region, opened the presentation remarks with her personal story of rheumatoid arthritis. She then welcomed Bone Bash 2014 Co-Chairs, Chelsea Hunt and Allison Richie who thanked all event sponsors and attendees and shared their personal stories about being diagnosed and living with rheumatoid arthritis.
Auctioneer, Louis Murad, hosted the live auction featuring a Culinary Treat with Dinner for 8 with Chris Ward, Executive Chef/Partner of Dallas' award-winning restaurant, The Mercury. Fashion designer Edo Popken provided two-trips to his privately owned Chateau de Venteuil, a beautifully renovated XVIII century castle outside of Paris, France, for one week for four people at the Popken Chateau Guesthouse and a special VIP event which included personal styling for the winner and four guests at the Dallas Flagship store, and a case of private label Edo Popken Champagne. Pro Bass Angler, Davy Hite, provided two fishing trips with overnight accommodations in the destination of the winner’s choice among Lake Ontario, Lake St. Clair, Lake Michigan, St. John’s River, Lake Ockeechobee, Toledo Bend, Lake Guntersville or Santee Cooper, St John's River, Lake Okeechobee, Toledo Bend, Lake Guntersville or Santee Cooper.
The night’s Special Appearances included a skit by the Dallas Maverick’s all-male dance troop the Mavs ManiAACs; live music by Doctor Doctor with Dr. Buz Burkhead (vocals), Dr. Fred Lester (keyboards), Dr. Rob Langdon (guitar) and Dr. Craig Troop (bass); a haunted casino and a late night after-party featuring DJ Kelly Taylor.
About Arthritis Foundation
Striking one in every five adults and 300,000 children, arthritis is the nation’s leading cause of disability. The Arthritis Foundation www.arthritis.org is committed to raising awareness and reducing the unacceptable impact of this serious and painful disease, which can severely damage joins and rob people of living life to the fullest. The Foundation funds life-changing research that has restored mobility in patients for more than six decades; fights for health care policies that improve the lives of the millions who live with arthritis; and partners with families to provide empowering programs and information. For more information, contact Shelley Tims:
Toll Free: 800.442.6653
Web: www.dallasbonebash.org | www.arthritis.org/Texas
Facebook: Arthritis Foundation Texas
The Carrell Clinic
Jo and Robert Langdon, M.D.
Buz Burkhead, M.D.
Sharon and Paul Devereux/NTI, Inc.
Dallas Anesthesiology Associates
Douglas and Margaret Hunt "In honor of Chelsea Hunt"
Margaret and Lee Jackson
Mercedes Benz of Plano
Imad Anbouba (Marjam Global Holdings)
Baylor Medical Center at Uptown
CVS Caremark Kay Johnston
Dallas Internal Medicine Group
Chelsea and Austin Hunt
Massage Envy Spa
North Central Surgical Hospital
Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine of Dallas
DeEtte and Paul Peters, M.D.
Emilie and Phil Schepps Advised Fund of The Dallas Foundation
Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur
The Source Marketing Products and Services – Lee Sambol
Texas Rheumatology Care
Titan Orthopaedic Sales, LLC
Touchstone Medical Imaging
Dr. and Mrs. C.Troop
Photos by Lara Bierner Photography (www.larabierner.com)