September 30, 2010
CTMC's Annual Stars of Texas Gala Tickets Last Chance to Purchase
SAN MARCOS, TX – The countdown is underway to Central Texas Medical Center Foundation’s 18th annual Stars of Texas Gala slated to take place on Sunday, Oct. 10. Tickets for this favorite black tie soiree, which will feature a gourmet meal and a silent auction with unique one of a kind items, are on sale through Monday, Oct. 4.
Grammy award winning country music hit maker Steve Wariner will be the featured entertainer at the Gala. The successful music artist is known for several number one hits including, “Holes in the Floor of Heaven,” which garnered him three CMA awards, and other favorites such as “All Roads Lead To You” and “Some Fools Never Learn.”
This year’s silent auction features more than 100 unique items. Gala attendees can bid on two tickets to see The Nutcracker by Ballet Austin, his or hers Michael Kors watches, a one night stay to The Westin La Cantera Resort in San Antonio, an autographed Taylor Swift framed photo, an Amazon Kindle, two tickets to see the Spurs versus Lakers and a wine and cheese pairing for 8. Anyone wishing to bid on these and other auction items must be present at Gala.
An exciting new opportunity is offered this year to win one of three valuable prizes during an opportunity drawing to be held at Gala. Prizes include a $1,700 Salvatore Ferragamo handbag, a $1,000 Premier Outlets gift card and a $500 Tanger Outlets gift card. Ticket holders need not be present at the Stars of Texas Gala to win. Tickets can be purchased through the CTMC Foundation for $10 each or 3 for $25.
“This year’s Gala is generating a tremendous amount of interest ,” said Jerilyn Miller, CTMC Foundation Coordinator. “Our guests have the opportunity to see Wariner perform his popular award winning songs live, bid on luxury items in our silent auction, and enjoy a gourmet meal, while helping to raise awareness and funding for the new Chest Pain Center, currently under development in CTMC’s ER.”
The Gala will be held in San Marcos at the Embassy Suites Hotel, Spa and Conference Center. KVUE TV’s award-winning news anchor, Melissa Gale, returns for a second year as emcee.
For information about purchasing individual tickets or tables, opportunity drawing tickets or to make a donation, call the CTMC Foundation office directly at 512-753-3687.