The Childrenâ€™s Council presents its premier annual black tie gala benefiting Dell Childrenâ€™s Medical Center of Central Texas on at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, at the Austin Convention Center.
Dell Childrenâ€™s is a world-class medical center dedicated to children and families in the 46 county Central Texas region and beyond. As a part of the Seton Family of Hospitals, Dell Childrenâ€™s and its medical team are committed to the delivery of quality healthcare. Last year, Dell Chidlrenâ€™s treated over 98,000 children and continues to serve a growing population.
â€śWith the recent Level I Trauma Center Certification, Dell Childrenâ€™s is fast becoming one of the leading childrenâ€™s hospitals in the nation. We are so fortunate to have such a tremendous medical facility for our children right here in Central Texas. The growth potential of Dell Childrenâ€™s is endlessâ€¦and the excitement of its success is contagious,â€ť says Dina Northington, Gala Chair 2010.
The gala theme, this year, is GROW- Plant Generosityâ€¦Watch It Grow. Gala proceeds will be dedicated to the enhancement of programs, expanded services, recruitment of medical professionals and advanced research and technology.
This year local supporters have added to the extravagance of featured auction items for the evening, including a 2010 Cobalt 232 luxury watercraft and a number of lavishly packaged domestic and international outings. Offering a wide range of opulences, the night will present opportunities for the giver at all levels. Additional items include special UT event packages, art, one of a kind experiences and entertainment.
Fun in the casino has been expanded this year with a new attraction, Evening at the Derby, offering lifelike horse racing with real time results on big screens.
Guests attending the Gala are also invited to join Childrenâ€™s Council members at the Dell Childrenâ€™s chic After-Party at Trio in the Four Seasons Hotel with music by Matt Wilson.
Sponsorship opportunities are still available for Austinâ€™s premier black tie event and individual tickets may be purchased for $500.