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Third Annual Jamie’s Hope Golf Tournament Produces Record-Breaking Numbers Despite the Weather

Third Annual Jamie’s Hope Golf Tournament Produces Record-Breaking Numbers Despite the Weather

SUMMARY: The highly anticipated annual Jamie’s Hope golf tournament continues to sell out & grow in celebrity attendance, sponsors, and funds raised for The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Houston, TX | May 19, 2015 – The Jamie’s Hope Foundation hosted the Third Annual Golf Tournament for a Cure on May 15th and again sold out both courses at Wildcat Golf Club. The event grossed over $123,000 and participants enjoyed an all-inclusive day full of food, drinks, games, awards, prizes and celebrity auctions while one lucky guest went home with a $15,000 Bullfrog Spa donated by Glacier’s Pool Supplies & Spas. Over 250 golfers, 50 sponsor participants and 80 volunteers joined together and braved the weather to throw another successful Jamie’s Hope tournament. Scattered rains and occasional downpours made things interesting but wasn’t enough to stop this dedicated group. The tournament gave participants the opportunity to golf with some of Houston’s biggest names including current and former Houston Texans players, MLB Brian Cushing, Pro-Bowl center Chris Myers, WR Kevin Walter, OL Ben Jones, Chester Pitts, Houston’s favorite weather girl, Chita Johnson of KHOU Channel 11 and Fox 26 News anchor, Katie McCall. Guests rolled with laughter during the live auction as radio personality, Scott Sparks, auctioned off celebrity caddies with his humorous charm. Among those donating their time as caddies, were 93Q Country’s Erica Rico and the current reigning Miss Houston Texas United States, Summer Sadiyeh. All 36 holes included activities and/or give-a-ways to ensure an exciting time was had by all. Each course featured a luxury car hole-in-one opportunity. Crave Luxury Auto generously put up a...
The Jamie’s Hope Third Annual Masquerade for a Cure Gala was a Sell Out

The Jamie’s Hope Third Annual Masquerade for a Cure Gala was a Sell Out

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Jamie’s Hope Third Annual Masquerade for a Cure Gala was a Sell Out Summary|An A-list crowd joins together to raise funds for personalized medicine research at MD Anderson Cancer Center  Houston, TX |October 31, 2014 – The already gorgeous Corinthian in downtown Houston set the stage for the exquisitely decorated, frost-themed evening boasting towering crystal candelabras, aerialists, ice queens and more this past Friday as tuxedos and ball gowns flooded the room at the Jamie’s Hope Third Annual Masquerade for a Cure Gala presented by I.W. Marks Jewelers. For the first time, the gala benefiting targeted therapy research at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, sold out with 300 guests in attendance. The guest list surely impressed with attendees such as Cal & Hannah McNair and Brian & Megan Cushing. Also in attendance were devoted supporters and Honorary Chairs of the gala; Brad & Joanna Marks, Kevin and Caroline Walter, Chris and Jenny Myers, Bob Allen, Chita Johnson, John and Elizabeth Ehrman, Dr. Quang and Staci Henderson, Katie McCall, Brent Milam and Lara Bell, Angela Lipsey, Dr. Lamar and Theresa Roemer, Michael Chabala, Fred and Karisa Gallucci, Billy Frank, Trey and Jessica McCreary, Peter Remington, David Thomas and Lauren Thomas. Each year the Jamie’s Hope Foundation works hand-in-hand with EnVogue Events to produce this over-the-top event and they have yet to disappoint. With in-kind sponsors such as DJU Productions, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House, Jackson and Company, Houston Party Tent and Event, Over The Top Linen, The Perfect Affair Special Events, and Lounge 4 Events, Jamie’s Hope is able to provide a...
Second Annual Masquerade for a Cure Gala Welcomes…

Second Annual Masquerade for a Cure Gala Welcomes…

The Jamie’s Hope team proudly announces this year’s honorary chairs and celebrity emcee Scott Sparks. Tickets for the Second Annual Masquerade for a Cure Gala are now available.   Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Jamie’s Hope is proud to announce the Honorary Chairs for this year’s Masquerade for a Cure Gala to be held at River Oaks Country Club in Houston, Texas on Friday, October 25, 2013 from 6pm-10pm, in support of targeted therapy research benefiting the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The Honorary Chairs for the Masquerade are fellow Houstonians who exhibit a heart for people suffering from this terrible disease and want to lend their influence in support of finding a cure. It is with great appreciation that we officially announce the honorary chairs for the 2013 Masquerade for A Cure Gala: Bob Allen, Michael Chabala, Michael Coopwood & Elizabeth Doherty, John & Elizabeth Ehrman, Ronnie Killen, Jared Lang, Mark Levesque & Milovy Rodriguez, Angela Lipsey, Brad & Joanna Marks, Trey & Jessica McCreary, Dan & Lynn McIntyre, Brent Milam & Lara Bell, William Rabson & Crystal Christmas, Dr. Lamar & Theresa Roemer, Rucks & Simone Russell, David A. Thomas & Lauren A. Thomas, Kevin & Caroline Walter, Lee & Seliece Womble. We are honored to have the support of such an amazing group of Honorary Chairs. This year will be even more glamorous than the last! Ticket/Event Information: Limited General Admission and VIP Tickets are available at http://www.jamieshope.org/masquerade2013 VIP: Access to exclusive VIP reception from 6pm-7pm, Premium seating in the ballroom, Special VIP swag bag A Private Champagne Affair – VIP ticketed guests will...
Inaugural Golf Tournament for a Cure Beats the Odds

Inaugural Golf Tournament for a Cure Beats the Odds

Severe thunderstorms including hail, flooding, and sheets of rain didn’t stop celebrities, participants or the hopes of the Inaugural Jamie’s Hope Golf Tournament for a Cure. After an hour and a half delay, everyone enjoyed a beautiful day on the course raising over $46,000. The Jamie’s Hope Foundation hosted its Inaugural Golf Tournament for a Cure on Friday, May 10, 2013 at Wildcat Golf Club in Houston, Texas. Over $46,000 was raised in support of Targeted Therapy Research at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Houston Texans Cheerleaders kicked off the event along with celebrity caddies Ready for Love contestant Angela Zatopek, Miss Grand Prix Angela Anderson, Miss Tropic Beauty Cassandra Salvagio, and Miss Swimsuit USA International Kenda Carroll joined for the day. Featured celebrities at the tournament included Kevin Walter of the Tennessee Titans, All-Pro Shayne Graham of the Cleveland Browns, and guest Whitney Mercilus of the Houston Texans, as well as Houston Dynamo player, Michael Chabala. A light-hearted tournament was enjoyed by all as teams teed-off in search of a CURE. Over 120 golfers participated after the torrential weather delay; the clouds parted, the sun came out and the game was on. Players enjoyed a day on the greens trying their luck at multiple hole-in-one prizes, including a brand new Infiniti G37 Convertible sponsored by Southwest Infiniti and the ultimate $1,000,000 grand prize. “To say the tournament was fun is a major understatement. The Jamie’s Hope team is officially in love with golf tournaments! The support we received was phenomenal and the significant amount of new supporters is owed largely to our Honorary Chair, Mark Levesque of Chevron;...

Derby for a Cause 2013

Come adorned in your finest derby attire & join Jamie’s Hope at this extravagant Kentucky Derby viewing party to help raise funds for MD Anderson Cancer Center! This year’s event will be held from 3:00 to 7:00 on Saturday, May 4, 2012 at the Marque in City Centre. TICKETS include complimentary passed hors d’oeuvres & fabulous signature cocktails along with a spectacular event full of fun festivities! Guests of the Derby for a Cause event will enjoy watching the “Running of the Roses” on over a dozen state-of-the-art HD plasma TV’s while being entertained by the ever popular Jazz & Blues band, Terry & Blue Birds! And of course the evening wouldn’t be complete without wonderful door prizes, the unique Silent Auction items and contests including the ever popular Best Hat Contest for the ladies and Best Dressed for the men! Stay ’til the end for the newly added Fashion Show Finale!! Hosted by Style Current, the show will feature fashions from Festari for Men and Cakewalk Style Boutique. Accessories provided by Lilah Gabriel & Models provided by Time Talent Agency. So grab those derby hats & throw on the seersucker suits… it’s DERBY TIME! Pre-sale tickets $60 | $75 at the door (if available) PURCHASE TICKETS BELOW:...

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