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RECAP: Dell Children’s DREAM Gala

Benefiting Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas

The spring gala season arrived last weekend with great fanfare as the Dell Children’s Medical Center Foundation presented its DREAM Gala: Dream without End.

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Close to 1,000 guests packed the Grand Ballroom of the Austin Convention Center to support the hospital and its critical mission to serve the children of Central Texas.

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Gala Chairs Kendra Scott and Matt Davis oversaw the black-tie proceedings, which included dinner, spirited silent/live auctions and casino games. When all was said and done, the event brought in more than $1.25 million.

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Sumptuous floral arrangements by David Kurio filled the expertly decorated space, which included a lavish lounge assembled  by the team from Townsley Designs. Dinner came courtesy of Levy Restaurants and was just the fuel the crowd needed to move into the casino and dance party phase of the evening.

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Spotted among the revelers were Bobbi and Mort Topfer, Diane and Richard Azar, Nancy and Nyle MaxwellCarrie and Robert Hicks, Andra LiemandtEmily and Ben AzarMelissa and George Mihalopoulos, plus Bryan Gardner and Armando Zambrano.

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*Photographs courtesy of Marc Swendner and Arnold Wells

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Written by Kevin Smothers

Kevin Smothers

Co-Founder and Editorial Director,
Austin Social Planner

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