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2014 Texas Trailblazer Awards Luncheon
Hilton Anatole Dallas - 2201 N Stemmons Freeway Dallas, TX 75207 September 17, 2014

2014 Texas Trailblazer Awards is SOLD OUT!
If you have questions, please contact or 214.443.7765.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Hilton Anatole Dallas | Imperial Ballroom
Registration begins at 10:45am | Luncheon begins promptly at 11:45am

The annual Texas Trailblazer Awards Luncheon recognizes Dallas’ most outstanding leaders. Since its inception, The Texas Trailblazer Awards Luncheon has been recognized as a premier event in the Dallas community. The Family Place Texas Trailblazer Award recognizes someone in the community who has achieved significant success despite the obstacles faced along the way. The Trailblazer is someone who has accomplished a "first", opened the doors of opportunity for others, and who is an exceptional role model for Texas women and healthy families. Through their accomplishments, the Trailblazer has blazed a trail for others to follow.

2014 Distinguished Chairs
2014 Distinuguished Chairs - President and Mrs George W Bush email 
President & Mrs. George W. Bush
Photo Credit: Peter Vitale

2014 Co-Chairs

2014 Texas Trailblazer Awards Luncheon Event Chairs website 
Stephanie & Travis Hollman, Carol Seay and Stephanie Seay

2014 Guest Speaker
Joe Torre website
Baseball Legend Joe Torre

2014 Texas Trailblazer
 Harold C Simmons website
Legacy of Harold C. Simmons

2014 Honorary Chairs

Lana & Barry Andrews

Jinger & Dick Heath

Ashley Scott Rankin

Anita & Truman Arnold

Cinda & Tom Hicks 

Jill & Bob Smith

Carla Bass

Sydney Huffines 

Betsy & Jim Sowell

Laura & Paul M. Bass, III

Gene & Jerry Jones 

Gayle & Paul Stoffel

Kammy & Andrew Fleck

Sue & Joe Justice 

Diana & Rick Strauss 

Kelli & Jerry Ford

Sharon L. McCutchin

Jimmy & Carl Westcott

Jo & Joe Ford 

Mary Joe & Hayden McIlroy

Lee Ann & Alan White

Kelly & Norman Green 

Su-Su & Jerry Meyer

Carolyn & Max Williams

Deborah & Jack Gunter

Toni & Boone Pickens 

Kathy & Rodney Woods

 Susan & Bill Hayner

Carol & George Poston

 Sharon & Terry Worrell

Aileen & Jack Pratt

2014 Community Friends

Joel Allison

Billie Leigh Rippey 

Ruth Altshuler

Pat & Pete Schenkel 

Mrs. Faye C. Briggs

Myrna & Bob Schlegel

Christina & Chris Durovich

Gail & Gerald Turner 

Geraldine "Tincy" Miller

Julie & Jim Turner

Margot Perot

Marnie & Kern Wildenthal 

 Caren Prothro

2014 Luncheon Advisors

Serena Simmons Connelly

Amy Simmons

Lisa K. Simmons

Jill Smith

Jimmy Westcott

For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Melissa Sherrill at
In the News

September 13, 2014 - Cowboys players, Baseball Hall of Famer Joe Torre weigh in on Ray Rice video

July 28, 2014 - The Family Place to honor the late Harold Simmons as ‘Texas Trailblazer’

May 14, 2014 - JUST IN: The Family Place’s Texas Trailblazer Is Revealed : Legacy of Harold C. Simmons

May 8, 2014 - Baseball Legend Joe Torre To Headline The Family Place’s Texas Trailblazer Luncheon On September 17

2014 Texas Trailblazer Awards - Sponsor Sign

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