Dallas Cowboys greats Roger Staubach, Troy AikmanÂ and Daryl JohnstonÂ have huddled up to serve as honorary co-chairs for the 23rd Annual Beyond the Rainbow Luncheon and Fashion Show, set for April 15Â in the Chantilly Ballroom of the HiltonÂ Anatole Hotel.
The event, benefiting Childrenâ€™s Cancer Fund (CCF), will sport the theme â€œKings and Queens Full of Hopes and Dreams.â€Â Luncheon co-chairs Amy Maurer and Summer Olmstead, along with a lineup of local celebrities,Â will present 38 young cancer patients and numerous pediatric cancer survivors in a special runway show, sponsored by Dillardâ€™s.
KDFW FOX 4 news anchors Steve Eagar and Clarice Tinsley will serve as master and mistress of ceremonies at the event. Other localÂ personalities willÂ act as runway escorts for the Childrenâ€™s Medical Center patients modeling in this yearâ€™s fashion show. Among them will be former Dallas Cowboys Drew Pearson and Tony Dorsett; Miss Texas, Ashley Melnick; Jason Castro, American Idolfinalist;Â Dallas Mayor Dwaine Caraway; andÂ former Texas Ranger Jeff Russell.Â
Tickets for the â€œBeyond the Rainbowâ€ Luncheon and Fashion Show are $150 each or $1,250 per table of 10.Â Reservations and more informationÂ are available by contacting Childrenâ€™s Cancer Fund at 972-664-1450 orÂ at www.ChildrensCancerFund.net.
Proceeds from the event will go to Childrenâ€™s Cancer Fund to help advance pediatric cancer research and treatment programs at Childrenâ€™s Medical Center and UT Southwestern Medical Center.Â Since its inception in 1982, Childrenâ€™s Cancer Fund has donatedÂ more thanÂ $7 million toÂ childhood cancer research.
The fundÂ createdÂ Childrenâ€™s Cancer Fund Reflection Book for this yearâ€™s luncheon.Â Â The book, to be sold forÂ $16,Â will include photos of the children, honorary chairs and physiciansÂ plus original artwork by the cancer patients.
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