Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Announces 2009 and 2010 Treasure Street Event Chairs

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Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) announces 2009 and 2010 Event Chairs for their annual fund raising event, Treasure Street, benefiting the Dallas pediatric orthopedic hospital.

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) is proud to announce that Peggy and Dan Meyer, M.D. will serve as 2009 Treasure Street event chairs. The Meyers have been involved with TSRHC for many years, and their leadership of this year's Treasure Street is a tremendous addition to the hospital's signature event, which will be held Oct. 22 at Highland Park Village. "An Evening in Paris" will be the theme for the event.

"Peggy and Dan are beautiful people, and we are thrilled to have them on board this year," said J. C. Montgomery, Jr., TSRHC president. "They really have a heart for the Dallas community, and now, more than ever, we rely on our friends so that we can continue to care for Texas children."

TSRHC also proudly announces that Pat and Claude Prestidge, M.D., have been named 2009 Honorary Event Chairs. Christi and Hal Urschel, III, M.D., will serve as the 2010 Treasure Street event chairs. Honorary Board Chairmen of Treasure Street are Margaret Carter and Harold Carter.

"We are honored that these families would commit their time and talents to leading this important event," said Dodge Carter, Treasure Street chairman of the board and parent of a TSRHC patient. "With these Dallas philanthropists at the helm, I am excited to see how their involvement will take Treasure Street to the next level. Ultimately, we are all working together to improve the lives of all of the children treated at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children."

Treasure Street is a live and silent auction, which was established in 1996 by a group of TSRHC patient families with children affected by Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC). The event has grown from a small gathering to an outdoor gala under the stars with more than a 1,000 attendees, extravagant auction items, five-star cuisine and proceeds to date of more than $6.3 million. To accommodate its growth and increasing popularity, Treasure Street, which was once held on the hospital's grounds, is now held at Highland Park Village and benefits all children treated at TSRHC. TSRHC is proud to have FDLuxe and Highland Park Village as sponsors of Treasure Street. For more information, please visit http://www.tsrhc.org or http://www.treasurestreet.com.

14th Annual Treasure Street

Treasure Street Honorary Event Chairmen Pat & Claude Prestidge, M.D.

Treasure Street Event Chairmen Peggy & Dan Meyer, M.D.

Treasure Street Event Chairmen Elect Christi & Hal C. Urschel, III, M.D.

Treasure Street Host Committee Valerie & Baron Bell, Georgia Sue Black, Sarah & Sam Bloom, Angie & Marshall Brackbill, Bitsy & Harold Carter, Dee & Dodge Carter, Margaret & Syd Carter, Meridith & Brian Casey, Lori & John Dalton, Michelle & George Dunlap, Betsy & Richard Eiseman, Jr., Pam & Jeff Ellerman, Pam Nurenberg, M.D. & David H. Ewalt, M.D., Katie Fares, Kammy & Andy Fleck, Carrie & Kyle Ford, Clarice Tinsley & Stephen Giles, Gail Hackney, M.D. & Fred Hackney, M.D., Holt Haynsworth, Carol & Jeff Heller, Blainey & Marshall Hess, Gretchen & Karl Hirschey, Kristi & Ron Hoyl, Brittany & Marshall Hunt, Gerry & Rod Jones, Kama Koudelka, Wendy Krispin, Stacie & Chris Martin, Suzanne & Patrick McGee, Heather & Robert Murphy, Christina & Chris Murzin, Susan & Doug Ness, Teri & Cecil Nettle, Jennifer Lassiter & Bruce Pauley, Katherine Perot, Terri & Brad Phillips, Nelda Cain Pickens, Maria & Kip Plankinton, Karen & Richard Pollock, Joni & Tim Powers, Jen & Ravi Ratan, Carolyn & Karl Rathjen, M.D., Leslie & Chris Russell, Fay Safavi, M.D. & Shari Safavi, M.D., Nancy & David Saustad, Christie & Frank Scardino, Annette & Harold Simmons, B.K. & Mark Sloan, Kiersten & Michael Stockham, Caroline Summers, Elisa & Stephen Summers, Deborah & Craig Sutton, Candace & Max Swango, Pam Thompson, Lori Watumull, M.D. & Denton Watumull, M.D., Lucy & Steve Wrubel

Treasure Street Board Honorary Chairmen Margaret Carter Harold Carter

Treasure Street Board Chairman J. Dodge Carter

Treasure Street Board Vice Chairman Andy Fleck

Treasure Street Board Members Bitsy Carter, Dee Carter, Jeff Ellerman, Richard W. Emery, II, David H. Ewalt, M.D., Katie Fares, Kammy Fleck, Ashley Givens, Vicky Gunning, Carol Heller, Karl Hirschey, Kristi & Ron Hoyl, Gerry & Rod Jones, Larry Lange, J. C. Montgomery, Jr., Debbie & Chris Myers, Mike Pickens, Carolyn & Karl Rathjen, M.D., Leslie Russell, B.K. Sloan, Steven Sparagana, M.D., Lynette Thweatt, Todd Whitthorne

About Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is one of the nation's leading pediatric centers for the treatment of orthopedic conditions, certain related neurological disorders and learning disorders, such as dyslexia. There is no charge to patient families for treatment at the hospital, and admission is open to Texas children from birth to 18 years of age. For more information, to volunteer or to make a donation, please call (214) 559-5000 or (800) 421-1121 or visit http://www.tsrhc.org.


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