Gala 2019

We are excited to announce Credit Union of Texas as the presenting sponsor of Gala 2019, “Texas-Sized Fun”. Gala will be held at The Star in Frisco, TX featuring an exciting performance by country music star, Joe Nichols. This year’s event will include a three-course dinner, an impressive live auction filled with priceless items, the ever popular silent auction, and top-notch entertainment. Don’t miss this “Texas-Sized Fun” event! Tickets and sponsorships are now available! Gala 2019 recognizes proud CACCC supporters Jenni and Dalton McGaha as Honorary Chairs.

Jenni and Dalton have been friends of the Center for many years, with their original interest stemming from Jenni’s involvement with the Junior League of Collin County. When asked what about the Center is most meaningful, they answered, “The Center’s multi-faceted approach to preventing child abuse and reducing additional trauma to victims by having a one-stop-shop of free services.”

As longtime Gala attendees and supporters, they understand not only the critical work the Center does in the community, but also the importance of Gala to the work we do. The funds we raise through Gala will enable us to meet the needs of a community whose child population is set to double in the coming years. Jenni and Dalton are proud to be the Gala 2019 Honorary Chairs and encourage ongoing community support and involvement with Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County.

Schedule for the Evening:

6:00 pm Registration Opens | Cocktail Hour | Silent Auction Opens

7:30 pm Program Begins | Dinner Service Begins

10:00 pm Silent Auction Closed | Joe Nichols Performs

10:30 pm Auction Check Out Begins

Entertainment: Joe Nichols

As Joe Nichols began work on a brand new batch of old-school country music, he found himself looking back for inspiration. Back to his early career, back to true friends and simple perfection of pure country music – back to things that never get old.

“Full circle” is the term I would use,” the Arkansas native says about his latest project, fittingly titled Never Gets Old. “The whole theme of the record is ‘Let’s get back to where it all began for me. Let’s get back to where my passion for music began.”

From 2002’s Man With a Memory, Nichols harness that passion as a steady hitmaker, racking up six number 1 songs and eight Top 10 songs, including chart-topping modern classics like “Brokenheartsville” and “Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off.”

He’s a four-time Grammy nominee, as well as a recipient of ACM, Billboard, CMA, and CMT Awards. His previous album, Crickets, has continued his success with RIAA platinum-certified hits “Yeah” and “Sunny and 75.” Four years since that album, Nichols has dug in to reconnect with his calling. In Never Gets Old, he’s done just that.

Returning to Gala this year is the exciting Lexus Car Raffle proudly presented by DFW Lexus Dealers. DFW Lexus Dealers will donate a 2019 Lexus ES for the raffle. The winner will be selected at Gala 2019 “Texas-Sized Fun” on April 6th at The Star in Frisco. You need not be present to win.

Only 2,500 raffle tickets will be sold increasing your chances of winning. Don’t miss this chance to win a Lexus…and provide help and hope to children victimized by abuse.

Each ticket is $50. Grand Prize is a 2019 Lexus ES. Drawing on 4/6/19.

To purchase tickets please call Kara Shrum at 972.633.6614.

*100% of proceeds go directly to support the programs and mission of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County.

For the purpose of determining your personal federal income tax, the cost of a raffle ticket is not deductible as a charitable contribution*


Texas Tuxedo | Cocktail Chic Attire

We couldn’t be more excited to be hosting Gala 2019 on the official practice field of the Dallas Cowboys. To ensure a fabulous evening, ditch your heels and wear your boots! Between now and April 6th, our friends at Lucchese Frisco are offering 20% off boot purchases to all who mention CACCC’s Texas-Sized Gala!



Click HERE for some examples of the event’s Texas Tuxedo or Cocktail Chic attire.

Complimentary Valet

Click here for details

Book Your Room Now

CACCC currently has a block of rooms held at the Omni Frisco for attendees – please contact Omni at 1-800-843-6664 or click here to reserve your room online before they sell out!

Car Service

We’re excited to be partnering with My Private Driver, providing car service for Gala 2019. Should your sponsorship level include car service, you will work with My Private Driver to coordinate. Should your sponsorship level not include car service, we encourage you to contact My Private Driver at 972.245.1270 as all Gala attendees will be given a 15% discount.

Have Additional Questions? Contact:

Dana Packard
Special Events Manager

Lori Geer
VP of Development




2019 Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor


Exclusive Automotive Partner


Carolyn & Mark Speese


Cindy & Tom Heckard • DADS Advisory Fund


Cathy & Richard Riccardi





Estell & Pope Families







Charity Recycling Partners • Aetna • Quest Capital Management • Insight Wealth Partners

First Capital Bank of Texas • Liz & Randy Sweney • Ashleigh & Ben Pogue • Legacy Dermatology

Emerson • Regions Bank • Developing Solutions, Inc. • Loretta & Jim Middlebrook



Bell & Valente Wealth Services • Amy & Wes Caywood • Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. • Diamond Onions

KPMG, LLP • Paula & Lance Leslie • Stephanie & Gene South • Kelly & Steve Lilley • Jane & Jim Donovan

The Jan Richey Team – Keller Williams Realty • Sheriff Shoot Out FORE Kids • PGT • Barbara & Stan Lotridge

Sandy Nachman • Claudine & Ed Record • Cindy & Bob Sutley • Jenni & Dalton McGaha • Sherry & Jim Bradow

Waste Payments • Dr. Martha Grimm & John Seiver • Lara & Jeff Dinkins • Sandy & Chris Haire • EY • Medical City Plano

Megan & Brian Angle • Mission Advancement • McCathern Law • Children’s Health • Krista & Cal Parsons

Junior League of Collin County • Mark A. Patterson Family • Collin County Young Lawyers Association

Russ Coolik and Patty & Ben Retta • Frontier Investments • Capital Advisors • Beacon Pointe

Avex Group • The Christie Cannon Team – KW • Verus Wealth Advisors • Intuit

Media Partners

Community Partners