Culture / Society

Straight Shooting Music

Anticipation Builds for a Rare Concert and Guns Event in Dallas

BY // 03.12.17
photography Melissa Macatee

What: Elizabeth Toon Charities kickoff event

Where: D.E.C. on Dragon

PC Moment: In anticipation of the charity’s 11th annual “Concert and Shootout” (at Gilley’s and the Dallas Gun Club, respectively) concert chair Emily Hill and shootout chair Rena Padachy rallied the troops in support of the May 4 and 5 fundraisers. Also early on the team were honorary chairs Laura and Taylor Brooks. Big news of the night was announcement of the non-profits that will benefit from the anticipated $300,000 in proceeds. In the lineup are ACT, Catch Up and Read, Champions of Hope, Children’s Medical Center Foundation, Cornerstone Crossroads Academy, Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center, The Family Place, The Rise School of Dallas, and Scottish Rite Hospital.

Who: Doug Brooks, Kristen and Brandon Colby, Justin Toon, Henry Benton, Carolyn Cross, Andra King, Rena Padachy, Carrie Rowling, Kellye McDade, Erin Devlin, Emily George, Mary Margaret Toon, and Casey Gribble.

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