Society / The Seen

LEAP Gala Sets Fund-Raising Record;

350-plus Guests Dance and Dine

BY // 12.21.15
photography Rachel Boettcher

What: LEAP Gala

Where: Dallas Country Club

Who: LEAP founder Dr. Craig Hobar; chairs Brenda and Bob Barkley; honorary chairs Denise and Ray Nixon, and Maggie and Robert Murchison; Dallas Stars’ Marty Turco; patrons Jenny LePoris, Cassie Fuller, Emily Cook, Joe Niewendyk, Mario Santander, Clifton Dugas, Alyson and John Drennan, Destin Shore, and Denise Nixon

PC Moment: With a mission to provide free surgical care to children in impoverished regions around the world, LEAP Global Missions has been transforming lives since its inception in 1991. At this year’s gala, the evening broke records as the biggest annual fund-raiser to date for the nonprofit. Delighting in sumptuous fare from the DCC team, more than 350 guests enjoyed brief remarks by Dr. Craig Hobar and Marty Turco before hitting the dance floor for a musical performance by Hunter Sullivan.

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