CPPC 2nd Annual Luncheon


Connecting Point held their 2nd annual luncheon Friday, January 23rd at the Frontiers of Flight Museum. The event was a huge success thanks in part to Marianne and Roger Staubach. A casual and fun lunch that included a Silent Auction, Live Auction, and Treasure Boxes, while attendees listened to a conversational interview between Scott Murray and the Staubachs. Thank you DMN for the publicity before and after our event!

From the Dallas Morning News:

Marianne and Roger Staubach will speak Friday at the Connecting Point of Park Cities luncheon


Marianne and Roger Staubach will be the featured speakers Friday at a luncheon to raise money for Connecting Point of Park Cities.

Connecting Point is a day program for adults with disabilities that offers educational, vocational, social and recreational services.

The “Staubachs Connect” luncheon, which starts at noon at the Frontiers of Flight Museum, is being co-chaired by Hollee and Rick Mills.

The Staubachs will be interviewed by Scott Murray, chairman and CEO of Murray Media.

The luncheon will also include silent and live auctions with more than 20 items signed by Staubach, including a football, jerseys and other memorabilia.

“We could not be more excited to welcome Marianne and Roger Staubach as the featured speakers of our upcoming luncheon,” Hollee Mills said. “Together, they have served the Dallas community for many years and reflect the core values of CPPC. It is our hope that this fundraising event will help CPPC serve more families by enhancing life for adults with disabilities.”

Luncheon sponsors include:

$10,000: Merrill Lynch.

$5,000: Crowley Carter Foundation, Ellen and Clayton Kershaw, The Ryan Foundation, Janet and Orlando Salazar, Myra and Robert Lancaster, Whole Foods Inc., and Purvi and Bill Albers/David Albers.

$3,500: Kristi and Bill Francis, Stephanie and Paul Ochel, and Sarah and B. Robert Oliai.

$2,000: Reilly Family Foundation, Biba and Jon Parker, Janie and Pat Hamner, Vinson & Elkins LLP, Valinda and Steve Wolfert, Schorr Law Firm, Patti and Greg Schaub, Hollee and Richard Mills, Jana and Larry Long, Ellen and Clay Small, Kristin and Cory Roberts, and Dan and Brenda Cooke.

$750: Emily and David Corrigan, Neiman Marcus, Acker Family Foundation, Weitzel family, Jan and Scott Osborn, Janelle and Mike Bell, and Becky and Bob McCamey.

The group also issued special thanks to Angela’s Café, Bandito’s, Campisi’s Restaurant, Central Market, Dunston’s Steakhouse, Fishin’ World, LA Connection, Learning Express, Liberty Burger, California Pizza Kitchen, Lombardi’s Restaurants and Zoe’s Kitchen.

Connecting Point offers classes in art, music, drama, physical fitness and life skills, and it helps people learn about money management, housekeeping, cooking and shopping for necessities. It also helps clients who want to work by teaching them interviewing and trade skills, and it works with local businesses to help find them jobs. Connecting Point also organizes leisure activities such as movies, gardening and museum visits.