The Dallas-area Chi Omega Alumnae had reason to whoop it up at Blue Mesa Grill Wednesday. Their 2012 Chi Omega Christmas Market not only had 10,000 shoppers at Fair Park’s Centennial Hall from November 14-17, it raised $305,300. Nice way to celebrate the sorority’s past 35 years of giving.
Market Chairs Kelly Little and Denise Jernigan presented checks to Contact Crisis Line, Friends of Wednesday’s Child, Genesis Women’s Shelter, MakeAWish Foundation® of North Texas, Night OWLS, Parkland Foundation, Readers2Leaders, Taylor’s Gift Foundation, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children and Chi Omega Collegiate Scholarships.
In the crowd were Jan Staats, Louis and Jay Beth Moore, Carol Toler, Debby Kondrach, Diane Brooks, Grace Anne Woodruff, Jessica Krampe, Heather Trumpfheller, Emily Thorsen, K’Lea Lisenby, Grant Eidson, Claire Grant, Catherine Coffee, Scotty Landry, Erin Michel, Tara and Todd Storch, Debby Jett Allbright and Bill Allbright, Amy Timmerman, Genesis Women’s Shelter Executive Director Jan Langbein, Suzanne Caruso, Shirley Lockett, 2012-2013 Chi Omega Dallas Alumnae
President Jana Beth Eidson, Christi Ferrell, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital Vice President of Development Stephanie Brigger and Beth Arnold, who will be co-chairing the 2013 Market.
According to Kelly, “We are thrilled with the success of the 2012 Chi Omega Christmas Market. Our wonderful beneficiaries are so deserving of the funds the Market is able to provide, and we would like to thank all of the volunteers, merchants and of course, our shoppers, who made this year a great success.”
Follow the jump to check out, who sponsored the Chi O’s to this goal:
Photo credit: Kristina Bowman
Platinum ($25,000 and above): Tom Thumb.
Diamond ($10,000 – $24,999): Brynn Bagot Public Relations, Carol Heller, Nancy Ann Hunt and I STAND FOR PARKLAND.
Crystal ($5,000 – $9,999): Andrews Kurth LLP, Duxiana and Pappas Bros. Steakhouse.
Gold ($2,500 – $4,999): Jana Beth and Jim Eidson, Ashlee Kleinert/Ruthies Rolling Café Food Trucks, Carolyn and Hoddy Peck and Paula and David Whisenant.
Silver ($1,000 – $2,499): Anonymous, Bitsy Carter, Suzanne Caruso, Fashionomics, Margaret and Chuck Gall, Joan and Marvin Lane, Kelly and Mitch Little, Megan Lamb Martinez, Pickaperch.com real‐estate team of Nathan Grace, Rummer Medical Distributors, Slingshot and Jenny and Steve Zimmerly.
Bronze ($500 – $999): Beth Anderson, Bachendorf’s, Melody and Dan Collins, Karen and Bill Dower, Friends of Denise Jernigan, Betty and Tom Hanson, Mimi Powell Huey, American Ice, Tricia and Mark Koch, Diane and John Lister, Pam and Dick McCallum, Patty O’Neil, Jennifer and Tyler Stone, Kari and Paul Wade and Adelaide Wingert.
Copper ($250 – $499): Karla Acuff, Brooke Wicker Alexander, Dan and Sue Bailey, Martha “Teeka” Baldwin, Jan Batson, Beth and Warrie Birdwell, Celia Boisfontaine, Tom and LeAnn Box, brittanyfreyphotography, Rosemary Campbell, John R. Cannata, Chris and Holly Coleman, Melanie and Pat Cowlishaw, Dallas Employment Services, Dallas Summer Musicals, Natalie Udouj Devero, DJ Lucy Wrubel Mix of the Month, Beth and Forest Felvey, Diana and Rick Gump, Jean Hare, Dottie and Virgil Hargett, Juli Harrison, Kay and Steve Head, Tom and Lucy Higgins, Susan K. Holman, Mary Louise and David Hopson, Ann and Ellwood Jones, Debbie and George Kondrach, Kroger, Sally and Olin Lane, Shirley and Bob Lockett, Margaret Madden, Lynn McBee, Barbara and Randy McCluer, Michele McDermett, Barbara and Mike McKenzie, Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament, Jennifer and Steve Metzger, Peggy and Dan Meyer, Lark and J.C. Montgomery Jr., Martha Reynolds Parks and Valerie Parks Thomas, Angie and Paul Pirok, Sally Larroca Photography, Jane and Todd Porter, Sandra Dees Roberdeau, Mary Catherine and Jimmy Smith, Jan and Jerry Staats, 2011 Chi Omega Co‐Chairs Sarah Staats and Amy Timmerman, Mary and Mike Tabor, Suzanne Taylor, Ann and Lee Vendig, Nancy and Kit Williams, Grace Anne and Ray Woodruff, Dr. Kimberly J. Yamanouchi and Dr. James R. Sackett.
Friend ($100 – $249): Vicki Plunk Andrews, Karen Champlin, Best Buy at Park Lane, Sharon Shute Bador, Ashley and Tripp Givens, Debbie Jernigan, Katherine Killingsworth, Nancy Leonard, Diane Lister, Janet Bliss Mello, Amy and Ric Moseley, Nest, Donna Oliver, Brad and Irene Pence, Pepsico, Amanda Philhower/East Texas Real Estate Co., Judith Sillers, Anne Spradley, Swoozie’s, Tootsies and Tuzer Ballet.