When the response to Bobby B. Lyle‘s being named the recipient of the 2018 J. Erik Jonsson Ethics Award was more than organizers had hoped or planned for, the call was to move the fundraising luncheon from the SMU grand ballroom to Moody Coliseum on Thursday, March 29. While some skeptics may have scoffed at the idea of moving a prestige event from a former cafeteria to a basketball venue, they evidently didn’t know SMU’s R. Gerald Turner and his miracle workers.
With perfect weather and a turnout of North Texas top types, the Coliseum proved that she could easily rise to the occasion with all the elegance and taste befitting the occasion.
While the post is being finalized, check out the people that were a part of the record-breaking crowd. They’re at MySweetCharity Photo Gallery now!