5th Annual Heritage Dinner
Many thanks to the supporters of the 5th Annual Heritage Dinner.
UNDERWRITERS of the Cocktail Reception:
Anne and John Weisman
HISTORY MAKER Level Sponsors of the Heritage Dinner:
Yana and Marty Davis
Kay and Don Green
Bonnie and John Korbell
Lynda and Bob McKnight
Mary and Jim Bones
Brian McCall, Ph.D., Chancellor TSUS
Lou McMillian in honor of Louisa Mayfield
Paula Wilson and Lonnie Rodriguez
William P. Wright, Jr.
Shores Ag-Air, Inc.
2018 Museum of the Big Bend Heritage Honoree
Please join us in recognizing the 2018 Museum of the Big Bend Heritage honoree, John B. Poindexter. Your presence and support will help us honor this remarkable man. A third generation Texan, John is the Chairman of the Board of J.B. Poindexter & Co., Inc., which he formed in 1985. He earlier co-founded KD/P Equities, a private equity investment firm, and served as its Managing Partner. As an officer in the United States Army, he commanded tactical units in the United States, Europe, and the Republic of South Vietnam. Mr. Poindexter holds an MBA and Ph.D. in Economics and Finance from New York University
His West Texas home is the 30,000-acre Cibolo Creek Ranch, a popular resort and the site of three restored adobe forts and other historic structures, all built beginning in the 1850s. John actively directed the development of the ranch beginning in 1990. The Ranch has three listings in the National Register of Historic Places, five Texas State Historical markers and has received three national and state awards for architecture among other honors.
John is a member of the Museum of the Big Bend Director’s Advisory Council and was Chair of the Development Committee.
Saturday, September 22, 2018
5:00 PM Cocktail Reception
Ritchey Brothers Building in Marathon, Texas
Before dinner, be one of the very first to see and learn about the Museum Annex project. Larry Speck, principal at PageSoutherlandPage architectural firm will discuss his bold vision and design for this building.
Adding 10,000 sq. ft. to the existing historic Museum building, the Museum Annex will include a temporary exhibit gallery, a dedicated Tom Lea exhibit hall featuring his paintings of the history of beef cattle in America on loan from the Dallas Museum of Art and an inviting interior event space with a connecting outdoor patio that highlights the panoramic view of the western mountains.
6:30 PM 5th Annual Heritage Dinner
Ritchey Brothers Building in Marathon, Texas
The Heritage Dinner will be catered by the Gage Hotel.
Orange Glaze Bacon-Wrap Shrimp
Shredded Pork Tostada w/ Cabbage Slaw
Thyme & Cheese Gougeres
Arugula, Point Reyes Blue Cheese, Shaved Apple & Fennel, Walnuts with Champagne Vinaigrette
Grilled Sweet Earl Grey Glazed Quail
Roasted Coffee-Rub Beef Tenderloin with Bordelaise Sauce
Sautéed Fresh Garden Vegetables & Herb Roasted Potatoes
Yeast Rolls & Jalapeño Cheddar Corn Muffins
Chocolate Pots de Crème
Sand Tart Cookies
Open Bar with Selected Wine, Beer and Margaritas
Menu is subject to change.
Tickets to the Heritage Dinner and Cocktail Reception are $150 per person. Click here to buy yours in our online store.
Sponsorships include a set number of tickets. See sponsorship options below.
Please acknowledge your support for the 5th celebration of the Heritage Award Dinner by selecting one of the following sponsorship levels. Sponsor online using the links below, or click here to download a printable PDF form and mail your contribution.
PRESENTING SPONSOR – $10,000
Reserved seating for eight (8) at the Heritage Dinner, logo placement on invitation, recognition displayed on the video at the event, acknowledgement in all printed pieces including invitation and program as well on electronic media including eblasts, Museum of the Big Bend webpage and Facebook pages. Click here to make your contribution in our online store.
HERITAGE STEWARD – $5,000
Reserved seating for four (4) at the Heritage Dinner, recognition displayed on the video at the event, acknowledgement in all printed pieces including invitation and program as well on electronic media including eblasts, Museum of the Big Bend webpage and Facebook pages. Click here to make your contribution in our online store.
HISTORY MAKER – $2,500
Reserved seating for two (2) at the Heritage Dinner, recognition displayed at the event, acknowledgement in all printed pieces including invitation and program as well on electronic media including eblasts, Museum of the Big Bend webpage and Facebook pages. Click here to make your contribution in our online store.
Looking for another way to support the Heritage Dinner and the Museum of the Big Bend?
Consider contributing towards one of the following categories. Your gift in any amount is greatly appreciated! Click here for a printable PDF form to mail your underwriting contribution, or contact Maggie Rumbelow: 432-837-8143 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dinner – $10,000
Cocktail Reception – $2,000
Invitation/Program – $2,000
Underwriters will be acknowledged in the program and on electronic media including eblasts, Museum of the Big Bend webpage and Facebook pages. Underwriting does not include admittance to the dinner.
Please indicate your commitment by July 15th in order to be recognized in the Museum of the Big Bend publications.
For more information, call us at 432-837-8143.