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Friends of the Stehlin Foundation 33rd Annual Gala

Saturday, October 19, 2013 | 7:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Location:

Westin Galleria Houston

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2013 CHRISTUS FRIENDS OF STEHLIN GALA
CELEBRATES THE LIFE OF DR. JOHN STEHLIN

Premiering “STAYIN’ ALIVE,” The Greatest Bee Gees Tribute Band with Members of the Houston Symphony Orchestra and America’s first Mash Up Group, “THE COMPANY MEN.”

stayin_aliveGet ready to disco and dance the night away at The Friends of CHRISTUS Stehlin Gala! The 33rd annual gala will honor the life of Dr. John Stehlin, who loved his Foundation as much as he cherished his patients, family and friends. As a tribute to his Foundation’s never-ending fight against cancer, the 2013 gala theme is “Staying Alive!”

 

As an ode to the disco era, Stayin’ Alive Canada, “the world’s number one Bee Gees tribute band,” will transport guests back to the iconic age of disco. Gala-goers will keep the dance floor packed when The Company Men, “America’s company_menfirst Mashup group,” perform the best dance classics combined with the newest hits! This “Modern Day Rat Pack” has quickly become America’s hottest “guy” group, interweaving hits from multiple genres such as Motown, rock, pop and today’s Top 40 – appealing to all generations.

A lavish dinner, silent auction and 3-item live auction are additional highlights of this black tie evening planned by longtime Stehlin friends and event producers, Ward & Ames.

Gala Chairs

  • Denise & Philip Bahr
  • Cora Sue & Harry Mach
  • Beth Madison and Trini Mendenhall Sosa & Frank Sosa

Honorees

  • Marianne & Dr. Robert Ivany, President of the University of St. Thomas

Proceeds from The Friends of the Stehlin Foundation Gala will support research related to drug development for clinical trials; DSRCT, an insidious form of sarcoma cancer affecting children and young adults; and the Foundation’s Scholarship Program for students pursuing careers in the health profession at UST and other prominent colleges and universities.

 

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I think it has been too easy to overlook what a progressive physician Dr. John Stehlin was, and how pivotal he was for the humane treatment of individuals with cancer. He changed the cancer landscape forever, and his work continues with the research the CHRISTUS Stehlin Foundation is doing today.”

Dr. Peter de Ipolyi,
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