Tues. May 17: Shop Escada in support of 2016 Zoo To Do



with Diane and Hal BrierleyCarol and Don Glendenning, and Carol and John Levy
invites you to join us in celebrating the


ESCADA, 34 Highland Park Village, Dallas
with Wine, Champagne, and Light Bites on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m.

Special guests will include our beloved Dallas Zoo Outreach Animals. Valet Parking Available.

RSVP to 214.521.2882.

ESCADA will donate 20% of all sales to Zoo To Do 2016.

Guests can pre-shop any time Saturday, May 14 – Tuesday, May 17.
ESCADA will hold your merchandise and charge the sale during the event to credit Zoo To Do.

ZOO TO DO 2016: Silver Safari  |  25th Anniversary


Date:                                                   Saturday, October 1, 2016


Time:                                                   5:30 to 11:00 p.m.


Place:                                                  Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway


Attendance:                                       Approximately 700 guests


Event Purpose:                                 Zoo To Do is a major source of funding for the Dallas Zoo.  With the proceeds from the event, the zoo is able to continue providing outstanding education, entertainment, and wildlife conservation.


Event Format:                                   Guests will stroll through the award-winning Giants of the Savanna exhibit, sample exquisite dishes from over twenty-five of Dallas’ premier chefs and restaurants, and enjoy interactive animal demonstrations and musical entertainment. Following dinner, guests will move to the Wilds of Africa plaza for a live auction featuring rare Zoo experiences, travel, and more! Next, dance the night away with music from Party Machine.


Sponsorships:                                   Range from $7,500 to $50,000

Underwriting:                                     Range from $7,500 to $100,000


Individual Ticket:                              $750

VIP Ticket Pack:                                $3,000


Presenting Sponsor:                        The Eugene McDermott Foundation


Event Chairs:                                    Hal Brierley, Don Glendenning, and John Levy

Honorary Chair:                                 Mary McDermott Cook

Host Committee Chair:                    Ruth O’Donnell Mutch

Past Chair Committee Co-Chairs:              Diane Brierley and Cindy Gummer

Underwriting Chair:                          Kevin Hanrahan

Live Auction Committee Chair:       Barbara Daseke

Silent Auction Chair:                        Denise Zook-Glazer

Honorary Chef:                                  Chef Dan Landsberg, the Dragonfly at Hotel ZaZa

Chef Chair:                                         Sarah Barr, Hotel ZaZa

Chef Wrangler                                   Brett Krafft, Hilton Anatole

Stephanie Thompson

Events Manager






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About the Dallas Zoo: The Dallas Zoo, named one of the nation’s Top 10 Zoos by USA TODAY, is the largest zoological experience in Texas. Accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums, the zoo features a 106-acre park, thousands of animals, and an education department that offers programs for all ages. The zoo is located at 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway (I-35 at Marsalis) and is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit DallasZoo.com or call 469.554.7500. DART is the official transportation provider of the Dallas Zoo, and its Red Line stops at the Zoo’s main entrance. The Hyatt Dallas is the official hotel provider of the Dallas Zoo.

(Sharon Adams, Adams Communications Public Relations is honored to represent Zoo to Do 2016 Silver Safari | 25th Anniversary.)


Principal of Philanthropy Lifestyles (formerly SocialWhirl.com), the award-winning eBuzzNewsletter and Adams Communications Public Relations, a boutique PR firm specializing in media and community relations for small businesses and nonprofit organizations. Sharon is also a freelance writer whose articles have appeared in Dallas Business Journal, Katy Trail Weekly, People Newspapers (Park Cities People and Preston Hollow People/North Dallas People), Preston Hollow Life magazine, The Park Cities News, White Rock Lake Weekly, numerous blogs and websites and more.