Join us on Saturday, November 19 at the InterContinental Dallas
(Dallas, TX – October 5, 2016) Celebrating its fifth year of service and its growth and accomplishments in the North Texas community and around the world, Mercury One announces the M1Ball- Mission Possible: 2016 on Saturday, November 19th at the InterContinental Dallas benefiting Mercury One, a 501(c)(3) foundation based in Dallas, Texas.
This fabulous and fun evening is presented by Bubba’s Cooks Country, Babe’s Chicken Dinner House, Sweetie Pie’s Ribeyes and will feature a VIP reception, seated dinner, live and silent auctions of priceless experiences and one-of-a-kind items, gourmet seated dinner with Celebrity Chef John Coleman from SAVOR and a live concert by award-winning country singing star Sara Evans.
Sara Evans is an Academy of Country Music female vocalist award winner and Country Music Association video of the year award winner for her ground-breaking clip “Born to Fly.” Slow Me Down is Evans’ seventh album for RCA Nashville Records and the title single was named one of Billboard’s “10 Best Singles of 2013.”
The celebrity roster doesn’t stop there! Joining M1Ball Founder Glenn Beck is TheBlaze’s Dana Loesch, nationally syndicated radio host, television commentator and best-selling author as emcee. Honorary Chair is the Vinyard Family: Charla and Paul Vinyard, Analee and Joel Vinyard, Tiffany Vinyard Wheeless and Derek Wheeless, from Bubba’s Cooks Country, Babe’s Chicken and Sweetie Pie’s Ribeyes. Honorary Chairs Emeritus are Gena and Chuck Norris.
Over the course of the year, Mercury One significantly increased its operations at home and around the world: Mercury One’s The Nazarene Fund has directly assisted over 11,000 Christian and other persecuted religious minorities displaced by ISIS in the Middle East by evacuating them to safe havens and providing for their needs.
Other initiatives include supporting 22 Kill-veteran suicide prevention; Team Rubicon-disaster recovery in Rowlett, Garland, Baton Rouge, and Houston; S.E.E.D.-trauma support and counseling in Iraq; F.A.R.M.-agricultural therapy for veterans living with PTSD and depression; City of Glenn Heights-disaster relief; Recovery Resource Council; Dallas Film Society; Irving Cares; La Buena Vida Youth Leadership Foundation; Boot Campaign; Operation BBQ; Sons of the Flag; Minnie’s Food Pantry; Soupmobile; Irving AMBUCS; Catholic Charities; Chris Kyle Foundation; and Honor, Courage, and Commitment.
Mercury One has expanded its partnership with veterans’ organizations to fund educational, psychological and employment training as well as hosted celebrations to honor them for their sacrifice and dedication. Mercury One has provided its partners in Israel with first responder rescue “ambucycles,” and increased its collection of historical and religious artifacts.
Recently, over $200,000 was donated to the Assist the Officer Foundation benefiting the families of fallen officers in Dallas following the fatal shooting July 7, 2016.
Join us in this evening of gourmet delights and celebration. Tickets begin at $350. Tables of ten are $3,500. Sponsorships and underwriting are available from $5,000 to $50,000. Media sponsor is The Park Cities News/The Waters Family.
For more information, visit the website at mercuryone.org/m1ball or call Michael Powell, Director of Development at 972-499-4747 or email: mpowell@MercuryOne.org
About Mercury One: Mercury One is a 501(c)(3) foundation based in Dallas, Texas. The M1 Ball benefits the foundation’s General Fund which pays for all administrative costs, overhead, research, fundraising, and awareness, so that each dollar donated to a particular project will go straight to it. Mercury One provides aid and support in the areas of disaster relief, humanitarian efforts, veteran causes, support for Israel, education initiatives, and rescuing and restoring persecuted religious minorities in the Middle East.
Visit the website for more information: mercuryone.org/m1ball