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The official deadline to get tickets has passed, but we still have some spots open.  If you would like to attend, e-mail kelley.vanauken@myveryownbook.org.  Please indicate how many spots you would like and the names of attendees.  Kelley will respond to confirm your request. 

To see some of the many outstanding silent auction items, to donate an item, or to help request items, click here.

To download the invitation flyer, to send to family, friends, colleagues, ask public places to post, etc., click here.  We appreciate your help in spreading the word!

Donation levels, sponsor benefits, and detailed information can be found below.  Click on any blue words for more details.

Sunday, June 10, 2012
7:00 p.m.
Eisemann Center
2351 Performance Dr.  Richardson, TX

Join us for a sit-down dinner, silent auction, and address by Keynote Speaker:

Retired judge featured in The New York Times in Jan. 2012.

His amazing story begins in a house without electricity, being raised by his father who had a second grade education, living with twelve siblings and attending a segregated school.  His life took a sharp turn when he stole a book, discovered reading, and started on an amazing and inspiring journey!

Guest Individual:   $50 per ticket
Bronze Sponsor:   $250 (comes w/2 tickets)
Silver Sponsor:   $500 (comes w/2 tickets)
Gold Sponsor:   $1,000 (comes w/4 tickets)
Click here to see Sponsor benefits and recognition.  You can become a Sponsor at any time before the event.

All guests will be entered into a free drawing for a $100 SpaFinder gift certificate.

A Special Thank You to:




Steve Bolden

Ed and Marilyn Coyle

Hodges Capital Management

Christina Ryan/Ryan Design International

Thank you also to Silent Auction Donors:
(click here to see all silent auction donor names & some key items)


Click here for a map and directions to the Eisemann Center. 
There will be signs directing you to the event parking East of the Eisemann building.

Questions: Contact Kelley Van Auken at kelley.vanauken@myveryownbook.org or 214-280-2575.

MVOB is a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax-deductible.

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