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DAY BY JANE ROZELLE. PHOTOGRAPHY CHUCK CLARK, DANA DRIENSKY, DANIEL DRIENSKY, JAMES EDWARDS, BO JOPLIN, RHI LEE, PAT PATEY. BLAZING THE TRAIL Since its inception in 1978, The Family Place has counseled more than 225,000 clients; provided shelter to more than 22,000 women, children and men; and answered more than 550,000 calls for help. But here's another number worth touting: 20. That's the number of years the nonprofit has honored the state's top-tier leaders at the Texas Trailblazer Awards Luncheon. More than 1,000 guests converged at the Hilton Anatole to celebrate this impressive landmark, chaired by Michaela Dyer and Layne Pitzer. Fox 4 News anchor and longtime supporter Clarice Tinsley welcomed keynote speaker Marisa Tomei to the stage for an intimate tête-à-tête about the Oscar winner's most recent project: a short film documenting the institutional oppression of women in Ethiopia, which marks Tomei's directorial debut. The Family Place's CEO, Paige Flink, then took the dais to encourage. "Let's turn the town purple!" she said in a nod to Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Jaws dropped when she then announced a $13 million capital campaign (The Family Place Legacy Campaign — Building Hope for the Future), which will transform a recently purchased building into a 40,000-square- foot Central Dallas Counseling Center. Award recipients: Jennifer Sampson, Advocacy Award; Bob Miller, Real-Life Hero Award; and Nancy Nasher, Texas Trailblazer Award. FEBRUARY | PAGE 28 | 2016 C.A.R.E. TACKLES THE PROBLEM A pro-football Hall of Fame inductee with five Super Bowl rings, Dallas Cowboy Charles Haley has a resume that packs punch. But like so many others, Haley has struggled with his fair share of challenges, in this case drug abuse. As the keynote speaker for the 31st annual C.A.R.E. Breakfast, Haley sat down in front of friends and fans for a candid tell-all with media kingpin Scott Murray. Prior to breakfast, the football legend hosted "Huddle With Haley" on the top floor of the Frontiers of Flight Museum, where more than 100 local high school and college students had a chance to talk with their idol. Early risers: Honorary chairs Natalie and Mike McGuire; C.A.R.E. executive director Pam Murray; Margaret Sharpe Community Service Award recipient Becky McCamey; fans Amber and Dax Seale, Rula Peinado, Robin Bagwell, Heather Wilson, Debbie and Kevin Sherrington, Ryan Suchala, Steve Schiff, Jennifer Barker, and JoAnn Ryan. ON THE MOVE A world free of multiple sclerosis … That is an ambitious, important goal. The National MS Society hosted its annual On the Move Luncheon, co-chaired this year by Paula and Orrin Harrison, with honorary chair Harriet Miers, at the Ritz-Carlton, Dallas. Keynote speaker was Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Jason DaSilva, who was diagnosed with MS at the age of 25. He made the film When I Walk as a coping mechanism, documenting his experience with the disease. After the prolific artist shared his story, emcee Kate Milliken introduced this year's Person on the Move award recipient, Travis Ehrhardt. Left inspired: Jean and Walker Bateman, Patrick Sands, Kristy Morgan, Paula and Scott Burford, Brooke Burnett, Wilson Johnson, Allison Edwards, Courtney Edwards, Janie Robertson, Suzanne Robertson, and Ashley Ryan. RED KETTLE BELLS At this year's Doing the Most Good Luncheon, The Salvation Army's famous red kettle bells greeted guests in a melodious salute to the beneficiary's holiday tradition. Chair Lynn McBee and underwriting co-chairs Debbie Oates and Bob Best were among the jovial crowd that delighted in butternut squash crostini, steak salad and chocolate ganache before film critic Gary Cogill invited featured speaker, actor Jon Voight, to the stage. The Oscar winner shed light on his career, including his breakout role in Midnight Cowboy and Coming Home, for which he took home the Academy Award for Best Actor. A great rapport between the two film buffs, Cogill and Voight, had the audience all-ears. Doting fans: Major Barbara Rich and Major Jon Rich, Reba and Rick Martin, Lisa Troutt, Patricia Daniel, Nancy Gopez, Laura Singer, Denise Priewe, Dan Proctor, Sarah Duncan, Erin Sisson, Monica Guerrero, Rick Davis, Jerry Ernst, and Nona Sanders. Pat Smith Emmitt Smith at CARE Jan Osborn at CARE Robin Bagwell Pula Peinado Kitty Hinojosa Michael Hinojosa at CARE Mike McGuire at CARE Natalie McGuire Paula Hayes Cammy Wynne Williams Pam Murray at CARE Gavin Pitzer at TX Trailblazers Travis Hollman at TX Trailblazers Stephanie Hollman Debbie Taylor at TX Trailblazers Carol Seay Trey Dyer at TX Trailblazers David Stern at TX Trailblazers Nancy Nasher David Haemisegger Paige Flink at TX Trailblazers Jennifer Sampson Co-chair Layne Pitzer Bob Best at Salvation Army Shelle Sills at Salvation Army Meredith Counce at Salvation Army Randy Addison at Salvation Army Pam Busbee at Salvation Army Christie Carter Gary Cogill Debbie Oates Marcia Shannon Nancy Addison Jon Rich Jon Lee Charlotte Jones Anderson Chair Lynn McBee Jon Voight Della Best Aaron Arant at NMSS Lindsey Frattarelli Chair Paula Harrison Chair Orrin Harrison Marco Frattarelli at NMSS Clay Smith at NMSS Claudine Roberts at NMSS Gail Sands Nicole Weeldreyer Diane Boddy Sara Taylor Co-chair Michaela Dyer Charles Haley Karen Wong TRIPPERS

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