Tribute Gala, Presented by Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute & St. David’s HealthCare

Friday, August 25th, 2017
JW Marriott Austin, 110 E 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701


The Tribute Gala is a dinner event celebrating the riders’ journey and their return to Austin. The Gala includes dinner, music, silent and live auctions, and more. Come be inspired by the riders’ journey and help support future Texas 4000 programming.

2017 Tribute tickets will be available in the spring of 2017. Please contact with any questions about this event.

Tribute Sponsorship

We are currently seeking sponsors for the 2017 Tribute Gala. Please contact for more information.

Tribute Gala FAQ

Where do I park for the event?
More information on parking for 2017 coming soon.

I’m coming from out of town and need a place to stay.
More information on the venue for 2017 coming soon.

How do I get tickets for the VIP Reception?
VIP Reception tickets are only available through event sponsorship.

What is the attire?
We suggest cocktail attire. Short or long dresses for women; sport coats or suits for men – ties are optional, whatever your style & taste! To see what guests have worn in previous years, please scroll down this page to the event photos section and feel free to peruse.

Are there vegetarian options for the dinner?
Yes, vegetarian meals are available upon request. Just let your server know that you’re a vegetarian and they’ll bring you the vegetarian meal.

I can’t make it but I still want to make a donation.
Sorry we will miss you this year. You can donate here and note “2017 Tribute Donation” in the comments section. Thanks in advance for your support!

Event Photos

View Past Years' Tribute Gala Photos

2017 Tribute Committee


Brandi Horne, Event Chair & Auction Co-Chair
Sarah Beauregard, VIP Chair
Allyie Carberry
Jessica Dickman, Event Planner, CLINK
Daniella Ericson, Event Planner, CLINK
Tanya Fenderbosch, Auction Co-Chair
Mercedes Frost, Merchandise Chair
Eric Hare, Sponsorship Chair

Cynthia Mendoza
Bridget Schatte
Ashley Schlosser, Design Chair
Denise Silverman, Event Planner, CLINK
Talia VanderVelden



Thank you for your tireless work in planning the 2017 Tribute Gala!