Committee, L to R: Andy Stoker (Board Chair, PT) Kim Brannon (PT Board, Auction committee) Ron Corning, Betty Lovell, Dena Miller, Kristin Kelley(-PT), Eric Lindh (ED of PT) and Carina. Not pictured, Jennifer LeBlanc, Auction Chair.
I am so pleased to announce the new beneficiary for 12th annual Polo on the Lawn is Project Transformation and Committee Chairs are: WFAA’s Ron Corning, media chair- D magazines Jennifer LeBlanc, Auction chair –Carina Gonzalez joins me in my 10th year of chairing, as Event Co-chair.
A big thanks to New sponsors thus far: Palomar/Central 214, Budweiser, Cenel Ventures, Lovell PR and Maldonado Dynasty and returning sponsors: Barefoot Wines, Applebee’s Little Elm and TIGI.
Sponsorships are available for the event that has kicked off Dallas spring social season for over a decade.
Event Poster and info are attached.
A committee group photo is attached, taken from a kick off and taste testing event where 214 mixologist Amber West presented choices for the official libation of POTL 2013. The winning cocktail by unanimous vote was West’s take on the Mint Julep dubbed ‘the Equestrian”.
President and Founder,
Ladies Polo Auxiliary of Texas
Director of Marketing/PR/Event,
Prestonwood Polo Foundation, Inc.
Assistant City Editor,
Ask Miss A
USPA Equine Welfare Committee
25 Highland Park Village 100-237
Highland Park, TX 75205
12th Annual Polo on the Lawn
Event Co-Chairs: Dena Miller and Carina Gonzales
Auction Chair: Jennifer LeBlanc
Media Chair: WFAA’s Ron Corning
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Gates open at 3:00 p.m.
Prestonwood Polo & Country Club
525 Yacht Club Road
Oak Point, Texas 75068
VIP- Full service Grandstand Box seating featuring a catered dinner, wine and libations,
commemorative champagne glass, exclusive gift bag and more is available for sponsorship levels
of $2,500 and above. Companies or groups interested in VIP service, please call or e-mail Dena
General Admission- Tailgating and Lawn/Picnic seating, BYOB and picnic, $45 per person
includes admission, champagne and commemorative glass for the traditional divot stomp and
more. Tickets may be purchased with cash, check or credit card. Purchase tickets by calling
(214) 533-8997 or on our website at www.prestonwoodpolo.com after March 1st.
The 12th annual Polo on the Lawn event is Kentucky Derby themed. Dress for the Derby and
watch the Derby LIVE on flat screens in the auction pavilion. Polo on the Lawn is a fun-filled
afternoon of polo with fast-paced action, thoroughbred beauties, champagne divot stomping
and side-line socializing. Guests can purchase a delicious box lunch at the event or bring a
picnic basket of their own to enjoy while watching the USPA Sanctioned Henry S. Miller Cup.
The fun continues with silent auctions, music and dancing. Prizes are awarded for the “Best
Dressed” Lady, Gentleman, Couple and Child, as well as Best Picnic, Best Tailgate and Best Hat.
The event goal is to introduce the general public to the Sport of Kings while raising funds and
awareness for Project Transformation. Because success begins with education!
Polo Picnics Prizes Family Friends Music Dancing