Countdown continues for Arc’s Best in the West

Shown are Sarah Parkinson, top, with son Liam, Beverly Cushenberry and Jacque Burgess comprise the powerhouse Silent Auction Corral committee for The Arc’s annual Best in the West Dinner, Dance and Auction.

The clocks are ticking as committee member and volunteers continue preparations for The Arc of Fort Bend County’s Best in the West Dinner Dance and Auction Saturday, Nov. 17 at the George Ranch Historical Park Arena in Richmond.

Set up begins on Friday, Nov. 16 when a small army of committee members, ROTC and FFA students, and other Arc friends begins assembling the stage and backdrop, putting golf tees in the arena dirt to mark the spots for tables, and hauling in the items up for bid in the live and silent auctions.

The transformation of the arena to a venue for a barbecue dinner, provided by The Swinging Door, boot-scooting and boogie music by The Triumphs, a live auction featuring the always popular trips, hunting excursions, First Colony Mall parking space and a puppy, 10 silent auction Corrals and the special Ace in the Hole Bid Board ends when the doors open at 6 p.m. Saturday

Tickets for the Best in the West are $50/individual and $500/table.  For sponsorship information or tickets, please contact Jo Ann Stevens at 713-829-1827 or Ann Smith at 281-240-1313.  For up-to-date highlights about the event, join us on Facebook at Arc of Fort Bend County.

The Arc of Fort Bend County provides programs and services to support individuals with intellectual and related developmental disabilities and their families.

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