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We’ve put the fun back in FUNdraiser! For our annual benefit, we are planning a fun evening full of great music for you.The evening is cocktail attire and includes great food, wine, music, and dancing. Our special guest is singer/entertainer Cary Hoffman performing his hit show “My Sinatra” along with Hector Guzman and members of the Plano Symphony Orchestra! A Bourbon and Bubbles after party will also feature live jazz. Hoffman is acknowledged as America’s premier Sinatra interpreter – “Dead On,” says The New York Times and “Mesmerizing,” hails the Los Angeles Times.

Tickets are $175 per person (until February 2 when the price goes to $225) so order early.  Table sponsorships at $3,000 for a table of 8 and $5,000 for a table of 10.  What a fun way to support your favorite symphony orchestra!”

(The Plano Symphony Orchestra is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. Benefit received is $100.00 per ticket. Remainder is tax deductible as allowed by law.)


KYLE IGNECZI is one of Dallas’ most beloved actors having performed on many stages around DFW including leading roles at Dallas Theater Center, WaterTower Theatre, Casa Mañana, Uptown Players, Theatre Three, Stage West, and IMPRINT Theatreworks among others. In addition to his work onstage, Kyle is an accomplished puppeteer and voice actor. He has traveled the world with some of the most recognizable names in family entertainment including Sesame Street, Chuck E. Cheese, and The USO.

Please click the Marriott logo for event rates, courtesy of our sponsor, the Dallas/Plano Marriott at Legacy Town Center


1 ticket $20
4 tickets $60
10 tickets $100


Time to relax in the sun! A beautiful 3 bedroom/2 bath condo on the beach in fabulous Gulf Shores Alabama!  5 days/4 nights from September 2020 after labor day through January 31, 2021! 


A STAYCATION at the LUXURIOUS MARRIOTT on Legacy Drive in Plano             

Pamper yourself with a relaxing weekend stay (with complimentary breakfast for two) at the beautiful Marriott on Legacy Drive in Plano.  You deserve a getaway that’s right in your own backyard!  Plus, you’ll get a $250 gift certificate to enjoy a shopping spree at the Shops at Legacy!


Drawing to be held the night of LEAP FORWARD, Saturday, February 29, 2020.  Need not be present to win.

Draw Prize Tickets Here

Thank you to the following for their generosity and support.


Valet Sponsor:
RX Benefits

Program Sponsors:
Cigna and Gregory Patterson Consulting
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
Brinker International
Terry Doyle and Associates


Print sponsor:
Medical City Plano

Bourbon and Bubbles Sponsor:
Tammy and Charles Miller

Technology Sponsor:
The Burnham Foundation

Gold Sponsors:
Quilling, Selander, Lownds, Winslett & Moser, PC
Betty and James Muns
Sheri Pixley
More2 Wealth Management
Advanced Dental Care

Leap Forward Committee:

Mary Jo Cater and Stephen Kyriakos,

Mike Mangum, Sponsorship Chair
Bill Tucker, Ticket Sales Chair
Melissa Sauvage, Print Chair
Ellie Barash, Guest Services Chair
Janie Orr and Sue Wood, Silent Auction Co-Chairs