78 GoodLifeFamilyMag.com MAY | JUNE 2018 TAYLOR HOOTON FOUNDATION ALL- STAR GALA The 2018 All-Star Gala: “Bourbon & Beads, An Evening in the French Quarter” was held on March 3rd at Venue Forty|50 in Addison. Funds raised allow the Taylor Hooton Foundation to educate more youth and their adult influencers on the truths ofAppearanceandPerformanceEnhancingSubstances. Guests enjoyedjazzmusicbyTheTexasGypsies,aNewOrleans’themed menupreparedbyMacklinsCateringCompany,a1876Bourbon Bar and Dueling Pianos!   Dr. Shalender Bhasin was presented the 2018 Legacy Award, created byTiffany & Co. for his significant contributions to the fight against appearance and performance enhancing substance use.  taylorhooton.org PhotoCredit: Life/ArtPhotographybyNikkiGlasgow goodTIMES Florence Shapiro Distinguished Leadership Award (FSDLA) recipient Sandra Moon, 2017 FSDLA recipient Dr. Cary Israel, and Chabad of Plano’s Rabbi Menachem Block AN EVENING OF ENTERTAINMENT BENEFITING CHABAD OF PLANO On March 22 over 250 guests attended Chabad of Plano’s annual fundraiser held at NorthTexas Performing Arts atThe Shops ofWillow Bend. Rabbi Menachem Block presented the Florence ShapiroDistinguishedLeadershipAwardtoSandraMoonandCommunityServiceExcellenceAwardstoMarlaBuskin,BonitaGluckman,KarenGlangerandSherylPidgeon. Mrs.Rivkie BlockpresentedaspecialsurpriseawardtoChabad’slongtimeadministrativedirector,GloriaStayman.Theeveningculminatedwithastellarperformancebyinternationallyacclaimedillusion- ist Ilan Smith. Proceeds benefited Chabad’s outdoor learning center and playground for the hundreds of children who attend their day school and summer camps. chabadofplano.org PhotoCredit:TrevorKobrin SAMARITAN INN GALA FEATURING JAY LENO Almost 800 supporters came together to celebrate over 30 years of service at the 11th An- nual Samaritan Inn Gala presented by Capital One and Ace Fence and enjoyed an evening filled with music, laughter and a few surprises. Guests enjoyed an elegant seated dinner and legendary entertainment from headliner Jay Leno. Congressman Sam Johnson was honored with the Good Samaritan Lifetime Achievement Award for his years of service and advocacy for his constituents.   Because of the generosity of the guests and sponsors, over $1 million was raised, which provides comprehensive services to families experiencing homelessness in NorthTexas. thesamaritaninn.org Community Service award recipients Bonita Gluckman, Sheryl Pidgeon, Marla Buskin and Karen Glanger with Chabad of Plano’s Rivkie Block Legendary entertainer Jay Leno helped Samaritan Inn raise over $1 million Mark & LyndaThompson, 2018 All-Star Gala Host Chairs 2018 Legacy Award Recipient, Shalender Bhasin, MB, BS andTHF Founder, Don Hooton Sr. Wendy Sandridge, Grant Martin, Brittany Sandridge and John Sandridge Past All-Star Gala Host Chairs  Apryl & James Iley