The Future is NOW AVANCE Annual Luncheon was a Success!


AVANCE-Austin Board and Luncheon honorees

On October 22, AVANCE-Austin hosted its Annual Luncheon at the Four Seasons Hotel. Over 270 guests attended and contributed over $126,000, with the help of a $40,000 matching donation from Danna and Crutch Crutchfield, Chris Harte, and Deanna and Jeff Serra. 

Longtime advocates of dual generation and early intervention, Balie and Beverly Griffith, received the inaugural Griffith Family Legacy Award.

For their partnership and advocacy, Austin ISD, Samsung Austin Semiconductor and Joe Pinnelli each received the AVANCE Heroes Award.

Executive Director, Marie Felan, shared information about the work of AVANCE and premiered our new video, “The Future is NOW,” which can be viewed here.

Special thanks to:
Seton Healthcare Family, Wells Fargo, Janis and Joe Pinnelli, Danna and Crutch Crutchfield, Master of Ceremonies Ron Oliveira, Rindy Miller Media, Kendra Scott for the door prizes and Crockett High School’s Mariachis de Oro.

To view a complete list of The Future is NOW sponsors, click here.

To see more pictures of the luncheon, click here.

Thanks to our major sponsor: 

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