Tickets are $125 per person and reservations are limited. For ticket information, call 903-597-3130, Ext. 10, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chairman of the 2011 Winter Gala is Brandy Carlisle Sawyer.
The Winter Gala is the annual fundraiser for the Tyler Rose Museum, a nonprofit organization built solely with private donations.
Since opening in 1992, the museum has entertained more than 300,000 visitors, Ms. Kidwell said.
The 78th Texas Rose Festival is scheduled for Oct. 13-15.
Winter Gala underwriters include Ables-Land Inc., Austin Bank, Sheryl and Tim Alexander, Cathy and Hal Bertram, Susan and Michael Bosworth, Ann and Brad Brookshire, Sunni and Britt Brookshire, Melvina and Herbert Buie, Citizens 1st Bank, Cavender’s Boot City, Dermatology Associates of Tyler, East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System, Flowers Davis, P.L.L.C./Celia and Barrie Bates/Susan and Robert Davis, Welby C. Edwards/D.M. Edwards, Betsy and Elmer Ellis, The R. W. Fair Foundation, Elaine and Riley Harris, Billie and Bill Hartley, Rene’ and Gaylord Hughey Jr., Martha and Randy Key, Peltier Chevrolet, Robert M. Rogers Foundation, Barbra Shtofman, Kitchens Unique/Chris Simons, Peggy and Preston Smith, Southside Bank, Southside Bank Investment Services, Mary John Spence, Kathy and Jeryl Story, Don’s TV and Appliance Inc./Pam and Don Thedford, Threlkeld & Company Insurance, Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics, Cheryl and Hamp Williams, and Kelley and Lonny Uzzell. For information, visit www.tylerrosemuseum.com.