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Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler! Let the Good Times Roll at GALA XIII on Saturday, September 25th. Held on the front lawn of Cuero Regional Hospital, this year's Gala promises to be a relaxed, Cajun celebration! The evening will kick off with a cocktail reception and music by Matt Moeller at 4:30pm, with an open bar sponsored by 5D Travelin’ Tavern. An authentic Cajun dinner will follow along with many unique items to bid on from the live and silent auctions.


Mark Chesnutt is unable to perform at the Gala on Saturday, based on doctor’s orders, thus extending his recovery from back surgery.

However, we are pleased to announce that Texas Country Legend Kevin Fowler will be our headliner! We wish Mark Chesnutt a speedy recovery and please help us give headliner Kevin Fowler a warm welcome to the stage at GALA XIII!

The night will be topped off with entertainment by country legend Kevin Fowler, with Legacy Companies serving as the Stage Sponsor.

This year’s event features a raffle for the chance to win a $10,000 Visa Gift card. Raffle tickets are $100 each and can be purchased at the event or prior to from any DeWitt Medical Foundation board member, or by contacting the Foundation office. A Diamond Giveaway, sponsored by Deutsch & Deutsch Jewelers of Victoria, will be another highlight of the evening. One hundred rhinestone-filled champagne glasses will be sold at the event, with only one lucky winner taking home an exquisite diamond hidden inside their glass.

Sponsorship tables for the 2021 Gala vary in price from $500 to $10,000 are available, as well as individual tickets for $150 each. For more information about the Gala, sponsorship information, or to purchase tickets please contact Nikki Lantz at 361.524.6103 or email

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If you are unable to attend the Gala but would love to bid on some of these fabulous items, email Nikki Lantz at to submit the item you want to bid on with your bid limit. The Gala Committee will bid for you at the event, getting you the best deal possible, not going over your pre-set limit.

Thanks to Our
Gala XIII Sponsors!





Cuero Hospital Volunteers

Kathy & Dr. John Frels
Texas Hospital Insurance Exchange
Yvonne & James Meischen
Gulf Coast Rehabilitation / Excel Sports Therapy

$2,500+ FAIS-DO-DO
Lauger Companies
Victoria Hospitalist Associates
City of Cuero
DeWitt Dental Professionals
Patricia & Judd Miller / Suzie & Nathan Post / Peggy & Travis Basham / Nancy & Bill Blackwell
Cuero Pecan House
McMahan Services - Denise & Jeff McMahan
Wells Fargo Advisors - The Handley Ralston Group
Donald & Betty Jo Elder Family Foundation
Sara & Greg Gossett
Robert Oliver
Susan Hamilton Wallis (1)
Susan Hamilton Wallis (2)
Victoria Orthopedic Center
Faye & Joe L. Sheppard and Mary Sheppard
Donald Bitterly Family
Mildred & Stayton Weldon
Dr. Dan Dugi and Dr. Raymond Reese
Dewitt Poth & Son
Methodist Healthcare
Cuero Development Corporation

$1,500+ C'EST LA VIE
Joseph Olive - Wells Fargo Advisors
Victoria Eye Center
Prosperity Bank
TrustTexas Bank
Reed Claymon Meeker & Hargett
Cuero National Bank

$500+ CA C'EST BON
Nelda & Paul Huber
Luker Pharmacy Management
Nancy & Darryl Stefka
Regional Pathology Associates
Cindy & Michael Sheppard
Citizens Bank - Yorktown
KMH Wealth Management / Keller Associates CPSs, PLLC
St. David's Healthcare
Aracely's Salon & spa
Walmart - Cuero
La Femme Boutique
Sylvia & Randall Jochim
Debra & David Baros
Sheryl & Denis Mueller
Laurie Pokluda
Lanette & Ottie Gips
Security STORAGE
Pat & Clarence Wessels
Linda & Glenn Ruschhaupt
RNC Insurance Agency
Betty & Carl Sample
Andrew A. Armondo, CRNA PC
AM Anesthesia Services of South Texas - Cuero, PLLC / Mary Jo Leahy, CRNA
Argon Anesthesia, PLLC / Brian Walford, CRNA
Sarah & Russell Goebel
Katy & Jeff Nagel
Cuero Nursing & Rehabilitation
Victoria Radioworks
Townsquare Media
Jacqueline & Charles Papacek
Ilene B. Gohmert, CPA
Gayle & Tom Batts
Hummingbird Occupational Therapy, LLC
Texas Ranch and Home Realty
Solo Anesthesia Services, PLLC / David Solis, CRNA

A Special THANK YOU to:
Energy Waste
A Special Stitch
City of Cuero
CISD Project Graduation
Miss Cuero Court
Matt Moeller
CRH Grounds & Maintenance

Dueling Pianos Event 2021

This Summer's hottest event Dueling Pianos is happening Friday, July 30, 2021 at the Venue on Church Street from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.!

This is one of the best shows around, featuring two talented musicians dueling it out on pianos during an evening of fast, funny, and unforgettable entertainment. Our entertainers engage the audience making them the star of the show. It only takes a song to have the party goers shouting out requests, singing along to favorites, bantering with performers, and having the time of their lives.

You don't want to miss this memorable night! Get your reserved table of 10 or $25 general admission tickets now by calling 361.524.6103 or email

Gala XII

The 2019 Gala was held Saturday, April 27, 2019. The theme of the 2019 Gala will be "An Evening Under the Oaks" in which attendees spent the evening under the oaks on the front lawn of Cuero Regional Hospital.

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View the invitation - back

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"Hosting the Gala at Cuero Regional Hospital helps us to turn our sights and attention to our mission as we view our main campus under the stars– allowing our community to enjoy seeing the numerous projects you have supported – all helping to provide quality healthcare services to our area," said Suzanne Bell, Dewitt Medical Foundation secretary and Gala chair. "Proceeds from the 2019 Gala will benefit continuing education needs for CRH and employees, support retention efforts, as well as aid in talent recruitment."

Below is a feature of a few of the amazing live auction items:

Gnat Warfare Aerial Drone Shoot – six teams of five shooters enjoy an afternoon at Basham Ranch shooting drones out of the sky, flying by at 75+ mph.

Four-Night Thatch Caye Resort Island Vacation with an Overnight Yacht Charter for two - Two full days of deep sea fishing with unlimited SCUBA diving and snorkeling.

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Class for 5 – Enjoy an exciting day in New Braunfels sipping on bloody mary's during your private workshop lead by a certified A.S. stockist. Lunch at McAdoo's Seafood Co. & Oyster Bar to follow. Includes one custom painted French cabinet.

"Rotel and the Hot Tomatoes, our music entertainment, put on a stellar show in the past, so we knew we must bring them back. The event will feature exceptional cuisine, traditional live and silent auctions, as well as a chance to network at one of the biggest parties in town," said Martin Leske, board president.

Thanks to Our Gala XII Sponsors!

Live Oak $10,000
Ramro LLC / RJ Cattle Co

Bur Oak $5,000
Cuero Regional Hospital Volunteers
Gulf Coast Rehab

Monterrey Oak $2,500
Sheryl & Ted Winslow
DeWitt Dental Professionals/Dr. Kimberly Koenig Smalley
McMahan Services/Denise & Jeff McMahan
Kathy & Dr. John Frels
Leslie Frels, D.D.S., M.S.D.
Susan Hamilton Wallis
Bettye and Paddy Burwell
Cuero National Bank
Victoria Orthopedic Center, LLP
Raymond R. Reese M.D.
Faye and Joe L. Sheppard
Peggy and Travis Basham
Janie and Fain McDougal
Radiology Partners Victoria
City of Cuero
Weaver & Jacobs Constructors / Partners Chevy-GMC
RelaDyne - Kailey & Martin Leske / Edward Jones Financial Advisor Cliff Foulds
Methodist Healthcare
Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum
Holly & Bill Hickey / Laurie Ann & Keith Krueger / Mary Sheppard

Shumard Oaks $1,500
Luker Pharmacy
Weber Motor Company
TDECU Your Credit Union
Lauger Companies Inc./Craig & Robbie Lauger
Sloan Investment Management LLC
Patricia and Judd Miller
Suzie and Nathan Post
Victoria Hospitalist Associates
TrustTexas Bank
Laurie and John Pokluda
Access Physicians
Catholic Community of Cuero
Nelda Ruth Kahlich

Texas Red Oak $500
Southwest Medical Associates, Inc.
Nancy and Darryl Stefka
Regional Pathology Associates/ C. Leilani Valdes, M.D.
Linda and Lawrence Anzaldua
JHC Insurance/Carbonara Family
Linda and Glenn Ruschhaupt
Cuero Nursing & Rehab
Cindy and Michael Sheppard
Dee Sager
Andrew A. Armondo, CRNA PC
Nancy and Bill Blackwell
Acenet and Cliff Davis
Betty and Carl Sample
Cathy and Paul Celauro
Prosperity Bank
Jacqueline and Charles Papacek
Sandy and Avi Hahn Ghosh
Cuero Chamber of Commerce Agriculture & Visitor's Center
Bar-Hil Ranches - Debra and David Baros
McDonald's of Cuero - Sylvia and Randy Jochim
Karyn and Pat Elder
Lynn and Jeff Falcone
Colleen Trautwein
Cindy and Paul Holcomb
Wells Fargo Advisors (1)
Wells Fargo Advisors (2)
Emily Montgomery, Texas Farm Bureau
Betty Jo and Donald Elder
Dolan Rentals - Guy Dolan
Yorktown Nursing & Rehab
Norrean and Marvin Sager
BKD CPAs and Advisors
St. David's Healthcare
Hall Electric Company and Hall Lighting & Design Center
Texas Hospital Insurance Exchange
Scott Financial Services / David Scott
Delores and David Solis
Colleen Lamont

Sponsorship tables for the 2021 Gala vary in price from $500 to $10,000 are available as well as individual tickets for $150 each. For more information about the Gala, sponsorship information, or to purchase tickets please contact Nikki Lantz at 361.524.6103 or email

For more information, please visit and stay tuned to their Facebook page for more updates: