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2019 Gala "An Evening Under the Oaks" Coming This Spring

Foundation news | Monday, January 21, 2019

Cuero, Texas: The 2019 Gala is just around the corner this spring and set for Saturday, April 27, 2019, so mark your calendars and get your tickets or sponsor tables for an unforgettable evening. The theme of the 2019 Gala will be "An Evening Under the Oaks" in which attendees will spend the evening under the oaks on the front lawn of Cuero Regional Hospital.

"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."

"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.

Below is a preview 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.
  • Five-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 Marys 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 piece of furniture.

"Support from the Dewitt Medical Foundation allows Cuero Health to invest back to the communities we serve, allowing us to recruit compassionate caregivers and aid in our retention of this amazing staff," said Lynn Falcone, Cuero Health CEO. "We are thrilled the DMF board saw fit to support these efforts in order to keep us competitive in the healthcare arena. And, given what they have in store for the event, we know it will be a memorable and fun time for all attendees."

Sponsorship tables varying 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: