LeAnn Rimes brought down the house Monday night during our sixth annual "A Night to Remember 2007" concert at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Downtown Dallas (event pictured here).
It was a great night.
The house was packed.
The music was emotional, moving and unbelievable in terms of range and quality.
LeAnn Rimes is an incredible talent. Everyone seemed to enjoy a night of fun and philanthropy. A successful night in every respect.
I'm grateful for everyone who purchased tickets and for every sponsor who helped underwrite the event--we had more sponsors this year than ever before.
I enjoy these efforts. I love working with our staff and everyone involved, including the talent to turn a spotlight on what we are trying to do.
Still, at the end of the day, it makes me incredibly sad that our organization even needs to exist. Families trapped in poverty deserve much more than we are able to deliver at this point.
As Ms. Rimes sang last night, maybe the best approach is to be committed to "change the things I (we) can." I continue to believe the list of things that can change to the great benefit of us all is long and eminently doable.
Any ideas on who we should invite to perform next year? I'd love to hear your ideas.