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10th Annual Starfish Benefit

Celebrating Silver Linings

Join Us!

The 10th Annual Starfish Benefit will be a  unique and fun event this year, scheduled for Saturday, September 18th from 6:00 to 8:30 pm. 

 It is a hybrid/virtual platform, basically meeting in the middle – halfway back to a gala style event, yet following a cautionary path.     

               We are thrilled to announce that we have partnered with First United Bank to hold the virtual live stream and a sponsor watch party at their new, beautiful location in Sherman, catered by Fulbelli's Restaurant.  

Due to pandemic concerns, we have had to scale down the number of attendees, therefore,

we are encouraging community and stay at home watch parties as well.

Please celebrate Silver Linings with us on

September 18th, 2021 

Attend the Free Live Stream Event here -

Register to Bid, Purchase, and Donate:  Text Starfish2021 to 76278 or visit 


A Big THANK YOU to our Event Chairs!

Brad Rhodes

Event Revenue
April Dawn
Denise Harris
Jamie Ramey

Sponsor Watch Party Hosts

Wendy Acosta, Chair

Kelly Ashmore

Nora Bynum

Michelle Castle

Donna Perry

Jamie Ramey

Susan Simmons


Check out the live stream video from the 9th Annual Starfish Benefit below!

The Starfish Story

One day a man was walking along the beach when he noticed a boy picking something up and gently throwing it into the ocean. 
 Approaching the boy, he asked, “What are you doing?” The youth replied, “Throwing starfish back into the ocean. The surf is up, and the tide is going out. If I don’t throw them back, they’ll die.” 
“Son,” the man said, “don’t you realize there are miles and miles of beach and hundreds of starfish? You can’t make a difference!” 
After listening politely, the boy bent down, picked up another starfish, and threw it back into the surf. Then, smiling at the man, he said… “I made a difference for that one.”