Thursday, November 17, 2011

Courtney Kerr named Dress For Success Ambassador for 2012

Dress for Success held their second annual casino night charity event, “Lucky Lonestar,” last Friday night at Zouk Night Club in Dallas.  This jackpot of an event was presented by Katy Messersmith of Katydid Collections. Many of Dallas’ charitable socialites flocked to the scene for a Friday evening of “Vegas-Style” theme featuring casino games, silent auction and raffle, music and more.  Congrats to Courtney Kerr, from Bravo TV's Most Eligible Dallas,who was announced as Dress For Success new Ambassador for 2012.

(top left) Linh Quach with Katy Messersmith  (top right) Sarah Davis with Amir Omar (bottom) Shirin Askari, Courtney Kerr, Matt Nordgren and LeeAnne Locken

Dallas notables Matt Nordgren and Courtney Kerr of Most Eligible Dallas, Shirin Askari of Project Runway Season 6,  City of Richardson Council Member Amir Omar, Vernon Hadnot of D210 TV, FC Dallas’ Soccer Captain Daniel Hern├índez and model/actress LeeAnne Locken walked the red carpet eager to double down for fashion and charity.

All proceeds benefited Dress for Success Dallas programs, which help women transition towards self-sufficiency by addressing their social and economic needs in relation to work, home and community.

(top left) Royanne Kerr and Barbara Downing (top right) LeeAnne Locken and Shirin Askari playing craps  (bottom left) Courtney Kerr wins big in Blackjack as Shirin Askari looks on  (bottom right) Amber LaFrance, Nicole Hodges and Jarrod Fresquez try their luck at Blackjack

About Dress for Success The mission of Dress for Success is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

photos courtesy of Thomas Garza Photography