Crazy for YOU: A Tribute to Ann Wiatt

 A Tribute to Ann WiattThursday, January 14, 2016
6pm Cocktails
7pm Dinner
Miramont Country Club

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History proudly presents: Crazy for YOU: a Tribute to Ann Wiatt at the Miramont Country Club on Thursday, January 14, 2016. The evening will begin with cocktails at 6pm followed by dinner at 7pm. It is a wonderful opportunity to thank Ann for all of the outstanding support she has given to our arts community over the years. It will be an evening filled with great food, humorous and entertaining stories, music, and fun. Please note the dress code for this event is cocktail attire, and jackets are required for men.

  • Reserved tables of 10 start at $1500 and Individual Tickets are $125. Individual tickets & tables will be sold now through January 7 or until they are sold out.
  • The $1,500 Sapphire Sponsor Level includes recognition in a newspaper thank you, event program recognition, and a VIP reserved table of 10.
  • The $3000 Emerald Sponsor Level includes recognition on Facebook, press releases, newspaper ads, and a newspaper thank you; event program recognition; 2 complimentary raffle tickets; and a VIP reserved table of 10.
  • The $5,000 Ruby Sponsor Level includes recognition on Facebook, press releases, newspaper ads, and newspaper thank you; event program recognition; 4 complimentary raffle tickets; 2 bottles of wine and table gifts; and VIP reserved table of 10.
  • $10,000 Diamond Sponsor Level includes logo recognition on Facebook, press releases, newspaper ads, and newspaper thank you; event program recognition; 6 complimentary raffle tickets; 3 bottles of wine and table gifts; personal table and bar service; and 1 VIP elegant décor table of 10.

Don’t miss this chance to honor a great woman! Call the Museum for more information and to RSVP: 979.776.2195. Seating is limited, so don’t delay. Checks may also be mailed to: Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History, Attn: Tribute to Ann Wiatt, 3232 Briarcrest Drive, Bryan, Texas 77802. Tables are limited: reserve your table as soon as possible — this event is expected to sell out!

Raffle of David Yurman Bracelet & Ring

Crazy For YOU - Raffle - David Yurman Bracelet and Ring
The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History proudly announces the raffle of a beautiful David Yurman bracelet & ring during Crazy for YOU: a Tribute to Ann Wiatt. The bracelet is sterling silver and features pave diamonds and pearls. This stunning set, priced at $3,650, was generously donated by David Gardner’s Jewelry. Raffle tickets are $25 a piece or 5 for $100; and can be purchased at the Museum, from Board Trustees, or at the Crazy for YOU tribute. Ticket holders do not have to be present to win.

 

About Ann Wiatt

Ann WiattAnn Cobb Wiatt has made community service in the Brazos Valley a high priority for 57 years. Born in Huntsville, Alabama, she received her early education there, followed by attendance at Florence State Teachers College and George Washington University. She was employed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in Washington, D.C. where she met her future husband, Special Agent, Bob Wiatt. Married in 1953, they celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary shortly before his death in 2010. Ann is the mother of two sons, Scot (deceased) and Jeffrey of The Woodlands. She is a devoted mother-in-law to Jennifer and proud grandmother of Josh, Jordan, and Jillian.

Since her arrival in Bryan/College Station in 1958, Ann has assisted more than 32 organizations. A few of the organizations that she has served as either a founder, co-founder, officer or board member include: Junior League of Bryan/College Station; Literacy Volunteers of America; Woman’s Club of Bryan, Arts Council of Brazos Valley (ACVB); MSC Opera and Performing Arts Society (OPAS) at Texas A&M University; OPAS Guild (now Encore); Brazos Valley Symphony Society (BVSS); Friends of the Symphony; Brazos Valley Rehabilitation Center; St. Joseph Hospital Auxiliary; Brazos County United Way; Girls Club of Brazos County; American Cancer Society; March of Dimes; Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley; Kappa Alpha Theta Alumnae Club; and the Salvation Army’s Clothes Closet.

She served the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum as a docent for 12 years and the Texas A&M Center for Teaching Excellence for several years. A long term board member at a local bank, Ann also devoted countless hours to teaching etiquette classes.

She remains an active member of many organizations, and has assisted the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History in recent years.

Her outstanding dedication to the B/CS community has been recognized by numerous awards: The Jefferson Award; Most Outstanding Woman in Brazos County (1990); Woman of Distinction by Girl Scouts Council of America (1992); Women who make a Difference by the Prenatal Clinic; Sustainer of the Year by the Junior League of Bryan/College Station; and awards from the Daughters of the American Revolution; American Diabetes Association, and Brazos Community Foundation.

Widely known for her role in creating OPAS and her contributions to local arts organizations, Ann has also received numerous awards from ACBV, BVSS, and OPAS. In her honor, OPAS has named its main stage productions venue, the Ann Cobb Wiatt Main Stage. Earlier this fall, 2015, she also received the Arts Council Volunteer of the Year award.

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History is open to visitors Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm. Regular admission fees: adults $5; seniors/students/children $4; children 3 and under are free. To learn more about this and other Museum events, activities and exhibitions call 979-776-2195, visit their website at www.brazosvalleymuseum.org, or follow them on Facebook.

Table Sponsors

Diamond Level Sponsor

Twin City Properties/Parten Wakefield

Ruby Level Sponsors

Stephanie Sale and Jim Singleton - Ann Wiatt Honor Table
Sue Lee and Clay Gerngross/Pat Guseman

Emerald Level Sponsors

Becky and Don Russell
St. Joseph Regional Health Center
Janie & Fain McDougal

Sapphire Level Sponsors

Texas A&M University - Office of Provost
Brazos Valley Council of Governments
Friends of Ann Wiatt
Brazos Valley Symphony Society
FASO & STARs
BVMNH Board of Trustees
University Title Company
Copy Corner/The Ellison Firm
City Bank
Wells Fargo Bank
Stylecraft Builders
Pat Allen Rice/Friends of Ann Wiatt
American Momentum Bank
Congressman Bill Flores, State Rep. John Rainey, and State Rep. Kyle Kacal
Caroline and Tom McDonald
Ann & Barry Satterwhite
Arts Council of Brazos Valley
Paul and Dawn Sandel
City of Bryan

Auction Items

A special thank you to our in kind sponsors for the event and
auction items:

Miramont
Post Oak Florists
Action in Style Limo
RMD Audio
Christopher’s World Grill
The Republic
Veritas
Kyle Kacal
Sue Lee
Doug Pederson
Pebble Creek
Traditions
Flip and Susan Flippen
C&J’s Barbeque
Paolo’s
Rockin’ B’s Steakhouse
La Riviera
The Vintage Restaurant, Messina Hoff Winery
Madden’s
Luigi’s
Amico Nave
Fish Daddy’s Seafood Grill
Napa Flats
Outback Steakhouse
Abuelo’s
Café Eccell

Performers

Thanks also to our performers:

Kevin Kriscunas
Brazos Ballet
Karl Rehn
Adam Mikeal
Bronius Motekaitis
David Moreno
Travis Urban