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The 2017 Red and White Ball

  • San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter 101 Bowie Street San Antonio, TX, 78205 United States (map)

The Blood & Tissue Center Foundation cordially invites you to our annual signature event, the Red and White Ball. Our theme for this year's ball is "A Night in Old Havana," with dinner, dancing, entertainment, raffle and a silent auction to be held at the Marriott River Center.

For over 12 years, the Ball has raised more than $2.5 million for critical research, equipment, and therapies which have helped further the mission of saving lives in South Texas. We hope you will join us for this wonderful event. By doing so, you will not only make it a night to remember, but more importantly, you will also help to make a life-saving difference to someone in need.

About our MC:


WENDY RIGBY,  BioScience and Medicine Reporter, Texas Public Radio

Emmy Award-winning journalist Wendy Rigby spent two decades at KENS-TV covering health and medical news before bringing her considerable background, experience and passion to Texas Public Radio.

Wendy has earned dozens of awards for medical reporting from state and national organizations including the Texas Medical Association, the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, and the Dallas Press Club. She has been honored with two Emmy Awards from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

About our entertainment:

Matchmaker Band was formed in 2008 in Austin, TX. Their first show debuted at a local club and brought the house down with a standing ovation. Now, with over 100 dates per year, they have developed into a fun, professional, hard-hitting show band! Click here to learn more about the band.

Special Latin dance performance by Studio One. Owned and operated by international award winning competitive dancer Esteban M. Cardenas, Studio One dominates the dance industry in San Antonio, Texas.