Summer 2014 : Polo on the Prairie
Polo on the Prairie
World-class polo, West Texas style
Team Propaganda (pictured above) earned the coveted silver trophy for the 28th annual tournament at the Musselman brothers’ Lazy 3 ranch in Albany, Texas.
Eleven hundred attendees ponied up more than $356,000 for this year’s event, which will support vital MD Anderson research and patient care initiatives.
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Sid and Dawna Mauldin of Pampa, Texas, wanted to show their MD Anderson support.
Jan Levit Silver, of Bellaire, Texas, is an executive vice president for Grocers Supply Co. Inc. Jan has been an MD Anderson patient and serves as an associate member of the MD Anderson Cancer Center Board of Visitors. Jan's late father, Milton Levit, was a BOV member, and her uncle, Max Levit, is a senior BOV member. Generous donations from the Levit family support the Joe and Dora Levit MRI Center and the Levit Family Learning Center at MD Anderson.
Paula Schuetz, of Pearland, a Houston suburb, is the mother of three children (ages 24, 19 and 16). She enjoys photography, gardening and crafting. Her mantra as a caregiver, cancer patient and survivor: Never, never, never give up!
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