Awards and Honors

Neiman Marcus at the Shops of Willow Bend to honor Top 10 Collin County women

By Kim Nguyen, Staff writer | Posted Jul 26, 2009


Neiman Marcus at The Shops of Willow Bend will host a luncheon on Aug. 20 to honor 10 Collin County women for their contributions to the community and local non-profit organizations.


Honorees include Christina M. Andrea, Children’s Medical Center Legacy; Rosanne Best, Boys and Girls Clubs of Collin County; Diane Chester, CASA of Collin County; Amy Davis, Frisco Family Services; Julie Karnes, Chamberlain Performing Arts; Jenny McCall, CITY House; Jean Newman, Arts of Collin County; Carolyn Speese, Collin County Children's Advocacy Center; Sherrie Varrichio, Plano Symphony Orchestra; and Beth Webb, Plano ISD Foundation.


Christina Mennen Andrea has been an active hospital volunteer for 16 years and is one of the founding families of Children’s Medical Center at Legacy.


“She has repeatedly demonstrated her sincere passion and deep-rooted commitment to the core purpose and mission of Children’s Medical Center—to make life better for children,” appropriate office space to serve child abuse victims.


A series of events is planned for mid-August to honor and recognize the Top 10 Women in Collin County as well as to welcome the new Neiman Marcus Willow Bend General Manager Marcus Wyss. Neiman Marcus Willow Bend will host a Fall Fashion luncheon and clinic for the 10 honorees. A dinner co-hosted by Plano Mayor Phil Dyer and Wyss will take place at Neiman Marcus Willow Bend and a luncheon and fashion show to benefit the 10 non-profits who are honoring these outstanding women is scheduled on Aug. 20. The $150 tickets may be purchased from each of the 10 charities, which will benefit from proceeds.

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