King of the Court: A Tribute to Gary Blair

 A Tribute to Gary BlairJanuary 11, 2019
Miramont Country Club

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History proudly presents King of the Court: A Tribute to Gary Blair at the Miramont Country Club on Friday, January 11, 2019.  The evening will begin with cocktails at 6 pm followed by dinner at 7 pm.  It is a wonderful opportunity to thank Gary for all of the outstanding support he has given our community over the years.  It will be an evening filled with great food, humorous and entertaining stories, music, and fun.

Reserved tables are currently sold out; individual tickets are $200 and guests may call the Museum and request to be placed on a waiting list.  Cancellations do occur and seats will become available through January 10th.

Can’t attend, but want to honor Coach Blair?  Contributions to the Museum in his honor will be recognized at the event. 

David Gardner Raffle

Raffle tickets are also on sale for a stunning David Gardner Designed 18K Gold & Diamond Oval Link earrings valued at $6,800!

The drawing will take place at the Tribute on January 11th. Attendance is not required to win. Tickets are $100 each; only 200 will be sold!

Don’t miss this chance to honor a great man! 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: Coach Gary Blair, 3232 Briarcrest Drive,  Bryan, Texas 77802.

Coach Gary Blair

Coach Blair has been the Head Coach of TAMU Women’s Basketball since 2003. He led the Women’s Basketball team to victory as the 2013 SEC champions, and took the Aggies to 12 straight NCAA Tournament appearances and four conference championships. Under his leadership the team has made it to the Sweet Sixteen five times since 2008. Blair has received numerous awards and honors, including being inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in 2013.

Gary Blair is also very active in the Bryan/ College Station community. He established Coach Blair Charities to raise money for charitable organizations operating in Bryan/ College Station and surrounding communities, with a special focus on the Special Olympics-Texas.

Gary has two children, Paige and Matt; both currently reside in Arkansas with their families. He has three grandchildren, Logan, Lola and Landry. 


Our Sponsors

Many thanks to all our sponsors and guests for helping us honor Coach Blair!

$5,000 Ruby Table

Sonja & Neal Adams/12th Man Foundation

Sue Lee

Becky & Don Russell

TDI International

Texas A&M College of Agriculture & Life Sciences

Texas A&M University System, Office of the Chancellor

Ellen and Rod Thornton

Twin City Properties

Karla & Parten Wakefield

Wells Fargo Bank   

$3,000 Emerald Table

Brazos Valley Council of Governments

Carolyn Lohman

Louann & Mike McKinney/Bonnie & Otway Denny

Florence & Bookman Peters/Mervin & Annette Peters

Ann & Barry Satterwhite

SZH Architecture

Texas A&M University Office of the President/Office of the Provost

$2,000 Sapphire Table

Ann & Steve Broussard/Anita & Leslie Feigenbaum

Blair Neighbors

BVMNH Board of Trustees/Penelope Kostolnyik & Joe Ham

City of Bryan

Coleman & Patterson Real Estate/Action In Style Limos

Conlee & Conlee, LLC

Allen Honda/Sue Futrell/Ann Wiatt/Marilyn & Bill Youngkin

Janie & Fain McDougal

Dorothy McFerrin

Rep. Bill Flores/Rep. John Raney/Rep. Kyle Kacal

Seidel Schroeder/Copy Corner

Texas A&M College of Geosciences

12th Man Foundation

Sponsorship Information

Please let us know ASAP if you would like to donate unfilled seats at your table to the Museum to be resold. If you cannot attend, but would like to make a donation to the Museum, you may donate by phone (979.776.2195), purchase raffle tickets, or mail a check to:

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
3232 Briarcrest Drive, Bryan, Texas 77802

Proceeds benefit the Museum, a 501(c)3 ~ a portion of your ticket is tax deductible.