The Wright Stuff: A Tribute to Mike Wright

 A Tribute to Mike Wright


Thursday, January 5, 2017

6pm Cocktails
7pm Dinner
Miramont Country Club

Laughter, Stories, Awards, Live Music, Raffle, Auction, & More 

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History proudly presents:  The Wright Stuff: A Tribute to Mike Wright, at the Miramont Country Club on Thursday, January 5, 2017.  The evening will begin with cocktails at 6pm followed by dinner at 7pm.  It is a wonderful opportunity to thank Mike for all of the outstanding support he 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.

  • Reserved tables of 10 start at $1800 and Individual Tickets are $150. Individual tickets & tables will be sold now through January 1st or until they are sold out.
  • The $1,800 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 VIP elegant décor table of 10.

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 Mike Wright, 3232 Briarcrest Drive, Bryan, Texas 77802. Tables are limited: reserve your table as soon as possible — this event is expected to sell out!

About Mike Wright

Mike Wright

Mike Wright is Vice President and General Manager of CBS affiliates KWTX-TV News 10 Waco-Temple-Killeen and KBTX-TV News 3 Bryan-College Station.  He has been an employee of KBTX since 1991, adding KWTX to his responsibilities in January 2014.  Wright was honored by the Texas Association of Broadcasters as the 2013 Texas Broadcaster of the Year.  He is a member of the Blinn College Hall of Honor, receiving a Distinguished Alumnus Award.

Wright served for seven seasons as radio play-by-play announcer for the Texas A&M Women’s Basketball Program on the Texas A&M Sports Network and is currently a play-by-play announcer for ESPN’s “SEC Network+” telecasts of Texas A&M Women’s Basketball.  He has also served as the voice of A&M Consolidated Tiger Football on WTAW radio for the past 25 seasons. Throughout his career, he has received numerous awards from The Associated Press and Texas Association of Broadcasters as a play-by-play announcer.

Mike and his wife, Bethany, have been married for 21 years and are proud parents of 16-year old twins, Macy and Mason.  A native of Mexia, Texas, Wright holds an Associate of Arts from Blinn College and a Bachelor of Arts in Radio-TV-Film from Baylor University.

Raffle of David Yurman Bracelet, Chain, & Enhancer

The Wright Stuff - Raffle - David Yurman Bracelet, Chain, & Enhancer

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.

Raffle Tickets are currently on sale for stunning jewelry donated by David Gardner’s Jewelry in honor of The Wright Stuff: A Tribute to Mike Wright

Come by the Museum to purchase tickets and see the beautiful David Yurman Blue Topaz and Diamond enhancer, bracelet, and sterling silver chain worth $4250.  Tickets are $25 each or 5 for $100.

The drawing will take place at the Tribute on January 5th, and attendance is not required to win. 

 

About the Museum

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, browse this website, or follow us on Facebook.

 

 

Table Sponsors

Ruby

Sue Lee / Ellen & Rod Thornton

Emerald Star

Twin City Properties / Parten Wakefield

Emerald

SZH Architecture

Sapphire

Allen Honda
Arts Council of Brazos Valley
Blinn College
Brazos Valley Council of Governments
Brazos Valley Symphony Society
Bryan Broadcasting/Molly Watson
BVMNH Board of Trustees
CHI St. Joseph’s
City of Bryan
Copy Corner/The Ellison Firm
Bonnie & Otway Denny / Lou Ann & Mike McKinney  
Rep. Bill Flores/Rep. John Raney / Rep. Kyle Kacal
Friends of Junction 505
HEB
KBTX
KWTX
Oldham Goodwin Group
Bookman & Florence Peters / Mervin & Annette Peters
Becky & Don Russell
Stylecraft Builders
TAMU Office of the President / Office of the Provost
United Country Real Estate / Action in Style Limos
Bethany & Mike Wright
Wells Fargo Bank 

Donations

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

ANCO Insurance
Mr. & Mrs. Ray Deaver
Dee Dee & John Acklam