Houston Lone Star Huddle Up2023 Recap
The LonghornHigh Roller Sponsorship
The Silver SpurJackpot Sponsorship
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Rex & Lisa Spain
The CattlemanWildcard Sponsorship
Joy Knox Insurance Agency, Inc.
The Schwarz Family & The Springer Family
James Valentine IES Commercial & Industrial, Inc.
Glenn & Sara Valentine
Schlanger Silver LLP
Family Law Friend of Rexanna's Foundation
The CowboyThe Hard Eight Sponsorship
Dr. & Mrs. John Ricks
Nacho Aguirre & Susana Mijares
Sweets & Treats would not have been possible without you!
Because of everyone's continued giving, even during Covid and quaratine of 2020, Rexanna's Foundation presented a $150,000 check to M.D. Anderson during the event.
Lance Bertrand Grant
Dr. Tina Cascone
A total grant of $50,000 was given to Dr. Cascone & her team for research that addresses the recurrence of cancer after surgery alone. The benefits to patients of this research is the development of therapeutic strategies that will overcome immune suppression and reverse resistance to treatments.
Pictured from left to right: Lisa Spain (Executive Director of Rexanna's Foundation), Monica Vega (Lance Bertrand's Sister), Brent Bertrand (Lance Bertrand's Brother), Therese Bertrand (Lance Bertrand's spouse), Dr. Tina Cascone, Dr. Alexandre Reuben, & Dr. John Heymach.
Tamra Hissom Budd Grant
Dr. Ferdinandos Skoulidis
Dr. John Heymach
A total grant of $50,000 will be funding research focused on KRAS mutant non-small cell lung cancer. The research this scientist has done previously (which included funding by Rexanna's Foundation) has been groundbreaking and he was awarded the Career Development Award from the U.S. Department of Defense in 2017 and the 2019 NextGen Stars Award from the American Assoc. of Cancer Research.
Pictured from left to right: Lisa Spain (Executive Director of Rexanna's Foundation), Dr. Ferdinandos Skoulidis, Keith Budd (Tamra Hissom Budd's spouse) and Dr. John Heymach.
Pamela Henicke Grant
Dr. Monique Nilsson
Dr. John Heymach
The total grant of $50,000 will be focused on developing new strategies for enhancing anti-tumor immunity in EGFR-mutant non-small cell lung cancer. The identification of new and effective therapies for EGFR-mutant, TKI resistant tumors is currently a critical unmet need.
Pictured from left to right: Lisa Spain (Executive Director of Rexanna's Foundation), Dr. Le, Kenedy Henicke (Pamela's daughter), Greg Henicke (Pamela Henicke's spouse), Lawson Henicke (Pamela Henicke's son), Dr. John Heymach.