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Our Silver Linings Gala is an elegant event celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Care Communities, and tickets are $175 per person or $130 early bird until August 15th. Austin Chic, Cocktail Attire and Business attire is acceptable.
Ticket price includes 2 drink tickets, awards dinner and downtown hotel garage self-parking. Sponsor opportunities are now available.   CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS OR SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES!
We are very excited to be able to recognize Diana Resnik with our Byron E. Cox Spirit of Caring Award, and to celebrate our Pauline Lewis with the Roger Temme Guardian of Caring Award. It is such an honor for us to be able to showcase the amazing amount of good these deserving honorees have done for others in our community. A Silent and Live Auction will also be a part of the festivities as we raise needed funds to support our neighbors with serious illness in Central Texas.
Care Communities celebrates it’s now 25 year mission to care for our neighbors in Central Texas who are battling HIV or cancer with compassionate volunteers that assist with their quality of life.

meet our awardees

Diana Resnik
Our Byron Box Spirit of Caring Award is given to an individual who gives exceptional service to the community in the spirit of the Care Communities mission. Established in memory of Byron Cox who gave his all to life and helped begin Care Communities. This year’s awardee is Diana Resnick, Ms. Resnik retired from Seton Healthcare Family in June, 2014.  Diana was President and CEO of Seton Shoal Creek Hospital and Community Care for the Seton Healthcare Family.  She was responsible for two critical access hospitals, three rural health clinics, two mobile vans,  three Community Centers for the working poor and Shoal Creek Hospital, Seton’s  free standing psychiatric facility in Austin, Texas.   In addition, she was responsible for numerous community collaborations including insure•a•kid, an outreach program for CHIP and Medicaid enrollment, the network Disease Management department and the Cancer Care Team and the Austin Independent School Health Nursing Program.
Pauline Lewis
Our Roger Temme Guardian of Caring Awardee for the 25th Anniversary Silver Linings Gala is Pauline Lewis. This award is given to an individual that has made a lasting difference in the mission and work of Care Communities. Pauline retired from a successful career in software development and international marketing. Pauline has served on the Board of Lifeworks, Austin Children’s Services, The Care Communities and Girl Scouts of Central Texas.  Pauline is a two-time cancer survivor and has served as a volunteer for The Care Communities for over 20 years.  Pauline served as Interim Executive Director for Care Communities from January  to June 2015.  She embodies the mission of Care Communities in serving those who need it most.
Join us as we honor and thank these amazing individuals for their contributions to the community at our 25th Anniversary Gala on Sept. 17th!

For tickets and sponsorship opportunities click here!