Arlington, Texas – Since 1991, the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation has been dedicated to improving the lives of individuals in the community, especially children, the military and first responders and their families.
TEX Gala 2021 will be held on June 17 at Globe Life Field and culminates in a benefit concert by Grammy Award-winning artist Tim McGraw.
The proceeds from this year’s TEX Gala presented by Choctaw Casinos & Resorts will benefit the foundation’s mission and provide support to society’s ever-increasing needs due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the winter storm.
“The TEX Gala presented by Choctaw Casinos & Resorts will celebrate the efforts of the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation and our nonprofit partners in these challenging times,” said Neil Leibman, President of Business Operations and Chief Operating Officer. “It will also give Rangers fans and participants at an event a very special opportunity to see an incredible superstar, Tim McGraw, perform at Globe Life Field. We look forward to a very special evening that will benefit the community and our neighbors in need. ”
Participants in the event will experience a red carpet arrival and enjoy a fantastic meal on the playing field at Globe Life Field. Live and silent auctions include exclusive Rangers experiences and a selection of sports and Hollywood memorabilia. The Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation will also share a special presentation with TEX Gala guests.
The dinner will be followed by a special acoustic concert by Tim McGraw, one of country music’s most famous artists with 44 number one hits. He has won a number of Grammy Awards, the Academy of Country Music Awards and the Country Music Association Awards. McGraw is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, with more than 80 million records sold worldwide.
The TEX Gala presented by Choctaw Casinos & Resorts is also supported by Bally Sports Southwest, CBS 11 / TXA 21, 105.3 The Fan, 1270AM TUDN Radio and Univision DFW.
Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available for purchase with limited availability. To learn more about the TEX Gala and buy tickets, visit texasrangers.com/texgala.
About the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation
Since its inception in 1991, the foundation has invested more than $ 50 million in our community and is dedicated to improving the lives of children in need. The foundation provides funding to children, the military and first responders and their families, programming and partnerships for education, health and athletic activity. Signature programs include the Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy at the Mercy Street Sports Complex, presented by Toyota, the 2018 Allan H. Selig Award for Philanthropic Excellence Award-winning Richard Greene Scholars and the recently announced Charley Pride Fellows program. In the face of ever-increasing needs in our communities, we provide more financial support than ever to our neighbors in need through support from partner organizations and relief organizations.
About Choctaw Casinos & Resorts
Owned and operated by the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, the third largest Indian nation in the United States with nearly 200,000 tribal members and 10,000 employees. Choctaw Casinos has a variety of gaming, hotel and resort facilities in southeastern Oklahoma. Rentals include Durant, Grant, Pocola, Idabel, Broken Bow, McAlester, Stigler and Stringtown. Choctaw Casino & Resort-Durant is currently undergoing a $ 500 million expansion that will add 1,000 more rooms and create 1,000 new jobs. In addition to the increased room capacity, the plans have an expanded game floor and fresh facilities such as new pools, parking garage, shop, entertainment options and dining options. The expansion is expected to be completed in the summer of 2021. For more information, visit www.ChoctawCasinos.com.
Tim McGraw is a Grammy Award-winning entertainer, writer and actor who has sold more than eighty million records worldwide and dominated the charts with forty-four number one singles. He is the most played country artist since his debut in 1992, has four New York Times best-selling books to his credit and has starred in such films as Friday night light and The blind side. He is the founder and inspiration behind the health and fitness brand, TRUMAV. McGraw is considered one of the most successful touring acts in the history of country music. His latest solo project created one of the greatest hit singles of all time, “Humble and Kind”, whose message continues to influence fans around the world.