Black Tie Dinner held a reception at Park Place Motors on Aug. 6 attended by more than 1,000 people to announce the entertainment and award winners for its Nov. 14 dinner.

Legacy Counseling Center Executive Director Melissa Grove will receive the Kuchling Award for service to the community. As ch-chair John Lawrimore said, everyday, Melissa saves lives in our community.

The Elizabeth Birch Award will be presented to The Trevor Project, the LGBT teen suicide hotline.

Comedian Dana Goldberg who entertained at last year’s dinner and helped with the live auction will serve as emcee for the evening.

The string quartet Well Strung, singer/songwriter Betty Who and country singer Ty Herndon will perform.

U.S. Supreme Court marriage-equality case winner Jim Obergefell will be back in Dallas as Black Tie Dinner Distinguished guest.