DANCE BENEFIT MAKES RECORD DONATION  |  Members of the Purple Foundation present a check for $60,000, the largest in the organization’s 12-year history, to AIDS Services of Dallas, from proceeds from the 2012 Dallas Purple Party. “2012 was a great year for us,” said Purple Foundation President Blake Baker. “We’ve already started working on 2013 and we expect it to be even bigger.” Dallas Purple Party is one of the biggest all-volunteer dance benefits in the country. For more info, go to www.purplefoundation.org. Pictured from left are Josh Dearborn, Sara Fangmeyer, Ernesto Herrera-Brito, Kris Hobson, Travis Foster, Don Maison (AIDS Services of Dallas), Denver Nash, Blake Baker, Jim DiMarino, Rich Hill, Chris Huffstutler and Jason Shaw.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition November 16, 2012.