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TACA Announces Catherine Rose and Don Glendenning as the 2015 Silver Cup Award Recipients
37th Annual Luncheon to Honor These Outstanding Volunteers

DALLAS, Texas — October 17, 2014 — TACA Board of Governors, TACA Corporate Council, friends and guests gathered yesterday to celebrate the announcement of Catherine Rose and Don M. Glendenning as the 2015 Silver Cup Award honorees. The announcement was made at a reception on October 16 at the home of Jennifer and John Eagle.

Founded in 1976 by civic leader, arts advocate and former mayor Annette Strauss, the TACA Silver Cup is awarded each year to recognize one man and one woman for their outstanding contributions to the arts in Dallas. Rose and Glendenning will receive their Silver Cups on March 5, 2015, at the 37th Annual TACA Silver Cup Award Luncheon to be held at the Hilton Anatole Hotel. The 2015 Silver Cup Luncheon will be chaired by Jennifer Karol and Karen Pollock. Mary McDermott Cook and Margaret McDermott will served as Honorary Chairs.

Catherine Marcus Rose

Catherine Marcus Rose is a Dallas native. She has served as a trustee of the Dallas Museum of Art since 2001 and is currently chairing the Museum's Building Committee. Previously, she served as co-chairman, with the late Robert Hoffman, of the Museum’s Campaign for A New Century that raised over $185 million for the DMA, including $27 million for a pioneering new education initiative, the Center for Creative Connections. She has also co-chaired significant fundraising events benefiting the DMA: 2x2 for AIDS and Art in 2007 and the Art Ball in 2013. She and her husband, Will Rose, have been active in the DMA since 1994 when they were married in the Museum and have supported education, exhibition and acquisition initiatives.

Rose has previously served as a member of the Advisory Board of Booker T. Washington High School for Performing and Visual Arts where she was actively involved in the campaign to raise funds for the new high school and co-chaired the school’s opening festivities in 2008.

She has served on jury panels for the NEA (Visual Arts) as well as FACIE, the Federal Advisory Committee on International Exhibitions, which recommends the US representative artists for various international biennials, including the Venice Biennale.

She is deeply committed to early childhood education and education reform efforts in Dallas. She led the effort to raise the startup funding for one of the first charter schools to open in Dallas, Lindsley Park Community School, and served on the Board of Directors of East Dallas Community School for over 10 years. She is the current Board Chair of The Lamplighter School and Vice Chair of the Advisory Board of Teach for America Dallas Fort Worth.

Outside of education and the arts, Rose is a current member of the Executive Committee of Southwestern Medical Foundation as well as Charter 100 and the Dallas Assembly. A graduate of Harvard College with a Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts, Rose and her husband are collectors of 20th century photography, contemporary art and design. Together they have three sons.

Don M. Glendenning

Don Glendenning is a corporate and securities lawyer who serves as Managing Partner of the Dallas office of Locke Lord LLP, where he has practiced since 1979, immediately upon graduating from Stanford Law School.

He is committed to a number of charities focused upon social justice and understanding, public health and education, the environment, and the arts. For social justice and understanding, he has served as President of Human Rights Initiative of North Texas and Chairman of The Thanks-Giving Foundation, and serves as a director of the Dallas Holocaust Museum.

For public health and education, he serves as a director of the Parkland Foundation and, together with Nancy Strauss Halbreich, as Co-Chair of the $150 million philanthropic campaign for the new Parkland Hospital, as a director of KERA and the SMU Tower Center, on the advisory board of KIPP DFW, as advisor to the McDermott Scholars Alumni Association of UTD, and has served as President of the DFW Alumni Association for Rice University. For the environment, he has served as Chairman of the Dallas Zoological Society and as a director of the National Tree Trust, and serves as President of Scenic Dallas and Scenic Texas, and also as a director of the Arbor Day Foundation and Texas Trees Foundation.

And for the arts, he has served as a director of TACA, and now serves as a director of the Dallas Theater Center and the SMU Meadows School.

He is a recipient of the Human Rights Initiative of North Texas' "Angel of Freedom" and "Distinguished Lifetime Service" awards, the Dallas Holocaust Museum's "Hope for Humanity" award, the Dallas Bar Association's "Justinian" award, the Anti-Defamation League of Dallas' "Shoenbrun Jurisprudence Award," the Legal Aid of Northwest Texas' "Pro Bono" award, the Dallas Zoological Society's "Good Egg" award, and together with Carol, of the Dallas Opera's "Juanita and Henry S. Miller, Jr. Founder's Award."

He and his wife, Carol Glendenning, have been married for 35 years and take great joy in the lives of their numerous nieces and nephews, many official and unofficial godchildren, and myriad friends committed to their mutual causes.