Pot of Gold Luncheon 2023

Friday, May 5, 2023 | Westin Dallas Galleria

Silent Auction Doors Open: 11 a.m. | Luncheon Program: 12 – 1:30 p.m.
Discounted valet and self-parking available | Business Attire

Help Rainbow Days celebrate 41 years of service at our 26th annual Pot of Gold Luncheon! The 2023 Pot of Gold Luncheon will be held at the Westin Dallas Galleria on Friday, May 5, 2023. Through sponsorships, silent auction bidding, individual tickets and donations, Rainbow Days’ goal is to raise $302,500 to continue providing critical services benefiting thousands of at-risk and homeless children and youth across the Dallas area.


Coach Ken Carter

Coach Ken Carter

Keynote Speaker

Ken Carter is a successful author, speaker and philanthropist who continues his message of teamwork, accountability, integrity and leadership. Doing over 5000 presentations, and speaking to over a million people all over the globe, Ken Carter is one of the most highly sought-after success speakers and business man in the world today.

Coach has been amongst the presence of many greats, such as the President of the United States of America, well known TV host and a list of talented stars from films and music, the list itself would fill a page. However, Coach considers the greatest and most impressive stars he has worked with are young adults, boys and girls he impacts. Coaches tough love and mentorship in succeeding in life has helped students such as Cruz from the movie, who today is a top medical professional. Coach brings the hard hitting advice about accountability, integrity, teamwork and leadership to succeed both on & off the court.

Shannon Murray

Shannon Murray


Shannon Murray is an anchor and reporter for the top-rated Good Day on Fox 4 News. She grew up in the Dallas area and attended Duncanville High School. She went on to graduate from The University of Texas at Austin with a degree in broadcast journalism. Her career  has taken her from Los Angeles, to Midland, back to Austin and finally home to Dallas, where she’s been the last seven years.

Shannon volunteers as a coach and ambassador for Girls on the Run DFW, a mentorship program for girls in 3rd-5th grade. In her free time, Shannon is a long distance runner. She has completed two full marathons and one triathlon. She is newly married and enjoys traveling with her husband, eating Tex Mex and spending time with their blind dog, Boo Boo.

Caleb and Brittany Bachelor

Pot of Gold Luncheon Chairs

2023 Pot of Gold Leadership

Luncheon Chairs: Caleb & Brittany Bachelor

Silent Auction Chair: Abby Waterstreet

Luncheon Committee:
Liz Aldrine
Sammy Birdwell
Nikki Chriesman-Green
Malorie Clay
Kyle Coots
Sharon Cornwall
Leticia Espinoza
Melissa Griffith
Bridget Hunt
Amy McCarrick
Kendra Johnson Pratt
Letetia Patin
Beth Querrey
Telisa Schelin
Tara Walsh


Sponsorship Benefits

Title Sponsor $50,000

Diamond $25,000

Platinum $10,000

Gold  $5,000

Silver $3,500

Bronze  $2,000


Thank you to our 2023 Pot of Gold sponsors!

Title Sponsor

Nancy Ann & Ray L. Hunt



Katie & Netesh Anand

Jill & Dale Hurd





Beth Bedell & Texas Instruments


Bragalone Olejko Saad PC


Greenberg Traurig


Phyllis & John Horan


Mary Jo & James McKellar




Sky Island Capital


Texas Mutual


Vaquero Private Wealth





Asian American Contractors & Professionals Association


Brittany & Caleb Bachelor


Tiffany & Terry Beaudine


Jennifer & Jody Bishop


Cathey & Wade Brown


Sharon & Stuart Cornwall


Dynamic Support Solutions


Alyson & David Elliott


Ernst & Young LLP


Kate & Michael Hinz


Bridget Hunt & Friends


Jill Lambouses & Darla Whitaker


Minerva Consulting


National Life Group


Alyssa & Kurt Opella


Sammons Corporation


Telisa Schelin & Rebecca Massiatte


William M. Toles


Nicole Williams & Chris George