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Henry House Video 2011

Henry House Video 2011

Founded by PGA golfer J.J. Henry, Henry House Foundation is a non-profit organization with a mission to generate public awareness and to support community-based programs that focus on the healthcare and well-being of children in the community. The foundation makes donations to fund specific, tangible projects initiated by children’s medical and support services and organizations in Fort Worth and Southern New England.

"I’ve been fortunate to have experienced great success in my career,” said J.J. Henry. “Now, through Henry House, my family and I are able to give back to the communities we call home."

"I’m excited to be representing the U.S. as a Ryder Cup team player,” Henry said. “Plus, I’m honored that the Henry House Foundation and TCU will each receive $100,000 from the PGA in recognition of my participation."

 


Save the Date for another round of all-day, no-limit Texas Hold Em

The Henry House and our partners The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation proudly announce Saturday April 19th as the date of our second annual SHOWDOWN. We look forward to hosting another day of great food by Chef Bonnell, cards and fun at the incredible Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co. Please visit our event registration page or contact Info@HenryHouseFoundation.com for more information and sponsorship opportunities. Spaces are limited, act fast!

Poker Cards

 


Friday Night Whites - A HUGE SUCCESS!

Many thanks to our wonderful Henry House friends, event sponsors and our parter The Ben Hogan Foundation who all helped make our 7th annual Gala & Invitational a great success. With wonderful weather and great fun, the day raised over $200,000 and garnered many new friends for the Foundations. We are thankful for the continued support which enables the Henry House to provide for many more projects supporting the healthcare and well-being of our community youth. Special thanks to our Title Sponsor Justin Brands; Platinum Sponsors Frost Bank, Preferred Imaging, Senior Care Centers and USA+ Foundation. Others who made this event possible: Mira Vista Country Club, Shady Oaks Country Club, Coors Distributing Fort Worth, Park Place Mercedes, Rent A Frog Valet, our Henry House Foundation Board and Encore Live Production. Visit our Facebook page to relive the night through photos.

Friday Night Whites - Save the Date!

 

 


 

Follow our Monthly Birdie Campaign! 

Each month, the Henry House will chose a community-based children's organization to pledge assistance to through JJ Henry's performance on the golf course. As a fun way to incorporate JJ's golf and our Henry House mission, we will find a tangible need for these groups prior to each month and pledge one of those items per birdie that JJ Henry makes on the PGA Tour circuit that month. Eagles count double! We are so excited to work closely to fill special needs of these groups and touch the lives of many youth in need. Follow our counts on Facebook and Twitter for monthly commitments and real-time updates!

  • February - Cook Children's Hospital Oral Health Coalition (one dozen toothbrushes per birdie) 156 toothbrushes
  • March - Tarrant Area Food Bank / Backpacks for Kids Program (one backpack with healthy weekend food for a month per birdie) 32 backpacks with matching food grants
  • April - Hope Center 4 Autism (Light Peg Building Block set per birdie) 40 Light Peg Block Sets
  • May - Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas (one specially-fit bicycle helmet per birdie) 44 helmets
  • June - The First Tee of Connecticut ($100 pledged for new SNAG golf equipment per birdie) $3500 for SNAG
  • July - NICU Helping Hands (one buddy box for siblings per birdie) Stay tuned!

 


 

Colonial Tee Off Concert

Colonial Tee Off Concert

 


 

The Showdown at Hell's Half Acre
No Limit Texas Hold Em Poker Tournament

Hell's Half Acre

Benefiting The Henry House
and The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Hosted by Lance Federick & JJ Henry

A great Texas Hold'em Tournament to raise funds for The Henry House and our friends at The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

What a wonderful day we had at the first annual Showdown on Saturday April 20! Thanks to our major sponsors and so many willing participants, the tournament was a hit. Fort Worth, TX Magazine broadcast the event in the months leading up, lending a fantastic turnout of support. Guests were welcomed to Firestone & Robertson Distillery on a beautiful Saturday morning to a Bloody Mary Brunch hosted by our great friend Chef Jon Bonnell. With a coffee bar by Avoca Coffee, opportunities to get your boots shined or watch sporting events on the big screen with GoVision, there was quite a buzz circulating! All 110 players took their seats at 11 a.m. sharp and were welcomed by co-hosts JJ Henry and Lance Federick (CFF Board Member), who then introduced Mayor Betsy Price who officially kicked off the tournament with "cards in the air!" 

All day the player field grew smaller but the excitement only increased. A dozen auction items stood by for participants, as well as raffles, a Royal Flush competition to win a new Mercedes CLS provided by Park Place Mercedes, a dessert vault with poker themed treats donated by Red Jett Sweets. Players and friends heard great acoustic entertainment but the highlight of the day was hearing from our dear friend Paige from the CFF Board who is a CF patient and truly put the purpose of the day in perspective. Great events are fun, but we were aiming for FUNDS raised! 

As spouses and non-playing arrived later in the day for a Waters Coastal Cuisine dinner by Chef Bonnell, the final tables drew crowds! Congratulations to our winner Robert Higgins and all of the top-20 finishers. We are excited to announce that in addition to the fun that was had by all, the Henry House raised over $40,000 for the two Foundations!

 

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The Henry House is able to continue our mission of raising funds and awareness for deserving community-based groups like CFF because of the generosity of so many people. We are so very grateful. 

We have the following people the thank for making this possible:

Major Sponsors:

  • Barlow Garsek & Simon LLC / SWAG Sponsor
  • Fidelity National Title on 8th and Anderson Riddle and Kuehler / LOUNGE Sponsor

Media Sponsor: Fort Worth, TX Magazine 

Valet Provided By: Rent-A-Frog Valet

Royal Flush Sponsor: Park Place Motorcars Fort Worth

Table Sponsors:

  • Blue Alpha Energy
  • Brookson Builders
  • Chimy’s Cerveceria
  • FROST
  • Fun-N-Sun Boats
  • The Jeff Conatser Foundation
  • Mutual of Omaha Bank
  • Period Homes
  • Donnia and Jeff Olesko
  • Rhodes Securities, Inc.
  • Deb and Brian Sneed
  • Ross & Matthews LLC
  • Texas Motor Ford

Players:

  • Jason Andrews
  • Sean Atendido
  • Hunter Baird
  • Ben Barlow 17th
  • Ned Barlow
  • Clay Bebee
  • Rocky Bransom
  • Bryan Braswell 19th
  • Chris Brown 16th
  • Justin Bryant
  • David Coker 2nd
  • Steve Cook
  • Brandon Cooper
  • Wes Cooper
  • Kacey Cornelius
  • John Cornelson
  • Steve Cung 9th
  • Jay Danzi
  • Corby Davidson
  • Michael Dickens
  • Jon Drago
  • Jeff Early 13th
  • Dave Efferson
  • Lance Federick
  • Rick Federick
  • Travis Federick 4th
  • Brad Fricks
  • Greg Fricks
  • Walker Friedman
  • Zack Garsek 11th
  • Kevin Garsek 20th
  • Jeff Gilbert
  • Matt Goggans
  • Tom Goggans
  • Jason Griffith
  • Hunter Harris
  • David Hatcher 15th
  • Timothy Hatcher
  • Ben Henderson
  • Cody Hickman
  • Robert Higgins 1st
  • Carey Hilton
  • Charles Jackson
  • Paul Janiak
  • Steve Johnson
  • Jon Kotarski
  • Jeff Kremer
  • Hal Lambert 6th
  • Scott Lancaster
  • JT Larkin
  • Gary Lewis 14th
  • Steve Lombardi 5th
  • Anthony Lopez
  • Jeff Marcinowski 7th
  • James Matthews
  • Michael McAuley
  • Stanton McKibbon
  • Tim Miller
  • Vance Minter
  • Micah Mitchell
  • Mike Montgomery
  • Darryl Moorhead 8th
  • Mitchell Moses 10th
  • Warren Mueller
  • Nick Muhl
  • Donnia Olesko
  • Jeff Olesko 18th
  • Joyce Olesko
  • Larry Olesko
  • Blake Parker
  • Jimmy Parman
  • Bryant Patton
  • Nathan Patton
  • Robert Petrie
  • Mark Petrilla
  • Sid Poynter
  • Dale Reynolds
  • Gordon Rhodes
  • Russell Rice 12th
  • Guy Riddle
  • Brant Ringler
  • Steven Rude
  • Mike Rung
  • Dan Sangalli
  • Mike Sangalli
  • Craig Singer
  • Watt Stephens
  • Brock Stevens
  • Garland Strong
  • Robert Strong
  • Melanie Tam
  • Vince Tam
  • Brandon Thomas
  • Chris Tucker
  • Bill Tyson
  • David Urbel
  • Daniel Vinegas
  • Mark Walton
  • Jeff Watts
  • Justin Wilks
  • George Williams
  • Tom Wright
  • Mark Wylie 3rd
  • Wayne Yarbrough
  • Bart Zaino

 


 

A White Hot Sixth Year Success

Colonial 2011

The Henry House Foundation is proud and humbled to announce the success of our sixth annual White Hot Night Gala that took place at JJ's home club, Mira Vista Country Club, on Sunday September 16. We once again partnered with the wonderful Ben Hogan Foundation who co-hosted the evening as well as the Ben Hogan Invitational on the following Monday. Raising over $200,000, we look forward to joining our partner at the Hogan Foundation to fund tangible, meaningful projects to beneift the healthcare and well-being of youth in our community. 

With special thanks to our presenting sponsor, Justin Golf, we were able to host a generous room of Fort Worth's finest for dinner, dancing and entertainment. The spectacular Dan Dunn Paint Jam wowed audiences with his speed painting performances. To celebrate the 100th birthdays of two of golf's greatest, we saw Dan bring to life a one-of-a-kind dual portrait of Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson in front of our eyes!  The unforgettable Neal McCoy put on the best show we've seen with high energy and had the crowd dancing until we turned on the lights - we thank Neal for being such a fun part of this fantastic night.

Most importantly, with the help of co-host John Denton of TCU, JJ was able to proudly and with gratefulness speak with the crowd of the growth and platform the Henry House has grown to in the last six years. Excitedly recapping our year with Cook Children's, the LemonAID Kids for a Cause, the Henry House Hideaway and more, what a wonderful evening it was to raise money and awareness for local youth projects.

Many thanks to all of our corporate sponsors and table sponsors for their loyalty and faith in our mission. 

Title sponsor:

  • Justin Golf

Platinum sponsors:

  • Bank of Texas
  • The Reynolds Company
  • USA

Foundation Cocktails provided by Grey Goose Vodka and MillerCoors Distributor of Fort Worth. Valet graciously provided by Rent-A-Frog all print material designed by The Balcom Agency.

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Purple Out for a Cause At The Colonial

Colonial 2011

Colonial Kids for a Cause Teaming up with JJ Henry & The Henry House Foundation The "LemonAid" stand was originally a Marlow family endeavor that started 10 years ago. With a home close to the course, their children starting selling lemonade to tournament-goers during the hot Texas days. As their children got older, they graciously invited friends to join them, and of course, shared the proceeds. Three years ago, the children, with their parent's encouragement, decided to donate their proceeds to charity, thus the name "LemonAid" was born! Eight neighborhood families are now involved in this initiative that teaches kids that no matter how young, you can always give back.

The stand caught the eye of PGA Tour Players in town to play the tournament, when JJ Henry started stopping by for a cold glass and staying for hours after a round. This kick started an idea to incorporate this favorite local pro that was presented as the families gather the children to discuss what charitable initiative the "LemonAid" stand will fund each year. The kids voted to support JJ Henry in his platform at Cook Children's Hospital!

"JJ is an excellent role model for the children. He is kind, gracious, humble and giving of his time. He has a true love for Fort Worth and TCU. We truly adore him," said Michelle Marlow. Choosing to raise funds for JJ's Henry House Foundation was the perfect outlet to do all of these things. This year the kids dreamed up the inaugural "Purple out for JJ" on Friday of the Crowne Plaza Invitational. The "Colonial Kids" will be selling t-shirts for all of JJ's fans to wear that day, with the proceeds going to support Henry House and will be selling purple "LemonAid" and cookies. We would love for people who attend the tournament, live in the neighborhood or just want to support young charitable 'entrepreneurs' to purchase a t-shirt and stop by on Friday for some treats! Please find the kid-created t-shirt order form attached and we look forward to seeing everyone in his or her purple on Friday May 25!

The Hangout Room, a personal dream and concept seen through by JJ himself, will be where The First Tee kids can go to just be kids, and take ownership over this beautiful new building and of course the program. Complete with three televisions, Xbox Kinnect stations, a homework and game bench and nook, Golden Tee arcade games and fun seating, the Henry House Hangout is a proud moment for the Foundation to give back, tangibly, the these wonderful youth of Fort Worth.

The weekend ceremonies included visits and speeches by JJ Henry, LPGA Tour player Angela Stanford, numerous First Tee Fort Worth participants, and The First Tee's national president Joe Louis Barrow. It was a memorable weekend and a ribbon cutting ceremony that will forever be a banner moment for The Henry House Foundation. Thanks to our wonderful supporters for allowing us to continue this important and very special work in the community.


 

Launching the Ben Hogan Learning Center

What a way to end 2011! Along with the Ben Hogan Foundation, we were thrilled to open the Ben Hogan Learning Center for The First Tee of Fort Worth. It has been a phenomenal 3+ year partnership with this fantastic First Tee Chapter, and we are proud to watch them grow. This Center, unlike any in the country, will be home to thousands of First Tee participants for years to come. We encourage all Henry House friends to visit the center at Rockwood Golf Course, complete with two classrooms, an indoor club repair room and swinging bay, Fort Worth golf museum, board room and library, office spaces and of course our favorite - The Henry House Hangout!

Colonial 2011

The First Tee of Fort Worth board president Janet George Herald, JJ & Lee Henry, and board member Raymond Darrow.

The Hangout Room, a personal dream and concept seen through by JJ himself, will be where The First Tee kids can go to just be kids, and take ownership over this beautiful new building and of course the program. Complete with three televisions, Xbox Kinnect stations, a homework and game bench and nook, Golden Tee arcade games and fun seating, the Henry House Hangout is a proud moment for the Foundation to give back, tangibly, the these wonderful youth of Fort Worth.

The weekend ceremonies included visits and speeches by JJ Henry, LPGA Tour player Angela Stanford, numerous First Tee Fort Worth participants, and The First Tee's national president Joe Louis Barrow. It was a memorable weekend and a ribbon cutting ceremony that will forever be a banner moment for The Henry House Foundation. Thanks to our wonderful supporters for allowing us to continue this important and very special work in the community.

 


 

Fifth Anniversary White Hot Night Sets Record

We are so pleased to announce our fifth annual White Hot Night Gala on Sunday, September 11th raised over $250,000! The evening took place at Mira Vista with valet provided by Rent-A-Frog, fabulous cocktails by Grey Goose Vodka and of course all our guests looking sharp in their white hot attire. This year's efforts helped us raise funds and awareness to fulfill our mission of tangible projects around the community to benefit the healthcare and well-being of children. Once again we were honored to partner with The Ben Hogan Foundation and the Hogan Invitational held that Monday at Mr. Hogan's home course, Shady Oaks Country Club.Country rock superstar Jack Ingram provided fantastic entertainment and brought the house down with a surprise duet with long-time supporter Pat Green! Alongside Dan Dunn of Paint Jam, we celebrated amazing auction success, lively crowds and incredibly support.

Specifically, this year we celebrate continued work on the Henry House Teen Room in Cook Children's Hospital's new wing and Kid's Zone. The focus will be to match and continue the wonderful gift of $300,000 given by Jewel Charity and the Henry House in May to Cook Children's toward the Henry House Teen Room. Complete with plans for lounges, studios and other youthful dreams, this zone will serve a much-needed personal happiness sector in this wonderful hospital. Through our efforts, ongoing programming and support for this room and the entire Kid's Zone in the new wing can be maintained.

Many thanks to our amazing sponsors, without whom we could not achieve this great impact on the kids in our community!

WHITE HOT NIGHT GALA SPONSORS: Platinum: Bank of Texas, National Health Care, The Reynolds Company Gold: Balcom Agency, Ben Hogan Sports Therapy, Callaway Golf, Chicken Express, Frank Kent Motor Company, Inspirus, Jeff Conatser Foundation, Michael Kuentz Family, Morrison Supply, Southwest Bank, Lindsay & Scott Sangalli Silver: Ben E. Keith, Coors, Grey Gooose, Kelly, Hart and Hallman, Rent-A-Frog Table: Bruce & Parker Families, Bud Vinson, Cook Children's Foundation, David Anderson/Hillco Partners, Frost Bank, Jason Andrews, Luther King Capital Management, Martin Sprocket, Texas Capital Bank, TCU, Thomassen Amcot

 


 

White Hot Night Gala on Sunday, September 11

Colonial 2011

The 5th Annual Henry House White Hot Night Gala will begin the festivities on Sunday September 11th at Mira Vista Country Club to celebrate the tournament kickoff. The evening includes cocktails by Grey Goose, full dinner, premium live and silent auction, a program by JJ and Brian Estridge followed by Paint Jam by Dan Dunn and our headlining performer Jack Ingram! It's truly a fantastic cause and as you know from 2010, the "all white hot" attire makes it quite memorable. The golf tournament will follow, with the Ben Hogan Invitational taking place on Monday September 12th. Tournament play will be a four ball, stroke play with two man teams in an open or net division, concluded with six PGA Tour teams in a Pro bracket for all Invitational players and guests to follow and watch. Play will take place at Mr. Hogan’s home course, Shady Oaks Country Club, and includes breakfast, tee gift packages, lunch and drinks on the course as well as a concluding awards ceremony with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. One of the most special parts of this event is the trophy. Each division competes for the crystal “Hands of the Hawk” trophies, which are stunning crystal replicas of Mr. Hogan’s grip that are commissioned specifically for this event and unlike any other in golf.

The Invitational teams run $5000 and include four Gala tickets as well. Gala tickets are $400 pp and we sell private, reserved tables of 10 for $4000 which include table signage and recognition. It's a fantastic event that benefits the best children's organizations in the Metroplex. Specifically, our fundraising and promotion efforts this year will be to Cook Children's toward the Henry House Teen Room, we've been working with CCH on a fundraising goal so that ongoing programming and support for this room and the entire Kid's Zone in the new wing can be maintained through our efforts. It's really an exciting year for our event between this focus and our fifth anniversary, it'll be a great year for both the Gala & the Hogan Invitational!

 


 

JJ and Henry House 'Tee it Up' for second year in Connecticut to benefit Henry's hometown kids

Colonial 2011

The Henry House Foundation and The First Tee of Metropolitan New York "teed it up" for the 2nd Annual J.J. Henry Invitational at the beautiful Patterson Club in Fairfield, CT on Monday, June 27. Through the J.J. Henry Invitational, the Henry House will support the future construction of a new learning center at The First Tee Facility at Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course in Bridgeport, CT. The event was especially significant as The Patterson Club is where JJ grew up and learned the game of golf, just miles from his childhood home.

 


 

Great Week at Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial

Colonial 2011

The Henry House Hideaway hosted its fourth year at Colonial with a great skybox on the 10th fairway overlooking the 18 green. With the help of the tournament and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, we were able to reach more children than ever before! The Hideaway boasted two Wii stations, arts & crafts, fun T-Shirts, free kid's lunch sponsored by Chicken Express and a great view of the exciting golf tournament! Many thanks to the Tournament for their help in creating the perfect kids zone. We are looking forward to seeing you all next year at the Hideaway once again!

In the News

PGA TOUR Charities: "Henry's Hideaway is a Nice Getaway"

See photos of The Hideaway

 


 

Henry House Foundation Gives Away Biggest Check to Date!

Together with the Jewel Charity, JJ Henry was able to hand over a $300,000 check to Cook Children's Hospital on Tuesday May 17. When Jewel Charity offered to bring The Henry House on board for 2011 through their Charity Classic golf tournament, both groups soon realized we had a homerun partnership to maximize funds for the kids.” JJ Henry proudly committed the $300,000 to execute a Henry House Teen Room designed by long-term patients. The lounge area in the new wing will be exactly what the patients want, and most importantly what they need. The Henry House is pleased to bring a smile to these kids’ faces, to give them a sense of peace and normality during their stay. And we are excited that this check is just the beginning. The Foundation will continue to support this wonderful Children's Hospital as we pledge to raise more funds and awareness for this project and the entire new Kids’ Zone for Cook Children’s.

In the News

Cook Children's: "PGA Tour players putt a smile on faces"

PGATour.com: "Henry has big week planned in Texas"

 

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