The Ashton Depot 1501 Jones Street Fort Worth 76102

May 2, 2024 at 11:30am
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Event Details:

This enjoyable lunch at the beautiful downtown Ashton Depot will shine a light on and raise support for some of the very good works being done in Tarrant County.

Guest Speaker:

Eric Nadel has been the lead voice on the Texas Rangers radio broadcasts for over 25 years and holds the longest tenure of any announcer in the history of the franchise.Nadel is an eight-time selection of the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Texas Sportscaster of the Year Award (1999, 2001, 2002, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015) and was twice honored by the Associated Press for best play-by-play in Texas. He was inducted as the 15th member of the Texas Rangers Baseball Hall of Fame on August 11, 2012. Nadel joined the Rangers in 1979 and called games on television and radio in his first three seasons. Beginning in 1982, he began a 13-year run with Mark Holtz as the radio team on WBAP while returning to the television booth for one year in 1984. Nadel became the team’s lead radio voice on KRLD Radio when Holtz moved to television in 1995.

Nadel is a graduate of Brown University, where he called football and hockey on the college radio station. He had Minor League hockey play-by-play stints in Muskegon, MI, Oklahoma City, Dallas and Fort Worth, and was also the radio voice of the Dallas Diamonds of the Women’s Professional Basketball League. Nadel spent several off-seasons learning Spanish and has taken part in Spanish game broadcasts in numerous Latin American countries.

He is also the author of four books, including his latest work, LIM-ERIC!, an illustrated book of limericks published in November 2018. Nadel was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 2020.

Event Specifics:

Location and Times
The Ashton Depot is a lovingly restored 1899 Beaux Arts train station-turned-venue located just south of downtown.

1501 Jones Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102

The doors open and registration begins at 11:15 a.m.

Guests will be called to lunch at 11:40 a.m. The program concludes at 1:00 pm.

Mobile Donating
Donating is easier than ever with our Mobile Bidding site!  Remember to charge your smartphone before you arrive; you will use it during the event.  If your phone needs more power, we’ll have charging devices available.

There are no printed tickets for the event. You and your guests will each check in at the Registration Table  using your own name and mobile number.

If you purchased tickets for your guests and were not able to provide names of each guest initially, please click on the link in your email receipt to access your account, and update each guest’s ticket with a name and mobile number.  Having these details ahead of time will ensure we are prepared for you and your guests, and will help you speed through Check-In.

Contact Jennifer Liebl at 214-693-4599 or for questions or assistance with reservations.

Our suggested dress is business/dressy casual.

Complimentary valet parking will be available at the north doors to the Ashton Depot or you are welcome to Self Park.