Building Golden Dreams Pre-Gala

Located in the heart of Dallas, the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) hosted a Going for the Gold Gala sponsor appreciation dinner, Building Golden Dreams, on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Reunion Tower’s, Cloud Nine venue. Over 100 guests attended the spectacular evening held 560 feet high in the sky on a rotating floor with an hourly 360 degree view of Dallas.

Building Golden Dreams was sponsored by Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas (BUMC) to support the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing. Over the last four years, BUMC and Baylor Scott & White Health have been sponsorship catalysts for the Going for the Gold Gala which in 2018 is scheduled for Saturday, February 24 at the Hyatt Regency Dallas. The sponsor appreciation dinner included distinguished speakers such as: an invocation by Douglas Lawson, FACHE, President of Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas and President of the Central Division of Baylor Scott & White Health – North Texas. Dean Shelley Conroy also shared remarks about LHSON and introduced nursing student Isha Clemetson who talked about her journey to become a Baylor nurse. Closing out the evening was Dr. Michael K. McLendon, Interim Provost, Baylor University, who encouraged support of LHSON’s upcoming 2018 Gala.

Sponsorships and underwriting opportunities are available now by clicking here. Individual tickets will be available in early January 2018. For more information visit or call (214) 808-9802 or email


Note: Special thanks to Monica Mullins for the photography.