About the Gala

Each year, the Texas Regional Office of National Center for Missing & Exploited Children honors a law enforcement officer who has gone above and beyond to protect a child from harm.

This year, we will also honor Representative Four Price for his work protecting our state’s most vulnerable population.

The Gala is the Texas Regional Office’s biggest celebration and fundraiser. Join us to celebrate hope for our children!

When: Thursday, September 13th from 6-10 p.m.

Where: Brazos Hall, 204 E 4th St., Austin, TX 78701

Attire: Cocktail or Austin Chic

Thank You to Our 2018 Sponsors

Susie &

Kent Hance

Krystle & Christian

Alvarado

Jeff Clark

Jackie & Albert Hawkings

The Calavan Family

Aurora & Vernon Farthing

The Allbaugh Company, LLC

Emy Lou & Jerry Baldridge

Linda Fuller

Christa & R. Douglas Holt

Herndon Family Foundation

Sponsorship Levels

DIAMOND SPONSOR
$50,000

  • Name and logo featured prominently in all print advertising
  • Recognition in all press materials
  • Representative to give brief remarks at the event
  • Name or logo printed on invitation
  • Verbal recognition during the event
  • Logo and link on the NCMEC website
  • Recognition and link in event e-mail promotions
  • Premier VIP seating for 30 guests
  • Presenting sponsor for after party
  • Table signage
  • Complimentary valet parking
  • Seated with honorees
  • Photo opportunity with honorees

PLATINUM SPONSOR
$25,000

  • Name featured prominently in all print advertising
  • Recognition in all press materials
  • Name printed on invitation
  • Verbal recognition during the event
  • Logo and link on the NCMEC website
  • Recognition and link in event e-mail promotions
  • Premier VIP seating for 20 guests
  • VIP Sponsor signage
  • Table signage
  • Premier placement in event program recognition
  • Complimentary valet parking
  • Photo opportunity with honorees

Gold Sponsor
$10,000

  • Recognition in all press materials
  • Name printed on invitation
  • Verbal recognition during the event
  • Seating for 10 guests
  • Sponsor signage
  • Event program recognition
  • Table signage
  • Event program recognition
  • Complimentary valet parking

SILVER SPONSOR
$5,000

  • Name printed on invitation
  • Verbal recognition during the event
  • Seating for 10 guests
  • Sponsor signage
  • Table signage
  • Event program recognition
  • Complimentary valet parking

BRONZE
$2,500

  • Seating for 10 guests
  • Listing in event program
  • Complimentary valet parking

Representative Four Price

State Representative Four Price, a fourth generation Texan from Amarillo, is serving in his fourth term in the Texas House of Representatives where he has the privilege of advocating for constituents residing in five Texas Panhandle counties.

Growing up in the Panhandle, he attended Amarillo public schools. During summers, he worked on area ranches. He went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Texas at Austin. After working in the business sector, Price attended Saint Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio.

Representative Price is chairman of the House Committee on Public Health and the House Select Committee on Opioids and Substance Abuse. Price is also Co-Chairman of the Health and Human Services Transition Legislative Oversight Committee, and serves on the House Committee on General Investigating and Ethics and on the House Committee on Natural Resources.  Price is a member of the Rural Caucus, Manufacturers Caucus, Tourism Caucus and Veterans Caucus.

Representative Price and his wife, Karen, are the proud parents of four adult children – two of whom are currently attending college.

Detective Elijah Myrick

Elijah Myrick received a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with an emphasis in Homeland Security from the University of Mississippi.  Elijah joined the Austin Police Department in 2008 and after graduating the police academy was assigned to evening shift patrol.  While on patrol, Elijah was awarded the meritorious unit citation for his shift’s crime reduction efforts in the Region 1 Division.  In 2011, Elijah was selected for the full time SWAT team.  During his 4 year term on the team, Elijah was assigned to numerous positions including operations planner, entry and sniper team, and instructor.  As a TCOLE certified instructor, Elijah has conducted training for officers from the Austin Police Department, neighboring local, state, and federal police agencies along with units from the United States armed forces.

In 2016, Elijah promoted to the rank of Detective and was selected to be a part of the Human Trafficking Unit where he primarily investigated the sexual exploitation of children.  Elijah was a member of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, Child Protection Team, and the Central Texas Child Trafficking Working Group.  In 2018, Elijah was selected to be a part of the Special Investigation Unit where he currently is assigned.

Elijah is married and has two beautiful boys.  Elijah enjoys spending most of his free time outdoors and is a passionate member of public land and wildlife advocacy groups.  Elijah and his family attend Hill Country Bible Church in Georgetown, Texas.

Our Sponsors