Terry D. Loftis, left, and Regina Lyn Pierce served as cochairs for Black Tie Dinner in 2022. Moving into 2023, Pierce moves up to the senior cochair position, and Dustin Vyres joins her as junior cochair. (Photo courtesy of Black Tie Dinner) Black Tie distributes record-breaking $1.5 million to beneficiaries From Staff Reports Officials with Black Tie Dinner this week announced that the 2022 event, held in September at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel, raised a record-breaking $1.5 million for its 19 beneficiaries.
Funds were distributed Thursday night, Nov. 10, at the 2022 Wrap Party, hosted by presenting sponsor PNC Bank and distribution event underwriter Lexus at Gilley’s South Side Music Hall. “The Dallas LGBTQ community, our sponsors, our amazing beneficiaries, ally partnerships and our board of directors have again delivered a record breaking distribution,” said 2022 senior Co-Chair Terry D.
Loftis, who shared 2022 cochair duties with Regina Lyn Pierce. “Every corner of our community has been shaken these last few years, and our work towards equality, inclusion and access is more critical now than ever before in recent memory. “It is our responsibility to ensure that we continually uplift the diverse organizations supported by Black Tie Dinner and the people these amazing organizations serve,” Loftis continued. “Our sincere thanks to our presenting sponsor, PNC Bank, for truly partnering with Black Tie in fulfilling our mission.” Pierce will move into the senior cochair spot for the 2023 Dinner, and Dustin Vyres will step into the junior cochair position, it was announced Thursday. “Black Tie Dinner is one the most important fundraising events in North Texas and across the United States for the LGBTQ community,” said