TLC 70th Anniversary James Avery Challenge Grant

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Contact: Milton L. Dare, FACHE, Director of Development & Major Gifts, 830-896-8500/

James Avery Artisan Jewelry® offers $100,000 Challenge in honor of 70th Anniversary of Texas Lions Camp
Named Title Sponsor for 26th Annual Harry Wickersham Golf Tournament 

Kerrville, TexasJames Avery Artisan Jewelry® has issued a $100,000 challenge grant in honor of the 70th Anniversary year of Texas Lions Camp in 2019 and in support of the 26th Annual Harry Wickersham Golf Tournament to be held in August 2019.  Every gift designated for the event will be matched dollar for dollar up to $100,000. With this challenge, James Avery Artisan Jewelry® has also been named the Title Sponsor for the 2019 tournament.
“Texas Lions Camp is honored that James Avery Artisan Jewelry® has again honored our organization and mission by offering this challenging and generous opportunity as well as taking a leadership role as the Title Sponsor for this event, said Chief Executive Officer of TLC Stephen S. Mabry, CAE.
President & CEO of James Avery Artisan Jewelry® Chris Avery stated, “Texas Lions Camp helps children from across Texas share in a unique summer camp experience where they learn about dealing with their respective disabilities. Our organization is pleased to offer this $100,000 challenge grant in recognition of the unique work being accomplished which impacts the lives of children with physical disabilities, Down syndrome, cancer and Type 1 diabetes. In addition, it is our hope that this incentive will also encourage Lions, friends of TLC, corporations and foundations to provide charitable support during this anniversary year.”
About James Avery Artisan Jewelry®– James Avery is a vertically integrated, family owned company located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. The company offers finely crafted jewelry designs for men and women in sterling silver, 14K and 18K gold, gemstones and leather wallets – designed by their own skilled artisans in Kerrville, Texas. They are a multi-channel retailer with more than 80 James Avery stores in five states. Their jewelry is also available in more than 215 Dillard’s stores in Texas and in 28 additional states; and nationwide through James Avery crafts jewelry in four Texas workshops in Comfort, Fredericksburg, Hondo and Kerrville. For more information, visit or