Texas Health Kaufman Selects Chairwoman for 2009 Black Tie Ball

KAUFMAN, Texas — Bonnie Lee, a retired schoolteacher from Crandall, has been named chairwoman of the 2009 Black Tie Ball to benefit Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman.

2009 Black Tie Ball

Texas Health Kaufman President Patsy Youngs (left), with 2009 Black Tie Ball Chairwoman Bonnie Lee (center) and 2008 Chairwoman Norma Fortner.

Norma Fortner, who was chairwoman for last year's ball, recently passed the torch of leading the event to Lee.

Lee is married to hospital pharmacy director Ron Lee. The event is set for Nov. 14.

“We’re thrilled that Bonnie has agreed to lead the Black Tie Ball as she brings a wealth of creativity and energy from her days as a schoolteacher,” said Patsy Youngs, Texas Health Kaufman president. “Norma did a fantastic job creating the event last year and I know Bonnie will make this year’s Nov. 14 event a great success.”

About Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman is a 91-bed acute-care, full-service medical center serving Kaufman and Henderson counties and the southern part of Dallas County since 1979. The hospital's services include women and infant care, wound care, diagnostic imaging, cardiac rehabilitation, and pain management services.

Texas Health Kaufman has been recently recognized with the Pathway to Excellence hospital designation for distinction in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and is a Level IV Trauma Center. For more information, please call 1-877-THR-WELL.

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served. Texas Health’s system of 13 hospitals includes Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospitals, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospitals, and a medical research organization. Texas Health is a corporate member or partner in six additional hospitals and surgery centers. For more information about Texas Health, visit www.texashealth.org.