January News from HAAM

January 14, 2013

Check out the January news from HAAM!

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CHRIS ADAMS NAMED CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

This month HAAM welcomes Chris Adams as Chairman of the Board! Chris, a Tax Partner at Maxwell Locke & Ritter, has served on the HAAM Board since 2009. Chris has tremendous experience both as an accountant and as a civic leader serving on boards including the Austin Film Society, Hearts of Austin, St. Edward’s School of Management and Business and more! We are thrilled and honored that Chris will lead our organization in the coming years!

2013 HAAM Board of Directors:

Chris Adams, Maxwell Locke & Ritter LLP, Chair

Marcia Ball, Marcia Ball Band

Ray Benson, Asleep at the Wheel

Olga Campos, US Money Reserve

Keith Carmichael, MHBT, Inc., Vice-Chair

Keith Donahoe, Frost Bank

Scott Gillmore, Emmis Austin Radio, Secretary

Lisa Hickey, C3 Presents

John T. Kunz, Waterloo Records and VIdeo

Earl Maxwell, St. David’s Foundation

Diana Resnik, Seton Healthcare Family

Eddie Safady, Prosperity Bank, Treasurer

Alison Silverstein, Alison Silverstein Consulting

Tim Taylor, Jackson Walker LLP

Richard Topfer, Topfer Family Foundation and Castletop Capital

Liz Watson, mother and community volunteer

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CIRRUS LOGIC AND H-E-B PRESENT CORPORATE BATTLE OF THE BANDS 2013 –
FRIDAY, APRIL 26

Cirrus Logic and H-E-B present the sixth annual Corporate Battle of
the Bands event at Antone’s on Friday, April 26. Mark your calendar
for one of the most fun evenings of the year! Eight bands made up of
business professionals who play music as a hobby will perform in
front of celebrity judges and compete to be named Austin’s Best
Corporate Band! Soul Track Mind headlines this year’s show with a CD
Release party. Thank you to event chair Angela Dorsey and committee:
Jo-Dee Benson, Dee Dee Dial and Laurie Garrant! For more information
on Corporate Battle of the Bands sponsorship opportunities or if your
company is interested in participating, please contact Chris Alberts
at calberts@myhaam.org or at 512-324-9999 x15905.

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HAAM AUCTIONS PATTY GRIFFIN + HER DRIVER POSTER

December 16 was a magical night at The Continental Club! Patty
Griffin & Her Driver performed in front of a sold-out crowd all to
benefit HAAM! Many thanks to Patty Griffin, Robert Plant, Dony Wynn, David Pulkingham and Glenn Fukanaga for donating your talent! Thank you also to Steve, Dianne, Celeste and The Continental Club team for your support! Mishka Westell designed a concert poster to celebrate the evening and HAAM is auctioning – one autographed by the band through eBay. Bid on this unique collector’s item today and support HAAM! Auction ends January 18, 2013.

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THANK YOU TO THE HOLIDAY HAAM JAM TEAM!

Many thanks to Presenting Sponsor FIAT of Austin and the entire HAAM Jam team including: Dr. Shane Matt of Authentic Smiles Dental Studio,
Wendy Colonna, MacWilliams (Rod Williams and Shelley Mac), Mary McKeown-Christie of Maven Marketing Solutions, LLC, Mark Addison of
The Aerie Studio, Mark Hallman of Mark Hallman Mixing and Mastering, Mark Hill of SiteGoals, Crystal Speedon of Cristofer Drake Advertising, Antone’s, CDMaker.com, CultureMap Austin, Tribeza Magazine, Do512.com, Korey Howell Photography, Waterloo Records and
Ilios Lighting. Please also check out the full list below of all the
musicians, producers and engineers involved in the project. We
appreciate all of you and had so much fun at the CD Release party!

Don’t have your copy yet? There’s still time! Look for it at –
Waterloo Records, Wild About Music, Austin Rocks, Antone’s Record
Shop and Rocket Electrics or download directly from CDBaby or iTunes. 100% of all proceeds go to HAAM.

Thanks to the HAAM Jam musicians, producers and engineers:

Kevin McKinney, Kevin Szymasnski, Phil Davidson, Adam Kahan, Tommy Holton, Bill Petersen, Rick Redman, Josh Robbins, Mike McCay, Noelle Hampton, Andre Moran, Wendy Colonna, Wendy Devaney, Dony Wynn, John Paul Keenon, Billy Masters, Derek Morris, Colin Brooks, Samantha
Russo, Brannen Temple, Jody Denberg, Guy Forsyth, Barry Kidder, PJ Herrington, Matt Jacobs, Aaron Beavers, Mike Therieau, Jono Manson, David Glasser, Harley Husbands, Graham Wilkinson, Craig Bagby, Owen Flynn, Bill Ahearn, Paula Maya, Pat Hewitt, Dave Pascal, Ben Smith,
Clay Connell, Kim Galusha, Joe King Carrasco, Ernie Durawa, Speedy Sparks, Joe Morales, Marcelo Guana, Clint Black, Hayden Nicholas, James Stroud, Kyle Lent, Chase Gassaway, Matt Cooper, Dan Redner, Jordan Whitmore, Lamar Stockton, Clint Simmons, Paula Nelson, Rusty Tullius, John Silva, Jimmy LaFave, Glenn Schuetz, Bobby Kallus, Phil Hurley, Asleep at the Wheel, Ray Benson, Elizabeth McQueen, David Earl Miller, Eddie Rivers, Jason Roberts, David Sanger, Dan Walton,
Carolyn Wonderland, Cole el-Saleh, Rob Hooper, While Ghost Shivers, Nashville Bluegrass Band, Jerry Douglas, Mark Addison and Mark
Hallman.

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SUPPORTER SPOTLIGHT: RECA ROCKS FOR HAAM

Kudos to the 2012 Leadership Development Council (LDC) of the Real Estate Council of Austin (RECA) who organized “RECA Rocks for HAAM” in November. The concert that featured Greyhounds, Soulhat and Shinyribs raised $13,750 for HAAM! Special thanks to the members of the 2012 LDC class including:

Grant Barrett, Carr Development, Inc.

Stephen Delgado, Texas Engineering Solutions, LLC

John Hay, Hay Compere PLLC

Andy Heard, Hines

John Heffington, CBRE

Lauren Lockhart, Horizon Bank

Kelli Morrison, Morrison & Head, LP

Jonathan Neslund, Bury+Partners, Inc.

Taylor Terkel, FourT Realty, LLC

Josh Williams, Austin Title

Jason Wyatt, Stream Realty Partners

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FIND HAAM IN JANUARY AT THESE COMMUNITY EVENTS

Join us Thursday, January 10 from 5:30-10:00pm for Live @ the
Driskill – The HAAM Sessions featuring Tje Austin and special guests. In addition to over four hours of live music, 35% of the proceeds from a rotating selection of menu items will be donated to HAAM. There is no cover charge to attend.

Free Week at The Mohawk and Red 7 – January 10, 11, & 12. Come see our HAAMbassadors and some amazing FREE live music at shows at The Mohawk and Red 7 this weekend. There are lots of opportunities to see live music for free this week.

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MAKE A DONATION TO HAAM

We hope you’ll consider making a donation to HAAM. Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM) provides access to affordable health care to Austin’s low-income, uninsured working musicians with a focus on prevention and wellness. Tax-deductible donations can be made online or by mail with a check payable to HAAM and mailed to: PO Box 301496, Austin, TX 78703-0025.

Thank you for your support!
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