McALLEN Easter Seals Board of Directors 59th Annual Dinner is slated for Thursday, Oct. 27 at the McAllen Convention Center. Reception kicks off at 6:00 p.m., dinner, program and auction will be from 7 to 9:30 p.m.

Each year the board selects key volunteers who support the Easter Seals Mission, who go above and beyond the call of duty in their support to Easter Seals. This year's selected honorees are: Felo & Maxine Guerra as the 2011 Humanitarian Honorees of the Year. Felo and Maxine continue their family legacy of supporting their community and dedicate this honor to Carmen and Rafael Guerra. EVOLUTIONS THERAPY, 2011 Business of the Year, JOE BROWN, Border Capital Bank, Volunteer of the Year and Daniella Hernandez, Youth Volunteer of the Year.

The 30-year tradition of auctioning painted ostrich eggs by local artists will be part of the festivities. You do not want to miss this! We have 15 featured artists. You can meet all of the incredible artists and Annual Dinner honorees on Tuesday, Oct. 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Art Village on Main (& Hackberry) in McAllen. Please make your reservation ($10 donation) if you can attend this Egg Preview Reception by calling 631-9171.

Proceeds to both events will support programs and services for children & adults with disabilities in the Rio Grande Valley. For more information, call Marilyn Fox at Easter Seals, 956-631-9171. Sponsorships are still very much needed. Make your reservation now: Individual reservation - $100, table for 10 reservations - $1,200. Sponsorship of this event supported by: Atlas & Hall, L.L.P., Bert Ogden RGV, Security Service Federal Credit Union, Doctors Hospital at Renaissance, First National Bank and Lone Star National Bank.