Join us for a barbecue luncheon celebrating the birthday of our founder, Clarice Dougherty. DAPS provides the barbecue, you provide a favorite salad, side dish, or dessert to share! Free. Please RSVP by July 10.
Entertainment: Myrna Blackwood Hunt
Myrna began singing at the age of six, as a part of the famous Blackwood Brothers Quartet Family.
She has shared the stage with performers, including Leann Rimes, Tom Jones, Ronnie Milsap, The Gatlin Brothers, and beloved comedians, Red Skelton and Bob Hope. Her favorite performances have included Former President George Bush, Sr.’s Inaugural for the Texas State Society, and Oprah Winfrey’s, “Save The Children Foundation,” in Dallas, Texas.
For 15 years she acted as vocal coach and choreographer for some of the Miss Texas and Miss America Pageant Contestants. She performed on Norwegian Cruise Line and for five years performed for the Winter Texans in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas and “Snowbirds,” in Arizona. Myrna has been performing for city functions in the DFW Area for the past few years and loves bringing a smile by singing some familiar and well loved “oldies.”
In 2013 Myrna won the title of Ms. Texas Senior America and placed 3rd in the Ms. America Senior Pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey. She currently lives in Colleyville, Texas and is currently owned by her three Chihuahuas, Sophie, Emma and Bella.
Her songs cover every venue of music including, Oldies, Parodies, Country, Gospel, Broadway, Big Band and ALWAYS lots of laughs!
Cooper Hotel & Conference Center
Dallas, TX 75225