The Plano Conservancy for Historic Preservation

Tombstone Mysteries Solve 'Em and Save 'Em

Event to preserve and restore two historic cemeteries in Plano, Texas. In addition, the event promoted the organization's name recognition and publicized the preservation mission. Sundance Associates  provided these services:

  • Designed and completed copy writing for event flier targeted to all ages.
  • Organized outreach  to build community and city government participation and volunteer support.
  • Designed, completed copy writing and distributed custom e-blasts and multiple public presentations.
  • Created interactive activies: "Mystery Tour" of cemetery residents and symbols, tombstone photography activity for grant purposes, and soldier's salute for former military.
  • Coordinated event production, managed volunteers and all event day activities.

Additional Projects  


W'eve shared a sample of projects over our owner's 30+ years as a marketing and advertising professional.  Here are few more: 

Doss Heritage and Culture Center - James and Dorothy Doss Foundation - Weatherford, Texas(fundraising for historic museum underwriting)


Ruth’s Chris Steak House - Fort Worth, Texas (grand opening community relations and public relations for luxury dining restaurant in historic downtown building)


City of Weatherford – Christmas on the Square - Weatherford, Texas (advertising, public relations, event production for children's activity at tourism event)

Tour of Champions – Natl. Cutting Horse Assn. and Weatherford Chamber of Commerce - Fort Worth, Texas and Weatherford, Texas (tourism event production, management, advertising, marketing for tour of multiple cutting horse ranches)

Pace Picante Sauce - Fort Worth, Texas - Armed Forces College Football Bowl Game (coordinate sponsorship purchase and major interactive booth setup for national vendor during tourism event)


North Texas Ford Dealers Association - Fort Worth, Texas (Coordinate interactive vehicle exhibit at Red Steagall Cowboy Gathering and Western Swing Festival heritage tourism event, create and coordinate contests to gather potential buyer information both online and at event, design microsite for contest participation)


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We're glad to talk with you about making your event a tremendous success. Give us a call at 214.491.4197, send a text to 817.980.2348, or email us. We love this kind of work and look forward to hearing from you.

Attract A Crowd To Meet Retail, Non-Profit, Tourism, or Business Goals

We help you attract a crowd to buy your products or services, provide volunteer help to carry out your mission, or increase participation in your activities.  We've shared a sample of projects (see below) completed over our owner's 30+ years as a marketing and advertising professional. We love this kind of work and look forward to hearing from you. Give us a call at 214.491.4197, send a text to 817.980.2348, or email us using this handy form. 

Chamber of Commerce - Weatherford, Texas

The Weatherford Chamber of Commerce leads the tourism program for Parker County, Texas. The organization attracts tourists and their dollars through advertising and publicity for the city's charming historic district, western lifestyle, and cultural activities including the highly successful annual Peach Festival. Sundance Associates has provided these services:

  • ​Designed, completed copy writing, researched and obtained photos for brochure describing multiple tourist attractions and events in Parker County
  • ​Designed, completed copy writing, researched and obtained photos for advertisements describing multiple tourist attractions and events in Parker County
  • Identified, prioritized, and solicited potential sponsors for Peach Festival.
  • Customized and completed copy writing for Peach Festival sponsorship benefits to fit sponsor goals.
  • ​Identified, prioritized, and solicited Peach Festival potential sponsors.
  • Customized and completed copy writing for Peach Festival sponsorship benefits to fit sponsor goals.
  • Designed and completed copy writing for Peach Festival event posters and newspaper advertising.
  • Advised on Peach Festival public relations and community relations activities.

Jefferson Candlelight Tour of Homes - Jefferson, Texas

Jefferson Candlelight Tour of Homes offers an annual tour of historic homes, with docents in period dress, and other holiday festivities in charming Civil War-era village of Jefferson, Texas. This heritage event is a major fundraiser for Historic Jefferson Foundation, a foundation dedicated to preserving local historic sites.The event attracts heritage tourists from Texas, Louisiana, and Arkansas. Sundance Associates has provided these services:

  • Identified, prioritized, and solicited potential sponsors.
  • Customized and completed copy writing for sponsorship benefits to fit sponsor goals
  • Created marketing plan and budget for event.
  • Produced annual event brochure, including design, photography, and editing copy writing
  • Designed, completed copy writing, and placed newspaper, television, and radio ads.
  • Created video; Coordinated video production for use on television, social media, and website.
  • Advised on design of new event website.
  • Designed, completed copy writing, and distributed e-blast announcements.
  • Advised on public relations, social media advertising.

Peach Festival - Weatherford, Texas

The Parker County Peach Festival salutes the area's annual peach harvest with an old-fashioned salute to peach everything! This  outdoor festival, held in the historic downtown district of Weatherford, Texas, attracts more than 30,000. Sundance Associates provided the following services:

  • Identified, prioritized, and solicited potential sponsors.
  • Customized and completed copy writing for sponsorship benefits to fit sponsor goals.
  • Managed graphic design and copy writing for event posters.
  • Managed photography, graphic design, copy writing, and placement of newspaper advertising.
  • Advised on public relations and community relations activities.

​​Red Steagall Cowboy Gathering &

Western Swing Festival

Fort Worth, Texas

Recognized as the premier western heritage tourism event in the nation, the festival includes genuine cowboy music, cowboy poetry, out-on-the-trail cooking, a daily ranch rodeo competition, and more to preserve Texas' unique western culture and arts, along with supporting a living history educational experience during the great era of cattle drives.  All activities take place in Fort Worth's Historic Stockyards District. Sundance Associates has provided these services:

  • Identified, prioritized, and solicited potential sponsors including writing custom copy for sponsorship solicitation and designing custom event folder.
  • Negotiated sponsorships with national, regional, and local organizations/businesses
  • Coordinated sponsor benefits onsite to assure all benefits are provided and to assist sponsors with exhibits and contests. 
  • Designed new event website using existing copy and photos.