In honor of National Stroke Awareness Month, Austin Speech Labs holds its annual ONE WORD AT A TIME fundraiser each May.

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2019 ONE WORD AT A TIME May 2, 2019

Our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who contributed to the success of our 2019 ONE WORD AT A TIME including our sponsors, Fund A Need donors, silent auction donors, attendees, planning committee, volunteers, and our outstanding speakers.

Your generosity is much appreciated and positively impacts the lives of stroke survivors and their families! To view all of the evening's pictures, click here.

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2019 ONE WORD AT A TIME Keynote Speaker

Dr. Steven Warach

The ONE WORD AT A TIME Keynote Speaker is Dr. Steven Warach, a Professor of Neurology at The University of Texas at Austin’s Dell Medical School, Executive Director of the Seton-Dell Medical School Stroke Institute and Chair of the Lone Star Stroke Research Consortium. He is an expert researcher and clinician in the field of stroke and works closely with Austin Speech Labs as a member of the Board of Directors, and is also currently collaborating in an investigation of the benefits of intensive speech therapy offered by Austin Speech Labs.


Fortitude - Presenting Sponsor

Nelson Puett Foundation


Casey Gwinn and Family

Shamapant Family and LiveOak Venture Partners

Brian and Adria Sheth


Jeff and Bonita Garvey

The University of Texas at Austin


Gerardo Castillo

Sherrie and Dr. Bob Frachtman

Husch Blackwell

Catherine Lucchesi and Tucker Groendyke

Maxwell Locke & Ritter LLP

Dick and Missy McCarroll

Ann McIver

Kacy and Scott O'Hare

Silicon Valley Bank

St. David's HealthCare

Melinda and Barry Twomey

Dr. Steven Warach and Dr. Mary Abreu


Austin Subaru

Brent and Shelley Adair & Ty and Linda Schmitt

Judith and Dr. Richard Berkowitz

Peggy Bradley

Gerald Carruth - In memory of Gail Carruth

Sunena and Dr. Harish Gagneja

Beth and Tom Granger

Sarah Henry

Tom Hill and Patti Halladay & Elaine and Dr. Everett Heinze

Tom and Rose Leonardis

Adi and Rajul Mishra

Van Rea, M.D.

Deborah and Richard Rudy

Shearman & Sterling LLP

G.P. and Winkey Singh & The Sikh Spirit Foundation

Irene and Byron Smith

Mark Smith and Sara Jones

Vinson & Elkins LLP

Bill and Danna Volk

Karen Weber

Laura and Andrew York


Covert Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Dena Speaks

Georgia Erickson

Robert and Donna Hollingsworth

HPI Real Estate Services & Investments

Matthew and Rita Kreisle

Drs. Robert and Linda Lee

Amy and David Little

Keka and Mayur Mehta

MFI Foundation


Saunders, Norval, Pargaman & Atkins

Roy and Joan Snodgrass

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Foundation

2019 Silent Auction Donors

Antone's Night Club

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

Antonelli's Cheese Shop

Archer Hotel

Austin Lyric Opera

The Austin Symphony

Beehive Boutique


Cafe Josie

Capital Cruises

Castle Hill Fitness

Chez Zee American Bistro

Chinati Foundation


Dart Bowl

Dripping Springs Distilling

Elizabeth Street Cafe


Fairmont Austin


Food! Food!

Four Seasons Hotel Austin

Fox Restaurant Concepts - North Italia

Sherrie Frachtman

Galaxy Cafe

The Garden Room

The Grove Wine Bar & Kitchen

Güero's Taco Bar

Hai Hospitality, Uchi and Uchiko

Holy Rollers

Home Slice Pizza

iPic Theaters



Jack Allen's Kitchen

Julian Gold

Juliet Italian Kitchen

Kendra Scott

Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt


L'Oca D'Oro

La Condesa

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Las Palomas Restaurant - Bar

Lather Salon

Long Center for the Performing Arts

Maggie Louise Confections

Maudie's Tex Mex

The Menagerie

Michael Miller

Milk + Honey

Moonshine Patio Bar and Grill

Odd Duck

Outdoor Voices


Paper Place

Paramount Theatre

Personally Yours

Pilates 360

Pitchfork Pretty

Pointer Wing Shooting

Redbird Boutique

Roaring Fork

Sage Hill Inn & Spa

Shalom Austin Jewish Community Center

Shoal Creek Nursery

68 Degrees Kitchen

David E. Smith / Classified Wine & Spirits

South Congress Hotel

Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits

Spirited Food Co.

Still Austin Whiskey Co,

Susto Mezcal


Tarver Hill Salon

Texas Keeper Cidery

Texas Rowing Center

Texas Sailing

Texas Stars Foundation

Third Coast Coffee

34th Street Cafe & Wine Bar

3 Centered Yoga & Body Work

Tiff's Treats

TOC Eye and Face

Trisha Bridges Fine Art

Twisted X Brewing Company

The University of Texas at Austin - Office of the President

Violet Crown Cinema

Wanderlust Yoga Studio

Zip Lost Pines

2019 Event Committee

Laura York, Chair

Samina Byrd

Meredith Cooper

Anita Daver

Katelyn Davis

Audrey Dickerson

Carmel Fenves

Sherrie Frachtman

Linda Gladden

Dena Jansen

Kelly Kopecky

Rita Kreisle

Catherine Lucchesi

Missy McCarroll

Ann McIver

Cathy Northcutt

Kacy O'Hare

Christy Oliver

Virginia Ranney

Sangeeta Sethi

Celia Smith

Emily Tanner