Securities Inc. (HTS) served as a proud sponsor of the 2017 Alliance
Data Red Balloon Run & Ride (RBRR) – a family-friendly run, walk and
cycling event benefiting Dallas-based pediatric health care provider
Children’s Health. In addition to the company’s $20,000 sponsorship, HTS
associates raised $50,000 through a national internal donation campaign.
“This is the second consecutive year that the firm and its associates
have hit the $70,000 donation mark,” said Robert W. Peterson,
HilltopSecurities President/Chief Operating Officer and Member of the
Children’s Medical Center Dallas Board of Directors. “It’s a testament
to the values of our firm and associates – they have big hearts and a
genuine, passionate drive to give back to our communities. I thank them
for proving time and time again that, above all, HilltopSecurities
The firm’s fundraising campaign was co-chaired by Carol Garza, Vice
President – Capital Markets, and Joy Alexander, Executive Assistant. The
effort encompassed a series of employee-led fundraisers including, but
not limited to, jeans days, ice cream float sales, weekly bingo games
and a pie toss that featured the firm’s senior leadership as targets.
As a sponsor, HTS presided over the event’s Team Tent Zone and the
firm’s associates took part in judging RBRR’s other team fundraising
tents. At the culmination of the 5k run and bicycle rally, Peterson,
2017 donation campaign Co-Chairs Garza and Alexander and 2016 campaign
Chair Michael Rendón presented the annual team tent trophy.
Approximately 200 HTS associates were in attendance on the day of the
event, including the firm’s donation campaign volunteers, who staffed
promotional-item tables, a fresh-popped popcorn station and a children’s
coloring contest table within the RBRR Team Tent Zone.
The 2017 Red Balloon Run & Ride is a fundraising event coordinated by
Passion for Children’s, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization seeking to
raise $825,000 for the exclusive benefit of Children’s Health. The event
itself features a 1k and 5k run/walk as well as 5k and 23-, 26-, 27- and
72-mile bike rallies.
About Hilltop Securities Inc.
Hilltop Securities Inc., a member of NYSE, FINRA and SIPC, delivers the
forthright advice and tailored solutions necessary for municipal
issuers, institutions, broker-dealers and individuals to thrive. The
financial services firm and registered investment adviser is
headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with offices across the United States.
The firm’s other areas of focus include public finance, municipal and
taxable fixed income underwriting, sales and trading; equity and
portfolio trading; retail brokerage services; securities clearing;
structured finance; corporate finance; and securities lending. A wholly
owned subsidiary of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:
HTH), HilltopSecurities’ affiliates include Hilltop Securities
Independent Network Inc., PlainsCapital Bank, PrimeLending and National
Lloyds Corporation. Learn more at www.HilltopSecurities.com.
About Children’s Health
Children’s Health is the eighth-largest pediatric health care provider
in the nation and the leading pediatric health care system in North
Texas, providing a full spectrum of health care services — from daily
wellness and primary care to specialty visits and critical care. Holding
eight disease-specific care certifications from The Joint Commission,
Children’s Health has been consistently named one of the nation’s top
pediatric providers by U.S. News & World Report. The
Children’s Health system includes Children’s Medical Center Dallas, as
well as Children’s Medical Center Plano, multiple specialty centers,
Children’s Health Pediatric Group primary care practices, Our Children’s
House rehabilitation facilities, home health, physician services, the
Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern, and
Children’s Medical Center Foundation.
Hilltop Securities Inc.
Benjamin D. Brooks, 214-859-6351