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NOVEMBER 12, 2013

North Texas business leaders have named the energy titan T Boone Pickens Dallas-Fort Worth's 2013 CEO of the Year in the annual CEO Sentiment Survey conducted by Southern Methodist University's Cox School of Business.
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OCTOBER 17, 2013

Texas energy entrepreneur and financier T. Boone Pickens bequeaths $20 million to The Johns Hopkins University to support daring, but potentially vision-saving research at the university's Wilmer Eye Institute.
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MAY 21, 2013

Big Brothers Big Sisters is pleased to announce that renowned philanthropist and energy entrepreneur T. Boone Pickens will serve as the Honorary Chairman of its 2013 Big Black Tie Ball on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at the Omni Dallas Hotel. In addition to a cocktail reception, dinner, and silent and live auction, the evening will feature a performance by Grammy-nominated Trace Adkins.
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The T. Boone Pickens Foundation improves lives through grants supporting education, medical research/development and services, athletics and corporate wellness, at-risk youths, the entrepreneurial process, conservation and wildlife programs and a wide-range of public policy initiatives.

"We've always worked to give back to the community, and this continues that tradition and allows us to move forward with a greater philanthropic focus," Mr. Pickens explained in forming the Dallas-based foundation in 2006.

The foundation does not accept unsolicited letters, emails or calls of inquiry. The grant application is by invitation only, through a request for proposal process. Grant recipients must be invited to apply by a member or members of the foundation committee.


T. Boone Pickens, Chairman
Ronald D. Bassett, President
Robert L. Stillwell, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer
Andrew Littlefair, Vice President
Sally Geymuller
Jay Rosser

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Marti Carlin

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