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136 FALL 2018 DATEBOOK fashion show featuring Jenny Packham; Tenenbaum Jewelers champagne drawing; pink lip bar; luxury gift-card tree; live auction; post-lunch meet-and-greet with Jenny Packham at Elizabeth Anthony Tariff: $250; tables from $2,500 Contact: Pamela Coughenour, 713.242.4656, pamela.coughenour@ HOUSTON ZOO WILDLIFE CONSERVATION GALA: DEEP IN THE HEARTS OF TEXANS When: Thursday, October 11, 6 pm Where: Houston Zoo Who: Chairs Kelley and Stephen Lubanko; after- party chairs Kaia Kessler, Elise Lubanko Note: Honoring H-E-B; cocktails; seated dinner; speaker Carter Smith, executive director of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department; silent auction; ambassador animals; entertainment Pat Green Tariff: $1,000; tables from $5,000; after-party $125 zoo members, $150 nonmembers Contact: Ginger Moon; 713.533.6584; gmoon@ CELEBRATION OF CHAMPIONS LUNCHEON AND FASHION SHOW When: Friday, October 12, 11:30 am Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Scott Basinger, Elsie Eckert, Sidney Faust, Judi McGee Note: Benefitting Texas Children's Cancer Center Long-Term Survivor Program; patients from Texas Children's Cancer Center and Community Champions modeling fashions from Dillard's and Saks Fifth Avenue Tariff: $300; tables from $3,000 Contact: Gwenn Smith- Johnson, 832.824.2669, champions@texas ART LEAGUE HOUSTON GALA: 70TH ANNIVERSARY, GOING PLATINUM When: Friday, October 12, 7 pm Where: Hotel ZaZa Museum District Who: Co-chairs Duyen and Marc Nguyen, Kristen Perrin; honorary chair City Council Member David W. Robinson; honorees Jereann Chaney (Patron of the Y ear), Francesca Fuchs (Artist of the Year), George Smith (Lifetime Achievement) Note: Cocktails; seated dinner; award ceremony; silent auction; dancing; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: $350; tables from $3,000 Contact: 713.523.9530, 2018gala CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF HOUSTON GALA: DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS When: Saturday, October 13, 6 pm Where: The Corinthian Who: Chairs Caroline and Andrew Bean, Caroline and John Harrell Note: Seated dinner Jackson and Company; silent and live auctions; mariachis; dance party by Audio House Tariff: $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: Hunter Reynolds, 713.535.7283, hreynolds@, ARAB AMERICAN CULTURAL & COMMUNITY CENTER GALA When: Saturday, October 13, 6:30 pm Where: Hilton Post Oak Who: Chairs Abla Amin; co-chair Rania Elkhatib; honorees Dr. Lilian and Dr. Osama Gaber, Dr. Ussama Makdisi Note: Silent auction; Arab- American comedian Mona Aburmishan; live Dabka Dance; DJ Rami; black tie optional Tariff: $300; tables from $3,000 Contact: 832.351.3366, LAURA LEE BLANTON COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD DINNER When: Tuesday, October 16, 7 pm Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chair Mary Ellen Meyer; honorees Nancy and Bryan Ruez Note: Benefitting Houston Hospice; cocktails; seated dinner; awards presentation Tariff: $250; tables from $2,500 Contact: Cynthia Nordt, 713.677.7123, cnordt@ AVDA'S HOME SAFE HOME GALA When: Wednesday, October 17, 6:30 pm Where: The Revaire Who: Co-chairs Carla Diaz- Lewis and Kenneth Lewis, Bonnie and Larry Likover Note: Benefitting Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse; small bites from 13 top Houston chefs paired with wines selected by event sommelier Antonio Gianola Tariff: $175; tables from $2,500 Contact: Lauren Summerville, 713.715.6949, homesafehomegala@avda- TOSS FOR TEXAS CHILDREN'S HEART CENTER When: Thursday, October 18, 6 pm Where: Houston Polo Club Who: Chairs Carolyn and David Anderson, Margot and John Athon, Staci and John Donovan, Cari and John Griggs, Ashley and Michael Hanna, Amy and Andrew Hoechstetter, Brooke and Scott Hutson, Isla and Joseph Jornayvaz, Rachel and John Nolan Note: Great food; bean-bag tournament for adults Tariff: $300 Contact: waystogive.texas ROOTS & SHOOTS SPORTING CLAYS CLASSIC When: Friday, October 19, 8 am Where: Greater Houston Gun Club Who: Chairs John Cone, Patrick Elkins, Russell Hamman, John Kirksey Jr., Matt Van Wie Note: Benefitting Trees For Houston Tariff: From $2,500 for team of four Contact: Katherine Noel, 713.840.8733, ext. 104, ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF MEXICAN AMERICANS ILLUMINE GALA When: Friday, October 19, 6:30 pm Where: Hilton Post Oak Who: Chairs Philamena and Arthur Baird; co-chairs Christina Morales, Terry Morales, Gilda Ramirez; honoree Mayor Sylvester Turner Note: Seated dinner; live and silent auctions; dancing to Grupo KaChe; black tie Tariff: $350; tables from $3,500 Contact: Debbie Ortiz, 713.929.2322, CATWALK DINNER AND FASHION SHOW When: Friday, October 19, 7 pm Where: The Astorian Who: Chairs Carolyn and Chris Dodson, Kitty and Lex Hochner, Nicole and Evan Katz Note: Benefitting A Shelter (continued from page 134) Richard Flowers, Lynn Wyatt, Angel Rios JENNY ANTILL CLIFTON

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