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September 2019- Houston

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(continued on page 164) FALL 2019 DATEBOOK (continued from page 161) Note: Cocktails; seated dinner City Kitchen; speakers Drs. Patricia Medici and Arnaud Desbiez Tariff: $1,000; tables from $5,000 Contact: Ginger Moon, 713.533.6584,, TEXAS CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR OPENING NIGHT When: Thursday, October 10, 6 pm Benefi t Preview; 7 pm VIP Party Where: George R. Brown Note: First collecting opportunity; benefi ting CAMH; international, national, and Texas dealers of cutting-edge contemporary art; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: Benefi t Preview $100; VIP Party (VIP, Preview Pass, Fair Pass holders) Contact: CELEBRATION OF CHAMPIONS LUNCHEON AND FASHION SHOW When: Friday, October 11, 11:30 am Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Elsie Eckert, Scott Basinger, Sidney Faust, Judi McGee Note: Benefi ting Texas Children's Cancer Center Long-Term Survivor Program; Dillard's and Saks Fifth Avenue fashion show; modeling by patients and Community Champions; emcee Melissa Wilson Tariff: $300; tables from $3,000 Contact: 832.824.6917, champions@texas ART LEAGUE TEXAS ARTIST AND PATRON OF THE YEAR GALA When: Friday, October 11; 6:30 pm Where: Hotel ZaZa Museum District Who: Honorees Betty Moody, Margarita Cabrera, Anita and Gerald B. Smith Note: Cocktails; seated dinner; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: $350; tables from $3,000 Contact: Jennie Ash, 713.523.9530, jennie@ TEXAS CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR When: Friday – Sunday, October 11 – 13; Friday – Saturday, 11 am – 7 pm; Sunday, noon – 6 pm Where: George R. Brown Convention Center Note: 70+ international, national, and Texas galleries; new design focus; panels and presentations; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: Day pass $25, multi-day $35 (online or at door) Contact: A WICKED AFFAIR GALA When: Saturday, October 12, 6 pm Where: The Corinthian Who: Chairs Ashley and Walter Weathers, Lyndsey and Bret Zorich Note: Benefi ting Children's Museum; seated dinner Jackson and Company; live and silent auctions; Rolex watches raffl e; dance party; black tie or costume Tariff: $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: Tracy Golden, 713.535.7218, HOUSTON PARKS BOARD ANNUAL LUNCHEON When: Tuesday, October 15, 11 am Where: Marriott Marquis Who: Chairs Susie and Joe Dilg Note: Kicking off year- long celebration of Bayou Greenways 2020, connecting city through hike-and-bike trails along the bayous Tariff: $500; half-tables from $5,000 Contact: Deborah Rule, 713.942.7664 HOPE FOR THE FUTURE LUNCHEON When: Tuesday, October 15, 11:30 am Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Sarah Dyke, Diane Gendel, Sallie Morian, Sue Porretto, Anny Whyte Note: Benefi ting Baylor College of Medicine Teen Health Clinics; silent auction Tariff: $200; tables from $2,000 Contact: Anne Van Horn, 713.256.6593, avh@ LAURA LEE BLANTON COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD DINNER When: Tuesday, October 15, 6 pm Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Vivie and Chris O'Sullivan; honoree Nina Wickman Note: Benefi ting Houston Hospice; cocktails; seated dinner; live auction Tariff: $250; tables from $2,500 Contact: Cynthia Nordt, 713.677.7123, cnordt@ UH HILTON COLLEGE GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY GALA When: Tuesday, October 15, 6:30 pm Where: The Post Oak Hotel Who: Chairs Pennie Landon, Vicki Massad and Nick Massad Jr., Dr. Dennis Reynolds Note: Seated dinner; live auctions; wine pull; black tie optional Tariff: $300; tables from $3,000 Contact: Joel Jaffe, 713.743.3658, YES PREP PUBLIC SCHOOLS LEADING HOUSTON FORWARD CELEBRATION When: Wednesday, October 16, 11:30 am Where: Wortham Center Who: Chairs Emily and Jordan Marye; corporate honoree Vitol Note: Seated luncheon; Levy Restaurants; keynote speaker John B. King Jr., former U.S. Secretary of Education Tariff: $500; sponsorships from $5,000 Contact: Adriana Bolivar, 713.924.0695, AVDA'S HOME SAFE HOME GALA When: Wednesday, October 16, 6:30 pm Where: The Revaire Who: Chairs Meredith and Ben Marshall; honorees Karen and Buster Freedman, Judge Ruby Kless Sondock Note: Benefi ting Aid to Nancy Lamb's The Importance of Being Socially Ernest, 2001 162

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