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October 2019- Houston

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120 FIRST LOOK DREAM SHELBY HODGE CHECKS IT OUT. PHOTOGRAPHY PRISCILLA DICKSON, WILSON PARISH. A s Holocaust Museum Houston board chair Benjamin Warren noted during the First Look Celebration of the museum's $34 million expansion: "This reopening of our museum is the culmination of the dreams … of those heroic survivors who came to our city and who started a life and built an incredible future and didn't just survive but thrived." Celebrants, more than 800 strong, joine d the festive evening that saw the museum's three fl oors fi lled with inspiration, music (Divisi Strings, Moodafaruka, and John Acevedo), and international food stations from Chef Smirnov Catering. Former HMH board chair and current board member Tali Blumrosen joined forces with HMH managing director Tamara Savage in orchestrating the evening that included a surprise for one of the city's most philanthropic families: HMH CEO Kelly Zúñiga announced that the Human Rights Gallery was being named after generous museum donors Lester and Sue Smith. PC SEEN: Margaret Alkek Williams, Bailey Dalton-Binion and Greg Binion, Joy Warren, Eric Blumrosen, Laurie and Dr. Milton Boniuk, Gail and Dr. Milton Klein, Kisha and Jason Itkin, Jerry Martin, Gary Tinterow and Christopher Gardner, Jane and Dean Gladden, Linda and Carl Kuykendall, Laura Max Rose and Ben Rose, and Simone and Dr. John Irwin. See more Shelby Hodge at at a HOLOCAUST MUSEUM HOUSTON CELEBRATES A HEROIC EXPANSION. Sam & Auna Freedman, Martha & Don Freedman Sue Smith, Kelly Zúñiga Beth Wolff, Anne Neeson Kandiss & Evan Nave Sarah Davis, Jed Roper Limor & Stuart Smith Lou Gregory & Linda Lorelle Dr. Kelli Cohen Fein & Martin Fein Joy & Benjamin Warren Nancy & Jack Dinerstein Gary Tinterow, Christopher Gardner Eric & Tali Blumrosen Judy Smith, Shelly Hendry Josée & Samuel Bak

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