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PaperCity Houston October 2021

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OBSESSIONS. DECORATION. SALIENT FACTS. OCTOBER LA DOLCE VITA FASHION SHOW AND LUNCHEON When: Tuesday, October 12, 11:30 am Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairmen Cheryl Byington, Patti Murphy; honorary chair Victor Costa Note: Benefitting Italian Cultural & Community Center; fashion Neiman Marcus; honoring designer Victor Costa; wine pull; raffle of jewelry from Valobra Master Jewelers Tariff: From $250; tables from $2,500 Contact: Erika Myers, 713.524.4222, ext. 7, HIGHLIGHT WITH LOGO — PAPERCITY SPONSORSHIP Immerse in Houston Arts and Culture When: Wednesday, October 13, 7 pm (6:30 pm VIP) Where: Majestic Metro Theater Houston Who: Co-chairs Melissa and Michael Mithoff, Drs. Duyen and Marc Nguyen; honorees S.H.A.P.E. Community Center, Rep. Christina Morales Note: Benefiting Houston Arts Alliance; performances by graffiti artist Gonzo247 (who will create a live painting to be auctioned off), Houston Poet Laureate Outspoken Bean, Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton, Leslie Contreras Schwartz; cosmic fashion show by returning guest House of Enid; PaperCity media sponsor Tariff: From $750; tables from $5,000 Contact: Quang Vu, 713.581.6131,, OCTOBER 2021 DATEBOOK POWER OF LITERACY LUNCHEON When: Friday, October 15, 11:30 am Where: Post Oak Hotel Who: Chairs Leisa Holland-Nelson, Stephanie Tsuru Note: Benefiting Barbara Bush Literacy Foundation; reception; seated luncheon; speaker Kathie Lee Gifford Tariff: $300; VIP $1,500; tables from $3,000 Contact: Ellie Francisco, 713.825.5708, ART LEAGUE HOUSTON ANNUAL GALA: VISIONARIES When: Friday, October 15, 7 pm Where: Hotel ZaZa Who: Co-chairs Christian Barker and Dr. Grant Hopping, Gaynell Floyd- Drexler, Yvonne M. Garcia Note: Awards ceremony honoring Vicki Meek (2021 Texas Artist of the Year), Dr. Alvia Wardlaw (2021 Lifetime Achievement Award in Arts Leadership), Chinhui Juhn and Eddie Allen (2021 Texas Patrons of the Year); art auction; seated dinner; music Flash Gordon Parks; PaperCity media sponsor; visionary or formal attire Tariff: $350; tables from $3,000 Contact: Jennie Ash, 713.523.9530, A GREAT GATSBY GALA When: Saturday, October 16, 7 pm Where: The Corinthian Who: Co-chairs Devorah and David Krieger, Ashley and Jonathan Sloan Note: Benefiting Children's Museum Houston; cocktails; seated dinner A Fare Extraordinaire; dancing and music Love & Happiness; silent and live auctions; black tie or '20s-inspired Tariff: $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: Tracy Golden, 713.535.7218, LAURA LEE BLANTON COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD DINNER When: Tuesday, October 19, 6 pm Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Cathy Brock, Franelle Rogers; honorary chair Linda McReynolds; honoree Rose Cullen Note: Benefiting Houston Hospice; cocktails; seated dinner; Laura Lee Blanton Community Spirit Award presented to Rose Cullen; speaker J.R. Martinez (Army veteran, burn survivor, actor, The New York Times best-selling author) Tariff: $300; tables from $2,500 Contact: Aida Matic, 713.677.7123, THE HOLIDAY SHOPPING CARD BENEFITING THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY When: Thursday, October 21 – Sunday, October 31 Where: More than 475 retailers throughout the Greater Houston area Who: Co-chairs Mary Ann Baxter, Diane Watson Cain, Anita Fogtman N o t e : Wi t h C a rd p u rc h a s e , shoppers receive 20 percent discount at participating retailers and specials at participating restaurants. One hundred percent of the Card purchase benefits the American Cancer Society; PaperCity media sponsor Tariff: $75 Contact: 713.266.2205, PAPERCITY'S SOCIAL CALENDAR OF OCTOBER EVENTS, VIRTUAL AND LIVE. Compiled by Sharon L. Taylor 18

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