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September 2014 - Houston

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SEPTEMBER | PAGE 80 | 2014 Tariff: First-Look Black Card (earliest Fair admission) $100; VIP Pass $75; one-day pass $25 Contact: info@houstonfineart THE BIG BLACK TIE BALL: POINTS OF LIGHT NIGHT When: Saturday, September 20, 6 pm Where: Omni Houston Hotel Who: Chair Mary Murray; honorees Julia and Bruce Vincent Note: Benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters; reception; dinner; live and silent auctions; high-energy entertainment Tariff: $300; sponsorships from $5,000 Contact: 713.860.8209, THE KNUCKLE BALL: A PITCH FOR LIFE When: Saturday, September 20, 6:30 pm Where: Hotel ZaZa Who: Chair Natalie Niekro; honoree Bobby Tudor Note: Benefitting The Joe Niekro Foundation and The Society of NeuroInterventional Foundation; reception; live and silent auctions; dinner; baseball legends; award presentation to Bobby Tudor (Joe Niekro Humanitarian of the Year) and Dr. Orlando Diaz and Dr. Huda Zoghbi (Joe Niekro Medical Humanitarians of the Year); black tie Tariff: From $336; tables from $5,036 Contact: Natalie Niekro, 602.318.1013, LEGACY COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES ANNUAL LUNCHEON When: Tuesday, September 23, 11:30 am Where: The Corinthian Who: Co-chairs Isabel David, Claire Cormier Thielke; honoree Martha Turner Note: Champagne luncheon Tariff: From $350; tables from $3,000 Contact: Chloe Rushing, 832.548.5276, STILETTO STRUT AT NEIMAN MARCUS When: Wednesday, September 24, 11 am Where: Neiman Marcus and The Westin Galleria Who: Chairs Tricia Georgiou, Trish Hayes, Megan Hotze; honorary chairs Jane and Ed Parker; honoree Dr. C. Kent Osborne. Note: Benefitting The Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine; champagne toast in Neiman Marcus Shoe Salon; luncheon and "The Art of Fashion" style show at Westin Galleria; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: $250; tables from $2,500 Contact: Sanah Haque, 713.798.1649, THE BEACON'S COME TO THE TABLE When: Wednesday, September 24, 6 pm Where: The Beacon Day Center Who: Chairs Michele Leal, Chuck Matthews, Victoria Rowland, JJ Stevak Note: Houston chefs to serve four- course gourmet meal with wine; auction; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: From $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: Scott Stuckey, 713.220.9736, BRILLIANT LECTURE SERIES PRESENTS A CONVERSATION WITH BOB WOODWARD AND CARL BERNSTEIN When: Thursday, September 25, 7 pm Where: Wortham Theater Center Who: Presented by Donna and Robert Bruni and Tenenbaum & Co. Note: In recognition of 40th anniversary of Watergate, the reporters who first broke the story, speak on their experiences and modern investigative reporting; VIP reception and private dinner available Tariff: Lecture from $55; VIP reception $250; private dinner $500 Contact: 832.487.7041, MEDICAL BRIDGES ONE PEOPLE, ONE WORLD GALA When: Saturday, September 27, 7 pm Where: Hilton Houston Post Oak Who: Chairs Kelli Cohen Fein, Barbara Van Postman; honorary chair Margaret Williams; honorees Bob and Mary Ann Wilkins Note: Corporate honoree Chevron; dinner; raffle Tariff: From $300; tables from $2,500 Contact: Daniela Canales, 713.766.6554, OCTOBER TREE OF LIFE GALA When: Wednesday, October 1, 6:30 pm Where: Houston Country Club Who: Chairs Lisa and John Magness; honoree Dr. James McSwain Note: Benefitting Nick Finnegan Counseling Center; reception; silent auction; keynote speaker Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale Tariff: From $200; tables from $4,000 Contact: Mary Magness Hand, 713.402.5036, MARY JO PECKHAM AWARD LUNCHEON AND FASHION SHOW When: Thursday, October 2, 11 am Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Jenny Price, Betty Puryear; honorary chairs Ann Berry, Leila Gilbert, Liz Jameson; honoree Linda McReynolds Note: Benefitting Assistance League Houston; fashion show with looks by Elizabeth Anthony; award presentation Tariff: $150; sponsorships from $2,500 Contact: 713.526.7983, adminassist@assistanceleague RAZZLE DAZZLE PINK! BREAST CANCER AWARENESS LUNCHEON When: Thursday, October 2, 11 am Where: Westin Memorial City Who: Co-chairs Sandy Barrett, Jo Lynn Falgout, Grace Kim; honoree Donna Vallone Note: Benefitting Bobetta Lindig Breast Center at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center; guest speaker Kendra Scott, jewelry designer; pink attire Tariff: $200; sponsorships from $2,000 Contact: Cathleen Fishel, 713.242.4450, cathleen.fishel@ IRON SOMMELIER GRAND TASTING When: Thursday, October 2, 6 pm Where: The Houstonian Hotel Who: Chairs Sean Beck, John Clutterbuck Note: Benefitting The Periwinkle Foundation; 13 local sommeliers compete for the title of Iron Sommelier; wine sampling Tariff: $150; sponsorship from $3,000 Contact: Alice Rohrman, 713.807.0191, arohman@ THE NATURE CONSERVANCY'S 50TH ANNIVERSARY GOLDEN JUBILEE When: Thursday, October 2, 6 pm Where: Houston Polo Club Who: Chairs Ann and Don Short; co-chairs Allison and Troy Thacker Note: Benefitting The Nature Conservancy, Texas; entertainment Asleep at the Wheel; country chic Tariff: $1,000; tables from $5,000 Contact: Alicia Easterwood, 713.524.6459, aeasterwood@; CHAMPIONS FOR CHILDREN: THE BREAKFAST CLUB When: Thursday, October 2, 6:30 pm Where: Julia Ideson Library Who: Co-chairs Luba Bigman, Christine Hoffer, Rosemarie Johnson, Melissa Mithoff, Nanette West, Tiffany Wong; honorees Stephanie and Mark Deverka Note: Benefitting Texas Center for the Missing; Gabriel Lester Award presentation to the Deverkas; entertainment Molly and the Ringwalds; prom attire, coat and tie Tariff: From $300; underwriting from $1,000 Contact: Melissa Turnquist, 713.599.0235, NANCY OWENS MEMORIAL FOUNDATION LUNCHEON When: Monday, October 6, 11 am Where: The Westin Galleria Who: Chair Amy Bernstein Note: Guest speakers best-selling authors Giuliana Rancic (a breast cancer survivor) and Bill Rancic; honoring Spirit of Courage Award winner Tariff: From $100; tables from $1,800 Contact: 713.932.1032, ext. 155, DEC MY ROOM'S FALL LUNCHEON When: Wednesday, October 8, 11 am Where: Artista at The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts Who: Chairs Martha Turner, Kiki Wilson Note: A true Argentine lunch with premium Argentinian wines Tariff: Tables from $1,500 Contact: Courtney Barta, 832.538.1201, SOCIETY FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS LUNCHEON When: Wednesday, October 8, 11 am Where: Jones Hall Stage Who: Chair Christie Sullivan; honorary chair Melissa Mithoff; honorees Melanie Gray, Mark Wawro Note: Guest speaker Lauren Bush Lauren; Ann Sakowitz Arts Advocate Award presentation to Gray and Wawro; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: From $300; tables from $3,000 Contact: Ashley Coffey, 713.632.8117, THE PRINTING MUSEUM'S GUTENBERG DINNER When: Wednesday, October 8, 6:30 pm Where: Houston Country Club Who: Chair Thomas Hull; honorees Julie and Andy Plata Note: Cocktails, dinner; silent auction; chance to use an antique printing press Tariff: $200; tables from $2,500 Contact: Amanda Stevenson, 713.522.4652, ext. 202, FIRST ANNUAL PECKERWOOD GARDEN LUNCHEON: TAKING ROOT When: Thursday, October 9, 11:30 am Where: Private club Who: Chairs Chris Knapp, Jill Whitten Note: Benefitting Peckerwood Garden Conservation Foundation; guest speaker Thomas Woltz Tariff: $125; tables from $1,500 Contact: Jennifer Cate, 713.206.5505, CELEBRATION OF CHAMPIONS LUNCHEON AND FASHION SHOW When: Friday, October 10, 11:30 am Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Scott Basinger, Elsie Eckert, Sidney Faust, Judi McGee Note: Benefitting Texas Children's Hospital; show produced by Lenny Matuszewski and Tamara Klosz Bonar; Community Champions to escort Texas Children's Cancer Center Champions down Runway for a Cure!; fashions by Saks Fifth Avenue and Dillard's Tariff: From $150; tables from $3,000 Contact: Julia TenHoeve, 832.824.0550, BERING OMEGA SING FOR HOPE 20TH ANNIVERSARY: DESTINATION DUBLIN When: Saturday, October 11, 6:30 pm Where: The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts Who: Chairs David Cordúa, Lucia and Michael Cordúa; honoree Carolyn Farb Note: Irish fare prepared by chef David Cordúa; entertainment soprano Camille Zamora; black tie Tariff: Sponsorships from $1,000 Contact: Nora Hall, 713.341.3765, ROTHKO CHAPEL MOONRISE PARTY ON THE PLAZA When: Saturday, October 11, 7 pm Where: Rothko Chapel Plaza Note: Cocktails; hand-rolled cigars by El Cubano Cigars; Cuban cuisine; entertainment El Rectorado del Son; stargazing with Houston Astronomical Society Tariff: From $100; underwriting from $1,000 Contact: Thuy M. Tran, 713.660.1405, ANNUAL UNICEF AUDREY HEPBURN SOCIETY BALL When: Tuesday, October 14, 6 pm Where: Wortham Theater Center Who: Chairs Penny and Paul Loyd, Alicia and Lance Smith, Tiffany and Rick Smith; honorees Janice and Robert McNair Note: Margaret Williams to present Audrey Hepburn Society Philanthropist of the Year Award to the McNairs; black tie Tariff: From $750; tables from $7,500 Contact: Daley Von Wenckstern, 832.463.2421, HOUSTON ZOO FEED YOUR WILDLIFE CONSERVATION GALA: A CELEBRATION OF GORILLAS IN THE WILD When: Wednesday, October 15, 6 pm Where: Houston Zoo's Masihara Pavilion Who: Honorees Janice and Bob McNair, Bobbie and John Nau Note: Special presentation by wildlife expert Jack Hanna; dinner catered by Nourish; safari chic attire Tariff: From $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: Ginger Moon, 713.533.6584; SAKS FIFTH AVENUE KEY TO THE CURE KICKOFF When: Wednesday, October 15, 6:30 pm Where: Saks Fifth Avenue Who: Chairs Kristy and Chris Bradshaw Note: Benefitting CancerForward; PAs by designer Tommy Hilfiger and his wife, handbag designer Dee Ocleppo Hilfiger; cocktails; hors d'oeuvres, live entertainment; honoring 2014 CancerForward Houston Forward Movers; 2014 Key to the Cure Tee, designed by Rag & Bone, to be unveiled; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: $50 in advance; $100 at door Contact: Tijuana Harvey, 713.627.0500 BAYOU PRESERVATION ASSOCIATION GALA: "BAYOUTOPIA" When: Wednesday, October 15, 7 pm Where: Home of Natasha and Michael Bleyzer Who: Chairs Mariana Green, Laurie and Doug Vander Ploeg, Dan Searight, Frances and Nick Stephens; hosts Natasha and Michael Bleyzer Note: Alfresco cocktails; dinner catered by Tony's; live entertainment; patio attire Tariff: $300; sponsorships from $3,000 Contact: Jennifer Cate, 713.206.5505, SAKS FIFTH AVENUE KEY TO THE CURE CHARITY SHOPPING WEEKEND When: Wednesday – Sunday, October 15 – 19 Where: Saks Fifth Avenue Note: Two percent of sales rung up from 6:30 pm Wednesday through 7 pm Sunday to be donated to CancerFoward; 100 percent of Key to the Cure T-shirt sales to be donated; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: N/A Contact: Tijuana Harvey, 713.627.0500 HOLD 'EM FOR HEROES When: Thursday, October 16, 6 pm Where: Houston Country Club Who: Chairs Jen and Britt Sudduth Note: Benefitting Heroes for Children; Texas Hold 'Em poker tournament; top 50 players win prizes; cocktails and dinner Tariff: $350; tables from $1,500 Contact: Apriel Westmoreland, 713.401.9930, awestmoreland@ SIGNATURE CHEFS GALA: CIRQUE DU CUISINE When: Thursday, October 16, 6:30 pm Where: Silver Street Studios Who: Chairs Mary D'Andrea, Kathryn Fay; honorary chairs Faith and Lee Majors; honorees Mark Cox, Rosemarie and Matt Johnson, Jon Tyson, Dan Wolterman Note: Benefitting March of Dimes; culinary delights; select wines; live and big board auctions; Cirque du Couture or cocktail attire Tariff: Sponsorships from $3,500 Contact: William Tayar, 713.964.5415, CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF HOUSTON'S RUE DES BOURBON … A NIGHT IN THE QUARTER GALA When: Friday, October 17, 6:30 pm Where: The Corinthian Who: Chairs Kathryn and Jeff Smith Note: New Orleans-themed evening; cocktails; dinner catered Continued from page 77 Continued on page 84 F A L L 2 0 1 4 D A T E B O O K Alley Theatre Gala, 1986 PHYLLIS HAND

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