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January 2016 - Houston

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Continued from page 29 S P R I N G 2 0 1 6 D A T E B O O K Continued on page 34 JANUARY | PAGE 32 | 2016 Who: Chair Anita Smith; honoree Jim Porter Note: Benefitting Memorial Park Conservancy; Ima Hogg Volunteer Service Award presentation; cocktails; seated dinner; entertainment Divisi Strings; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: From $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: Anne Vance, 713.863.8403, avance@ JUNIOR LEAGUE ANNUAL CHARITY BALL: BON TEMPS BALL When: Thursday – Saturday, February 4 – 6, 7 pm Where: Junior League Ballroom Who: Chair Amy Dunn Note: Benefitting local charities; dinner and dancing to New Orleans-themed bands; black tie Tariff: Thursday ticket $150; Friday and Saturday tables from $5,000 Contact: 713.871.6673, WRAPPED IN RED: CENTENNIAL GALA When: Friday, February 5, 7 pm Where: Royal Sonesta Who: Chairs Dorothy and Mickey Ables, Susie and Sanford Criner, Trini Mendenhall; honorary chairs Susan and James A Baker III, Barbara and President George H.W. Bush, Margaret Williams; honorees Merrill and Joe Hafner, Bettey and Gene McDavid Note: Benefitting American Red Cross; cocktails; four-course seated dinner; M*A*S*H-themed lounge; entertainment Yvonne Washington and Infinite Groove; silent and live auctions; black or red tie Tariff: Tables from $5,000 Contact: Jessica Mikell, 713.313.1635, 20TH ANNIVERSARY SAN LUIS SALUTE GALA When: Friday, February 5, 7:30 pm Where: Galveston Island Convention Center at San Luis Resort Who: Chairs Paige and Tilman Fertitta Note: Benefitting UT Medical Branch at Galveston; Galveston's largest gala; cocktails; seated dinner; Mardi Gras theme; black tie Tariff: $300; tables from $6,500 Contact: Michelle Beckwith, 409.744.1500, POETS AND WRITERS GALA When: Saturday, February 6, 6:30 pm Where: The Houstonian Who: Chairs Phoebe and Bobby Tudor Note: Benefitting Inprint; guest speaker Tony Kushner; readings by Houston Poet Laureate Robin Davidson, Leah Lax, Matthew Salesses Tariff: From $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: 713.521.2026, GALA ON THE GREEN When: Saturday, February 6, 7 pm Where: Discovery Green Who: Chairs Ileana and Michael Treviño, Randa Duncan Williams; honorees Anne Duncan, John Nau Note: Benefitting Discovery Green; cocktails; seated dinner by Tony's; entertainment Divisi Strings Tariff: Tables from $5,000 Contact: gala-on-the-green CAMP HOPE CLAY SHOOT When: Tuesday, February 9, noon Where: Greater Houston Gun Club Who: Chair Peter Holt Note: Benefitting PTSD Foundation of America Tariff: Team $5,000 Contact: Niki Smith, 713.202.6935, LOVE'S IN FASHION When: Wednesday, February 10, 6:30 pm Where: Tootsies Who: Chairs Joanna and Brad Marks, Hannah and Cal McNair; honorary chairs Susan and Michael Plank Note: Benefitting Dec My Room; 20 Sweetheart Philanthropy Couples in fashion runway show Tariff: Standing room $150; second-row seating $300; first- row seating $500; sponsorships from $2,500 Contact: 832.538.1201, HEART OF GOLD LUNCHEON When: Thursday, February 11, 11 am VIP reception, noon luncheon Where: Hilton Americas Who: Honorees Dr. Barbara Samuels and Vic Samuels Note: Benefitting Neighborhood Center, Inc. Tariff: Tables from $1,500 Contact: Marc Levinson, 713.669.5222, mlevinson@ BLACK HISTORY SCHOLARSHIP GALA When: Saturday, February 13, 6 pm Where: Hotel ZaZa Who: Chair William W. Harmon; honorary chairs Christopher W. Oliver, Carolyn Evans-Shabazz, Cesar Maldonado Note: Benefitting Black History Committee Scholarship for African-American students at Houston Community College; guest speaker Major General Charles Bolden Jr., NASA administrator Tariff: $250; tables from $2,500 Contact: 713.718.5000; blackhistorygala CELEBRATING OUR PARKS: PARK LOVERS' BALL 25TH ANNIVERSARY When: Saturday, February 13, 7 pm Where: Omni Houston Hotel Riverway Who: Chairs Judy and Comfort Cheng, Michelle and Paul Marvin Note: Benefitting Friends of West University Place Parks Fund; honoring past ball chairs; black tie optional Tariff: $250; tables from $2,500 Contact: Donna LaMond, CHAMPAGNE & CHOCOLAT SCHOLARSHIP GALA When: Saturday, February 13, 7 pm Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Jo Ann Petersen, Ashley Petersen; co-chairs Beverly Kaufman, Barbara Van Postman; honorary chair Marie Bosarge; honoree Rolanette Lawrence Note: Benefitting Gaston LeNôtre Scholarship Foundation; champagne reception; epicurean dinner; dessert buffet; silent and live auctions; cancan entertainment; black tie Tariff: $300; tables from $3,000 Contact: 713.358.5051; HEARTS IN HAVANA HEART BALL When: Saturday, February 13, 7 pm Where: Hilton Americas Who: Chairs Lacey and Matthew Goossen; honorees Molly and Jim Crownover, David McPherson Note: Benefitting American Heart Association; guest speakers Christie and Carly Starr; cocktails; seated dinner; modern rumba and Cuban jazz by Intensity; live auction; Cuban Valentine's theme; black tie Tariff: $1,000; tables from $10,000 Contact: Katie Pryor, 832.918.4043,, HOUSTON WILDERNESS LUNCHEON When: Tuesday, February 16, 11:30 am Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Anne and Robin French, Kelly and Russell Hamman; honoree Henry Hamman Note: Benefitting ecosystem preservation, education and awareness; emcee Carter Smith Tariff: From $250; tables from $2,500 Contact: Holly Thorson, 713.524.7330, ext. 201, HOUSTON CENTER FOR PHOTOGRAPHY PRINT AUCTION When: Wednesday, February 17, 6 pm Where: Junior League Who: Chair Frazier King Note: Benefitting HCP; collecting opportunity for fine art photography; celebrating HCP's 35th anniversary and honoring founders; auctioneer Rick Wester; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: From $150; tables from $1,500 Contact: Ashlyn Davis, 713.529.4755, THE GALA ROYALE When: Thursday, February 18, 6 pm Where: The Corinthian Who: Chairs Steve Barrett, Gretchen Sheirr Note: Benefitting Target Hunger; seated dinner by Jackson and Company; silent and live auctions; dancing; entertainment Phillip R. Pampolina Tariff: $300; packages from $2,500; tables from $10,000 Contact: Becky Brown, becky. ALLEY THEATRE SPORTING CLAYS SHOOT When: Friday, February 19, 10 am Where: Greater Houston Gun Club Who: Chairs Butch Mach, Trent Tellepsen Note: Benefitting Alley Theatre; day of shooting competitions; buffet lunch by The Coronado Club; awards ceremony; cocktail reception; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: Teams of four from $2,000 Contact: 713.315.3332, A NIGHT AT THE SHAMROCK: THE CORNERSTONE DINNER When: Friday, February 19, 7 pm Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Elizabeth and Richard Husseini; honoree Barry Moore, FAIA Note: Benefitting Preservation Houston; presentation of 2016 Good Brick Awards for excellence in preservation; emcees Deborah Duncan, Bill Stubbs; entertainment Third Coast Swing; retro cocktail attire, shamrock green encouraged Tariff: $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: David Bush, 713.510.3990, FRESH ARTS' THE PAINT BALL When: Friday, February 19, 8 pm Where: The Silos @ Sawyer Yards Who: Chairs Staci Henderson, Anika Jackson, Matthew Burrus and Michael Pearce, Laura and Mike Umansky, Traci and John Young; honoree Vivian Wise Note: Catering by TBD; art and lifestyle auctions; DJ Bunny spins during the dance party; kaleidoscopic costumes a must Tariff: $100; underwriting from $600 Contact: Ariel Jones, 713.868.1839; MONTGOMERY COUNTY HEART BALL When: Saturday, February 20, 6:30 pm Where: Woodlands Waterway Marriott Who: Chairs Tracy and Richard Wilken Note: Benefitting American Heart Association; Old Hollywood theme; black tie Tariff: $500; tables from $1,000 Contact: Jessaca (Fowler) Rodriguez, BALLET BALL: FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE When: Saturday, February 20, 7 pm Where: Wortham Theater Center Who: Chairs Gina and Devinder Bhatia; honoree Jesse H. Jones II Note: Benefitting Houston Ballet; cocktails; seated dinner by Jackson and Company; dancing; silent auction; decor by The Events Company; media sponsor PaperCity; black tie Tariff: From $1,000; tables from $15,000 Contact: Suzie Cadey, 713.535.3230, scadey@ MAKING A DIFFERENCE LUNCHEON When: Tuesday, February 23, 11:15 am Where: Hotel ZaZa Who: Co-chairs Leisa Holland- Nelson, Leila Perrin; honorary chairs Philamena and Arthur Baird; honoree Janiece Longoria Note: Benefitting El Centro de Corazón health centers; guest speaker Sonia Manzano (Maria on Sesame Street); seated lunch Tariff: $200; tables from $3,000 Contact: Kathryn Childress, 832.494.1761, HSPVA ENCORE FOR EXCELLENCE LUNCHEON: ART & SOUL When: Tuesday, February 23, 11:30 am Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Austin Thomas, Kris and Neil Thomas Note: Benefitting HSPVA; Grammy-winning producer Bryan-Michael Cox to be named distinguished alumnus Tariff: From $200; tables from $2,500 Contact: PEARL BALL When: Thursday, February 25, 7 pm Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Ruthie and Adam Miller Note: Benefitting Good Samaritan Foundation; black tie Tariff: $750; tables from $5,000 Contact: Melissa King, 713.529.4646, SAVOR THE HOPE GALA When: Friday, February 26, 6:30 pm Where: Hotel ZaZa Who: Chairs Shannon and Dan Newman Note: Benefitting Devereux Texas; entertainment Cirque Performers Tariff: $200; tables from $1,000 Contact: Joni Robertson, 281.316.5423, jroberts@, FINE ART OF SHOOTING When: Saturday, February 27, 8 am Where: The Greater Houston Gun Club Who: Chairs the Mach Family Note: Benefitting Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; competitive shooting; shopping; buffet lunch Tariff: $100 to attend; individual shooting tickets $1,000; teams from $3,000 Contact: 713.639.7523, A BUTTERFLY FLUTTER When: Saturday, February 27, 10 am Where: Houston Museum of Natural Science Who: Chairs Lane Bowden, Mary Kay Bowden Note: Benefitting Cockrell Butterfly Center at HMNS; children's event with face painting, cookie decorating, bug treasure hunt, arts and crafts Tariff: $45; sponsorships from $500 Contact: Sveta Darnell, 713.639.4729, CLUB DA CAMERA GALA When: Saturday, February 27, 7 pm Where: The Corinthian Who: Chair Carolyn Piro Landen; MICHELLE WATSON ROCC Tennis Fashion Show by Tootsies

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