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On The Town with Jan Carson March 2015 On The Town with Jan Carson March 2015

The social scene this month is dominated by the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and the umpteen events that call for your best boots, snappy hat and sassy fringe. But there’s also a ton of …

On The Town with Jan Carson Feb 2015 On The Town with Jan Carson Feb 2015

A sell-out crowd is anticipated for Texas Children’s Cancer Center’s 10th anniversary “An Evening with a Legend” honoring President George W. Bush. Chaired by Lynn Baird, Flo Crady, Emily Crosswell and Ned Torian, the event …

On The Town with Jan Carson January 2015 On The Town with Jan Carson January 2015

Happy 2015! I wish you all good things in this New Year, especially lots of fun times with family and friends! There are so many upcoming events where you can mix and mingle, including the …

On The Town with Jan Carson December 2014 On The Town with Jan Carson December 2014

Over the past 25 years, more than 50,000 Christmas toys have been delivered to bright-eyed children through the efforts of the Joyful Toyful Fiesta, founded by the late Carmen and David Bridges. In addition to …

On The Town with Jan Carson November 2014 On The Town with Jan Carson November 2014

Playing on the popularity of the PBS series Downton Abbey, the co-chairs of the Nov. 14 Women’s Home Annual Gala — Cindy Burns, Harriet Hart and Martha Turner, along with honoree Trini Mendenhall — decided …

On The Town with Jan Carson October 2014 On The Town with Jan Carson October 2014

The 2015 ABC/13 Women of Distinction have just been announced! They are Carol Beck, Carol Linn, Lesha Elsenbrook, Leisa Holland-Nelson, Gayla Gardner, Kim Moody, Cynthia Petrello, Roberta Schwartz, Susan Osterberg and Suzan Deison, with Trini …

On The Town with Jan Carson September 2014 On The Town with Jan Carson September 2014

Among the stars winging to Houston this fall to help local organizations raise funds is NFL legend Terry Bradshaw. Bradshaw, who has spoken openly about his personal struggle with depression, will share his story at …

On The Town with Jan Carson August 2014 On The Town with Jan Carson August 2014

 
Better enjoy the summer slowdown before it ends!  The fall social season is set to blast off with a myriad of events filling busy calendars. The Women’s Home has the perfect event Wednesday, August 20, …

On The Town with Jan Carson July 2014 On The Town with Jan Carson July 2014

Happy Fourth of July to you! I hope you have lots of fun with family and friends not only during the holiday weekend, but also your summer vacation. Though the social pace slows down at …

On The Town with Jan Carson June 2014 On The Town with Jan Carson June 2014

 
There are some terrific surprises coming up to celebrate Susan G. Komen Houston in its fight against breast cancer. Comedienne Joan Rivers will provide a healthy dose of humor while sharing her secrets for overcoming …

On The Town with Jan Carson May 2014 On The Town with Jan Carson May 2014

Houston’s own Dr. Brené Brown, who shot to worldwide fame through her TEDx talk on vulnerability and shame, will participate in a fascinating conversation with Mariel Hemingway about her family’s history of addiction and suicide …

On The Town with Jan Carson April 2014 On The Town with Jan Carson April 2014

If you’re a fan of Downton Abbey you won’t want to miss “A Masterpiece Evening” on April 8. Rebecca Eaton, executive producer of Masterpiece, will be sharing insider insights. Series fan Lynn Wyatt and Houston …

On The Town with Jan Carson March 2014 On The Town with Jan Carson March 2014

The latest spring fashions will be on display at the annual Houston Chronicle Best Dressed Luncheon on March 28 benefiting the March of Dimes. The title of this luncheon is a bit outdated, as the …

On The Town with Jan Carson Feb 2014 On The Town with Jan Carson Feb 2014

As a lead up to Valentine’s Day, join us as we “Ignite the Night” at the American Heart Association’s Heart Ball on Feb. 8. This annual gala reminds us all of how extremely important it …

On The Town with Jan Carson January 2014 On The Town with Jan Carson January 2014

Happy healthy 2014! Here’s hoping your New Year is off to a fantastic start. I’m not big into making a lot of new resolutions, but there is one important commitment we all should make — …