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On The Town with Jan Carson July 2013 On The Town with Jan Carson July 2013

The fall social calendar features two of Houston’s most dynamic fundraisers – Rosemary Schatzman and Vanessa Sendukas – who will be honored as Community Volunteers on October 25 at the 2013 Signature Chefs Gala. The …

On The Town with Jan Carson June 2013 On The Town with Jan Carson June 2013

Audrey Hepburn’s son, Sean Hepburn Ferrer, will be in Houston on Sept. 6 for the inaugural UNICEF Audrey Hepburn Society Ball. It’s a white-tie celebration honoring Margaret Alkek Williams, the first person in the U.S. …

On The Town with Jan Carson May 2013 On The Town with Jan Carson May 2013

Don’t put away the tux and gowns just yet! It may be final month of the spring social season before everyone heads out of town for the summer — or hunkers down in air-conditioned comfort …

On The Town with Jan Carson April 2013 On The Town with Jan Carson April 2013

I love springtime social events because they are infused with the freshness and energy of a new season. They are as colorful as the spring blooms, because those bright hues are reflected in the vibrant …

On The Town with Jan Carson Mar 2013 On The Town with Jan Carson Mar 2013

A couple of important family-oriented fundraisers this month… on March 6, Family Services of Greater Houston holds its 18th annual Celebration of Families Luncheon with humorist Louise Parsley as featured speaker (Details: 713-802-7860), and on …

On The Town with Jan Carson Feb 2013 On The Town with Jan Carson Feb 2013

Dig out the beads and dust off your boots!  It’s time for that unique blend of February/March festivities – the outrageous parties, parades and performances celebrating the 2013 Galveston Mardi Gras ( Feb. 1 – …

On The Town with Jan Carson January 2013 On The Town with Jan Carson January 2013

Here’s hoping that 2013 will be a “lucky” year for you, filled with peace and prosperity, health and happiness. And while you’re thinking about New Year’s resolutions, why not resolve to have more FUN this …

On The Town with Jan Carson Dec 2012 On The Town with Jan Carson Dec 2012

I love the holidays with family and friends, because it’s all about celebrating our blessings. And this year is EXTRA special because our family has expanded! Our daughter Meagan and our son Sean recently got …

On The Town with Jan Carson Nov 2012 On The Town with Jan Carson Nov 2012

We’re rushing headlong into a holiday season packed with special event and festive occasions, not only for family and friends, but also for nonprofits who depend on our generosity. Houston Children’s Charity features Olivia Newton …

On The Town with Jan Carson Oct 2012 On The Town with Jan Carson Oct 2012

October will be “glowing pink” once again this year with a growing number of events promoting breast cancer awareness and research. As in past years, thousands of women, and men, will participate in the Susan …

On The Town with Jan Carson Sept. 2012 On The Town with Jan Carson Sept. 2012

Music lovers are anticipating Maestro Han Graf’s grand finale season with the Houston Symphony, which kicks off September 8 at “Opening Night with Bolero.” After enjoying the captivating sounds of Ravel’s Bolero at Jones Hall, …

On The Town with Jan Carson May 2012 On The Town with Jan Carson May 2012

On Sunday, May 6, if you see kids selling drinks from a lemonade stand, be sure to stop and buy a few glasses, or even a pitcher! It’s “Lemonade Day,” founded by Houstonian Michael Holthouse, …

On The Town with Jan Carson April 2012 On The Town with Jan Carson April 2012

The stunning new $48.4 million Asia Society Texas Center in the Museum District will open its doors this month in a four-day Grand Opening Celebration which kicks off with the fabulous “Tiger Ball” on April …

On The Town with Jan Carson March 2012 On The Town with Jan Carson March 2012

Disco Legends
Texas Children’s Cancer Center
More than 1,000 disco-dancing guests cheered the news that Lester and Sue Smith raised a jaw-dropping $32.2 million for Texas Children’s Cancer Center at “An Evening with Disco Legends.” It’s a …

On The Town with Jan Carson February 2012 On The Town with Jan Carson February 2012

“Una Notte In Italia”
FAMILY SERVICES
Energetic volunteers and stalwart supporters were recognized as 2012 Houston Treasures at a glam dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel. Social Book Publisher Scott Evans joined Warner Roberts in thanking General …

On The Town with Jan Carson January 2012 On The Town with Jan Carson January 2012

Happy New Year to everyone! Here’s hoping that 2012 brings success and prosperity not only to you, but to all the many non-profit groups and terrific causes that depend on all of us to support …