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On The Town with Jan Carson –
November 2017


JAN-CARSONHouston’s favorite gastronomical evening is coming up on Thursday, November 16 – the annual March of Dimes Signature Chefs Gala and Wine Fest. Rescheduled due to Hurricane Harvey, this 20th anniversary culinary feast features more than 20 of the city’s top chefs presenting their signature dishes.  Gala chairs Christie and Mark Sullivan and Kathy and Paul Mann will transport you back to the Roaring ‘20s. All you have to do is call 713-964-5415 for your tickets!

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Top Ten Elite

Citizens For Animal Protection

Fashion and furry friends proved to be a winning combination at the kickoff for the Nov. 18 Celebrity Paws Gala. More than 100 supporters donated supplies to help animals impacted by Harvey. The “Top Ten Elite” honorees, with their pets in tow, mixed and mingled at Tootsies while chatting about relief efforts under way in the Houston area to help not only people but their pets too. The honorees competing in their fundraising efforts for CAP include Sara and James Parr, Cody Tinney and Sharilyn Durdin Lampson.

1) Honoree Cam Canion and Mollie at the kick-off event for the Nov. 18 Celebrity Paws Gala.

2) Top Ten Elite honorees Julie and Brook Brookshire with sweet Lila and Lola.

3) Honoree Peter McGillivray with Lucie.

4) Honorees Ken and Diane Kiecke with their special pet Lucy.

5) Celebrity Paws Gala chairs Lindsay Love and Brenda Love at Tootsies.

 

 

Opening Style Show

Junior League Of Houston

PHOTOS: NIKKY LAWELL

At this year’s Opening Style Show, The Junior League showcased the massive outpouring of support, labor and love for flood victims, donating a portion of tickets to the JL’s own Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. The League has dispersed nine grants to local organizations to help with recovery. The Style Show also provided some much-needed entertainment as guests enjoyed a glam fall fashion preview.

1) Selina Sauter, Jessica Strake, Sharnell Harris were among guests at the Junior League Opening Style Show, presented by Tootsies.

2) Kathy Steadman and Josie Morgan at the JL Opening Style Show.

3) Catherine Barrett and Laura Showalter joined Linda Stever at the Junior League.

4) Beth Zdeblick and Julie Danvers.

5) Lesie Keyes and Chanel Perkins at the Junior League.

 

 

Labor Day Luncheon & Style Show

The Women’s Hospital

Babies were on everyone’s minds at The Woman’s Hospital of Texas 14th Annual Labor Day Luncheon & Style Show. The event raised more than $52,000 for the March of Dimes and featured a fabulous luncheon, a style show presented by Natalie King, a runway show produced by Todd Ramos, and a pop-up market which included nearly 20 of the hottest area boutiques. Hospital CEO Ashley McClellan co-chaired the event with Karina Barbieri.

1) Natalie King with luncheon co-chair Karina Barbieri, Woman’s Hospital CEO Ashley McClellan and Darcie Wells at the annual Woman’s Hospital Labor Day Luncheon and Fashion Show.

2) Mother/daughter duo Joyce and Tracy Warner at the fashion show and luncheon.

3) Ishwaria Subbiah with Reena Vashi and Sri Yalamanchili.

4) Kara Hawthorn, Marcia Stevens and Alison Stevens.

5) Laurie and Benjamin Foster with their twin sons who were born prematurely and cared for in the Woman’s Hospital neo-natal intensive care unit.

 

 

Women Of Wardrobe

Dress For Success

Nonprofits love their energetic, young professional groups, and for Dress for Success Houston that group is the Women of Wardrobe (WOW). Every year WOW sponsors a fashionable Summer Soirée which attracts a lively group of supporters whose trendy outfits are definitely WOW-worthy. DFSH Vice-president Lauren Levicki Courville told guests that 3,500 women and 900 veterans will be helped by Dress for Success this year.  Ladies sipped cocktails, enjoyed tasty bites from several restaurants and viewed the latest fall fashions.

1) Summer Soirée chairs Bria Wall, Mary Patton and Lauren Granello, president of Women of Wardrobe (WOW).

2) Dress for Success Houston supporters

Carrie Carson, Monica Richards, Lizzie Jones and Alyssa Muller at Tootsies.

3) Dana Kervin with Katherine Morille and longtime DFSH member Trish Morille.

4) Dr. Crystal Wright, Monica McNeill, Rachel McNeill and Courtney Zavala at Tootsie’s.

5) WOW members Hannah McNair, Shaina Park, Raelyn McNair and Joanna Marks.

 

 

On The Town with Jan Carson November 2017


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