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Here’s a great shoe to sweeten your Spring wardrobe; the Lady Dragon Cherry White Pearl pump from Lenny y Cia. This style is just one of the many colorful and playful footwear they have. Check them out at their boutique in Uptown Park.

Lenny y Cia + Melissa
Uptown Park

Take I-45 North

Looking for a road trip? Think about Big D. Houston-based performance and installation artist Daniel-Kayne, will have an exhibit at The McKinney Avenue Contemporary Art Space (The MAC) in celebration of Earth Day. Kayne will exhibit an installation titled Mine…Mine… His installation will be a continuation of his current series based around water. Kayne studied painting at The Glassell School of Art and continued his artistic education through an installation/painting residency at the New York School of Visual Arts and a residency with the Texan French Alliance for the Arts in Paris, France. After returning to Houston in 2010, Kayne has been involved in performance, installation, and sculptural projects at Diverse Works Art Space, The Orange Show, and Deborah Colton Gallery in Houston. He recently founded a Day with Art for the AIDS Foundation Houston Teen Leadership Forum and created/lead Notre Soleil, a 46 meter roundabout Earth and sculpture project in Lyon, France for the Texan-French Alliance for the Arts/ An opening reception with him and the other artists will be held Saturday, April 14, 2012 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at The MAC galleries, located at 3120 McKinney Avenue, in the Uptown District of Dallas. Exhibitions will be on view through May 19, 2012.

Houston Philanthropy

CHILDREN AT RISK Invited Jay Leno to Stand Up and Split A Few Sides to Stop the Trafficking and Exploitation of Children
Benefit Extravaganza and Show March 24, 2012, Bayou City Event Center

Nick Florescu, Jay Leno, and Dominique Sachse

Over 750 people attended An Evening with Jay Leno, which benefited CHILDREN AT RISK and its Center to End the Trafficking and Exploitation of Children. The event raised over $410,000 and was co-chaired by Kathy and Bob Baker (General Counsel, El Paso Corporation), Adrienne Publicover and Kyle Jennings (General Counsel, American General Life Companies), and Pamela and Curtis Frasier (General Counsel, Shell Oil Company).

Lucia Cordúa, Michael Cordúa and Carolyn Farb

U.S. Senator John Cornyn received the 2012 Founders Award for his efforts to advocate for and support the rights of children. Philanthropist extraordinaire Dr. Carolyn Farb, hc, was recognized with the First Lady of Philanthropy award for her dedication to improve the lives of children. The beautiful awards were donated by Tiffany & Co. Michael Cordúa catered the gala which began with a private reception featuring cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres. Emmy-winning anchor Dominique Sachse of KPRC-2 News was the mistress of ceremonies.

Anne and Mike Nemer

Judge Eric Andell did the Big Board Auction, while Owen Conflenti of KPRC-2 News handled the Live Auction. Before Mr. Leno exited the stage to a standing ovation, he handed a $10,000 check to Dr. Bob Sanborn, president and CEO of CHILDREN AT RISK, an unprecedented gesture to the work of CHILDREN AT RISK.



Proceeds to Benefit the Clayton Dabney Foundation for Kids with Cancer

Marlo Bruce, Michelle Clements, Hilda Curran, Lori Shellist

The Clayton Dabney Foundation for Kids with Cancer hosted it’s 7th Annual, “Kissed by an Angel” Girl’s Night Out event. Chaired by Michele Clements and co-chaired by Marlo Bruce this year’s event was hosted at the elegant River Oaks home of Hilda and Greg Curran. The Soirée Angélique was an evening full of festive fun with the help of exquisite cuisine from A Fare Extraordinaire, upbeat jazz tunes by David Caceres and stunning floral decor by Jonathan Andrew Sage. The silent auction, chaired by Lori Shellist, featured luxury items from Saks, Baccart, Neiman Marcus, Brasserie 19, among many others. On hand in the angelic crowd were Mimi Marix, Lisa Eads, Jill Holstead, Andrew Montgomery, Todd Marix, Rex Whiteside, Kathleen Panus, Lori Shellist, Pam Pierce, Angie Reckling, Lisa Rowe, Amy Shaper, Kristi Whiteside. The guardian angels were the evening’s upbeat waiters including Glen Clements, David Bruce, Marty Shellist, Ralph Eads, Ray Childress, Ken Newberry among many others.



Opening the Doors of Opportunity
10th Anniversary Celebration Yellowstone Academy

Frank and Stephanie Tsuru, Kristi and David Lumpkins, Anne and Les Csorba

The Doors of Opportunity opened for many students when Yellowstone Academy celebrated 10 years, raising over $1 million dollars. Chairmen Anne and Les Csorba and Stephanie and Frank Tsuru were thrilled with the success and the sellout crowd of over 500 attendees. The numerous supporters, many who have been with the school since inception, gave a standing ovation to founders and honorees Kristi and David Lumpkins. Their vision and dedication to making Yellowstone a reality and providing quality education for children in the Third Ward was applauded by all. Teaching children to live up to their full potential and achieve their dreams was the theme of the night. Guests were greeted with photos of many students' smiling portraits as they enjoyed the spirited bidding on the big boards and the “lunch lady” who roamed the room selling coupons to purchase meals for the children at Yellowstone. Dancing after dinner continued the festivities as Eclipse kept the dance floor full.



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social and shopping schedule!

April 13
Making a Difference Luncheon

April 21-22
Lamborghini Houston to Partner with Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital