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Say a Little Prayer

Feed your soul with these religious medallions strung with pearls, semi-precious stones on gold.
These necklaces go with jeans or your Sunday dress. Several styles to choose from with prices beginning at $149.

Marlo Miller Boutique
1920 Fountainview Drive


Cool Down

Chama Gaúcha Brazilian Steakhouse has created the perfect cocktail to help you wind down after work. Exclusively at Chama Gaúcha, the passion fruit Caipirinhas and raspberry Caipirinhas are exotically flavored Brazilian cocktails, much like the Mexican Margarita, but with a refreshing, tropical twist - perfect for the hot Houston weather. Chama Gaúcha offers the Caipirinhas in original, passion fruit and raspberry for $5 during the restaurant's happy hour along with international wine and beer at reduced prices Monday - Friday from 4:30-7pm.

Chama Gaúcha Signature Caipirinhas:
1 large lime (peeled, cored and quartered)
2 oz. of Cachaça (Brazilian sugar cane rum)
Sugar added to taste preference
Shake vigorously. Garnish with lime.

Chama Gaúcha Brazilian Steakhouse
5865 Westheimer Road,
713. 244.9500 ‎

Houston Philanthropy


Andrea White, Julie Hardin, Eileen Campbell, Donna Vallone

Girls Inc. of Greater Houston, an organization that offers programming in leadership, math and science, health and wellness and more to girls ages 6-18, raised more than $160,000 at its 16th Annual Strong, Smart and Bold Celebration Luncheon chaired by Julie Hardin, Eileen Campbell and Donna Vallone, Honorary Co-chairs. The City of Houston’s Former First Lady Andrea White, now recognized as an acclaimed historical fiction writer, served as the keynote speaker. Dominique Sachse, KPRC Local 2 anchor, served as the event emcee. Deborah Duncan, host of Great Day Houston received the Strong, Smart and Bold Award. This award is presented annually to a Houston woman who has followed her own path, dedicated herself to education, pursued her dreams and achieved her goals while also giving back to the community. LINN Energy received the Corporate Vision Award, which is presented annually to a corporate entity that promotes advancement opportunities for women throughout the company and furthers opportunities for women and girls through it’s support of youth serving organizations.



AAMA Tacos Y Tacones Kick Off

John and Bobbie Nau, Bea Garza, and Martha and Demetrius Navarro
photo by Monica Kressman

Silver Eagle Distributors was the perfect place for a get together for 100 guests to mix and mingle Kick-Off the upcoming annual AAMA Gala, Tacos Y Tacones. Honorary Chairmen of the upcoming event, Bobbie and John Nau greeted everyone along with the Chairmen Martha and Demetrius Navarro and President and CEO of AAMA, Beatrice Garza. Attendees sampled the many the delicious appetizers and enjoyed the mariachis and festive decor. The opportunity to view the Civil War artifacts and American art collection made the evening special for all the attendees. Conversation about the Gala to be held October 20 at the Hilton Americas and ideas for fundraising were the order of the evening along with remarks stressing the importance of education.


Jim and Katherine Ketelsen, and Ann Stiles
photo by Kim Coffman

The beautiful home of Franci and Jim Crane was the perfect place for an evening for educational program Project GRAD. Guests mixed and mingled May 10 to celebrate graduating over 6,000 Scholars with the GRAD scholarship. Founders, Kathryn and Jim Ketelsen, greeted guests along with sponsoring H-E-B Houston President Scott McClelland, and Executive Director Ann Stiles. Graduates of the program were scattered around the room to answer questions and discuss the impact the programs have had on their successful education and job experiences. Lowering the dropout rate, producing high school and college graduates, and changing expectations for college have been the highlighted successes of Project GRAD, which works within the HISD system. Hostess Franci Crane was pleased to applaud the efforts of the Ketelsens in taking a concept to reality. On May 21st, Project GRAD will award Scholarships to more than 750 graduating high school seniors, most of whom will be the first in their families to attend college.

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