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FEED Your Soul

Houston Native Lauren Bush Lauren has collaborated with Target for her company FEED. FEED began in 2006 when she designed a bag to benefit the United Nations World Food Programme’s (WFP) School Feeding program. She first created the FEED 1 bag, a reversible burlap and organic cotton bag reminiscent of the bags of food distributed by WFP, to help raise funds and awareness around these school feeding operations. It was stamped with “FEED the children of the world” and the number ‘1’ to signify that each bag feeds one child in school for one year. At Target, you will find FEED mens and womens clothing, accessories and home goods. With every purchase, you help provide meals to children and families across America.


Get the Dirt Out

Summertime and the living is easy, with pool parties, cookouts and houseguests. Keep your castle sparkling with the best stain remover ever-Amodex. Great for ink, food or pet stains. A little goes a long way. Available at the Container Store $7.99


Houston Philanthrophy

Frank Caliendo Gets Audience to “Stand Up For Our Youth” at CHILDREN AT RISK Gala

Dr. Bob Sanborn with Frank Caliendo
Photos by Katy Anderson

The Bayou Music Center was rocking, as Frank Caliendo kept the audience laughing. The crowd was thrilled, while leaning back anticipating who was next. The master impressionist known for impersonating everyone from Charles Barkley to Al Pacino (including a few ex-presidents), was on fire. Sports fans recognize Caliendo from his work on ESPN and Fox NFL Sunday, while others recognize him from Madtv and his “gut busting” stand-up routines. “An Evening with Frank Caliendo - Standing Up For Our Youth,” was the show that will have Houstonians laughing out loud as they look forward to next year’s gala. Over 400 people attended the gala, which benefited CHILDREN AT RISK and its education reform initiative. The event raised $300,000 and was co-chaired by Nicole and Jim Perdue, Jr., Sai and Karun Sreerama, and Heather and Bob Westendarp. Major benefactors included Leslie Alexander/Houston Rockets, MJC events/Lucia and Michael Cordúa, AIG, and Perdue, Kidd & Vickery. Jennifer Esterline, Janet Harman, and Beau Ross received the 2013 Founders Award for their vision and work as champions of Texas public schools. In addition to Caliendo, the spectacular event also featured a VIP reception, and an exclusive live auction. Michael Cordúa catered the gala which began with a private reception featuring cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres. True to the education theme, guests dined on gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, smoked tomato soup, buffalo frito pie, Churrasco and exquisite fish sticks. For dessert, guests were served Cordúa’s famed Tres Leches and twankies (not Twinkies). Emmy-winning anchor Dominique Sachse of KPRC-2 News was the mistress of ceremonies. Ultimate Weatherman Frank Billingsley, chief meteorologist of KPRC-2 News, led the fast-paced live auction.

Check our calendar to plan your social and shopping schedule!

July 15
Tooties Takes Off Sale continues

July 20
11:00 am
RA Sushi-Sushi 101 Class CITYCENTRE location

Noon – 6:00pm
Watson’s House of Ales Celebrates Houston Brew Culture with the First Annual Brewfest

July 27
Museum District Experience-Get to know the Contemporary Arts Museum, Jung Center + Museum of Fine Arts. Attendees that day will be able to take advantage of deals like $45 four-course tasting meal at L’Olivier, 50% off the bar menu at Monica Pope’s Sparrow all day, 15% off the entire menu all day at The Counter, happy hour at Triniti from 4-8 pm, plus special overnight stay pricing + perks at the Hotel Icon

August 14
Personal Appearance by Nicole Miller Benefiting Dress for Success Houston
Individual tickets are $45 for non-members and free for WOW members. One hundred
percent of ticket sales will benefit Dress for Success Houston. For more information,
contact Monica Longoria at Monica@dfshouston.org or 713.337.0880.


For HHH readers-Important Information:
The bank, BB&T of North Carolina are crooks. They do not pay the benefits due to the widows of employees who have died. Do not give them your business. They have recently opened 30 branches in the Houston area. They should be ashamed of themselves.