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Fashion and Philanthropy Bloom at
The Woman’s Hospital of Texas 13th Annual
Labor Day Luncheon and Style Show
The hospital’s largest event and fundraiser
raises awareness and funds for the March of Dimes
Joanie Hare, M.D., Ilona Carson, Connie Faro M.D.
The Woman’s Hospital of Texas helped raise $52,000 for the March of Dimes during the hospital’s largest fundraiser. Approximately 500 attendees came together all for a shared mission to improve the health of precious babies. The Woman’s Hospital of Texas 13th Annual Labor Day Luncheon and Style Show, emceed by KTRK ABC 13 News Anchor Ilona Carson and co-chaired by The Woman’s Hospital of Texas CEO Ashley McClellan and Suzan Deison, president of the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce, featured fall fashion trends from image consultant Rebecca Matthews and a peek at the trendiest styles in an always crowd-pleasing runway show styled and produced by Todd Ramos.
This year’s featured speaker was Danielle Busby, who delivered the only surviving set of all-girl quintuplets in the United States at The Woman’s Hospital of Texas in 2015. Born at just 28 weeks gestational age, the Busby quintuplets, Danielle and her husband, all received support from the March of Dimes NICU Family Support Program at the hospital. “We’re proud to support the March of Dimes’ compassionate care and advocacy for babies born prematurely and their families,” said McClellan. “Yes, this event’s a fundraising effort, but more importantly we’re here to celebrate a decades-long partnership between The Woman’s Hospital of Texas and the March of Dimes. Because of it, Danielle can speak about her five healthy, happy toddlers. Danielle Busby, her husband Adam, their six-year-old daughter Blayke and the quintuplets star on the TLC cable channel series, “Outdaughtered.” The network filmed Blayke and her two cousins walking the runway during the fashion show for an episode for the show’s second season, which premieres in November.
In addition to seeing reality TV happen live, luncheon guests purchased raffle tickets and raised $16,500 in 15 minutes on-site at the event. Three lucky attendees took home luxury gifts donated by fashion design house Elaine Turner and jewelry design house Kendra Scott. Dozens of other attendees went home with chic door prizes generously provided by Houston-area boutiques and attendees went home with chic door prizes generously provided by Houston-area boutiques and spas.
All of the luncheon guests had the opportunity to power shop in the Boutique Bazaar, a pop-up market of 25 vendors featuring Houston-exclusive retail favorites Trés Chic, French Cuff Boutique, BB1 Classic, Betty Audish Exotic Handbags, Mitra Tummino Studio and Shopaholic Sanctuary. Ten percent of the proceeds from items purchased at the Boutique Bazaar was donated to the March of Dimes Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Family Support Program at The Woman’s Hospital of Texas, the only program of its kind in the Houston area.
Page Parkes Models
The NICU Family Support Program, launched in 2011, offers information and comfort to families during the hospitalization of their newborn, during the transition home, and in the event of a newborn loss, as well as professional development for NICU staff. The program at Woman’s has helped more than 6,200 Houston-area families since its inception. “This year was yet another fantastic event hosted by The Woman’s Hospital of Texas,” said Darcie Wells, Greater Houston Market executive director. “Our partnership in the NICU Family Support Program is incredibly important to the March of Dimes, and we love honoring that partnership at this event. Not only is it a fun event for the women of Houston, but it allows us to serve the families that are affected by premature birth or birth defects at a time when they need it most.”
Photos by Topher Smith
BALANI CUSTOM CLOTHIERS TAUGHT
PROFESSIONALS HOW TO “MASTER THE TOAST”
Premier Men’s Custom Tailor Hosted Training and Gave Tips On How to Give a Memorable Salute
Peter Remington, Christian Boehm, Bob Cavnar
BALANI Custom Clothiers hosted Master The Toast, a fun-filled event where seasoned gentleman taught Houston professionals the value of a polished and well-executed toast. Christian Boehm, Peter Remington and Bob Cavnar joined together at the swanky Balani showroom to share the fundamental components of the salutation, share personal stories and equip guests with savvy tips to mastering the art of the toast. 100% of the evening’s proceeds benefited Cheers 4 Charities and Recipe For Success.
Darayus Pardivala, Diane Englet, Fred Newhouse
Photo by Michelle Watson
Just getting ready for the official kick off of the NFL season a crowd of 350 football fans celebrated Boys & Girls Harbor’s fourth annual “Fantasy Football Draft Night” on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at NRG Stadium. Casual football attire made for a relaxed atmosphere as guests were greeted by Texans cheerleaders as they made their way to the stadium’s Club Level. Celebrity coaches mingled with the guests and gave them tips on player picks including Doug Dawson, Chester Pitts, Vince Rachal, Kenny Houston, Ed Biles and Charlie Frazier. Sports Director and anchor for KPRC Channel 2, Randy McIlvoy emceed the evening’s draft activities. Looking out over the playing field at the stadium guests heard statistics about the impact the Harbor has on at-risk children in our community. When the final whistle blows the fantasy football winner will receive two tickets to the 2017 Super Bowl. Event Chairmen for the second year Diane Englet and Darayus Pardivala and Honorary Chairman Fred Newhouse scored big points with a silent auction with autographed sports memorabilia, big boards and an exciting live auction. With over 100 volunteers for the night the place was packed and everyone was “ready for some football”! Broadcast sponsor Yahoo Sports Radio’s helped by promoting the event. The evening has raised over $750,000 in four years to help Boys & Girls Harbor reach their goal to provide healthy, comprehensive residential care for children who are victims of abuse, neglect, abandonment, or family hardship. The Harbor has not only changed the lives of the children who live there, but also the lives of future generations as they continue to break the cycle of abuse.
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Tony's Legendary Cellar Dinner
Thursday, September 22 | 7:00 pm | Tony's - 3755 Richmond Avenue
Visit one of the country’s most revered restaurants for a truly unforgettable dining experience. Beginning at 7 pm, guests will delve into the delectable with a five-course menu – created specially by Tony Vallone – paired with exceptional wines. Priced at $295 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. Please call 713-622-6778 to reserve your seat at this one of a kind dinner.
Best Cellars Celebrity Wine Dinner
Attire: Cocktail Chairman: Franelle Rogers Honorary
Chairmen: Linda and Gene Dewhurst, Carolyn Faulk, Jeanie and Jim Janke,
Wine Hosts Chairman: Robert Sakowitz
Events: Champagne reception, gourmet four-course meal prepared by guest chefs Mark Cox Chef, Chef Luis Roger of BCN Taste and Tradition and Chef Philippe Verpiand Chef/Owner, Étoile Cuisine et Bar.
The Wine's of Revana with Dr. Madaiah Revana
Thursday, September 29 | 7:00 pm | Vallone's -947 Gessner Road the chic Gateway Memorial steakhouse will host Dr. Madaiah Revana and guests for a sumptuous, four-course dinner. The prix fixe menu will showcase six Revana wines from California, Oregon and South America, including the Revana Estate Cabernet Sauvignon – rated the #1 California Cabernet Sauvignon by the editors of Wine Spectator magazine. Priced at $225 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. To reserve your seat, please call 713-395-6100.
CENTRAL MARKET HOSTS ‘GREAT APPLE HARVEST’ STROLL
Celebrate all things apple during Central Market’s Apple Festival
September 21 – October 4
THE GREAT APPLE HARVEST: Store Stroll
Thursday, September 29, 2016, 5 – 7 p.m.
During their Great Apple Harvest, Central Market is featuring more apple varieties than the Lone Star State has ever seen. Guests are invited to stroll through the store noshing on delectable apple delights like: Apple Stuffed Pork Loin, Cheddar & Apple Grilled Cheese and French Apple Tart, to name a few. Guests will start at the store's Information Desk Entrance and wind their way around, sampling a variety of apple products in many departments. This is a self-navigated tour so guests may arrive after 5:00 p.m. The event is free but guests are asked to register on line at centralmarket.com.
September 29-Oct 2
Texas Contemporary Art Fair
George R Brown
Houston Art Fair
Silver Street Studios
SBEF Luncheon and Fashion Show
LEARN TO ‘SAVE A LIFE’ AT FREE HANDS-ONLY CPR
TRAINING EVENT AT MINUTE MAID PARK ON OCTOBER 1, 2016
The American Heart Association (AHA) and Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center DeBakey Institute for Cardiovascular Education & Training (DICET) have teamed up once again to offer free, life-saving CPR training to the Houston community this fall at Minute Maid Park. Guests will participate in short, interactive simulations that will teach the important, life-saving skills required to act quickly in the case of a cardiac emergency. This is the third year the two organizations have partnered on the event and together have trained many new lifesavers in the Houston area. Four training sessions will be available on Saturday, October 1, 2016, starting at 9 a.m. Participants will be trained using the American Heart Association’s revolutionary CPR Anytime® kits and will take it home for free upon completion of the training. Free bilingual instruction will be available.
REGISTER: Online pre-registration is encouraged at www.houstonsavealife.com. All participants must be at least 12 years of age. Groups are welcome. For more information, please contact (832) 918-4062 or email@example.com.
An Evening in Maremma with Tony Vallone Wednesday, October 5 | 7:00 pm | Ciao Bello -5161 San Felipe Street Join Tony Vallone, at Ciao Bello's next regional cuisine dinner, on Wednesday, October 5. The famed restaurateur will highlight classic dishes and ingredients from the Tuscan Coast at the refined neighborhood eatery. The multi-course tasting menu with “free-flowing” wine pairings is priced at $95 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. Seats are limited, to secure your reservation, please call 713-960-0333.
Be sure to visit the Hip and Haute
booth at Village Antiques!