2020 Houston Hospice Butterfly Luncheon @ Junior League
Aug 17 @ 11:00 am

Who: Chairs Terrell and Abbott Sprague

Details: Featured speaker will be New York Time’s Bestselling Author Elin Hilderbrand.

Proceeds from the luncheon benefit the operations of Houston Hospice and are the primary funds to support The Butterfly Program. The Butterfly Program is recognized as a national leader for the advancement of pediatric hospice care. There will be fabulous Raffle Items. The dress code is business attire.

Benefiting: Houston Hospice

Tickets and Tables: Tables of 10 are $25,000, $15,000, $10,000, $5,000, $2,500 and Individual Tickets are $1,000, $500, $250

Information: Cynthia Nordt at 713.677.7123 or


Homemade in Texas- The Center for Pursuit Luncheon @ River Oaks Country Club
Sep 3 @ 11:30 am

Special Guest: Tom Landis, Founder Howdy Homemade Ice Cream

Tariff: Tables of 10 are $25,000, $12,500, $6,000, $3,000, and Individual Tickets are $300

Contact: or 713.525.8479

Benefiting: The Center for Pursuit, The Center for Pursuit empowers individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) to live meaningful, dignified lives filled with opportunity.






Hats, Hearts & Horseshoes – A Kentucky Derby Affair @ Private Home
Sep 5 @ 4:00 pm

Chairmen: Kelli and John Weinzierl

Honorary Chairmen: Paige Fertitta, Megan and Luke Hotze and Hannah and Cal McNair and Hallie Vanderhider

Events: Kentucky Derby viewing, auctions, games, entertainment,

hors d’oeuvres, a Run for the Roses racing wall

Attire: Derby

Tariff: Reserved tables from $3,500, Limited tickets available $350, Sponsorship Opportunities with tickets available

Contact: Andrea Sivells at 713.942.8339 or

Benefiting: Bo’s Place which exists to provide grief support to children and families after the death of a loved one. For over 28 years, they have offered services at no cost with the belief that sharing one’s grief journey with peers who have had a similar experience is helpful and healing and creates a safe space where children do not have to feel alone in their grief.

Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance Hope Fashion Show @ Stanley Korshak
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us in Dallas, Texas for a night of fun and fashion to end ovarian cancer, with complimentary cocktails, passed appetizers, Stanley Korshak sponsored fashion show featuring survivors and local celebrities, auction, swag bags and more. All to support life-saving research and support programs for survivors and their families.

Honorary Chair: KJ Murphy, Stanley Korshak Vice President Public Relations,Marketing and Advertising

Bryan’s House Pathways to Inclusion Luncheon, Awards & Special Needs Summit @ Belo Mansion
Apr 7 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Honorary Chairs: Dr. Lisa Genecov and Betsy Kleinman

Chair: Betty Regard

With a metallic colored attire theme, guests will dress to impress, enjoy lunch, raffle, an emcee-led discussion with a unique perspective…from a global leader panelist who is a mother of a child with special needs to a leader taking extraordinary measures to serve and hire those with special needs in the workplace.

Topics will include:

TECHNOLOGY to serve or advance the lives of at-risk children with special medical, therapy or other social/emotional or mental health needs, and their families.

INNOVATION: Taking diversity and inclusion a step further. Corporations creating career paths for those with special needs or making accommodations for their employees or those that may have a child with special needs.

Panelists include:

John McGill, Director of Brand Partnerships Mensa

Kelly Burton, National President AT&T Ability ERG

Gerry Mecca, Former VP-IT Keurig & Founder EKG

Richard Margolin, Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder Robokind

Laura Ramirez, Director, Diversity & Inclusion Specialist Ericsson

Dr. Hiren Shukla, Automation & Innovation Neuro-Diverse CoE Leader Ernst & Young

Tracy Picon, Sr. Director Healthcare Industry Executive Strategist Microsoft

Bryan’s House will also honor 2020 Wisdom’s Hope Awardees:


Temple Emanu-El Dallas


Rust E. Reid, Thompson & Knight, LLC


Sarah Losinger


The University of Texas at Dallas


Studio Movie Grill (SMG)

100% of proceeds go to the Family Supportive Services Program (FSS) and Therapy Coordination.

2020 Latin Women’s Initiative Luncheon @ Hilton Americas-Houston
May 7 @ 10:00 am

Time: 10:00 a.m. Marketplace; noon Seated Luncheon and Fashion Show Presentation

LWI Chairmen:  Elia Gabbanelli and Maritza Gonzales

Honorary Chairman: Gloria Luna Bounds

Details: Featured fashion designer Silvia Tcherassi

Tariff: Tables of 10 are $25,000, $15,000, $10,000, $5,000, $3,000, and Individual Tickets are $300

Contact: 866.366.5274

Benefiting: Latin Women’s Initiative