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2020 November December, Parties, Houston

ANIMAL KINGDOM

PetSet Celebrates With Virtual Gala Watch Party By Jennifer Roosth      Photography by Quy Tran   THE SETTING: Even a global pandemic could not stop animal lovers’ kindness, as they rallied around a hybrid format of fundraising. Part virtual gala, part V.I.P. watch...

2020 November December, Parties, Austin

LIVING HISTORY

Austin History Center Hosts Annual Angelina Eberly Luncheon By Rob Giardinelli       Photography by Jim Innes and Anne Wheat THE SETTING: Pre-COVID-19, over 260 of the Capital City’s most notable philanthropists and business leaders, descended upon The Austin Club...

Sylvia Betts and Charlie Betts, Luci Baines Johnson _ Charles Peveto
2020 November December, Parties, Austin

BEYOND ANY WISH

Make-A-Wish Of Central And South Texas Celebrates 35 Years In The Region   By Rob Giardinelli     Photography by Emmy Baysden, Rick Cortez Photography, Mary Holguin, Belinda Lee and Lexie Yut THE SETTING: Before COVID-19, the Four Seasons in Austin was the...

2020 November December, Parties, Austin

VIENNA FANTASIE

Austin Opera Guild Hosts Annual Serenata Wine Dinner & Auction Gala By Rose Betty Williams                Photography by Marjorie Kamys   THE SETTING: Pre-COVID-19, Austin Opera Guild and Austin Opera celebrated the 10th annual Serenata Wine Dinner &...

Professional waltz dancers perform
2020 November December, Parties, Dallas

GOOD FOR THE SOLE

KidneyTexas Celebrates 21 Years Of The Runway Report By Cynthia Smoot       Photography by Dana Driensky, Daniel Driensky, Danny Campbell, Sharon Adams, Maurice Ballew     THE SETTING: Sandy Secor, the president of KidneyTexas, Inc., event chair Sharon...

Dyann Skelton, Suzann Farren, Anne Fitzgerald, Chan Chandler, Stacey Wiggins and Di Johnston, Fran Cashen, and AB Aston
2020 November December, Parties, Dallas

POUNDS OF PREVENTION

The Power of Prevention Shares Inspiring Stories By Cynthia Smoot         Photography by Thomas Garza     THE SETTING: K&L Gates presented the Power of Prevention, an in-person program featuring former LPGA golfer, Laura Baugh, that benefited the...

Lauren Gilette, Laura Baugh and Nancy Zogg
2020 November December, Parties, Houston

THAT’S AMÓRE

Inaugural Fashion Event Benefits Italian Cultural & Community Center  By Jennifer Roosth    Photography by Michelle Watson/Catchlight Group     THE SETTING: Pre-COVID-19, more than 250 guests gathered at The Junior League of Houston for the Inaugural...

ICCC Roman Holiday Luncheon
2020 November December, Parties, San Antonio

BEST IN SHOW

The Texas Biomedical Forum Celebrates Fifty Years Of Triumphs   By Jake Gaines           Photography by Super Q Photography     THE SETTING: Over 50 years ago, Dottie Block, Tena Gorman, and Ruth Eileen Sullivan had the vision and creativity to launch Southwest...

2020 September October, Parties, Dallas

METALLIC MAGIC

Star-Studded UNICEF Gala Dallas Dazzles To Set Fundraising Record Of $1.5 Million By Jake Gaines     Photography by Rick Kern/Getty Images THE SETTING: Pre-COVID-19, the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Dallas hosted the annual UNICEF Gala Dallas, where 430 guests were on...