This Week in Houston’s Buzz: BB&T Presents Mad Hatter’s Ball at the Children’s Museum of Houston and More!

BB&T Presents Mad Hatter’s Ball at the Children’s Museum of Houston

     Gala Co-Chairs: Truett Akin, Elva Akin, Monica Meeks and Greg Meeks

                                                Tiffany Smith and Rick Smith

BB&T presented the Mad Hatter’s Ball that benefits educational outreach at the Children’s Museum of Houston. The Mad Hatter’s Ball Sponsor was Phillips 66. The Chairs of this event were Elva and Truett Akin, and Monica and Greg Meeks. The Underwriting Chairs were Caroline and John Harrell, and Lyndsey and Bret Zorich; and Auction Chairs were Kelly Sklar and Liz Stephens. There was a Live Auction, Big Board, Family & Home, Fashion, Beauty & Health, Food & Wine, Sports & Entertainment and Travel Sections.

             Tyrone Willis holding an adorable pup that was sold for auction


Louis Fontenot, Sr. Remembrance

                               Wife and Children of Mr. Louis Fontenot Sr.

Recently, a Funeral Vigil Service was held at Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. The Funeral Vigil Service was held for Mr. Louis Fontenot who was a distinguished member in our community and member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. Words of Remembrance were given by The Links Inc., Missouri City (TX) Chapter, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Representative, Richard Sewing, Paul Kwan, Robert Ramirez, and Morgan Poindexter (Grandson). A Funeral Mass program in honor of Mr. Louis Fontenot Sr. was held the following day at Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart.

Jack & Jill of America Inc. Gives Certificate of Recognition in Honor of Mr. Louis Fontenot