This Week in Houston’s Buzz: Camp For All’s “All the Places We Go” Event and More!

Camp For All’s “All the Places We Go” Event

                         Travis Torrence, Heath LePray, and Maidie Ryan

Camp For All recently celebrated the magic of camp with “All the Places We Go!” at Bayou City Event Center. Maidie Ryan, gala chair, honored Dr. Mark W. Kline and Texas Children’s Hospital and longtime Camp For All supporter and former Board chair Liz Rigney. This event was emceed by Lisa Malosky. Over $750,000 was raised by the more than 550 guests, which included bidding on exciting trips and unique experiences. After a lively live auction, Skyrocket! The Band took to the stage and guests flooded the dance floor to close out the night with live tunes and their best dance moves.

It was a fun night that helped raise money for the amazing campers that come to Camp For All. Camp For All helps children and adults with special needs and challenging illnesses discover life through learning what they can do, as opposed to what they can’t. Camp For All is recognized as a national leader for creating and providing proven life-changing experiences through a passionate and professional staff, cutting edge facilities and innovative programming. For more information about Camp For All, please visit their website at www.campforall.org.

Rothko Chapel presents Monumental Decisions: Art, Politics and Social Responsibility

                        Group Photo of Attendees & Program Participants

In honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and as part of his annual birthday celebration, the Rothko Chapel recently hosted a lecture about the power of symbols in society that included artist Ed Dwight, Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis, and Texas Southern University art historian and curator Alvia Wardlaw, and was moderated by ABC-13’s news anchor Melanie Lawson. This unique event took place on January 15, 2018, at 7 p.m. and according to event organizers, this particular event themed: Monumental Decisions: Art, Politics and Social Responsibility, addresses questions including: what story do monuments tell? and whose story do they tell? For more information about this event, visit Rothko Chapel’s website at http://www.rothkochapel.org.