7th Annual National African American Breast Cancer 5K Walk/Run
On Saturday, April 16, 2016 the 7th Annual National African Breast Cancer 5K Walk/Run was held at Discovery Green Park, 1500 McKinney, Houston, Texas sponsored by the Sisters Network Inc., Stop the Silence National African American breast cancer walk. The Walk Chair was Myrtle Jones, and the Honorary Chair was Congressman Al Green. Certificate of recognition was given to the Sisters Network from Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee.
Society for the Performing Arts 2016 SPA Gala – Shimmering Sands: A Night at the Oasis
Society for the Performing Arts together with Co-Chairs Katherine & Paul Murphy, and Sharon & Tim Taylor and Honorary Chairs Linda & Willie Chiang, welcomed guests to the 2016 SPA Gala – Shimmering Sands: A Night at the Oasis on Friday, April 15, 2016 at The Corinthian on 202 Fannin Street. Master of Ceremonies was Ernie Manouse; Cocktail and Dinner Entertainment was Moodafaruka; Dancing Entertainment was Skyrocket! The Cuisine was provided by Jackson & Company; and Inspired Décor was Rebekah Johnson, Bergner & Johnson. The Gala helps to further SPA’s mission of Bringing the World’s Best to Houston, and it helps strengthen SPA’s Education and Community Engagement programs, which provides students, teachers, and parents across the Houston area access to the best in the performing arts.
The Golden Ticket Scholarship Gala 2016
The Golden Ticket Scholarship Gala 2016 Benefitting Houston Community College Foundation held its evening program with Mistress of Ceremonies Ilona Carson (KTRK 13). Student Performance – “Pure Imagination” was performed by HCC Vocalist Amanda Solorzano accompanied by Divisi Strings. The Welcome was given by Shawn A. Taylor, President, HCC Foundation Board of Directors, Dr. Cesar Maldonado, Chancellor, Houston Community College, and Dr. Adriana Tamez, Chair, HCC Board of Trustees, District III. The Presentation of Crystal Eagle Awards was presented by The Honorable Mayor Sylvester Turner. The HCC Crystal Eagle Award Honorees are Susan D. Sarofim, Individual, and Memorial Hermann Health System, Corporate.
Carousel: Houston Grand Opera Ball
Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Wortham Theater Center, 500 Texas Avenue, presented Carousel: Houston Grand Opera Ball 2016 and the Chairmen were – Mrs. Donna Josey Chapman & Mr. Max C. Chapman, Jr.