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ESPN Legend opens up in River Oaks about his Health Nightmare

Houston’s a Lifesaver

BY // 04.03.17
photography Alexander's Fine Portrait Design

What: Houston Aphasia Recovery Center (HARC) “Let’s Talk” luncheon

Where: River Oaks Country Club.

PC Moment: ESPN’s College Gameday broadcaster and a living legend of televised sports, Lee Corso shared his story of life after having had a stroke and HARC’s pivotal role in his recovery. HARC is the only non-profit therapeutic wellness center for individuals with aphasia in the Houston area. Leading the days fundraising effort with a sellout crowd of 400 were chairs Emily Burguiéres Dalicandro and Emily Conner Hempel, and honorary chairs were Mary Kay and Gilbert Gaedcke, and Elaine and Fella Knight, Jr.

Who: Brady Knight, Wade Knight, Ann and Tom Bastian, Annette and George Strake, Charlotte and Gail Crawford, Rose Carrabba, Emily Crosswell, Jana Giamalva, Penny and John Butler, Kim and Randy Petersen, Melissa and Scott Ison, Kendall and Trey McCord, and Kristi and Ken Breaux.

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