What: American Heart Association Heart Ball kickoff.
Where: River Oaks Country Club.
PC Moment: Board chair Charles Flournoy announced that the ball’s executive leadership team has set a mammoth fundraising goal of $2.8 million, the highest in the event’s 34-year history. He also announced the theme for the February 18, 2017, gala at the Hilton Americas-Houston: “The Secret Garden.” No designated chairs this year. The leadership team is on it.
Who: Susan and Dick Hansen, Lacey and Matthew Goossen, Molly Crownover, Jean and Kenny Chapman, Maria and Dr. Miguel Quiñones, Kristin and Jay Waring, Linda Rogers, Richard Blades, Yara El-Sayed, Suzanne Kupiec, and Kevin Corbit