Where: The Omni Hotel
PC Moment: KHOU CBS chief meteorologist David Paul, who has emceed the gala for three times previously, asked his wife, Miranda Sevick, to join him on stage. After all, it was their 21st wedding anniversary. They were such a hit with the crowd that some declared it a new gig for the duo. While raising more than $760,000, the event honored Julie and Jay Rogers and ICB Bank. A salute was also given to retired executive director Ronda Robinson, who was with Covenant House for 33 years. The welcome mat was rolled out for new executive director Leslie Bourne. A number of guests went for costumes and masks in light of the “Let Them Eat Cake” French-inspired theme.
Who: Chairs Amanda Lundquist and Ashley Tisius; plus Mary and John Eads, Laura and Charles Litton, Lisa and John Sarvadi, Shannon and John Aruh, Julie and Jay Rogers, Marlene and Kurt Nondorf, Jennifer and Constable Alan Rosen, Angela and Mike James, Lisa and Dr. Mike Yarborough, Ashley Petersen and Jo Ann Petersen.