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$2 Million in Good Deeds on the Books, This Volunteer Houston Organization is Off to a Roaring Start

Fighting Harvey with Fashion

BY // 09.18.17
photography Nikky LaWell

What: The Junior League of Houston annual opening style show

Where: The JLH home at 1811 Briar Oaks Lane

PC Moment: The fall start-up event, which gets the Junior League going full throttle on its volunteer and charitable programs, packed the Tea Room with members and guests all eager to share the tales of summer and to eye the au courant fashions from Tootsies, the show modeled by league members and commentated by Tootsies’ creative director Fady Armanious.The plight of Harvey victims was also on the fashionable minds as the league announced that $49,000 in Harvey relief grants had been distributed to nine of the Junior League’s non-profit partners. The fundraiser included a luncheon with fashion show and dinner with the same.

As it begins the 2017-18 year of volunteerism and endowments, the JLH boasts 1,400 active members and 3,000 sustaining members with $2 million in volunteer time and direct financial support to 38 community projects and other volunteer initiatives on the books.

Who: JLH president Sarah Snyder, president-elect Steph Magers, Tea Room Special Events chair Kristin Turnak, Tea Room director Amanda Hanks, Jessica Strake, Sharnell Harris, Amy Dunn, Alicia Lee, Selina Sauter, Mitra Woody, Roseann Rogers, Angela Strum, Martha Ann Snyder, Cynthia Nelson, Barbara Collie, Kathy Steadman, Josie Morgan, and Morgan Bellows.

Holiday Gifting

  • Museum of Fine Arts Houston
  • Oscar De La Renta - Earrings
  • Cle Du Peau - Nail Polish
  • Cotton Club
  • Wayne Smith
  • Asher Gallery
  • Loeffler Randall - Clutch
  • Elaine Turner - GiGi Flats
  • Mariquite Masterson
  • Loeffler Randall - Shoes
  • Cle Du Peau - Lip Gloss
  • Wayne Smith
  • Bond No 9 - Perfume
  • Bond No 9 - Candle
  • Elaine Turner - Felicia Stole in Magenta
  • Mariquite Masterson
  • Cotton Club
  • Oscar De La Renta - Clutch

Home, chic home.

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