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Buffalo Bayou Gets Plenty of Love — and a $580,000 Check — on This Night

BY // 11.18.16

What: Buffalo Bayou Partnership gala

Where: The Water Works at Buffalo Bayou Park

PC Moment: Was it tours of the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern or the downtown skyline view from the Wortham Insurance Terrace that registered as highlight of the al fresco evening? After bubbly on the terrace, guests dined, compliments of A Fare Extraordinaire, under an open air tent on the grassy Brown Foundation Lawn. More than 550 guests joined in the “Leafing Through the Years” fundraiser celebrating the partnership’s 30th anniversary. With Zane and Brady Carruth and Gayle and Bob Eury helming the dinner evening, partnership coffers were enriched by more than $580,000.

Who: Jacquelyn and Collin Cox, Sis and Hasty Johnson, Andrea White, Anne Whitlock and Michael Skelly, Winifred and Carleton Riser, Leslie Elkins and Shannon Sasser, Carolyn and Chris Dorros, Ann and Karl Stern, Murad and Sanober Ajani, Johnny Steele, and Roxanne and Tim Neumann.

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