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Lineup for Beloved First Lady’s Houston Celebration Gets Revealed — and it’s Star Studded

BY // 12.09.16

What: Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation’s 2017 “A Celebration of Reading Author Reveal and Holiday Soirée”

Where: The Memorial area home of Rhonda and Michael Graff

PC Moment:  Supporters and friends of the foundation gathered for announcement of the authors for the April 20, 2017, “A Celebration of Reading” at Hobby Center. Foundation co-chair Neil Bush (his wife, Maria, is also co-chair) divulged that Sue Grafton, author of the alphabet mystery series, including X, Bill Browder, acclaimed businessman and author of Red Notice, and comedian Jim Gaffigan, author of Food: A Love Story, will share the spotlight. And there was the hint that one or two more authors will join the fundraiser. Former first lady Barbara Bush appraised it all from her perch in a comfy chair near the fireplace. 

Who: Foundation president Julie Baker Fink and Ron Fink, Stephanie and Frank Tsuru, Pierce Bush, Linda McReynolds, Trish and Rock Morille, Cathy and Joe Cleary, Alice Burgurieres, Margaret Alkek Williams, Betty and John Hrncir and Hannah and Cal McNair.


Holiday Gifting

  • Loeffler Randall - Clutch
  • Bond No 9 - Candle
  • Oscar De La Renta - Earrings
  • Nocturne Studio
  • Bond No 9 - Perfume
  • Casa di Lino
  • Oscar De La Renta - Clutch
  • Mariquite Masterson
  • Mariquite Masterson
  • Cle Du Peau - Lip Gloss
  • Loeffler Randall - Shoes
  • Cle Du Peau - Nail Polish

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