Michael Phelps, Andrea Kremer
Co-chair Ned Torian, Texas Children's Physician in Chief Dr. Mark Kline & Nancy Calles
Shannon Wallace, Michael Phelps, Mark Wallace, Texas Children's Hospital CEO
Dr. Will Parsons, Dr. Jim Versalovic
Kathy & John Orton
Shelley Barineau, Kathy Zay, Michael Phelps, Dr. David Poplack, Julie Bergen, Andrea Kremer
Kelli Weinzierl, Michael Phelps, Carmen & Butch Mach
Michael Phelps, Special Olympics medalist Frank Tucker
Christian Spear sings the National Anthem
Peyton Richardson lights the torch to begin the evening
What: Texas Children’s Cancer Center‘s “An Evening With a Living Legend”
Where: Hilton Americas-Houston
PC Moment: NFL Network chief correspondent Andrea Kremer tossed the softball, yet interesting, questions at Olympic legend Michael Phelps before an eager audience of 650. Phelps shared his joy at getting married and having a baby and talked about his future plans. As for those plans, earlier this week, he tweeted, “Pumped to be a member of Baywatch!! @therock put me through a bunch of tests and I passed!!! @baywatchmovie #BeBaywatch.”
Co-chaired by Shelley Barineau, Julie Bergen, Ned Torian and Kathy Zay, the event raised more than $1.2 million for Texas Children’s Cancer Center. Joining in the effort were honorary chairs Carmen and Butch Mach and Kelli and John Weinzierl.
The evening began with a touching start as Texas Children’s Cancer Center survivor Peyton Richardson lighted the torch to launch the proceedings and Texas Children’s Cancer Center survivor Christian Spear sang the National Anthem.
Who: Texas Children’s CEO Mark Wallace and wife Shannon, Texas Children’s Cancer Center CEO Dr. David Poplack, Texas Children’s Physician in Chief Dr. Mark Kline, Nancy Calles, Kathy and John Orton, Dr. Will Parsons, and Dr. Jim Versalovic.