Society / The Seen

Protecting the Texas Coast

Chic Power Players, Houston’s Celeb Chef & a Dance Sensation Stick Up for Conservation

BY // 11.07.16

What: Nature Conservancy “Toast to the Coast”

Where: A party tent at Houston Polo Club

PC Moment: Celebrating the Texas Gulf Coast and all that the Conservancy does to protect it, more than 300 guests, nattily attired in “relaxed coastal chic,” raised in excess of $430,000. Applause, applause for chairs Kate and Steve Gibson, who rounded up a stellar crowd for the casual evening that featured dinner by Bryan Caswell, Texas tunes by Shane Smith & the Saints and dance music courtesy of Skyrocket!

Seen: Conservancy Texas State director Laura Huffman, Ali and David Pruner, Anne and Charles Duncan, Cherie and Jim Flores, Janet Hobby, Molly and Jim Crownover, Anne Whitlock, Kimberly and William Farley, Helena and Greg Mendez, Beth Robertson, and Steve Pearce.

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