Society / The Seen

A Forest Springs Up on Kirby

Stunning Holiday Trees Auctioned Off In a Black-Tie Affair

BY // 11.11.16

What: Trees of Hope Gala

Where: The Citadel on Kirby

PC Moment: Black-tie attired guests were welcomed by a forest of silent auction holiday trees at the 27th annual evening benefiting the homeless children served by Star of Hope. Chairs Donna Grehn and Sharon Schwartz were joined by perennial honorary chair Lynn Wyatt on the evening that featured testimonial by former Star of Hope resident Lawrence Scott, head pastor at Harvest Point Fellowship Church. Decorative highlight was the tree created by popular Dallas designer Billy Milner, that beauty contributed by Heart of Fashion founder Vivian Wise. Proceeds topped $600,000.

Seen: Honorees Lisa and John Stoika, Courtney and Bill Toomey, Elisabeth and Hank Rush, Sandra and Reid Smith, Lori and Chip Johnson, Robin and Danny Klaes, Carmen and Butch Mach, Laura and Steve Jones, Lesha and Tom Elsenbrook, and Phyllis and Barry Caldwell.

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