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Champions for Children annually gathers Houston professionals and socialites for an evening of fun, food, festivities, and fundraising all for a great cause.  Read below for our most recent event information.


2017 Champions for Children Gala

Club Cabaret Français
An Experience You Won’t Forget
Saturday, April 8th, 2017

The Astorian
2500 Summer St
Houston, TX 77007
7 PM – Midnight

Cocktails: 7:00 PM
Seated Dinner: 8:00 PM

Valet Parking Provided

Purchase your tickets now!
The City of Light is calling.

Honoring the 2017
Gabriel Lester Hero Award Recipients

Mary & Allen Shindler

Hosted by Gala Co-Chairs
Nadine Boutros, Brandi Maxwell,
and Maya Pomroy

With thanks to our 2017 Gala Committee
Stephanie Deverka, Wendy Frailey, Jodi Lou, Lindsay Stout,
Hector Villarreal, Nanette West, and Tiffany Wong


Club Cabaret Français Underwriters


A Fare Extraordinaire

Nadine and Stephen Boutros,
Laura and Ned Davenport,
& Christine and Ty Hoffer

Brandi Maxwell

Maya and Matt Pomroy

Mary and Allen Shindler

Kris and Jimmy Vallee

Tiffany and Randall Wong


Beth Alberts and Mark Sendt

Darryl and Margaret Drenon

EOG Rescources, Inc.

Wendy and Michael Frailey

Missy and Jaren Glass,
Julianna and Scott Moorad,
& Jason and Caroline Peters

Kendra Scott Jewelry

LUCHO, Hector Villarreal
and Patricia Sturion

April and Wells McGee

Catherine and Cenk Ozdogan
& Amy and James Pavlik

Lindsay and Trent Stout

Desiree and Tony Urrutia

Doreen Wise and Frank Crapitto

Club Level

Mary and Jim Boynton
Lu and Tom Caltagirone
Kay Champiomont and Joe Figliola
Marsha and Terry Edge
Whitney and Evan Golden
Dr. Edward and Dr. Daniela Group
Vicsandra Jones
Dr. Sippi Khurana
Tracy and Randy McMullen
Raptor Technologies
Amanda Smith and Drew Bonner
Tommy and Laura Wilson
Andrew Wong and Karen Wong


Club Cabaret Français Underwriter Bash

LUCHO was transformed into a famed French cabaret lounge for a celebration of Texas Center for the Missing’s 2017 Gala Underwriters on 3.22.17. Thanks to everyone who joined the fun!

Special thanks to our Bash Sponsor LUCHO!


Host Committee

Elle and Clarke Anderson
Mary and Jim Boynton
Marlene and Jay Casares
Kay Champiomont and Joe Figliola
Stacie and Howard Chapman
Laura and Ned Davenport
Debbie and Rudy Festari
Missy and Jaren Glass
Dr. Edward and Dr. Daniela Group
Keri and Michael Herrin
Angela and Mark Hill
Christine and Ty Hoffer
Jenna Jackson and Brendan Gilbert
Vicsandra Jones
Tracy and Randy McMullen
Julianna and Scott Moorad
Catherine and Cenk Ozdogan
Amy and James Pavlik
Caroline and Jason Peters
Raptor Technologies
Jess Rogers
Kim and Bill Sanchez
Anne and Stephen Smith
Desiree and Tony Urrutia
Karen Wong


Event Partners
A Fare Extraordinaire, The Astorian, Blooming Gallery,
Bright Star Productions, Inc., Prism Design, Inc.


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For additional information or questions, contact Melissa Turnquist
at 713.599.0235 or