The Post Oak Hilton will be THE fun place to be this Saturday, October 15, when Moms and Daughters come together for a great day of shopping, lunching and learning a little bit more about themselves. Featured guest speaker for the Rockin’ Resiliency Luncheon, being hosted by The Womens Fund, will be Katherine Schwarzenegger, daughter of Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Katherine will be here to encourage women and girls to “Rock What They’ve Got”! Katherine is a very active young woman…student, author and global activist. She will be speaking candidly about the struggle to develop a healthy body image in today’s body-conscious society and the confidence it takes for young women to celebrate who they really are. Read the rest of this entry »
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Katherine Schwarzenegger to Show Young Girls How to “Rock What You’ve Got” This Saturday, October 15thWednesday, October 12th, 2011 by Roz Pactor
Everyone in Houston knows how passionate philanthropist Lester Smith and his wife, Sue, are about supporting cancer-related causes. Now the nation is about to find out! Lester has been invited to appear on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” next week to talk with Ellen about his book “You Gotta Dance Like Nobody’s Watching,” which benefits breast cancer and genomic research. He’ll also tell about his latest big-hearted endeavor, the Pink Well Challenge, a $1 million matching gift to 20 non-profit breast cancer organizations selected from a nationwide call for applications (pinkwell.org). The combination of Lester Smith and Ellen is sure to be entertaining! The segment is slated to air next Tues., Oct. 11 at 2 p.m. on KPRC-TV 2.
If you want to follow the action, “like” PinkWell on Facebook and follow “thepinkwell” on Twitter and you will be kept up to date on Lester’s big moment on Ellen’s show. Make sure to watch and have on your dancing shoes!
Everyone knows about TOMS Shoes, its One for One Project and the wonderful work that its founder, Blake Mycoskie has done matching shoe purchases with new shoes for children in developing countries. These represent the best of both worlds….hip styling and comfort for the customer, while providing much needed shoes for barefoot children around the globe! That’s the good news!
The even better news is that Houston based Sun & Ski Sports will mark the sale of it 50,000th pair of TOMS shoes next month with a two-week Back to School Shoe Drive & TOMS Shoes Custom Paint Event on August 1-14, that benefits the children of Star of Hope. Read the rest of this entry »
I’m sure you’re all aware of the tragic July 2nd car accident that killed parents Joshua and Robin Berry, and left their three children (all under ten years old) injured. Brothers Peter (9) and Aaron (8) suffered serious spinal injuries, and sister, Willa (6), suffered minor injuries. The three children are now under the loving guardianship of their aunt and uncle, Simone and Matthew Berry. Houstonians, as well as people all over the country, have come together to help these children who are clearly in great need of our support. If you would like to make a donation in support of the Berry Children, please make a contribution to the Joshua and Robin Berry Children’s Trust by visiting their website at www.theberrychildren.org or www.facebook.com/BerryChildren Your contributions will be greatly appreciated and proceeds “will go to the short-term and long-term medical care, education and overall wellness of the Berry children.” Read the rest of this entry »
Alexandra Knight steps up for Kissed by an Angel Fundraiser, benefiting Clayton Dabney Foundation for Children with Cancer….Monday, March 14th, 2011 by Roz Pactor
The items to be purchased are exquisite, right on fashion both in style and the newest colors (white matte or pink glaze) and quite a good deal considering the fact that they are genuine American alligator and are being produced by Alexandra Knight, one of Houston’s favorite luxury handbag designers. However, the beauty of this offer is that 100% of the purchase benefits such an awesome cause, the Clayton Dabney Foundation for terminally ill children with cancer.
Pastels, watercolors and pure white is the hot color palette Houston’s very own celeb designer, Chloe Dao, will be debuting at this weekend’s Chloe Dao “Lightness” Spring 2010 Fashion Show. The Season 2 Project Runway winner is highlighting her fashions in our city, opening her collection, inspired by her newly found “lightness” spirit and attitude, to her largest audience to date. Roughly 1,000 people will be making their way to Warehouse Live this Saturday, April 17, to not only support Ms. Dao, but also to support the Fairy Godmother Project. Read the rest of this entry »
CHIC HAPPENING: YOUNG AT HEART KICKS OFF WITH FUN PARTY CO-HOSTED BY AUDI & NEIMAN MARCUS!
The American Heart Association and it’s elite group of Young Professionals, appropriately named the Young at Heart, are inviting gals and pals to join the group and help make a difference in the community. This launch party being held on Thursday, August 13, has something for all! For the ladies and the guys, Neiman’s will be previewing their Young Contemporary Fall Fashion Trends on the runway and since this party is being held at the Momentum Audi showroom, there will be plenty of distractions to catch the eyes of the fellas. Also, you can expect some scrumptuous munchies, special spirits and to cool you off on this blistering August night…….Italian Ices from Rick’s.
So, please mark your calendars and plan to drop in and join the fun…….and better yet, consider joining the group, the YOUNG AT HEART. This group of young adults, are coming together to spread the word that Heart disease and stroke are the #1 and #3 health risks for all of us but if the right choices are made, they can be avoided…….and BTW, they are planning on having lots of FUN while they’re doing it!
Date: Thursday, August 13
Time: 7:00 till 9:00 p.m.
Place: Momentum Audi
2135 Richmond Ave.
rsvp: Heather Duffy, (713) 610-5055; firstname.lastname@example.org
for more info. click here,www.americanheart.org
Chic Happening: Looking to be found by the shopping crowd, THE FIND is your place!
If you’re an up-and-coming designer and you are wanting to show your wares…..or just a shopper looking for a great find, then THE FIND is your place. THE FIND is an emerging designer show, that travels with new and underground designers exposing shoppers to fabulous new, fresh talent whose collections include: jewelry, handbags, shoes and ready-to-wear for public viewing and purchase. A point to consider is that although this is not, technically a charity event, each designer gives a portion of their profit from THE FIND to a charity of their choice.
Houstonian, Chelsea Dreyer, the proprietor and creative guru behind the online retail venture “77th” Street created THE FIND. So, if you fit the designer description mentioned above then you need to contact Chelsea(Chelsea@thefindhouston.com or 713- 213-6997), and make an appointment to have her take a look at your collection and see if you are right for this fun, fashion project. Interviews are being held right now for the Houston October Show and there are shows being planned for New Orleans, Dallas and even, New York.
Details of the Houston Show are……
Date: Friday and Saturday, October 9 and 10
Time: 9:00 a.m. till 6:00 p.m.
Place: Winter Street Studios Gallery
2101 Winter St.
Houston, Tx. 77007
For more info on these shows and all other fun happenings at THE FIND showroom, you can sign THE FIND’s guestbook at www.thefindhouston.com and wait for all of the email updates to come your way!
Chic Happening…….Warning, prepare to see RED, lots and lots of RED!
That is exactly what you will see(and hopefully be wearing!) when you walk into the Intercontinental Hotel on Monday, May 4 for the Go Red For Women annual luncheon. This is the cornerstone event for the Go Red For Women movement in which the American Heart Association celebrates the energy,passion and power of women to band together and wipe out heart disease and stroke. With one out of three women still dying from heart disease, the AHA is committed to fighting this No. 1 killer of women, which is largely preventable with information and education to make the right choices in caring for their health.
This event, at the Intercontinental promises to be not only informative but chock-filled with lots of entertainment…….boutique shopping featuring many of our town’s best; Willow, Kelly Anzillotti Handbags, A Little Eye Candy, Wonderbar and many more. Also, a real treat for all, Rita Moreno, keynote speaker, the only female performer to have won all four of the most prestigious show business awards: Oscar, Emmy, Tony and Grammy, will share her passion for educating others as the road to fighting heart disease. All of this will be dressed in a sea of RED…..from the yummy red dress cookie centerpieces to the fabulous RED goodie bags!
Please do yourself a favor……make the time for this event. It’s informative, it helps a cause that we women can all take to heart and it will fill your day with RED…..the color of LOVE!
WHEN: Monday, May 4
Boutique shopping starts at 10:00 a.m., Registration at 11:00 a.m., Luncheon at 12:00 p.m.
Where: Intercontinental Hotel
2222 West Loop South
Houston, Texas 7702710
HOW TO GET A SEAT: email@example.com or (713) 610-5058
Chic Happening………..Picnic in the Park with SEARCH!
It’s Houston, Texas and the Spring nights are the nicest they can ever be……..in fact, the SEARCH folks have even done the research and gotten a weather forecast for Picnic Day of “high 85 and low of 65degrees”, so I say enjoy it while you can! What better way to have a good time than to join SEARCH and 1,000 expected friends and neighbors for a Celebration on the Green……….enjoy sitting on the hill of Discovery Green with the fabulous Houston skyline in the background. There will be great music, good eats and one of those rare fabulous Houston nights under the stars. All of this to celebrate SEARCH, and it’s 20 years of providing hope, creating opportunity and transforming the lives of thousands of Houston’s homeless.
It’s the First Annual Picnic in the Park………fun for all and here are the details!
*SEARCH Homeless Services celebrating 20 Years at Discovery Green
*Honoring Mayor Bill White
*April 29th, 7:00 p.m.
*Food stations highlighting many of Houston’s finest restaurants
*Music by Rotelle and the Hot Tomatoes
*Tickets available online or by phone
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