Heady Luncheon Fare

New York Times best-seller spreads gospel of experiencing joy to its fullest

New York Times best-seller spreads gospel of living joyfully

Bo's Place Luncheon, Feb. 2016, Ashley Pradka, Caroline Finkelstein, Anna Claire Hankamer, Julie Oliver
Ashley Pradka, Caroline Finkelstein, Anna Claire Hankamer, Julie Oliver.
Bo's Place Luncheon, Feb. 2016, David Hartland, Claudine Hartland, Hannah McNair, Cal McNair
David Hartland, Claudine Hartland, Hannah McNair, Cal McNair. Photo by Jenny Antill
Bo's Place Luncheon, Feb. 2016, Davis Rushing, Katie Rushing, Ryan McCord, Devin McCord
Davis Rushing, Katie Rushing, Ryan McCord, Devin McCord. Photo by Jenny Antill
Bo's Place Luncheon, Feb. 2016, Kent Chenevert, Debbie Chenevert, Winifred Riser, Allison Stasney
Photo by Jenny Antill
Bo's Place Luncheon, Feb. 2016, Jason West, Jenny West, David Shine Jade Shine
Jason West, Jenny West, David Shine Jade Shine. Photo by Jenny Antill
Bo's Place Luncheon, Feb. 2016, Peggy Roe
Honoree Peggy Roe. Photo by Jenny Antill
Bo's Place Luncheon, Feb. 2016,Rev. Patrick Miller, Ali Dodson, Julie Price
The Rev. Patrick Miller, Ali Dodson, Julie Price. Photo by Jenny Antill
Bo's Place Luncheon, Feb. 2016, Charlie Neuhaus, Susan Neuhaus, John Donovan, Staci Donovan
Charlie Neuhaus, Susan Neuhaus, John Donovan, Staci Donovan. Photo by Jenny Antill
Bo's Place Luncheon, Feb. 2016, Ashley Pradka, Caroline Finkelstein, Anna Claire Hankamer, Julie Oliver
Bo's Place Luncheon, Feb. 2016, David Hartland, Claudine Hartland, Hannah McNair, Cal McNair
Bo's Place Luncheon, Feb. 2016, Davis Rushing, Katie Rushing, Ryan McCord, Devin McCord
Bo's Place Luncheon, Feb. 2016, Kent Chenevert, Debbie Chenevert, Winifred Riser, Allison Stasney
Bo's Place Luncheon, Feb. 2016, Jason West, Jenny West, David Shine Jade Shine
Bo's Place Luncheon, Feb. 2016, Peggy Roe
Bo's Place Luncheon, Feb. 2016,Rev. Patrick Miller, Ali Dodson, Julie Price
Bo's Place Luncheon, Feb. 2016, Charlie Neuhaus, Susan Neuhaus, John Donovan, Staci Donovan

What: Bo's Place 19th annual "Hearts of Hope" luncheon.

Where: Hilton Americas-Houston.

The scoop: UH Graduate College of Social Work research professor Brené Brown shared her wisdom on the necessity of experiencing joy to the fullest as it builds a reservoir to tap in times of grief. The author of three New York Times bestsellers, Brown also signed copies of her current best-seller, "Rising Strong." 

A group of 850 turned out for the fundraiser chaired by Jennifer and Michael Dellinger, Lisa and Sanjay Kalavar and Stacey and Andrew White. The event raised $415,000. The event honored Peggy Roe with the Robin Bush Award.

Who: Luba Bigman, Ericka Graham, Christie Sullivan, Melissa Mithoff, Hannah and Cal McNair, Claudine and David Hartland, Liz and David Anders, Lindy and Larry Neuhaus, Susan and Charlie Neuhaus, and Mary Kristen and David Valentine.

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