What: Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston's The Best Friends Brunch.
Where: Hotel ZaZa.
The scoop: Nearly 300 guests, including a number of four-legged friends, turned out for a champagne brunch that raised $112,000 for aniMeals on Wheels, a program that provides food for dogs and cats belonging to IM’s Meals on Wheels seniors. Among the best dressed were tuxedo-clad Willie, who attended with his owner, Pat Wild, and Hampton, in a striped tie, who frolicked with brunch chairs Laura Max Rose and Ben Rose and honoree Leisa Holland-Nelson, the 2016 aniMeals on Wheels Champion.
Who: Channel 13 meteorologist Casey Curry, who served as emcee, brunch co-chairs Kristy Phillips and Wendy Phillips, Philamena and Arthur Baird, Dr. Franklin Rose, Susan Boggio, IM president and CEO Martin B. Cominsky, IM board members Bret Baccus, Mary Gwen Hulsey and Dr. Fatima Mawji, and Steven and Debbie Costello.