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Boots, bling and eggs? This chicken gala takes playfulness to a new level

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223 Julie Brown, from left, Pat Sorrells, Mark Ellis, Lisa O'Leary and Liz Rigney at Camp for All Gala March 2014
Julie Brown, from left, Pat Sorrells, Mark Ellis, Lisa O'Leary and Liz Rigney. Photo by © Kim Coffman
9885 Dougal Cameron at Camp for All Gala March 2014
Dougal Cameron. Photo by © Kim Coffman
9986 Dan and Hanna Gwen, from left, and Karen and Robert Laflen at Camp for All Gala March 2014
Dan and Hanna Gwen, from left, and Karen and Robert Laflen. Photo by © Kim Coffman
9861 David and Kim Rottino at Camp for All Gala March 2014
David and Kim Rottino. Photo by © Kim Coffman
1 Elizabeth DeLuca, left, and daughter Caroline at Camp for All Gala March 2014
Elizabeth DeLuca, left, and daughter, Caroline. Photo by © Kim Coffman
9922 Jean Radelat and Ron Juwa at Camp for All Gala March 2014
Jean Radelat and Ron Juwa. Photo by © Kim Coffman
9881 Pat and Merv Schaefer at Camp for All Gala March 2014
Pat and Merv Schaefer. Photo by © Kim Coffman
9823 Julie and Dr. David Brown at Camp for All Gala March 2014
Julie and Dr. David Brown. Photo by © Kim Coffman
381 Pat and Gordon Sorrells at Camp for All Gala March 2014
Pat and Gordon Sorrells. Photo by © Kim Coffman
212 Liz and Robert Rigney at Camp for All Gala March 2014
Liz and Robert Rigney. Photo by © Kim Coffman
115 Perry and Vanessa Sendukas at Camp for All Gala March 2014
Perry and Vanessa Sendukas. Photo by © Kim Coffman
86 Michael and Lisa O’Leary at Camp for All Gala March 2014
Michael and Lisa O’Leary. Photo by © Kim Coffman
223 Julie Brown, from left, Pat Sorrells, Mark Ellis, Lisa O'Leary and Liz Rigney at Camp for All Gala March 2014
9885 Dougal Cameron at Camp for All Gala March 2014
9986 Dan and Hanna Gwen, from left, and Karen and Robert Laflen at Camp for All Gala March 2014
9861 David and Kim Rottino at Camp for All Gala March 2014
1 Elizabeth DeLuca, left, and daughter Caroline at Camp for All Gala March 2014
9922 Jean Radelat and Ron Juwa at Camp for All Gala March 2014
9881 Pat and Merv Schaefer at Camp for All Gala March 2014
9823 Julie and Dr. David Brown at Camp for All Gala March 2014
381 Pat and Gordon Sorrells at Camp for All Gala March 2014
212 Liz and Robert Rigney at Camp for All Gala March 2014
115 Perry and Vanessa Sendukas at Camp for All Gala March 2014
86 Michael and Lisa O’Leary at Camp for All Gala March 2014

What: Camp for All's "Chicken Fried Gala."

Where: At the Hilton Americas-Houston.

The 411: Julie and Dr. David Brown led Camp for All supporters, all 775 of them, on a playful romp through the hotel ballroom that included a chicken laying an egg every time a $10,000 donation was made, a family-style dinner and loads of tempting auction items. "Boots and bling" attire made for colorful people-watching. By night's end, the benefit had raised more than $900,000. The evening honored Lisa O'Leary and Linn Energy for years of dedication to the camp that caters to special needs children and adults. The program included remarks by Elizabeth Deluca on her daughter Caroline's beneficial experiences at Camp for All.

Who: Happy campers included Robert Rigney, Bonnie and Dr. Larry Likover, Vanessa Sendukas, Robin Mueck, Kelly Enos and Jack Swanson, Laurie and Doug Vander Ploeg, Rhonda Brown and Camp for All president and CEO Pat Sorrells.

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