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Big spenders become waiters for one night at "Kissed by an Angel" fundraiser

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4A- Shawnna Fatjo, from left, Kara Childress, Ruth Gay, Wayne Gross and Emily Mecom at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
Shawnna Fatjo, from left, Kara Childress, Ruth Gay, Wayne Gross and Emily Mecom. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
8A- Grady and Sissy Roberts, from left, and Paige and Todd Johnson at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
Grady and Sissy Roberts, from left, and Paige and Todd Johnson. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
27A- The Waiters at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
The waiters. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
25A- Susan McConn, fromleft, Helen Schmidt and Paige Johnson at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
Susan McConn, from left, Helen Schmidt and Paige Johnson. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
24A- Stephanie Hamilton, left, and Dawn Armstrong at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
Stephanie Hamilton, left, and Dawn Armstrong. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
20A- Sabiha Rehmatulla, from left, Bentley Fondren and Laura Fondren at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
Sabiha Rehmatulla, from left, with Bentley and Laura Fondren. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
19A- Peter Shaper, from left, Todd Marix and Doug Schnitzer at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
Peter Shaper, from left, Todd Marix and Doug Schnitzer. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
18A- Paige Johnson, from left, Ashley Langley, Mindy Burr, Angela Poujol and Jennifer Fitts at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
Paige Johnson, from left, Ashley Langley, Mindy Burr, Angela Poujol and Jennifer Fitts. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
17A- Melissa DeAyala, from left, Suzanne Odem, Diane Stout and Gretchen Odem at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
Melissa DeAyala, from left, Suzanne Odem, Diane Stout and Gretchen Odem. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
16A- Mary Elizabeth Hahnfeld, from left, Melissa Ison and Emily Mecom at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
Mary Elizabeth Hahnfeld, from left, Melissa Ison and Emily Mecom. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
10A- Jill Deutser, from left, Renee Lange and Amy Shaper at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
Jill Deutser, from left, Renee Lange and Amy Shaper. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
7A- Gina Aaronson, from left, Kathleen Panus and Leah Crosswell at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
Gina Aaronson, from left, Kathleen Panus and Leah Crosswell. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
6A- Cristina Cramer, from left, Katie Mattingly, Christi Smith, Megan Parker and Sissy Roberts at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
Cristina Cramer, from left, Katie Mattingly, Christi Smith, Megan Parker and Sissy Roberts. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
3A- Anne Carl, from left, Courtney Elias, Susan Hanson, Elise Reckling and Andi Scheinin at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
Anne Carl, from left, Courtney Elias, Susan Hanson, Elise Reckling and Andi Scheinin. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
2A- Alan Crosswell, from left, John Mecom and Mark Lange at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
Alan Crosswell, from left, John Mecom and Mark Lange. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
4A- Shawnna Fatjo, from left, Kara Childress, Ruth Gay, Wayne Gross and Emily Mecom at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
8A- Grady and Sissy Roberts, from left, and Paige and Todd Johnson at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
27A- The Waiters at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
25A- Susan McConn, fromleft, Helen Schmidt and Paige Johnson at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
24A- Stephanie Hamilton, left, and Dawn Armstrong at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
20A- Sabiha Rehmatulla, from left, Bentley Fondren and Laura Fondren at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
19A- Peter Shaper, from left, Todd Marix and Doug Schnitzer at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
18A- Paige Johnson, from left, Ashley Langley, Mindy Burr, Angela Poujol and Jennifer Fitts at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
17A- Melissa DeAyala, from left, Suzanne Odem, Diane Stout and Gretchen Odem at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
16A- Mary Elizabeth Hahnfeld, from left, Melissa Ison and Emily Mecom at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
10A- Jill Deutser, from left, Renee Lange and Amy Shaper at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
7A- Gina Aaronson, from left, Kathleen Panus and Leah Crosswell at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
6A- Cristina Cramer, from left, Katie Mattingly, Christi Smith, Megan Parker and Sissy Roberts at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
3A- Anne Carl, from left, Courtney Elias, Susan Hanson, Elise Reckling and Andi Scheinin at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014
2A- Alan Crosswell, from left, John Mecom and Mark Lange at the Clayton Dabney fundraiser March 2014

A swell house, social swans and a couple of dozen biz wigs donning serving attire for a worthy cause — those would be the key ingredients for the eighth annual Clayton Dabney Foundation for Kids "Kissed by an Angel" fundraiser.

This girls' night out is somewhat different from the typical girly parties that are filled with boutique shopping, frilly entertainments and an obvious absence of testosterone. No, this night enlists the husbands of major underwriters to work as waiters as the gals mix and mingle. So there they were, inside and outside of Paige and Todd Johnson's swankienda in the Memorial area. 

The fellows including Wayne Gross, Bentley Fondren, Grady Roberts, Peter Shaper and Doug Schnitzer spent part of the evening making sure that the Mexican fare from El Patio and the libations were never far from the ladies' reach. The remainder of the night they partied themselves.

Paige and Sissy Roberts chaired the event that raised more than $180,000 for the non-profit.

Chilling on this pleasant evening were Diane Stout, Melissa DeAyala, Suzanne Odem, Gina Aaronson, Leah Crosswell, Kathleen Panus, Anne Carl, Courtney Elias, Jill Deutser, Amy Shaper, Shawn Fatjo, Kara Childress and Ruth Gay.

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