What: Be an Angel kick-off party for its annual gala.
Where: Fleming's River Oaks.
The 411: Fleming's Sam Governale rolled out the red carpet for supporters of Be An Angel with a cocktail reception honoring sponsors of the April 25 gala at The Rice. The "Under the Big Top"evening will honor Leroy Shafer, Elaine Stolte, Stephen L. Morris and J.J. Watt. They will be presented with the Angel Awards, given to those who work to help children in need. Stolte and Morris were headliners at the reception where gala co-chairs former astronaut Walt Cunningham and wife Dot welcomed close to 100 guests. Serving as dinner chair is Dr. Mark Kline and as honorary chair State Sen. Dan Patrick.
Who: Joyce and Ned Piedmont, former astronaut Fred Haise, Dan Pastorini, Kelleyne Mackey, Karen and Ray Solcher, Be An Angel executive director Marti Boone, Katie Kasprzak, Dan Kasprzak, Uptown Houston president John Breeding, Mike Stolte, Lisa Cline and Dale Coburn.