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Love gala pulls in $680,000 for a cause that's been helping kids for almost 70 years

Love gala pulls in $680,000 for cause that's helped kids for 70 years

R.C. and Nel Slocum, from left, and Charles and Adrienne Lyons at The Center for Hearing and Speech Gala March 2015
R.C. and Nel Slocum, left, with Charles and Adrienne Lyons. Photo by Javier Conejo
Michael Douglas, from left, Grace Baltazar, Barbara Baltazar and Dr. Jennifer Wickesberg at The Center for Hearing and Speech Gala March 2015
Michael Douglas, from left, Grace Baltazar, Barbara Baltazar and Dr. Jennifer Wickesberg. Photo by Javier Conejo
Kerrie and Cal Lyons, from left, and Chris and Erin DeCuir at The Center for Hearing and Speech Gala March 2015
Kerrie and Cal Lyons, left, with Chris and Erin DeCuir. Photo by Javier Conejo
Juliet August, left, and Rachel August at The Center for Hearing and Speech Gala March 2015
Juliet August, left, and Rachel August. Photo by Andrea Lopez
Clay and Jenny Williams at The Center for Hearing and Speech Gala March 2015
Clay and Jenny Williams. Photo by Javier Conejo
Brad and Stacie Dunn at The Center for Hearing and Speech Gala March 2015
Brad and Stacie Dunn. Photo by Andrea Lopez
R.C. and Nel Slocum, from left, and Charles and Adrienne Lyons at The Center for Hearing and Speech Gala March 2015
Michael Douglas, from left, Grace Baltazar, Barbara Baltazar and Dr. Jennifer Wickesberg at The Center for Hearing and Speech Gala March 2015
Kerrie and Cal Lyons, from left, and Chris and Erin DeCuir at The Center for Hearing and Speech Gala March 2015
Juliet August, left, and Rachel August at The Center for Hearing and Speech Gala March 2015
Clay and Jenny Williams at The Center for Hearing and Speech Gala March 2015
Brad and Stacie Dunn at The Center for Hearing and Speech Gala March 2015

What: The Center for Hearing and Speech "Language of Love" gala.

Where: The Westin Houston, Memorial City.

The 411: Adrienne and Charles Lyons chaired the gala that raised $680,000 for programs that have been helping children with hearing loss learn to listen, speak and read for almost 70 years. Last year, the center served 8,561 children.

The event honored National Oilwell Varco, the Houston Scottish Rite Masons and Michael Douglas for the support of the center's mission.

Who: Nel and R.C. Slocum, Kerrie and Cal Lyons, Chris and Erin DeCuir, Jenny and Clay Williams and Stacie and Brad Dunn.