What: Houston Methodist "Leading Hearts" dinner.
Where: Vallone's at Memorial Gateway.
The scoop: Donna and Tony Vallone hosted the medically-oriented dinner featuring leading docs from Houston Methodist. Joining Tony in the program were Houston Methodist president and CEO Dr. Marc Boom and Dr. Stephen H. Little, medical director at the hospital's DeBakey Heart & Vascular Valve Clinic. On the table was discussion about structural heart innovations punctuated by the scale model of a human heart that was passed around the room.
More than 75 guests dined on corn raviolini, the popular flaming whole salt-crusted Gulf red snapper and a choice of entrees followed by a dessert of strawberry ricotta cassata.
Who: Kay and Ewing Werlein, Denis DeBakey, Anita and Dr. Tony Gotto, Dr. Julie Boom, William Doré, Nancy and Jack Dinerstein, Debbie and Vidal Martinez, Laurie and Tracy Krohn, and Cynthia Pickett-Stevenson.