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Barclay Armstrong, from left, Sarita Hixon and Laura Easton at the Hospice Butterfly luncheon April 2014
Barclay Armstrong, from left, Sarita Hixon and Laura Easton. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
Art and Holly Smith at the Hospice Butterfly luncheon April 2014
Art and Holly A.N. Smith. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
Dave Armstrong, left, and Rich Walton at the Hospice Butterfly luncheon April 2014.
Dave Armstrong, left, and Rich Walton. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
Janet Kavandi, from left, with Smith and Nina Johnston at the Hospice Butterfly luncheon April 2014
Janet Kavandi, left, with Smith and Nina Johnston. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
Jim Faucett, from left, Tyler Hamilton and Susan and Ted McElroy at the Hospice Butterfly luncheon April 2014
Jim Faucett, from left, Tyler Hamilton and Susan and Ted McElroy. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
Joy and Don McCormack at the Hospice Butterfly luncheon April 2014
Joy and Don McCormack. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
Kelly McDonald and Leigh Martin at the Hospice Butterfly luncheon April 2014
Kelly McDonald and Leigh Martin. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
Terri Glenn, left, and Frances Dyess at the Hospice Butterfly luncheon April 2014
Terri Glenn, left, and Frances Dyess. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
Stuart and Ann James at the Hospice Butterfly luncheon April 2014
Stuart and Ann James. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
Jes Hagale, left, and Nancy Ruez at the Hospice Butterfly luncheon April 2014
Jes Hagale, left, and Nancy Ruez. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
Barclay Armstrong, from left, Sarita Hixon and Laura Easton at the Hospice Butterfly luncheon April 2014
Art and Holly Smith at the Hospice Butterfly luncheon April 2014
Dave Armstrong, left, and Rich Walton at the Hospice Butterfly luncheon April 2014.
Janet Kavandi, from left, with Smith and Nina Johnston at the Hospice Butterfly luncheon April 2014
Jim Faucett, from left, Tyler Hamilton and Susan and Ted McElroy at the Hospice Butterfly luncheon April 2014
Joy and Don McCormack at the Hospice Butterfly luncheon April 2014
Kelly McDonald and Leigh Martin at the Hospice Butterfly luncheon April 2014
Terri Glenn, left, and Frances Dyess at the Hospice Butterfly luncheon April 2014
Stuart and Ann James at the Hospice Butterfly luncheon April 2014
Jes Hagale, left, and Nancy Ruez at the Hospice Butterfly luncheon April 2014

What: The Houston Hospice Butterfly luncheon.

Where: The Houstonian Hotel Club & Spa.

The 411: Guest speaker Tyler Hamilton, author of The Secret Race: Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France: Doping, Cover-ups, and Winning at All Costs. His message: How the transformational power of truth can change negative behavior that is driven by cultural forces. More than 300 guests help drive the luncheon to record proceeds of $300,000. Those funds are earmarked for the Houston Hospice Butterfly Program, a nationally leading pediatric hospice program. The luncheon was chaired by Susan and Ted McElroy

Who: Sarita Hixon, Sally and Bob Thomas, Nancy Ruez, Jes and John Hagale, Ann and Stuart James, Rich Walton, Joy and Don McCormick and Houston Hospice president and CEO Jim Faucett.

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