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Cattle Baron's scores a victory over stormy weather and brings in $1.2 million at George Ranch hoedown

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36 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Jessica Lantz, Travis Jones
Jessica Lantz and Travis Jones at the Cattle Baron's Ball at the George Ranch. Photo by © Chinh Phan/CultureMapSNAP.com
5 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 David Gordon and Lauri Gordon and Gigi Harbison and Russell Harbison
David and Lauri Gordon, left, with Gigi and Russell at the Cattle Baron's Ball at the George Ranch.Harbison Photo by © Chinh Phan/CultureMapSNAP.com
24 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Nancy Stobaugh, Stephanie Ray, Edgar Medina
Nancy Stobaugh, from left, Stephanie Ray and Edgar Medina  at the Cattle Baron's Ball at the George Ranch. Photo by © Chinh Phan/CultureMapSNAP.com
38 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Price DuBose, Dana Wetterer
Price DuBose and Dana Wetterer at the Cattle Baron's Ball at the George Ranch. Photo by © Chinh Phan/CultureMapSNAP.com
25 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Mitchell Eads, Shary Heins, Rachel Heins
Mitchell Eads, from left, Shary Heins and Rachel Heins at the Cattle Baron's Ball at the George Ranch. Photo by © Chinh Phan/CultureMapSNAP.com
35 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Peter Jones and Pam Jones
Peter and Pam Jones at the Cattle Baron's Ball at the George Ranch. Photo by © Chinh Phan/CultureMapSNAP.com
32 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Kiley Lubojasky, Luann Lubojasky, Valerie Williams, Kelly Siler
Kiley Lubojasky, from left, Luann Lubojasky, Valerie Williams and Kelly  at the Cattle Baron's Ball at the George Ranch.Siler Photo by © Chinh Phan/CultureMapSNAP.com
23 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Johno Young, Korrine Young, Jan Young
Johno Young, from left, Korrine Young and Jan Young  at the Cattle Baron's Ball at the George Ranch. Photo by © Chinh Phan/CultureMapSNAP.com
21 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Chelcie Schroder, Alex Saxe
Chelcie Schroder, left, and Alex at the Cattle Baron's Ball at the George Ranch.Saxe Photo by © Chinh Phan/CultureMapSNAP.com
30 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Carol Beck and Debbie Chenevert
Carol Beck, left, and Debbie Chenevert at the Cattle Baron's Ball at the George Ranch. Photo by © Chinh Phan/CultureMapSNAP.com
19 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Bruce Ross, Barbie Ross, Connie Cooper, Britton Cooper
Bruce and Barbie Ross, left, with Connie and Britton Cooper at the Cattle Baron's Ball at the George Ranch. Photo by © Chinh Phan/CultureMapSNAP.com
17 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Nick Florescu, Dominique Sachse
Nick Florescu and Dominique Sachse at the Cattle Baron's Ball at the George Ranch. Photo by © Chinh Phan/CultureMapSNAP.com
14 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Pam Jones and Peter Jones, Wendy Hines and Jeff Hines
Pam and Peter Jones, left, with Wendy and Jeff Hines  at the Cattle Baron's Ball at the George Ranch. Photo by © Chinh Phan/CultureMapSNAP.com
12 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Susie Gold, Joni Ballis, Marsha Parker
Susie Gold, from left, Joni Ballis and Marsha Parker at the Cattle Baron's Ball at the George Ranch. Photo by © Chinh Phan/CultureMapSNAP.com
9 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Kent Chenevert and Debbie Chenevert
Kent and Debbie Chenevert at the Cattle Baron's Ball at the George Ranch. Photo by © Chinh Phan/CultureMapSNAP.com
8 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Rodney Brisco, Dawn Scannell
Rodney Brisco and Dawn at the Cattle Baron's Ball at the George Ranch.Scannell Photo by © Chinh Phan/CultureMapSNAP.com
4 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Matthew Rogers and Cambrey Rogers, Juliana Rabe, Jenna Stanke
Matthew and Cambrey Rogers, from left, Juliana Rabe and Jenna Stanke at the Cattle Baron's Ball at the George Ranch. Photo by © Chinh Phan/CultureMapSNAP.com
3 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Lauren Maloy and Ward Maloy
Lauren and Ward Maloy at the Cattle Baron's Ball at the George Ranch. Photo by © Chinh Phan/CultureMapSNAP.com
36 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Jessica Lantz, Travis Jones
5 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 David Gordon and Lauri Gordon and Gigi Harbison and Russell Harbison
24 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Nancy Stobaugh, Stephanie Ray, Edgar Medina
38 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Price DuBose, Dana Wetterer
25 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Mitchell Eads, Shary Heins, Rachel Heins
35 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Peter Jones and Pam Jones
32 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Kiley Lubojasky, Luann Lubojasky, Valerie Williams, Kelly Siler
23 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Johno Young, Korrine Young, Jan Young
21 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Chelcie Schroder, Alex Saxe
30 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Carol Beck and Debbie Chenevert
19 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Bruce Ross, Barbie Ross, Connie Cooper, Britton Cooper
17 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Nick Florescu, Dominique Sachse
14 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Pam Jones and Peter Jones, Wendy Hines and Jeff Hines
12 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Susie Gold, Joni Ballis, Marsha Parker
9 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Kent Chenevert and Debbie Chenevert
8 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Rodney Brisco, Dawn Scannell
4 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Matthew Rogers and Cambrey Rogers, Juliana Rabe, Jenna Stanke
3 Houston Cattle Baron's Ball April 2013 Lauren Maloy and Ward Maloy

Members of Victory proved their mettle Saturday night as more than 1,000 made it to the Cattle Baron's Ball at the George Ranch in Richmond despite torrential rains, wind and lighting. In the process of the climatic bravery, this wing of the American Cancer Society raised $1.2 million for cancer research.

Long-standing traditions continued during the 25th annual fundraiser chaired by Lauri Gordon and Gigi Harbison. But a new twist on the western-flavored frolic was the addition of a "Time Travelers After Party" for those who didn't want to see the upbeat night end.

The crowd dressed to its best in fancy western attire on this night that no one would dare enter the party arena without boots and some semblance of cowboy chic. Consider the fashionable costuming of Susie Gold, Joni Ballis and Marsha Parker and the understated western trappings of Pam and Peter Jones and Wendy and Jeff Hines. Of course, standouts in the western fashion mode were KPRC Channel 2 news anchor Dominique Sachse and Nick Florescu.

The "Back to the Future"-themed evening including gaming tables, pig races, wine pull and live entertainment by the Josh Abbott Band, Louis Crappito and Doug Boggs and the Cowboy Jazz Band. Pappas Restaurants once again provided the bountiful buffet that included the ever-popular fried oysters, pork belly tacos, crab cakes, seafood campanchanas and loads more.

Two-stepping through the night were guests including Allie and Jay Fields, Nancy and Scott Atlas, Pam and Peter Jones, Margaret and T.J. Farnsworth, Roseann Rogers and Dr. Aashish Shah, Jody and Jeff Dyke, Mitchell Eads and Betti and Will Guzman.

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