What: Be an Angel Awards gala.
Where: Hotel ZaZa.
The 411: Carmina Zamorano chaired the black-tie gala that enjoyed a hefty political turnout starting with Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, a long-time Be An Angel supporter and board member who served as dinner chair and presented the awards. State Senators John Whitmire and Joan Huffman, mayoral candidate State Rep. Sylvester Turner and City Councilman Michael Kubosh were in the mix.
The seventh annual awards evening honored Dr. Bernard Harris, Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia, Randy Prince and Dave Muzyka.
Highlight of the "Sweet Affair" themed evening was the 60-foot long table loaded with thousands of candies for guests take home as colorful and calorific party favors. Adding to the playfulness of the theme a "Champagne Diva" strolled the reception offering glasses of champagne from her bird cage style skirt. KHOU Channel 11's Deborah Duncan served as emcee while auctioneer Vikki Vines worked her fundraising magic with her gavel.
Who: Rafael Chavez, Pam Connor and Dan Pastorini, Monica Garcia, Candace and Kawanski Nichols, Connie and Ron Niehaus, Dot Cuningham, Victor Vannerson, Jan Patrick and Michelle Muzyka.