What: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Houston Gulf Coast chapter Promise Ball, "The Best Is Yet to Come."
Where: Hilton Americas-Houston.
The 411: More than 900 JDRF Houston supporters helped raise more than $1.4 million for research and education on Type 1 diabetes at the black-tie gala. The evening celebrated the JDRF Houston "Rat Pack," seven gents (all wearing white dinner jackets) who have contributed much to the non-profit. Taking bows were Craig Allen, Robert Jenkins, David Massin, Josh Oglesby, Michael Soper, John Todd and Steve Westlund.
The golden age of Las Vegas and the original Rat Pack, including a 1968 Mustang convertible, were celebrated in decor, casino games and the magic of Ben Jackson.
Gala chairs Andrea Hurst and Jeri Wolff received massive bouquets for their success with the evening.
Who: Patty Cooley,Tracy Cooley Morris, Ross Cooley, Carin and Mac McKinnie, Sammy Ford, Elva Franco, Mason Hester, Katie Chachere, Kathy and Bob Profy, Alexandra and Michael Golemi and Abby and Dan Yates.