What: The Society for Leading Medicine's Houston Texans Family Field Day.
Where: The Houston Methodist Training Center at Reliant Park.
The 411: Houston Methodist president and CEO Dr. Marc Boom and Houston Texans president Jamey Rootes led the field day fun in the air-conditioning practice facility across the street from Reliant Stadium. The program included remarks by Dr. Kevin Varner, interim chairman of orthopedics and sports medicine at Methodist and a team physician, on common orthopedic injuries and preventive measures to help children and adults stay on their best game.
Society chairs Estela and David Cockrell joined the on-field action that included punting, passing and kicking drills with Houston Texans tight end Garrett Graham and defensive end Tim Jamison. Agility and defensive moves were also on the training field for the 280 guests.
The Cockrells announced that Kelli and Eddy Blanton and Cabrina and Steven Owsley will serve as society chairs for 2015.
Who: Isla and Tommy Reckling, Ernie Cockrell, Dr. Julie Boom, Cam and Rod Canion, Kelli Blanton, Susan Coulter, Dr. Frances Jones and Woodrow Holland, William and Laura Wheeless, Sarah Jane and Ross Canion and Laura and Brett Chiles.