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Santa Maria Hostel celebrates 50 years of helping women and children overcome addiction

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79 Santa Maria Gala May 2013 Maylynn Icken and Andy Icken
Maylynn and Andy Icken Photo courtesy of PWL Studio
118 Santa Maria Gala May 2013 Roxy Riefkohl and Xavier Pena
Roxy Riefkohl and Xavier Pena Photo courtesy of PWL Studio
104 Santa Maria Gala May 2013 Diana Singer and Steve Singer
Diana and Steve Singer Photo courtesy of PWL Studio
163 Santa Maria Gala May 2013 Anna Marie Hildago and Norma Hildago
Anna Marie Hildago, left, and Norma Hildago Photo courtesy of PWL Studio
60 Santa Maria Gala May 2013 Deborah Duncan with Judge Roy Moore and Judge Diane Guarglia
Deborah Duncan, from left, Roy Moore and Diane Guarglia Photo courtesy of PWL Studio
84 Santa Maria Gala May 2013 Lee Doggett and Jenny Hoops
Lee Doggett and Jenny Hoops Photo courtesy of PWL Studio
2 Santa Maria Gala May 2013 J. Byron and Sandy Wake and Amelia Murphy
J. Byron Wallace, from left, Amelia Murphy and Sandy Wake Photo courtesy of PWL Studio
72 Santa Maria Gala May 2013 Dr. Connie Almeda and Dr. Steve Schnee
Dr. Connie Almeda and Dr. Steve Schnee Photo courtesy of PWL Studio
59 Santa Maria Gala May 2013Doug York and Alicia Franklin
Doug York and Alicia Franklin Photo courtesy of PWL Studio
40 Santa Maria Gala May 2013 Frank Rynd and Diane Beck
Frank Rynd and Diane Beck Photo courtesy of PWL Studio
79 Santa Maria Gala May 2013 Maylynn Icken and Andy Icken
118 Santa Maria Gala May 2013 Roxy Riefkohl and Xavier Pena
104 Santa Maria Gala May 2013 Diana Singer and Steve Singer
163 Santa Maria Gala May 2013 Anna Marie Hildago and Norma Hildago
60 Santa Maria Gala May 2013 Deborah Duncan with Judge Roy Moore and Judge Diane Guarglia
84 Santa Maria Gala May 2013 Lee Doggett and Jenny Hoops
2 Santa Maria Gala May 2013 J. Byron and Sandy Wake and Amelia Murphy
72 Santa Maria Gala May 2013 Dr. Connie Almeda and Dr. Steve Schnee
59 Santa Maria Gala May 2013Doug York and Alicia Franklin
40 Santa Maria Gala May 2013 Frank Rynd and Diane Beck

More than 300 checked into the Westin Galleria Hotel ballroom for the Santa Maria Hostel's ninth anniversary gala, the evening celebrating 50 years of service to area women and children helping them overcome dependence on alcohol and drugs.

Marylynn and Andy Icken chaired the gala that honored CenterPoint Energy, Baker Botts, PriceWaterhouse and the mother/daughter team of Jeanne Clark and Keira Clark. KHOU Channel 11 morning show host Deborah Duncan emceed the evening that featured a video focusing on the story of a Santa Maria Hostel volunteer, whose daughter and grandson fought the battle against addiction.

Supporters included Santa Maria Hostel executive director Kay Austin and Tommy Austin, Judge Bonnie Hellums, Carol Stith, Trish and Leonard Kincaid, Judy and Judge Glen Devlin, Michael Seals, Dr. Alicia Kowalchuk, Dr. Benjamin Saldana, Judge Frank Rynd and Diana and Steve Singer.

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