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Mayor and honorees in crystal slippers step out at pump-alicious "Kick Out Kidney Disease" luncheon

Mayor and honorees in slippers step out at pump-alicious luncheon

Houston, Kick Out Kidney Disease Luncheon, May 2015, Kicia Carpenter, Shawntell McWilliams, Caleen Allen
Kicia Carpenter, from left, luncheon chair Shawntell McWilliams and Caleen Allen. Photo by Vicky Pink
Houston, Kick Out Kidney Disease Luncheon, May 2015, Mayor Annise D Parker, Dr. Horacio J. Adrogue
Mayor Annise Parker and Dr. Horacio J. Adrogué. Photo by Emile Browne
Houston, Kick Out Kidney Disease Luncheon, May 2015, Dr. Juan Olivero, Kevin Longino, Dr. Horacio E. Adrogue
Dr. Juan Olivero, from left, Kevin Longino and Dr. Horacio E. Adrogué. Photo by Emile Browne
Houston, Kick Out Kidney Disease Luncheon, May 2015, Lance Rosmarian, Harriet Gertner, Gil Gertner, Valerie Rosmarian
Lance Rosmarian, from left, Harriet and Gil Gertner and Valerie Rosmarian. Photo by Emile Browne
Houston, Kick Out Kidney Disease Luncheon, May 2015, Mia Grandey
Mia Gradney. Photo by Vicky Pink
Houston, Kick Out Kidney Disease Luncheon, May 2015, Merele Yarborough, Erlinda Quintanilla, Shawntell McWilliams
Honorary chair Merele Yarborough, from left, Erlinda Quintanilla and luncheon chair  Shawntell McWilliams. Photo by Emile Browne
Houston, Kick Out Kidney Disease Luncheon, May 2015, Leon Kinloch, Kathy Pigue
Leon Kinloch and Kathy Pigue. Photo by Emile Browne
Houston, Kick Out Kidney Disease Luncheon, May 2015, Kariana Barbiere
Karina Barbieri. Photo by Vicky Pink
Houston, Kick Out Kidney Disease Luncheon, May 2015, Mia Grandey, Mary Graceley
Mia Gradney, left, and Mary Graceley. Photo by Vicky Pink
Houston, Kick Out Kidney Disease Luncheon, May 2015, Lenny Matuszewski
Fashion show guru Lenny Matuszewski. Photo by Vicky Pink
Houston, Kick Out Kidney Disease Luncheon, May 2015, Kicia Carpenter, Shawntell McWilliams, Caleen Allen
Houston, Kick Out Kidney Disease Luncheon, May 2015, Mayor Annise D Parker, Dr. Horacio J. Adrogue
Houston, Kick Out Kidney Disease Luncheon, May 2015, Dr. Juan Olivero, Kevin Longino, Dr. Horacio E. Adrogue
Houston, Kick Out Kidney Disease Luncheon, May 2015, Lance Rosmarian, Harriet Gertner, Gil Gertner, Valerie Rosmarian
Houston, Kick Out Kidney Disease Luncheon, May 2015, Mia Grandey
Houston, Kick Out Kidney Disease Luncheon, May 2015, Merele Yarborough, Erlinda Quintanilla, Shawntell McWilliams
Houston, Kick Out Kidney Disease Luncheon, May 2015, Leon Kinloch, Kathy Pigue
Houston, Kick Out Kidney Disease Luncheon, May 2015, Kariana Barbiere
Houston, Kick Out Kidney Disease Luncheon, May 2015, Mia Grandey, Mary Graceley
Houston, Kick Out Kidney Disease Luncheon, May 2015, Lenny Matuszewski

What: National Kidney Foundation's 10th annual "Kick Out Kidney Disease" luncheon.

Where: Hilton Americas-Houston.

The 411: Shawntell McWilliams chaired and Merele Yarborough served as honorary chair of the luncheon and fashion show (Elizabeth Anthony and Joseph Shoes), which was orchestrate by Lenny Matuszewski and Tamara Bonar.

Crystal Slipper Awards were presented to medical honorees Dr. Horacio J. Adrogué and Dr. Horacio E. Adrogué. Harriet Gertner was honored for 25 year of community service. Mayor Annise Parker was on hand to present proclamations to each.

Who: Sofia Adrogué, Jacqueline and Leon Kinloch, Gil Gertner, Carolyn Farb, Kevin Longino, Gayla Gardner, Mia Gradney, Hallie Vanderhider, Karina Barbieri and Joanne King Herring.