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High-stepping lunching ladies kick up their heels — and some very sexy shoes — for a good cause

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9595 Anita Smith, from left, Merele Yarborough and Deanna Laster at the National Kidney Foundation luncheon May 2014
Anita Smith, from left, Merele Yarborough and Deanna Laster. Photo by © Kim Coffman
9653 Melicia Tjou, from left, Courtney Teshoian and Nancy Mathe at the National Kidney Foundation luncheon May 2014
Melicia Tjou, from left, Courtney Teshoian and Nancy Mathe. Photo by © Kim Coffman
9586 Virginia Steppe, left, and Alissa Maples at the National Kidney Foundation luncheon May 2014
Virginia Steppe, left, and Alissa Maples. Photo by © Kim Coffman
9601 Rosemary Schatzman, left, and Tracey Moore at the National Kidney Foundation luncheon May 2014
Rosemary Schatzman, left, and Tracey Moore. Photo by © Kim Coffman
9544 Alease Young, left, and Lora Clemmons at the National Kidney Foundation luncheon May 2014
Alease Young, left, and Lora Clemmons. Photo by © Kim Coffman
9527 Barbara Lagrange, from left, Katie Deutser Miller and Joanne Crassas at the National Kidney Foundation luncheon May 2014
Barbara LeGrange, from left, Katie Deutser Miller and Joanne Crassas. Photo by © Kim Coffman
9431 Keisha Cohen Phillips, left, and Benita Byrd at the National Kidney Foundation luncheon May 2014
Keisha Cohen Phillips, left, and Benita Byrd. Photo by © Kim Coffman
9616 Barbara Van Postman, left, and Kathi Rovere at the National Kidney Foundation luncheon May 2014
Barbara Van Postman, left, and Kathi Rovere. Photo by © Kim Coffman
9395 Dr. Wadi Suki, from left, Windell Herron and Dr. Stephen Fadem at the National Kidney Foundation luncheon May 2014
Dr. Wadi Suki, from left, Winell Herron and Dr. Stephen Fadem. Photo by © Kim Coffman
9391 Paige Cawthon, from left, Shawntell McWilliams, Dameria Curry-Boston and Terri Phillips at the National Kidney Foundation luncheon May 2014
Paige Cawthon, from left, Shawntell McWilliams, Dameria Curry-Boston and Terri Phillips. Photo by © Kim Coffman
9392 Fun shoes at the National Kidney Foundation luncheon May 2014
Pump-A-Licious footwear was the order of the day. Photo by © Kim Coffman
9595 Anita Smith, from left, Merele Yarborough and Deanna Laster at the National Kidney Foundation luncheon May 2014
9653 Melicia Tjou, from left, Courtney Teshoian and Nancy Mathe at the National Kidney Foundation luncheon May 2014
9586 Virginia Steppe, left, and Alissa Maples at the National Kidney Foundation luncheon May 2014
9601 Rosemary Schatzman, left, and Tracey Moore at the National Kidney Foundation luncheon May 2014
9544 Alease Young, left, and Lora Clemmons at the National Kidney Foundation luncheon May 2014
9527 Barbara Lagrange, from left, Katie Deutser Miller and Joanne Crassas at the National Kidney Foundation luncheon May 2014
9431 Keisha Cohen Phillips, left, and Benita Byrd at the National Kidney Foundation luncheon May 2014
9616 Barbara Van Postman, left, and Kathi Rovere at the National Kidney Foundation luncheon May 2014
9395 Dr. Wadi Suki, from left, Windell Herron and Dr. Stephen Fadem at the National Kidney Foundation luncheon May 2014
9391 Paige Cawthon, from left, Shawntell McWilliams, Dameria Curry-Boston and Terri Phillips at the National Kidney Foundation luncheon May 2014
9392 Fun shoes at the National Kidney Foundation luncheon May 2014

What: The National Kidney Foundation "Pump-A-Licious" luncheon.

Where: River Oaks Country Club.

The 411: Merele Yarborough reprised her role as chair of the strut-your-fancy-footwear fundraiser. The midday frolic featured a Neiman Marcus fashion presentation of the latest sassy footwear — everything from YSL to Manolo Blahnik to Jimmy Choo — worn by models dressed all in white. KHOU Channel 11 news personality Mia Gradney emceed the event that raised $150,000 for the foundation that supports awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease.

Recognized as Crystal Slipper Award honorees were Dr. Wadi Suki, Dr. Stephen Fadem and H-E-B, represented by Winell Herron

Who: Lora Clemmons, Joann Crassas, Jan Carson, Anita Smith, Alissa Maples, Virginia Steppe, Nancy Mathe, Rosemary Schatzman, Melicia Tjou, Courtney Teshoian, Katie Deutser Miller, Shawntell McWilliams and Dameria Curry-Boston. 

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