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.
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.