What: Men of Distinction Award.
Where: River Oaks Country Club.
The scoop: More than 300 movers and shakers turned out to pay tribute to three of Houston's most philanthropic individuals who were honored with the 2016 Men of Distinction Award. Dr. Mark Kline, Harry Cullen and Gerald Hines were praised for their efforts in making Houston a better place in the areas of medicine, development, the arts, education and humanitarian efforts.
During the past decade, Men of Distinction has raised over $3.3 million to support various medical initiatives. Event emcee Tom Koch of ABC 13 announced that the proceeds of the lunch will be shared among Jared Howell, Baylor College of Medicine; Dr. Carolyn Cannon, Texas A&M Medical and Texas Children’s Hospital, and Dr. Joseph Alcorn, Children’s Memorial Hermann and McGovern Medical School (UT Health).