What: The Women's Home Lester and Sue Smith WholeLife Luncheon.
Where: The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa.
The 411: The focus was on recovery and helping others as guest speaker author Carine McCandless shared her story of overcoming the scars of a violent and dysfunctional upbringing while former Women's Home client Bryson Blair spoke on beating her struggles with addiction.
The luncheon honored rheumatologist Dr. Sippi Khurana, accessories designer Elaine Turner, Salon on Kirby owner Alden Clark and his partner, the Rev. Michael Gott of Unity Church. Also honored was the Women's Energy Network.
Who: The Rev. Howard Cesar, Valerie Dieterich, Hector Villareal, Mandy Kao, Tammy Tran Nguyen, Karina Barbieri, Michael Pearce, Anika Jackson, Ajay Khurana, Donae Chramosta, Natalie Wall, Kristen Andreasen and Steve Kirkland.