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Young professionals get fresh with a new food-oriented group's wild and wacky party launch

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Shari Bingham from left, Lisa Pounds, Shavonnah Roberts Schreiber, and Lauren Yapundich at the f.r.e.s.h. new young professionals group party June 2014
Shari Bingham from left, Lisa Pounds, Shavonnah Roberts Schreiber and Lauren Yapundich. Photo by Maggie Massad.
Jonathan Bisso from left, Brooke Curtis, and Tony Holmes at the f.r.e.s.h. new young professionals group party june 2014
Jonathan Bisso from left, Brooke Curtis and Tony Holmes. Photo by Maggie Massad.
Zach and Ashlyn Blakeman at the f.r.e.s.h. new young professionals group party june 2014
Zach and Ashlyn Blakeman. Photo by Maggie Massad.
Mandy Marti, left, and Valerie Hawthorne at the f.r.e.s.h. new young professionals group party june 2014
Mandy Marti, left, and Valerie Hawthorne. Photo by Maggie Massad.
Adam Supgul and Melissa Daigneault at the f.r.e.s.h. new young professionals group party june 2014.
Adam Supgul and Melissa Daigneault. Photo by Maggie Massad.
Laura Novia, left, and Chloe Kwon at the f.r.e.s.h. new young professionals group party june 2014
Laura Novia, left, and Chloe Kwon. Photo by Maggie Massad.
Leslie Jackson from left, Shavonnah Roberts Schreiber, and Chris West at the f.r.e.s.h. new young professionals group party june 2014.
Leslie Jackson from left, Shavonnah Roberts Schreiber and Chris West.  Photo by Maggie Massad.
Jake Donaldson, left, and Keither Holley at the f.r.e.s.h. new young professionals group party june 2014
Jake Donaldson, left, and Keith Holley. Photo by Maggie Massad.
Dan Quach from left, Katherine Johnson, and Sarah Sliffe at the f.r.e.s.h. new young professionals group party june 2014.
Dan Quach from left, Katherine Johnson and Sarah Sliffe. Photo by Maggie Massad.
Reggie and Sloane Young at the f.r.e.s.h. new young professionals group party june 2014.
Reggie and Sloane Young. Photo by Maggie Massad.
Shari Bingham from left, Lisa Pounds, Shavonnah Roberts Schreiber, and Lauren Yapundich at the f.r.e.s.h. new young professionals group party June 2014
Jonathan Bisso from left, Brooke Curtis, and Tony Holmes at the f.r.e.s.h. new young professionals group party june 2014
Zach and Ashlyn Blakeman at the f.r.e.s.h. new young professionals group party june 2014
Mandy Marti, left, and Valerie Hawthorne at the f.r.e.s.h. new young professionals group party june 2014
Adam Supgul and Melissa Daigneault at the f.r.e.s.h. new young professionals group party june 2014.
Laura Novia, left, and Chloe Kwon at the f.r.e.s.h. new young professionals group party june 2014
Leslie Jackson from left, Shavonnah Roberts Schreiber, and Chris West at the f.r.e.s.h. new young professionals group party june 2014.
Jake Donaldson, left, and Keither Holley at the f.r.e.s.h. new young professionals group party june 2014
Dan Quach from left, Katherine Johnson, and Sarah Sliffe at the f.r.e.s.h. new young professionals group party june 2014.
Reggie and Sloane Young at the f.r.e.s.h. new young professionals group party june 2014.

What: Launch event for Houston Food Bank's new young professional group,  f.r.e.s.h.

Where: The Grove.

The 411: More than 100 Houstonians gathered to celebrate the launch of the Houston Food Bank's new young professional group, f.r.e.s.h. (the acronym stands for Feed, Respond, Educate, Socialize and Houston). Partygoers enjoyed cocktails and and light bites, along with music by Jonny Black Productions. Officials set up a photo booth, where guests posed for fun photos wearing wacky sunglasses and holding a green apple, the food bank symbol.

Houston Food Bank president/CEO Brian Greene discussed the importance of the young professionals group and how they can make a difference. 

Who: Among those spotted in the crowd were Shavonnah Roberts Schreiber, who emceed the night, Victoria Beard, Brian Buzby, Jake Donaldson, Laura Garcia, Leslie Jackson, Gregory Jones, Cathy McNair, Lisa Pounds, Reggie Young and Lauren Yapundich.

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