What: Houston Area Women's Center Young Leaders "Independence Day Bash."
Where: Saint Arnold Brewing Company.
The scoop: Close to 200 young professionals supporting the work of the Houston Area Women's Center gathered for an evening of brewskies, a silent auction, photo booth and light bites. Liz Blumberg and Helen Wall chaired the gathering that raised $10,000 for the non-profit.
The event celebrated the strength of domestic and sexual violence survivors who found their way to independence.
Who: Young Leaders president Brittany Darrington, Ken Roberts, Julie Ilowiecki, Lindsay Calvert, Jibin Philip, Letty Manzano, Gaby Donatti, Ariel Turner, Chloe Kwon and Kate Goldsberry.