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Brian Cushing and Garrett Graham add muscle to this A-lister kick-off party

Brian Cushing and Garrett Graham add muscle to this A-lister kick-off

Friday Night Lights kick off Tracy and Valerie Dieterich and Lindley and Jason Arnoldy
Tracy and Valerie Dieterich and Lindley and Jason Arnoldy. Photo by CatchLightGroup
Friday Night Lights kick off Austin and Holly Alvis
Austin and Holly Alvis. Photo by CatchLightGroup
Friday Night Lights kick off Ericka and Garrett Graham
Ericka and Garrett Graham. Photo by CatchLightGroup
Friday Night Lights kick off Jamey Rootes, Mary and Dr Mark D'Andrea
Jamey Rootes and Mary and Dr. Mark D'Andrea. Photo by CatchLightGroup
Friday Night Lights kick off Cal and Hannah McNair
Cal and Hannah McNair. Photo by CatchLightGroup
Friday Night Lights kick off Megan and Brian Cushing
Megan and Brian Cushing. Photo by CatchLightGroup
Friday Night Lights kick off Abbi and Rob Antablin
Abbi and Rob Antablin. Photo by CatchLightGroup
Friday Night Lights kick off Bill Gutknecht, Christine Falgout, Kathleen and James Jennings
Bill Gutknecht, Christine Falgout and Kathleen and James Jennings. Photo by CatchLightGroup
Friday Night Lights kick off Dr Janeana White-Lewis and Kacy Lewis
Dr. Janeana White-Lewis and Kacy Lewis. Photo by CatchLightGroup
Friday Night Lights kick off Mary and Dr Mark D'Andrea and David Cordua
Mary and Dr. Mark D'Andrea and David Cordua. Photo by CatchLightGroup
Friday Night Lights kick off Texan Cheerleaders with Dr Vivek Subbiah and Dr Ishwaria Subbiah
Texans Cheerleaders with Dr. Vivek Subbiah and Dr. Ishwaria Subbiah. Photo by CatchLightGroup
Friday Night Lights kick off Steve and Kristen McDaniel
Steve and Kristen McDaniel. Photo by CatchLightGroup
Friday Night Lights kick off Scott and Jenifer Jarriel
Scott and Jenifer Jarriel. Photo by CatchLightGroup
Friday Night Lights kick off Joanna Marks, Megan Cushing and Hannah McNair
Joanna Marks, Megan Cushing and Hannah McNair. Photo by CatchLightGroup
Friday Night Lights kick off Tracy and Valerie Dieterich and Lindley and Jason Arnoldy
Friday Night Lights kick off Austin and Holly Alvis
Friday Night Lights kick off Ericka and Garrett Graham
Friday Night Lights kick off Jamey Rootes, Mary and Dr Mark D'Andrea
Friday Night Lights kick off Cal and Hannah McNair
Friday Night Lights kick off Megan and Brian Cushing
Friday Night Lights kick off Abbi and Rob Antablin
Friday Night Lights kick off Bill Gutknecht, Christine Falgout, Kathleen and James Jennings
Friday Night Lights kick off Dr Janeana White-Lewis and Kacy Lewis
Friday Night Lights kick off Mary and Dr Mark D'Andrea and David Cordua
Friday Night Lights kick off Texan Cheerleaders with Dr Vivek Subbiah and Dr Ishwaria Subbiah
Friday Night Lights kick off Steve and Kristen McDaniel
Friday Night Lights kick off Scott and Jenifer Jarriel
Friday Night Lights kick off Joanna Marks, Megan Cushing and Hannah McNair

What: DePelchin Children's Center kick-off for "Saturday Night Lights" benefit.

Where: A private home in the Museum District.

The 411: With Houston Texans president Jamey Rootes and wife Melissa Rootes as honorees of the Nov. 21 football-themed benefit, it was no surprise that the team was represented at this gathering. Garrett Graham and Brain Cushing stood in for the players while Cal McNair represented the front of the house. McNair and wife Hannah, along with Abbi and Rob Antablin, are founding chairs of the fundraiser.

Set to chair the upcoming benefit at NRG Stadium are Lindley and Jason Arnoldy with Valerie and Tracy Dieterich. Stepping in as honorary chairs are Kathleen and James Jennings and Audrey and Brandon Cochran.

Who: Joanna and Brad Marks, Holly and Austin Alvis, Megan Cushing, Ericka Graham, Anne and Charles Duncan and Mary and Dr. Mark D'Andrea.