What: Small Steps Nurturing Center annual luncheon.
Where: Houston Country Club.
The 411: Author and inspirational speaker Liz Murray captivated the gathering of 380 with her triumph over homelessness and drug-addicted parents. Subject of the television film Homeless to Harvard, she spoke about love, forgiveness and the importance of making a difference in the world one person at a time. She challenged luncheon guests to become active in changing the lives of the economically-at risk students at Small Steps.
Lisa Malosky served as emcee and Lorie Herod, Elizabeth Hogan and Susan Light chaired the luncheon that earned $187,000.
Who: Lynda Underwood, Fran Fondren, Liz Stepanian, Lauren Burke, Vicki West, Linda McReynolds, Jill Holstead, Lilly Andress, Jan Duncan, Cari Griggs and Amy Reeves.