What: Big Brothers Big Sisters 65th anniversary gala.
Where: The Omni Houston Hotel.
The 411: The positive results of one-to-one mentoring were celebrated at the "Big Black Tie Ball — Points of Light" gala where Manon and Matthew Kebodeaux chaired. The program included videos and testimonials on the positive impact a mentor can have on the life of a child facing adversity.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star CEO Pierce Bush shared his match story with Little Brother Jaylyn. Former Little Sister Leandra McLennon told the story of her 16-year relationship with Big Sister Cecelia Rieb.
More than 300 attended and helped raise more than $320,000. Skyrocket! closed out the night with dance tunes. KPRC Channel 2 news anchor Rachel McNeill served as emcee.
Who: Sarabeth Melton, Jim Pearson and Gina Curtis, Winell and Doug Herron, Neil Bush, Fidan Baca and Susan Cho, Jessica and Ryan McCauley, Sharon Bush, Steve Norman, Stephanie Abt, Erika Morton and Coby DuBose.