What: The Assistance League of Houston's annual Mary Jo Peckham Award luncheon.
Where: River Oaks Country Club.
The 411: The 24th annual luncheon saluted community leaders Kathryn and Jeff Smith for their long-term commitment to making Houston a better place to live. His late mother, Glenna Smith, was a long-time member and past president of the Assistance League. The luncheon was named for another member, whose four children serve each year as honorary chairs. Liz Jameson, Ann Berry, Leila Gilbert and Walt Peckham worked closely with luncheon chairs Jenny Price and Betty Puryear.
Among the 250 luncheon guests applauding the Elizabeth Anthony fashion show were past honorees including Jeanie Kilroy Wilson, Nancy Reynolds, Judge Mike McSpadden, Jan Carson, Ann Bookout and Joan Lyons.
Who: Adair Gockley, Steve Smith, Sara White, Rosemary Harrison, Cheryl Byington, Judge Lynn Hughes, Lois Taber, Chita Johson, Allison Radley and Rachelle Willis.