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Luncheon honorees from years past join benefit honoring leading Houston couple

Honorees from years past join benefit honoring leading Houston couple

Assistance League Luncheon 2015 Chita Johson, Allison Radley, Rachelle Willis, Jenny Price.
Chita Johson, Allison Radley, Rachelle Willis, Jenny Price. Photo by Alexander's Fine Portraits
Assistance League Luncheon 2015 Honorees, Kathryn and Jeff Smith
Honorees Kathryn and Jeff Smith. Photo by Alexander's Fine Portraits
Assistance League Luncheon 2015 Liz Jameson, Ann Berry, Leila Gilbert
Liz Jameson, Ann Berry, Leila Gilbert. Photo by Alexander's Fine Portraits
Assistance League Luncheon 2015 Jane Johnstone; Past Honoree, Judge Michael McSpadden; Elizabeth Anthony, Jennie Moroney
Jane Johnstone, Judge Michael McSpadden, Jennie Moroney. Photo by Alexander's Fine Portraits
Assistance League Luncheon 2015 Top Row; Ann Bookout, Linda McReynolds, Jeanie Kilroy Wilson, Nancy Reynolds Bottom Row; Joan Lyons, Jan Carson
Standing: Ann Bookout, Linda McReynolds, Jeanie Kilroy Wilson, Nancy Reynolds. Seated: Joan Lyons, Jan Carson. Photo by Alexander's Fine Portraits
Assistance League Luncheon 2015 Julie Grayum and Gordon Rentzsch
Julie Grayum, Gordon Rentzsch. Photo by Alexander's Fine Portraits
Assistance League Luncheon 2015 Laura Templet and Walt Peckham
Laura Templet, Walt Peckham. Photo by Alexander's Fine Portraits
Assistance League Luncheon 2015 Liz Jameson, Jenny Price, Leila Gilbert, Ann Berry, Betty Puryear
Liz Jameson, Jenny Price, Leila Gilbert, Ann Berry, Betty Puryear. Photo by Alexander's Fine Portraits
Assistance League Luncheon 2015 Chita Johson, Allison Radley, Rachelle Willis, Jenny Price.
Assistance League Luncheon 2015 Honorees, Kathryn and Jeff Smith
Assistance League Luncheon 2015 Liz Jameson, Ann Berry, Leila Gilbert
Assistance League Luncheon 2015 Jane Johnstone; Past Honoree, Judge Michael McSpadden; Elizabeth Anthony, Jennie Moroney
Assistance League Luncheon 2015 Top Row; Ann Bookout, Linda McReynolds, Jeanie Kilroy Wilson, Nancy Reynolds Bottom Row; Joan Lyons, Jan Carson
Assistance League Luncheon 2015 Julie Grayum and Gordon Rentzsch
Assistance League Luncheon 2015 Laura Templet and Walt Peckham
Assistance League Luncheon 2015 Liz Jameson, Jenny Price, Leila Gilbert, Ann Berry, Betty Puryear

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.

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