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Ways to improve memory is hot topic at River Oaks luncheon that rakes in close to half a million dollars

Ways to improve memory is hot topic at lunch that rakes in big bucks

Derek Munger, from left, Amy Munger, Elizabeth Stiver and Kathy Munger at the Amazing Place Luncheon October 2014
Derek Munger, from left, Amy Munger, Elizabeth Stiver and Kathy Munger. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Bill Stubbs and Susan Giles at the Amazing Place Luncheon October 2014
Bill Stubbs and Susan Giles. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
John and Lisa Walker, from left, Tracey Brown and Stephanie and Frank Tsuru at the Amazing Place Luncheon October 2014
John and Lisa Walker, from left, Tracey Brown and Stephanie and Frank Tsuru. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
George and Elizabeth Passela at the Amazing Place Luncheon October 2014
George and Elizabeth Passela. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Cecille Burr, left, and Dana Strake at the Amazing Place Luncheon October 2014
Cecille Burr, left, and Dana Strake. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Derek Munger, from left, Amy Munger, Elizabeth Stiver and Kathy Munger at the Amazing Place Luncheon October 2014
Bill Stubbs and Susan Giles at the Amazing Place Luncheon October 2014
John and Lisa Walker, from left, Tracey Brown and Stephanie and Frank Tsuru at the Amazing Place Luncheon October 2014
George and Elizabeth Passela at the Amazing Place Luncheon October 2014
Cecille Burr, left, and Dana Strake at the Amazing Place Luncheon October 2014

What: Amazing Place's ninth annual luncheon.

Where: River Oaks Country Club.

The 411: Stephanie and Frank Tsuru and Lisa and John Walker chaired the event that brought in $465,000 for the day center that is devoted to patients with mild to moderate dementia. Headlining the program was total brain health expert Cynthia Green. Author of Your Best Brain Ever, Green shared strategies to enhance memory fitness in adults of all ages.

Who: Lilly and Thurmon Andress,  Kathy and Derek Munger, Liane and Marty Phillips, Dana Strake, Karen Tellepsen, Bob Zorich, Suzanne and Bill Pritchard, Karen and Gus Comiskey, Carolyn and David Light and Ann and Robin French.