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Grammy singer wows Houston humanitarians in a touching River Oaks night

Grammy singer wows Houston humanitarians in touching River Oaks night

5887 Don Faust, from left, Ed Emmett and Sidney Faust at the Harris County Hospital District Gala October 2013 USE
Don Faust, from left, Ed Emmett and Sidney Faust at the Harris County Hospital District Gala. Photo by Kim Coffman
5312 at the Harris County Hospital District Gala October 2013 Lavonne Cox, from left, Debby Leighton and Mary Ann McKeithan USE
Lavonne Cox, from left, Debby Leighton and Mary Ann McKeithan at the Harris County Hospital District Gala. Photo by Kim Coffman
5392 at the Harris County Hospital District Gala October 2013 H. Ben Taub, from left, Marcy Taub Wessel and Henry J.N. "Kitch" Taub II USE
H. Ben Taub, from left, Marcy Taub Wessel and Henry J.N. "Kitch" Taub II at the Harris County Hospital District Gala. Photo by Kim Coffman
5690 at the Harris County Hospital District Gala October 2013 Denis DeBakey, from left, Lavonne Cox and Trini Mendenhall Sosa and Frank Sosa
Denis DeBakey, from left, Lavonne Cox and Trini Mendenhall Sosa and Frank Sosa at the Harris County Hospital District Gala. Photo by Kim Coffman
5633 at the Harris County Hospital District Gala October 2013 Jan Duncan, left, with Ulyesse and Barbara LeGrange USE
Jan Duncan, left, with Ulyesse and Barbara LeGrange at the Harris County Hospital District Gala. Photo by Kim Coffman
5619 at the Harris County Hospital District Gala October 2013 Jess and Betty Tutor USE
Jess and Betty Tutor at the Harris County Hospital District Gala. Photo by Kim Coffman
5555 at the Harris County Hospital District Gala October 2013 Tyson and Tena Faust USE
Tyson Faust and Tena Lundquist Faust at the Harris County Hospital District Gala. Photo by Kim Coffman
5239 at the Harris County Hospital District Gala October 2013 Don and Sidney Faust USE
Don and Sidney Faust at the Harris County Hospital District Gala. Photo by Kim Coffman
5217 Decor by Linda McIngvale of A Memorable Event at the Harris County Hospital District Gala October 2013 USE
Decor by Linda McIngvale of A Memorable Event at the Harris County Hospital District Gala. Photo by Kim Coffman
5887 Don Faust, from left, Ed Emmett and Sidney Faust at the Harris County Hospital District Gala October 2013 USE
5312 at the Harris County Hospital District Gala October 2013 Lavonne Cox, from left, Debby Leighton and Mary Ann McKeithan USE
5392 at the Harris County Hospital District Gala October 2013 H. Ben Taub, from left, Marcy Taub Wessel and Henry J.N. "Kitch" Taub II USE
5690 at the Harris County Hospital District Gala October 2013 Denis DeBakey, from left, Lavonne Cox and Trini Mendenhall Sosa and Frank Sosa
5633 at the Harris County Hospital District Gala October 2013 Jan Duncan, left, with Ulyesse and Barbara LeGrange USE
5619 at the Harris County Hospital District Gala October 2013 Jess and Betty Tutor USE
5555 at the Harris County Hospital District Gala October 2013 Tyson and Tena Faust USE
5239 at the Harris County Hospital District Gala October 2013 Don and Sidney Faust USE
5217 Decor by Linda McIngvale of A Memorable Event at the Harris County Hospital District Gala October 2013 USE

What: Harris County Hospital District Foundation's "Jubilee of Caring" gala

Where: River Oaks Country Club

The 411: Philanthropists Sidney and Don Faust received the Ben Taub Humanitarian Award at the gala chaired by Lavonne Cox, Debby Leighton and Mary Ann McKeithan. Harris County Judge Ed Emmett proclaimed it the Sidney and Don Faust Day, the couple recognized for their generous aid to children with cancer including retreats for youngsters and their families at the Fausts' Squirrel Creek Ranch. The evening's entertainment featured Grammy nominated singer Tamar Davis, who wowed the crowd with her rendition of the "Prayer" and "Thankful."

Who: HCHD Foundation chairman Henry J.N. Taub II, Cora Sue and Harry Mach, Ginger and Jack Blanton, Marcy Taub, Kitch Taub, Tena Lundquist Faust and Tyson Faust, Trini Mendenhall Sosa and Frank Sosa, Gwen Emmett, Denis DeBakey and Dr. Mark Kline.

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