What: The Council on Alcoholism and Drugs Houston's Waggoners Foundation Speaker Series’ annual fall luncheon.
Where: The Hilton-Americas Houston.
The 411: Veteran character actor and Arrested Development favorite Jeffrey Tambor shared his story of alcoholism saying that his greatest accomplishments came in his recovery. “This disease, there is a misunderstanding, a mishandling, a stigma and phobia. There are lives at stake,” Tambor shared at the luncheon. “Alcoholism affects lives, not only the alcoholic’s, but the wives, children. This is about saving lives, saving spirits.”
The gathering of 800, chaired by Christi and Dean Quinn and Andrea and Andrew Steptowe, raised more than $400,000 for Council programs that serve more than 80,000 individuals each year.
Who: Series benefactor June Waggoner, Rachel and Jeff Bagwell, Beth Robertson, Anne Schlumberger and Marc Melcher, Kathrine McGovern, Beth Robertson, Jerri and Jim Moore, Rhonda and Jeff Miller and Jennifer and Joel Moore.