What: CancerForward's "We Can Go Forward" luncheon.
Where: River Oaks Country Club.
The 411: Cancer survivor Ted Kennedy Jr. held the gathering of 300 to rapt attention as he spoke on his experience with bone cancer at age 12 and his experience serving as caregiver to his father, Sen. Edward Kennedy Sr., who died in 2009 from a brain tumor. The fundraiser honored Harry and Cora Sue Mach, herself a two-time cancer survivor, and their sons and daughters-in-law, Butch and Carmen Mach and Steve and Joella Mach. The luncheon was chaired by Tena and Tyson Faust, Rosemarie and Matt Johnson and Lindsey Love, all past cancer caregivers themselves. Honorary chairs were Arvia and Jason Few, Brenda Love and Ed Jones and Jane and Ed Parker.
Who: Guests included designer Bill Hamilton in from New York, lead underwriter Brian Teichman with Andrew Cordes, Lynn Wyatt, Vivian Wise, Rose Cullen, Ann Wolf, Tama Lundquist, Millette and Haag Sherman, Ceron and CancerForward founder Beth Sanders Moore.