What: Holocaust Museum Houston Guardian of the Human Spirit Award luncheon.
Where: The Hilton Americas-Houston.
The 411: A record turnout of more than 1,250 guests helped raise close to $900,000 at the annual fundraiser that honored Holocaust survivor Bill Morgan and fellow developer Murry Bowden. The event was co-chaired by Morgan's son, Michael Morgan, and Marc Shapiro. Both honorees were recognized for their community leadership and contributions to the quality of life in Houston.
Who: Museum chairman Mark Mucasey, museum executive director Kelly Zúniga, City Council members Ellen Cohen and Steve Costello, Arthur Schechter, Kelli Cohen-Fein and Martin Fein, Jeri Shapiro, Polly Bowden, Debra and David Boniuk, Martine and Ricardo Weitz, Heidi and David Gerger and Sherry and Jim Smith.