What: Texas Children's Hospital Ambassadors Holiday Party.
Where: A lavish party tent erected on the River Oaks Boulevard lot of Melissa and Brad Juneau.
The 411: Santa's helpers collected socks, shirts and underwear for stocking patient closets at the hospital as 500 guests poured in for the fifth annual holiday party. Big news of the night was the $1.85 million check presented to the hospital on behalf of the Ambassadors. Dr. Mark Kline, Texas Children's physician in chief, announced that in February the hospital will celebrate its 60th anniversary. Swift + Company did the honors with an extensive buffet served amid an enticing rustic Christmas decor.
Who: The festive throng included Laura Bellows and Jack Pendergrast, Martha Turner and Glenn Bauguss, Nancy Calles, the Rev. Laurens Hall, Judge Clarease and Cary Yates, Anne van Horn and Judge Mike McSpadden, Perry Ann and John Reed and Marcia and Brig Smart.