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High Honors

Holocaust Museum Houston honors Chinese and Japanese diplomats at $1.3 million dinner

By Shelby Hodge

Saluting Chinese and Japanese diplomats, Holocaust Museum Houston took a cultural turn to the Far East for the Lyndon Baines Johnson Moral Courage Award dinner at the Hilton Americas-Houston. Red C ...


Dancing With the Stars

World champion ballroom dancers floor dinner guests with hot moves at gala kickoff

By Shelby Hodge

For months, oilman Lester Smith had been promising a spectacular surprise for guests attending the Houston Symphony Ball underwriter dinner. He and his wife, Sue Smith, were hosting the gala e ...


Shelby's Social Diary

Houston's wildest Million Dollar Party: A plane, a python and an arresting theme bring in big bucks for HMNS

By Shelby Hodge

Beyond clever — that biplane spinning over the dance floor as more than 800 partygoers boogied to the beat of the Houston Museum of Natural Science's "Out of Africa" gala. ...


Patriotic evening

Two ex-presidents, a media blackout and a sellout crowd add up to $1.2 million for major hospital

By Shelby Hodge

Despite the media not being allowed to cover President George W. Bush's conversation with venerable newsman Bob Schieffer, Texas Children's Cancer Center was able to shout from the roo ...


Shelby's Social Diary

Another million dollar lunch shatters the oil bust doom: Charitable giving continues to soar in Houston

By Shelby Hodge

It seems to be the week of seven-figure fundraising events with Neighborhood Centers joining the ranks with a non-profit rarity — the million dollar luncheon. Wednesday's "Heart ...


Shelby's Social Diary

Holocaust survivor, celebrity attorney & Houston power couple share the spotlight in emotional lunch

By Shelby Hodge

The Holocaust Museum Houston's annual Guardian of the Human Spirit Award luncheon proved to be a bountiful event on many levels, not the least of which was raising $732,000 in support of the mu ...


The Human Spirit

A Houston dinner that honors Martin Luther King Jr. raises more than $1 million

By Shelby Hodge

"One people, one community, one world." Congressman John Lewis (D-Georgia) captured the underlying theme of the Holocaust Museum Houston's annual Lyndon Baines Johnson Moral Cour ...


A $2.6 Million Party

A $2.6 million party: Symphony's 100th transforms Jones Hall into an elegant supper club with Glee power

By Shelby Hodge

With a white-tie coterie of Houston who's who, a scrumptious musical performance and a tally of $2.6 million, the Houston Symphony's Centennial Ball, held Saturday night, was inde ...


Party Watch

Powerhouse Houston couple keeps giving and giving — and gets their name on a Texas Children's building

By Shelby Hodge

What: Dedication of the newly renovated Lester and Sue Smith Clinic at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers. Where: At Texas Children's Hospital. The 411: Generous ...


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Houston's most glamorous gala: Anticipation builds for the party of the season — a florist's dream

By Shelby Hodge

With Fleurs de l'Opera as the theme for the upcoming Houston Grand Opera ball, it should be no surprise that on departure from the gala kickoff party, guests were presented with bouquets of min ...


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