Cowboy bling: Playing rodeo dress up raises major college money
What:Houston Chapter of Links western gala, "Boots & Bling Party With a Purpose."
Where: The Bayou City Event Center.
The 411: More than 600 revelers turned out in their best western threads for the evening of dancing to the sounds of Grammy-nominated Corey Stoot and the Groove Ensemble, also known as Funkafangez. In addition to the "howdy y'alls," there was plenty of chowing down on Texas-style eats from Lenox Barbecue & Catering. Barbara Seymour and Cassye Cook chaired the event that raised funds for college scholarships for local students.
Who: Stepping out in high rodeo style were guests including Links president Carolyn Codwell, State Rep. Sylvester Turner, Janice and Jon Hall, Winell and Doug Herron, Sharon and Doug Owens, Arvia and Jason Few,Melanie Lawson, Clarease and Cary Yates and Diedra and Terrence Fontaine.