The Alcides E. Rosaura Diniz Foundation Gala

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Aline Muniz
Aline Muniz Photo courtesy of The Alcides E Rosaura Diniz Foundation

The Alcides E Rosaura Diniz Foundation (ARD Foundation) will host its inaugural gala. Leading the helm of this first time event are Ana Paola Diniz and Patricia Hoffmaster.  The Honoree for the evening is Dr. Funda Meric-Bernstam, who will receive the ARD Excellence in Oncology Award for her relentless work in the area of cancer research. Additional honorees that evening will be Brazilian presenter Sabrina Parlatore and Brazilian basketball player Nene, who plays for the Houston Rockets.  They will receive the ARD Hope Award as personalities who have overcome cancer.

Guests should be prepared to eat, drink and dance the night away. There will be a special performance by Brazilian singer/song writer Aline Muniz. During the night, guests will enjoy a unique auction of travel, paintings, and jewelry.

Event Details



The Astorian
2500 Summer St.
Houston, TX 77007