Houston Texans star steals the show, urging kids to stay in school as the city's power elite watches
What: Communities in Schools of Houston 35th anniversary dinner.
Where: Houston Country Club.
The 411: Communities in Schools Community Advocate Andre Johnson was honored along with Klinka and John Lollar on the evening that raised $700,000 for the program that works to keep students in school. Lisa Malosky served as emcee of the fundraiser chaired by Catherine and Will Randall, Winifred and Carleton Riser and Stacey and Andrew White. Included in the ballroom were a number of CIS students offering thanks to supporters.
Who: Former Secretary of State James A. Baker III and Susan Baker, Rusty Hardin, Joanne King Herring, Kirby and Scott McCool, former Gov. Mark White and Linda Gale White, Kathleen and Maynard Holt and Soraya and Scott McClelland.