What: ArtFest 2015 benefiting the Will Erwin Headache Research Foundation.
Where: Norton Ditto.
The 411: Local artists joined forces with Norton Ditto owner Dick Hite to help raise funds for the foundation which partners with Memorial Hermann Health System and UTHealth Medical School for the study of debilitating headaches. The year-old non-profit was founded in memory of Will Erwin, who at age 24 lost his life due to chronic, life-altering headaches.
More than 350 gathered for the cocktail reception, shopping opportunity and art show. Both Hite and the artists donated 30 percent of sales that evening — totaling $20,000 — to the foundation. Participating artists included Anne Kinder, Robert Ross, Lenoir Josey, Barbara Vaughan, Kim Clark Renteria, Kirby Attwell and Jacki McCreary.
Who: Ginger Hite, Heidi and John Hite, Richard Hite, Kelli Fondren, Susan Josey, Pam and Jimmy Erwin, John Mooz, Christine and Jeff Hollinden, Aleece and David Hobson, Kackie and David Dunwoody, Frank McCreary, Ginger Hite, Pam and Jimmy Erwin.