Launch of handbag collection raises funds for next generation of robots
What: Launch of JulieBeth handbag collection.
The 411: Handbag designer Beth Purpich introduced her new JulieBeth handbag collection, with 15 percent of the evening's sales going to the Education Foundation of Harris County. A raffle of goods and services from Basiques, Sterling McCall Lexus, Zayver Jewels, the Houston Texans and BeverlyD Luxe Organic Hair Care raised funds to send a team of students to the All-Earth EcoBot Challenge, a competition at NRG Park that inspires fifth through eighth grade students to learn more about science, technology and engineering by building robots to complete various science-related tasks.
Guests enjoyed wine and light bites from Américas chef David Cordua.
Who: Education Foundation of Harris County board member Megan Schlain and director of operations Sasha Crabtrey, Phil Purpich, Kristy Bradshaw, Joel Bickley, Stephanie and Jordan Cleghorn, Elizabeth Wilson, Holly Schmaltz, Sharron Melton, Marcus Cantu and Jennifer Wallace.