Local TV news stars and medical heavyweights celebrate kid cancer patients' art work
What:M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Children's Art Project Gold Star luncheon.
Where: On the ice at The Galleria.
The 411: The annual Gold Star luncheon recognized the youthful artists who contributed designs to the Children's Art Project. Each child received a special award and applause from the audience of 275 guests.
The luncheon event included a feast from A Fare Extraordinaire, a talk on childhood cancer by M.D. Anderson's Dr. Steven Waguespack and a fashion show presented by the Galleria, Neiman Marcus and Simon LOOKBOOK. Funds from the luncheon and from sale of art projects support young M.D. Anderson patients with everything from summer camps to field trips to educational programs.
Who: Regina Rogers, Jo Ann Petersen, Susan French, Shannan Murray, Leon Leach, Mary Kathryn Cooper, and local TV news stars Tom Koch, Mia Gradney, Melinda Spaulding, Ilona Carson and Melissa Wilson.