The Power of Mentoring
Big Brothers Big Sisters black-tie gala strikes a chord with adults and youngsters
What:Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) annual black tie gala, "Gen Z: Vision for the Future."
Where: The Omni Houston Hotel.
The scoop: A number of the "Bigs" brought along their "Littles" to enjoy the evening that raised $300,000 for the program that matches children facing adversity with a positive mentor. The goal is to enrich the youngsters' lives and encourging them to reach their highest potential through educational motivation, fun adventures, and a safe and stable relationship.
Sarah Bolka chaired the evening that honored Mike Feinberg, co-founder of the KIPP Foundation. KPRC Channel 2 news anchor Rachel McNeill served as emcee of the program that included remarks by BBBS Lone Star CEO Pierce Bush.
Who: Kristen and Steve McDaniel, Krystal and Lance McIntyre, Nadhisha and Dilanka Seimon, Valerie and Tracy Dieterich, Kimberly and Bradley Dennison, Manon and Matt Kebodeaux, Alyse Baker, Nicole Hills, Brittany Meisner, and Mark Sullivan.