River Oaks gala brings out doctors galore: It's a distinctive, big money night
What: The Blue Bird Circle "Mark of Distinction" black-tie gala celebrating 90 years of service in the Houston community.
Where: River Oaks Country Club.
The 411: The fundraiser, bringing in $425,000 for the Blue Bird Circle Clinic for Pediatric Neurology at Texas Children’s Hospital, honored Dr. Mark Kline, physician-in-chief at Texas Children's and founder of the Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative. Rhonda Jones and Jan Rhodes chaired the evening that featured Dr. Gary Clark, TCH chief of neurology, as guest speaker.
Who: Among the more than 400 medically-minded supporters were Texas Children's Hospital CEO Mark Wallace and Shannon Wallace, Nancy Calles, Karen and Brant Wilson, Morris Jones, Robert Rasmus, Missy and Wayne Herndon, Drs. Huda and William Zoghbi, Tanya Jo and Andy Greenwood, Lilly and Thurmon Andress and Maggie and Charles Austin.