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Scene in the Bend: Cari Middaugh
May 2017

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Reading Between The Wines Sponsor Party

In anticipation of its upcoming signature event, Reading between the Wines, the Literacy Council of Fort Bend recently hosted a Sponsor Party at the home of Dr. Rebecca and Jeff Deurlein. Event Chairs Helen Bow and Gena Horak spoke about the early support and excitement for the event, and guests were treated to bites and wine donated by Off the Vine Bistro.

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1) LCFB Executive Director Kelli Metzenthin with Rebecca and Jeff Deurlein

2) Mike and Beth Johnson, Marhia Coane and Jim McClellan

3) Sharon McGlaun and Angela Pfeiffer, M.D.

4) Event Co-Chair Helen Bow, Honorary Chair Mary Gayle Brindley and Event Co-Chair Gena Horak

5) Lucy Thompson and Beth Wolf

6) Angela Cox, David Timmermeyer and Rosemary Jones

7) LCFB Staff; Nicola Johnson, Emily Stuart, Emily Rhodes and Fallon Moody

8) Ray Aguilar and Dustin Fessler

9) Jake Messinger and Cynthia Lauer

10) Robert and Crystal Moya

11) Michael Schiff and Nancy Olson

12) Jessica and Kim Kij

13) Kathy and Chris Keene

Photo Credit: Mary Favre and Liz Furman



Fort Bend Education Foundation Gala

The 24th Annual Fort Bend Education Foundation “Off to Oz . . . the Emerald City Awaits” Gala was held at the Sugar Land Marriott Hotel on March 4. This event, presented by Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins & Mott LLP, set a new record netting over $311,000 for Grants to Teachers and Schools. Close to 900 people were in attendance, and every school in Fort Bend ISD participated by providing a Silent Auction basket. Gala Co-Chairs Giulia Hattan and Lisa Kulhanek toasted the guests for their efforts to support the Fort Bend Education Foundation to enrich and enhance the quality of education for all Fort Bend ISD students. Supporters were entertained by the Ridge Point High School Theater Arts Department and the music of the band Password while bidding on a variety of auction items.

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1) Gala Co-Chair Lisa Kulhanek and husband Charles with Gala Co-Chair Giulia Hattan and Francesca Hattan

2) Stacey and Dustin Fessler with Seeju and Charles Dupre

3) Alison and Greg Haralson with Heather and Jim Brown

4) Executive Director Brenna Cosby and Lynn and Dennis Halford with the Ridge Point HS Theater Arts students

5) Joan and Dave Rosenthal with Title Sponsor, Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins & Mott’s Mike Siwierka

6) City of Sugar Land Mayor Joe Zimmerman and wife Nancy with Dr. Sharon Hymes and Michael Schiff

7) Valerie and Sam Golden with June and Albert Steele

8) Terri and Sam Wang with Cindy and Thanh Cheng

9) Damian Viltz with Karen and Ron Holleyhead

10) FBISD Secondary Teacher of the Year, Richard Embrick, and his winged monkey

11) Manmeet and Paul Likhari

12) Karen Linck, Brenna Cosby and Vic Linck

13) Janet and Ray Meyer

14) Seeju Dupre, Tom Paar and Laura Winters ➝




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