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 Chair Larry Strader, Honoree Dr.Carolyn Farb

Chair Larry Strader, Honoree Dr.Carolyn Farb

Savor The Hope: Dining For Devereux

February 01, 2013

What: 4th Annual Savor The Hope Gala: Enjoy a night in Spain!

Where: Hotel Zaza

When: Friday, February 1, 2013

Time: 6:30pm

Ticket Prices: $200 individual ticket

Beneficiary: Devereux

Honoree(s): Dr. Carolyn Farb

EMCEE: Tom Koch, Morning Anchor at Channel 13

Presenting Sponsor(s): O'Rourke Petroleum & Shell Oil Company

Gala Chairperson(s): Larry Strader

Co-Chair(s): Stacey and Joseph "Trey" Wood, III

Executive Director: Pamela E. Helm

Entertainment: Moodafaruka

Sponsors: Kroger (decor), BMC Software, Dr.Carolyn Farb, Whitney Bank, Bastion Technologies Inc., Matthew Davis / Thomas Noons, Daynee Heller LPC / O'Driscoll Law Firm, Jacquelyn Hibbler, Hobas Pipe USA, Hospitality USA, Houston Dynamo, Houston's Luxury Properties, MRI Technologies, Jane & Bob Reeves, Larry Strader, Sucre-Vail Wealth Advisors / Margaret & Henry Vail, Vinson & Elkins LLP

Menu: First Course: Manchego and goat cheese, dried papaya, pineapple and raisin,, mediterranean salad roll wrapped with cucumber, balsamic vinaigrette; Second Course: Grilled tenderloin of beef, portobello mushrooms topped with red wine sauce, dauphinoise potatoes, grilled asparagus and tomato, Third course: Chocolate terrine mousse cake, raspberry coulis

Attendance: 250

Attire: Cocktail with Spanish flair

Special Thanks: Landry's Restaurant

Event Coordinator: Joni Robertson

Board of Directors: Roy Green, Trey Wood, Erik Carrington, Heather Snyder, Patrick Bittner, Patricia Hesketh, Dan D'Armond, Lori Ginsburg, Daynee Heller, Misty Kan, Cory LeBouf, John Lowery, Diane Morris, Barbara O'Driscoll, Michael Pearlma, Robert Reeves, Geoff Seaman, Herny Vail, Thomas Vann, Craig Wakefield

Blacktie Photos by: Roswitha Vogler /



Each year, Savor of Hope brings together a five-star list of Houston's best restaurants and chefs to spread their culinary influence with features hors d'ouevres. This year guests tasted treats by Brenner's Steakhouse, Red Sushi, Vic & Anthony's and Willi's G's.

Guest enjoyed a night of entertainment by Moodafaruka, flamenco dancers and a fabulous dinner with Spanish flair, silent and live auction as Devereux honored one of Houston's most amzaing individuals, Dr.Carolyn Farb

Larry Strader chaired the 4th annual Savor the Hope Gala 'A night in Spain'  together with co-chairs Stacey and Trey Wood, III.


About Devereux

Devereux Texas is a nonprofit hospital, outpatient clinic, and residential treatment facility specializing in the care of children, adulescents and adults experiencing a wide range of emotional, behavioral, development and psychiatric disorder.

Devereux changes lives and nurtures human potential. They inspire hope, ensure well-being, and promote meaningful life choices. Their mission is achieved through a wide range of services and support for individuals and their families.

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