Chairs Vivie & Chris O'Sullivan, Keynote Speaker Jamie Lee Curtis
What: The Council on Alcohol and Drugs Houston is presenting the Waggoners Foundation Speaker Series in memory of Jay Waggoner.
Where: Hilton Americas - Houston
When: Thursday, April 25, 2013
Ticket Prices: $150 individual ticket
Beneficiary: The Waggoners Foundation
Master of Ceremonies: Frank Billingsley
Gala Chairperson(s): Vivie & Chris O'Sullivan
President(s): William M. Taylor
Invocation: Father TJ Martinez
Speaker: Jaime Lee Curtis
Event Coordinator: Kristin Schank
Board of Directors: Jeff Paine, Jonanthan Avery, Jack Daniel, Susanne White Galtney, Lauren Anderson, Rob Arnold, Dan Boyles, Jim Braniff, Ike Epley, Janice Finder, Sarah Foshee, Mark Gorman, Mark Grierson, Maria Hendershott, Andy Johnston, Howard Lester, Charles Lowery, Marc Melcher, Kelly Miller, Jerri Duddlesten Moore, Charlie Musslewhite, Lisa Neblett, Chris O'Sullivan, Dean Quinn, Kristi Schiller, Craig Taylor, Carol Warley
Blacktie Photos by: Roswitha Vogler / photobyrovo.com
On Thursday, April 25, 2013 the Hilton Americas - Houston was the venue for the 30th Annual Spring Luncheon benefitting the Waggoners Foundation. The event started with an invitation only reception at the Green Room with a photo opportunity with Jamie Lee Curtis.
Guests checked in as early as 11:15am for the program, that started at noon. Master of Ceremonies Frank Billingsley welcomed the more than 1100 guests and Father TJ Martinez gave the invocation.
Lunch was served, before Chairman of the Board Jeff Paine took the stage for a Welcome, Recognition and Award presentation, followed by remarks of the CEO William M. Taylor, who also invited the Luncheon Chairs Vivie & Chris O'Sullivan on the stage. Award-winning actress and best-selling author Jamie Lee Curtis was the keynote speaker for this year's Waggoners Foundation Speaker Series in memory of Jay Waggoner.
About The Council on Alcohol and Drugs Houston
The Council was founded in 1946, is 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization and receives funding from the United Way of Greater Houston and the Texas Department of State Health Services as well as private contributions, special events and program fees. The Council is supporter of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependance. Sliding fees are available for those who qualify. Confidentiality is strictly observed.
The Waggoners Foundation Speaker Series has gained national recognition, with the spring luncheon becoming one of the largest philantropic luncheons in Houston. Speakers share their personal stories, as well as information related to alcoholism, addiction, recovery, health and wellness.
Find more information, please visit www.council-houston.org