The Social Re-Hash

September 12, 2019

Step Into the Light: A Night of Clarity

“Mental health treatment” and “cocktail chic” don’t share the same page too often, but September 12th’s “Step into the Light: A Night of Clarity 2019” brought the two together nicely. Clarity Child Guidance Center hosted the gala at the Pearl Stable, where contributors enjoyed the “Green Light” specialty drink before sitting down for a three-course […]

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May 23, 2019

SAPLF Literary Luncheon

On May 23, 2019, the 13th Annual Literary Luncheon Co-Chairs and SAPLF Board members, Liecie Hollis and Caroline O’Connor, welcomed nearly 300 Library Foundation supporters and book lovers to the McNay Art Museum to hear New York Times best-selling author Melanie Benjamin in conversation with special guest moderator Cornelia Guest about Benjamin’s book The Swans of Fifth Avenue. María-Eugenia Cossío-Ameduri, Kye Fox, and Alice Lynch were honored for their decades long […]

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May 4, 2019

The Forum Gala | The Night They Invented Champagne

The Texas Biomedical Forum, which is fast approaching its 50thanniversary, once again held its annual Forum Gala this past May 4th, treating guests to a night of delight at the venerable Argyle. “The Night They Invented Champagne” may not have produced the alcoholic breakthrough of its namesake, but it did provide guests and donors a […]

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March 29, 2019

Briscoe Western Art Museum | Night of Artists

Whether you’re an art aficionado with entire rooms dedicated to specific genres or a newbie who’s committed a measly two or three years’ wages to high-end portraiture, the Briscoe Western Art Museum’s yearly Night of Artists offers something for everyone who’s ever looked at a fancy drawing in a frame and decided it would look […]

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February 28, 2019

Night of Mystery

The Mind Science Foundation, whose name I initially misread as “Mad Science Foundation” and was eager to join, held its latest Night of Mystery Gala this past February 28th to carry on the legacy of founder and Badass Hall of Fame alumnus Tom Slick. In honor of the great cryptozoologist, guests at the Argyle Club […]

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February 28, 2019

Hearts in Harmony

The Children’s Bereavement Center of South Texas (CBCST), closing in on its 22nd anniversary this upcoming May, held its 18th annual Hearts in Harmony Gala this past February 28th, offering guests both a lovely dinner and a truly colossal auction made possible by dozens of sponsors and more than 150 generous donors. With none other […]

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February 5, 2019

Mums & Mimosas

Mimosas are a truly special beverage, being one of the few socially acceptable methods to drink before noon. This past Tuesday (February 5th), the Mays Foundation and La Brasada Foundation presented the 10th annual “Mums & Mimosas” luncheon, honoring both motherhood and, to a lesser but still notable extent, champagne and OJ. Meredith Brewer, board […]

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January 22, 2019

Cowgirls Live Forever Luncheon

As the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo approaches and local families continue the debates, bargains, and occasional fistfights over who gets to go on which date, the organization itself is quietly giving back. Tuesday, January 22nd saw the Witte Museum’s Mays Family Center host the SASSR Educational Foundation’s 14th annual Cowgirls Live Forever Scholarship […]

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November 30, 2018

39th Annual Grand Western Shindig

39th Annual Grand Western Shindig   Mission Road Ministries’ 39thannual Grand Western Shindig, christened the “Texas Two-Step” this time around, hit the Witte Museum’s Mays Family Center on November 30th. A staggering 683 guests gathered to support those with intellectual developmental disabilities (IDD). The results? Amazing. As of December 6th, the fundraising total is sitting […]

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October 27, 2018

Catrina Ball

Catrina Ball     Last year saw the San Antonio Public Library Foundation (SAPLF) inaugurate the Central Library’s Latino Collection and Resource Center with its first-ever Catrina Ball, and they had so much fun that they did it again this past October 27th. Celebrating the “Aztec beginnings, present-day traditions, and future inspirations of Día de […]

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