private performance by the legendary Diana Ross at
Houston Children’s Charity - 17th Annual Gala
Raises Over $1.5 Million
November 2, 2013
The intimate setting of the Imperial
Ballroom at the Hyatt Regency Houston gave us an
opportunity to be up close and personal with
Diana Ross, a true legend, as she sang the soundtrack of
Performance: Diana Ross,
a true legend.
She brought the house down with hit after hit.
Most of Houston’s most notable
philanthropists were in attendance. The live auction
itself raised close to $600,000 in just 45 minutes.
Had a great time
in the Live auction!
Some of auction items included: Valobra Jewelery,
Models in Franco
10 days Honolulu vacation, Live Like a High Roller at the Golden Nugget,
Superstars on a Super Yacht with Paige &Tilman Fertitta,
and the Ultimate Diving Machine (tour the BMW facility
in Munich, Germany, Lunch on BMW, Pick out your All NEW
2014 4 series and 2 first class travel certificates to
Munich). On top of that, supporters were actively
bidding on the big board auction.
Gala Honorees: Leticia & Stephen
Trauber, two of Houston’s most outstanding citizens, for
their commitment and generous support to the Houston
community. They have always been extremely involved in
their community. Together they have raised over $30
million for various charitable organization.
The event was spectacular. The décor of
the event was stunning
and the food was delicious.
romantic table setting.
Most importantly, Diana Ross was incredible with her brilliant vocals
stronger than ever, and her dynamic presence reaching
all the way to the back corners of the ballroom. She
brought the house down with hit after hit. People
danced, swayed and sang along, not wanting it to end.
This was definitely one of the most memorial charitable
of the year!
Gurur Denktas, Connie Kwan-Wong, Katya Dow
and Mandy Kao
Houston Children’s Charity
is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to
improving the quality of life for Greater Houston’s
underprivileged, abused and disabled children who have
been otherwise left behind. The scope of their support
is limited only by the availability of resources. Their
goal is to leave no legitimate request for assistance
unanswered. Their programs include, “A
Better Night’s Sleep”,
"Kool Kid", "HCC Closet”,
Texas’s Children hospital emergency fund, Christmas
program, Adopt a family, Back to school and Limbs for
life. For more information, please visit
Until Next Year....