MySweetCharity Opportunity: 8th Annual Steaks On The Lake

According to  8th Annual Steaks on the Lake Co-Chairs Polly and Mike Campbell, Susan and Evan Griffiths and Bev and Alan Vuckovich, Imagine a crisp fall evening, a delicious steak dinner, live music by Downtown Fever, a wine and whiskey pull and an exciting auction. All landing on Friday, November 17, at the impressive Frontiers of Flight Museum. Imagine having this … [Read more...]

A Beacon of Hope Luncheon Introduced Faces Of Hope And Had Glennon Doyle Melton Mix Humor And Honesty About Mental Health

As final preparations were underway on the second floor of the Renaissance Hotel for “A Beacon Of Hope” silent auction and luncheon benefiting the Grant Halliburton Foundation, a VIP reception was taking place on the fourth floor’s City View room on Thursday, February 23. Foundation President/Founder Vanita Halliburton was surrounded by people whose had been touched by … [Read more...]

Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton Shared Her Ups And Downs At Beacon Of Hope Thanks To Years Of Being Undiagnosed Bipolar

The VIP reception for the 7th Annual Beacon of Hope Luncheon had just finished up on the second floor of the Westin Galleria on Wednesday, February 3. As guests took the escalator to the crowd gathered in the ballroom’s reception area on the third floor, Grant Halliburton Foundation Executive Director Diana Weaver herded keynote speaker Suzy Favor Hamilton, Dallas District … [Read more...]

A Beacon Of Hope Luncheon Father-Daughter Speakers Reveal How The McIngvale Family Work Through Mental Illness

The father-daughter team of Jim “Mattress Max” McIngvale and Elizabeth McIngvale-Cegelski brought their story of struggling with Elizabeth's obsessive-compulsive disorder to the Beacon of Hope Luncheon on Wednesday, February 11. With more than 450 guests attending the Grant Halliburton Foundation fundraiser at the Westin Galleria, they kicked things off w ith a … [Read more...]

Houston’s Mattress Mack And Daughter Liz McIngvale To Headline “A Beacon Of Hope”

Back in the 1980’s, Houston had three legendary personalities known to insiders as “The Three M’s.” That’s because each of their first monikers started with a “M” and they were bigger-than-life — Houston Chronicle columnist Maxine Mesinger, KTRK consumer reporter Marvin Zindler and Mattress Mack (aka Jim McIngvale), whose TV commercials for his furniture store literally jumped … [Read more...]