Tom Brokaw’s “Lucky Life Interrupted” And The Approaching Silver Tsunami Were Food For Thought At VNA Luncheon

More than 700 gathered in the Anatole’s Imperial Ballroom for the Legends And Leaders Luncheon benefiting VNA. Early guests were photographed against the VNA backdrop. Event Co-Chairs Linda and Jay Barlow, Angie and Marshall Brackbill and Jan and Al McClendon had arranged for the big draws to be journalist/author/former NBC anchor Tom Brokaw plus Honorary Co-Chairs Sally and … [Read more...]

Round Robin April 22: Callier Cares, Cherish The Children And Legends And Leaders Patron Parties

Once again North Texas was being threatened with all types of storms on Wednesday, April 22. Gee. This is getting old. Still, the Heroes and Handbags held a wrap-up party at Alexander McQueen in Highland Park Village; Battle of the Chefs was waging a foodie fight at Frontiers of Flight Museum for the Texas Neurofibromatosis Foundation; and AWARE patrons were OMG-ing at Margaret … [Read more...]

JUST IN: VNA’s 2015 Legends And Leaders Luncheon To Spotlight Tom Brokaw

It seems like ages and ages since former NBC anchor/author of The Greatest Generation Tom Brokaw was in town. After a bit of head scratching, it seems that the last time he was in these here parts was back in 2010 to interview Bob Schieffer for the MD Anderson Cancer Center’s “A Conversation with a Living Legend.” And even then he wasn’t the center of attention. Leave it to … [Read more...]

GROVEL ALERT: Genesis Family Shelter’s 18th Annual Mother’s Day Luncheon

It's time to assume the groveling position, if you haven't gotten your tickets for the 18th Annual Mother's Day luncheon. Last night Genesis Women's Shelter head-lady Jan Langbein alerted luncheon patrons gathered at Stacye and Mike McIntyre's home that the May 5 luncheon  at the Hilton Anatole was officially sold out. Co-chair Ashlee Kleinert smiled when Jan added that for a … [Read more...]

MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Legend Bob Schieffer Chats With Buddy Tom Brokaw And Serenades Luncheon Crowd

Monday's "A Conversation with a Living Legend" benefiting MD Anderson Cancer Center should have been titled, "A Friendly Interrogation of a Living Legend." Interviewer and former NBC anchor Tom Brokaw had decades of research and was not going to let his friend, honoree  Bob Schieffer, off the hook on stage at the Hilton Anatole. But before getting to that "stage" of the day's … [Read more...]