2016 Flora Award Gala details were announced yesterday at a reception at Texas Discovery Gardens. Let’s get the big news out first. This year’s recipients are those Canadian trans-”plants” Myrna and Bob Schlegel. Co-chairing the elegant black tie gala will be Kathryn Febbroriell, Angela Shank and Amelia Valz. The Thursday, November 3rd event will be a cocktail reception followed by a marvelous seated supper in Grand Hall.
Past recipients have included Jan Pickens, Ellen and John McStay, Ebby Halliday Acers, Peggy and Carl Sewell, Dee and Charles Wyly, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison and Barbara Hunt Crow.
Proceeds from the event will support Texas Discovery Gardens’ “education mission to help children and adults discover and learn to sustain their natural world.”
Tickets officially went on sale yesterday starting at $300 per person.