'ONCE IN A BLUE MOON'
There's lots of buzz surrounding bayou park
The Houston Chronicle
October 13, 2005, Thursday 2 STAR EDITION
MY kingdom for a can of Off!" That might have been the crie de coeur for
guests at the Buffalo Bayou Partnership "Once in a Blue Moon" benefit last
week. The armada of mosquitoes preying on guests who partied on the Sabine Street
Bridge at sunset was fierce.
But the cause outweighed the inconvenience, and the 400 guests persevered
through the dinner evening chaired by Elizabeth and Brady Carruth.
The outdoor evening celebrated the Sabine to Bagby promenade, the
landscaped and lighted 23-acre waterfront park that was easily viewed from the perch on
Guests filed into the party tent where civic leader honorees Jack Blanton
Sr., Dick Weekley and Ed Wulfe took bows along with government leaders in
the spotlight - Mayor Bill White, Art Storey, Mike Talbott and Gary Trietsch.
Junior committee chairs working on the ball were Ashley and Travis
Landers and Lizzy and Carter Perrin. Partnership chair Susan Keeton oversaw the
event that raised $ 240,000.
Among those celebrating this cornerstone in the city's bayou greenway
system were Nancy and Ted Reynolds, Susan and Gene Vaughan, Gayle and Bob Eury,
Harriet and Truett Latimer, Courtney and James Robertson and Susan and Dick Stasney.
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