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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn, December 2015

| December 1, 2015
Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn, December 2015

Foodtrucks And Fireflies

More than 700 guests attended Fireflies and Foodtrucks, the Katy ISD Education Foun­dation’s legendary end-of-summer bash, on September 17. Held every year at Katy’s own No Label Brewery, the event kicks off the school year as a unique, energetic fundraiser for the Foundation’s Inspiring Imagination teacher grant program.

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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn, November 2015

| November 1, 2015
Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn, November 2015

BREAKFAST FOR A BLESSING

Christ Clinic in Katy hosted its 4th annual “Breakfast for a Blessing” on Sept. 18 at the Omni Houston Hotel Westside. This year’s guest speaker was Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale. The breakfast was a fundraiser to help the organization move into their new space.

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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn October 2015

| October 1, 2015
Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn October 2015

Katy Summer Tailgate

This brand new event merged with last year’s Taste of Katy. The fun occupied the streets of historic Katy. It included a Fun Zone, vendor booths, a row of restaurants with plenty to satisfy any craving, and a street dance to the fabulous tunes of the Texas Twisters. Entry fee to this event was either a backpack or bag of school supplies.

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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn September 2015

| September 1, 2015
Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn September 2015

ABWA Officer Installation

The ABWA Katy Charter Chapter recently had its installation of officers meeting. It was a well-attended and fun affair. The new board members are Kitty Tennison from iMortgage as treasurer; Terry Mooneyham from Lincoln Financial as vice president; and Debi Ilijev, a master stylist at Highland Salon, as president.

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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn August 2015

| August 1, 2015
Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn August 2015

Mik’s Hidden Hearts Alliance

Mik’s Hidden Hearts Alliance partnered again with Maggiano’s Little Italy for the 2015 3rd Annual Anti-PROM for teens and young adults with Dysautonomia and other life-changing chronic illnesses.

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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn July 2015

| July 1, 2015
Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn July 2015

Jazz With A Latin Flair

The Katy ISD Education Foundation hosted Jazz with a Latin Flair on April 24. Held in partnership with the Katy Jazz Festival V.I.P reception, the event benefited the foundation and its Inspiring Imagination teacher grant program.

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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn June 2015

| June 1, 2015
Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn June 2015

Chelsea’s Baby Shower

Friends and family gathered to shower Chelsea Gunn’s baby with love and gifts. Mary Oppermann hosted the lovely shower.

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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn May 2015

| May 1, 2015
Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn May 2015

Fulshear St. Patrick’s Day Parade The Fulshear St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Celebration, hosted by the City of Fulshear and the Fulshear Area Chamber of Commerce, was held on Saturday, March 14 in Downtown Fulshear. This event had it all ­­­­– music, parade, children’s activities, shopping, and food. There was even a pie eating contest […]

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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn April 2015

| April 1, 2015
Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn April 2015

Krewe of Katy The Pageantry for the Krewe of Katy for the last five years has been under the direction of Peggy Premeaux. This year’s 20th Ball de’ La Couronnement was called “The GREAT Acadia Cirque…presents…La Magnifique.” This was Premeaux’s last year as Pageantry Director for the Krewe of Katy. Johanna Schulte has been the […]

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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn March 2015

| March 1, 2015
Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn March 2015

Republican Women’s Club of Katy Member Social Happy Hour The Republican Women’s Club of Katy (RCWK) hosted a Member Social Happy Hour at 3 Olives. The event gave people an opportunity to enjoy an evening of mingling with the board and other RWCK members. They also discussed upcoming events for the New Year. Anyone who […]

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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn Feb 2015

| February 1, 2015
Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn Feb 2015

Fulshear’s First State of the City The one-year-old Fulshear Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its first State of the City address on Dec. 5 at Safari Texas. There were over 500 in attendance. The day was also Mayor Tommy Kuykendall’s birthday. He was presented with a Fulshear quilt that was made by his wife Rhonda and […]

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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn January 2015

| January 1, 2015
Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn January 2015

Bayou Belles Annual Charity Gala The Bayou Belles hosted their Fifth Annual Gala at Faith West Academy on October 25, benefiting Child Abuse and Child Trafficking. This year included a special pre-event with a performance by Barbara Padilla. You can learn more about the Bayou Belles and their upcoming events by visiting bayoubelles.org. 1) Ethan Jerald […]

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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn Feb 2015

| December 1, 2014
Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn Feb 2015

FULSHEAR SCARECROW FESTIVAL The Fulshear Scarecrow Festival returned to Cross Creek Ranch on Oct. 18. The highlight of the festival was the rows of living scarecrows created by local teams, each of which was judged for creativity and originality by those in attendance with the top-three vote getters receiving cash prizes of $1,000, $500 and […]

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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn Nov 2014

| November 1, 2014
Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn Nov 2014

Third Annual Breakfast For A Blessing Christ Clinic hosted its third annual Breakfast for a Blessing at the Omni Houston Hotel Westside. This year’s guest speaker was George V. Masi, President and CEO of Harris Health Systems. Christ Clinic is located in the heart off Old Katy. Christ Clinic is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit charitable medical […]

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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn Oct 2014

| October 1, 2014
Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn Oct 2014

TASTE OF KATY TAILGATE The YMCA partnered with Katy ISD and the City of Katy to kick off the school year and support Operation Backpack. The event was free because of the generous donations of Katy area restaurants and was underwritten by Matt Schomburg State Farm Agency. This was a unique Operation Backpack event where […]

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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn September 2014

| September 1, 2014
Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn September 2014

July 4th Backyard BBQ at LaCenterra The 7th annual Independence Day tradition kicked off Friday, July 4 with a Kids Patriotic Bike Parade located at Central Green at LaCenterra.  Kids decorated their bike with a patriotic theme. The evening included live musical performance, interactive Kids Zone and extraordinary fireworks display.           […]

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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn August 2014

| August 1, 2014
Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn August 2014

KATY ISD TEACHER APPRECIATION LUNCHEON The Katy Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual Teacher Appreciation Luncheon on May 7th at the Merrell Center and honored 59 Katy ISD teachers of the year. The keynote speaker for the luncheon was Stan Stanley. Photos by Country Park Portraits 1) Stan Stanley 2) Alton Frailey 3) O.D. […]

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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn June 2014

| June 1, 2014
Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn June 2014

2014 PIN OAK CHARITY HORSE SHOW One of the oldest and most prestigious horse shows in the United States, Pin Oak Charity Horse Show (pinoak.org) recently completed its 69th consecutive year — thanks to the generous support of title sponsors Haras Dos Cavaleiros and Irish Day Farm, elite professional and amateur competitors, individual and corporate contributors, […]

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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn May 2014

| May 1, 2014
Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn May 2014

THIRD ANNUAL HEALING HEARTS GALA It was a boot kickin’ good time at the third annual Healing Hearts benefit, which raised $155,000 to support Krause Children’s Center and all they serve. The generosity and support will to continue to provide the children at Krause with art classes, an entertainment room, field trips, mentorship program, point […]

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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn April 2014

| April 1, 2014
Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn April 2014

THE WINTER SHOW The WINTER SHOW brought more than 250 visitors to the new Katy Contemporary Arts Museum! Artist Lynne Skoyles won “Best of Show”, Karen Lindeman won “Curator’s Choice”, and. Laura Williams won “People’s Choice” awards. Anuska Martinez, a senior at Cinco Ranch High School, débuted her artwork and was offered an internship at  […]

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Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn March 2014

| March 1, 2014
Socially Speaking with Lori Gunn March 2014

ART OF PAIRING The Katy Contemporary Arts Museum  held its very first fundraiser “Art of Pairing” with a sold-out crowd of 100! Randall and Charlene Lange, owners of Lange Twins Winery and Vineyards, flew in from California to share in the moment and speak about their different wines and labels. A preview to the “Vertical” […]

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