2017 Fundraising Gala

Join us on November 16, 2017
For sponsorship opportunities please contact Terri Wang at 281-731-7691


Or pay by check to mailing address on contact page

November 16th, 2017
Reception: 6:00 PM
Dinner: 7:00 PM

Business Attire
Valet Parking Available

 

 

Artista Restaurant
Hobby Center for the Performing Arts


800 Bagby Street, Suite 400
Houston, TX 77002

Grant-A-Starr Foundation presents a special evening and dinner benefiting the advancement of diagnostic testing to save children’s lives.

Michael Cordua
David Cordua

Join us with Cordúa Restaurant chefs as they present the menu. Witness the live cooking challenge between leading research doctors Dr.James Versalovic and Dr.Ruth Ann Luna from Texas Children’s Hospital and Dr. Susan Haldane Wooton and Dr. Hasbun from Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital who will team up with Dave and Michael Cordúa for the cooking challenge.

Jacquie Baly

This year’s Gala will be emceed by Jacquie Baly of FOX26 KRIV.

Edgar Medina

Don’t miss live painting at the event by Houston’s leading artist, Edgar Medina. The painting will be auctioned as the grand finale with 100% of the sales proceeds donated to the Foundation. Additionally, some of his other fine art pieces will be displayed for purchase at the event with a percentage of the sales going to the Grant-A-Star Foundation.

Be a part of the advancement of diagnostic testing to save children’s lives.

To sponsor this event please contact info@grantastarr.org

Or donate here

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HERE IS A PREVIEW OF SOME OF THE AMAZING ITEMS FROM OUR SPONSORS FOR SILENT AND LIVE AUCTIONS.

SILENT AUCTION ITEMS

Skyline Winner’s Choice: 4 days/3 nights/4 cities (Choose from Montreal, Chicago, New Orleans, Miami). 2+ bedrooms (2 guests/bedroom)

Shen Yun premiere classical Chinese performing arts company performance (Sponsored by Epoch Media Group Houston): 2 tickets plus an invitation to the opening night party

Kendra Scott Jewelry: Emmylou Statement Earrings, Liesl Y Necklace, Alicia Adjustable Chain Bracelet

Nikko Cosmetic Surgery Center $110 Gift CertificateDermatology Office Visit

Le Blanc Salon $500 Gift Certificate

Dinner and Theatre Evening: $150 gift certificate to Americas River Oaks Restaurant and a gift certificate for 2 tickets to Stages Repertory Theatre 2017-2018 season.

Dinner and Theatre Evening: $150 gift certificate to Americas River Oaks Restaurant and a gift certificate for 2 tickets to Stages Repertory Theatre 2017-2018 season.

Two Tickets to The Society of the Performing Arts: Two VIP tickets to Spain’s Compañía Nacional de Danza’s performance of Carmen on March 10, 2018, plus a valet pass and a green room pass.

Alira Spa – Spa Day for Two: Includes a 90-minute massage, a 50-minute facial, hair blowout and haircut, mimosas and light bites.

LIVE AUCTION ITEMS

Edgar Medina’s Night of a Million Starrs painting

Edgar Medina’s Wine and Paint Party for 8-10 people

Dinner for 6 at Americas River Oaks Restaurant hosted by Chef David Cordua

Seaside Winner’s Choice: 5 days/4 nights/4 ocean-front residences/(Choose from Cabo, Belize, Costa Rica or Playa del Carmen). 2+ bedrooms (2 guests/bedroom)

Passport Program – the ultimate winner’s choice experience: 5 days/4 nights in any of our 25 residences; 2-5 bedrooms (4 to 10 guests)

Photos from 2016 Fundraising Gala