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    1. Bite-sized delectables from Olive & June. 

    <p>1. Bite-sized delectables from Olive &amp; June.&nbsp;</p>
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    2. Dr. Aliya Hussaini, Ronda Rutledge and Suzanne Santos. 

    <p>2. Dr. Aliya Hussaini, Ronda Rutledge and Suzanne Santos.&nbsp;</p>
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    3. The event took place at Barr Mansion in Austin, the first certified organic special-events facility in the nation. 

    <p>3. The event took place at Barr Mansion in Austin, the first certified organic special-events facility in the nation.&nbsp;</p>
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    4. Guests mingle over drinks and exchange stories. 

    <p>4. Guests mingle over drinks and exchange stories.&nbsp;</p>
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    5. Laura Spence and Jennifer Skloss. 

    <p>5. Laura Spence and Jennifer Skloss.&nbsp;</p>
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    6. Farm to Plate focuses exclusively on locally grown and produced food. 

    <p>6. Farm to Plate focuses exclusively on locally grown and produced food.&nbsp;</p>
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    7. Guests enjoy a smorgasbord of locally sourced small bites. 

    <p>7. Guests enjoy a smorgasbord of locally sourced small bites.&nbsp;</p>
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    8. Jon Perkins, Beth Perkins, David Jacobson and Susannah Jacobson.

    <p>8. Jon Perkins, Beth Perkins, David Jacobson and Susannah Jacobson.</p>

Sustainable Food Center (SFC) raised $28,500 at its eighth annual Farm to Plate event this year, which took place May 14 at Barr Mansion. More than 30 local chefs participated, and all proceeds benefitted SFC’s not-for-profit programs, including four area farmers markets, organic food gardening classes, support for area farmers, cooking classes and nutrition education. 

The International Live Events Association (ILEA) Dallas Chapter spread some holiday cheer at its annual Holiday Giveback. The organization chose to work with Senior Source and the Diversicare facility. Members of the group held a party for the facility complete with caroling, live music, holiday crafts and bingo—and of course plenty of cookies and punch. The group also collected items for Diversicare’s wish list, along with a $5 donation from each member who registered for the networking happy hour that followed the party.

 

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Houston Area Chapter hosted the third annual “A Night Among the Stars” awards gala at the newly opened Marriott Marquis Houston. The 2018 honoree was Luther Villagomez, CEO of Houston First Corporation and manager of the George R. Brown Convention Center.

 

The iconic Hotel Crescent Court—situated in the heart of Dallas’ vibrant Uptown— recently celebrated the completion of the $33 million overhaul to its lobby, guest rooms, lavish suites, corridors, and spa and fitness center. To celebrate the momentous occasion, Hotel Crescent Court invited VIP guests to a special unveiling. As a Lone Star landmark, Hotel Crescent Court’s 186 rooms and 40 lavish suites reflect gracious Texas hos - pitality including a private bar, custom bath products and thoughtful touches.