On Saturday, October 13, 2018, we hosted our 6th annual gala at the Hilton Garden Inn Houston-Pearland. More than 140 donors, volunteers, board of directors, community supporters, staff, and some of our adult learners were excited to attend. We are happy to announce we raised $38,024 benefiting our life changing programs. Guests enjoyed a night of casino games, live music provided by DJ N8, delicious food prepared by Chef Andrew Fisher and his team, desserts, raffle prizes, and a silent auction.
Our event would not be possible without the tremendous generosity of our sponsors and donors: Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation (Visionary Sponsor), CenterPoint Energy (Community Relations), A & A Cleaning Services, AG|CM, INC., Senator Larry Taylor, New Western/Capital Bank, Pearland Animal Hospital, Sam & Jennifer Baty, A-Better Plumbing, LLC, Pearland’s Best Coupons, Frost Bank, CenterPoint Energy, ADDI, LLC, Texas First Bank – Pearland, The Joe Miller Family, Speedy Printing, Pearland Reporter News , Meridian Group, Pearland City Council Member Trent Perez and Tally Perez.
Special thanks to our silent auction and dessert sponsors: The Houston Sports Authority, Astros Foundation, Meridian Outdoor Group L.P., Beast Mode Crossfit, Julie Vos, Goodfellas Barbershop, Goodgirls Hair Salon, JK Nails, Six Flags, Sea World, Southwest Airlines, Total Wine & More, Julia Cavazos, Norma Linda Guerra-Martinez, Sandy Cavazos, Nothing Bundt Cake, and La Madeleine are just a few of the sponsors that made the event a success.
This is our second largest fundraiser of the year. The supporters are many but the need remains. We are grateful for the community support. Thanks to all of the supporters who have helped us raise funds to advance our mission of transforming lives through education.
You can see all of the 6th Annual Red Carpet Gala photos on the Adult Reading Center Facebook page.