Junior League of Houston and Tootsies unlock sizzling style show

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What: Fashion Unlocked Opening Style Show Where: The Junior League of Houston The scoop: The runway was scorching as Tootsies and the Junior League of Houston teamed up for the swanky show, Fashion Unlocked. Ahead of the show, VIP guests hit the VIP Style Lounge, which offered up plenty of bubbly and cocktails, clean beauty…

Houston’s Junior League Unveils a VIP Style Lounge That Takes its Kickoff to Another Level

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What: The Junior League of Houston Opening Style Show and dinner Where: The Junior League of Houston home PC Moment: The volunteer/philanthropic season for the league’s 5,000 members kicked off with the annual fashion show dinner, this year with the addition of a Style Lounge for VIP ticket holders. The champagne flowed as these early…

Passing the gavel

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The Junior League of Houston announced its 2019-20 leadership team. Stephanie Lowery Magers (on right) passed the gavel to 2019-20 president, Jayne Sheehy Johnston (on left), as JLH turned over its executive leadership team and board of directors during its last membership meeting of the year. Members celebrated the start of the new League year…

Houston Students Get Set for Success in the New School Year with Help from The Junior League of Houston

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Volunteers from the Junior League of Houston served as personal shoppers during the annual Childspree event benefiting Child Advocates, Inc. at Target on Saturday, August 17, 2019. Smiles and school supplies were abundant as the Target Central store welcomed over 100 Junior League volunteers to assist more than 100 foster-care children with back-to-school shopping before…

Backyard sips and eats

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BY ASHLEY SEALS, CONTRIBUTING WRITER | AUGUST 29, 2019 The summer has ended, the school year is here, and the bustle of the holidays is around the corner. For many of us, calendars will fill with football games, field trips and meetings. As much as we all could not wait for relief from the heat,…

Junior League Houston heroes help local kids get back to school

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What: Childspree, an annual event benefiting Child Advocates, Inc. Where: Target Central The scoop: Just in time for the back-to-school season, the more than 100 Junior League Houston volunteers assisted more than 100 children with much-needed school shopping. Volunteers from the League served as personal shoppers to help the children — many of whom are…

Cooking on vacation

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BY MELISSA SCHUCK, CONTRIBUTING WRITER | AUGUST 1, 2019 As a working mom, the summer schedule is a patchwork of summer school, camps, babysitters and random days off for mom or dad. Our family usually sneaks in a few weekends away on the Texas coast and plans a more adventurous family vacation for mid-August, once…

Easy party favorites

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BY AMANDA BOFFONE, CONTRIBUTING WRITER | JULY 1, 2019 For my family, summer always seems to mean last-minute pool parties and backyard barbecues. The lack of schedule during the summer lends itself to these impromptu dinner events as afternoon stretches into evening, and my kids (and my husband and me) find ourselves not wanting fun…