Community Events

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Best in the West
Benefitting The Arc of Fort Bend

Saturday, November 11th • 6 pm|
George Ranch Arena
10215 FM 762, Richmond, TX 77469

Co-Chaired by Jenny Gortney, James Patterson and Ann Smith, the mission of the Arc of Fort Bend County is to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Best in the West will feature their signature silent auction corrals, BBQ dinner, live music and a live auction boasting several amazing items including trips, parties and hunting excursions. For more information, call 281.494.5959.


The Ultimate “Tailgate” Party
Benefitting The Homeless Pet Placement League

Saturday, January 27th • 6 pm
Sugar Creek Country
420 Sugar Creek Blvd, Sugar Land, TX 77478

The Homeless Pet Placement League’s second annual fundraiser, co-chaired by Eileen Akerson, Vivian Douglas and Vicki Stevenson, to support and expand the mission of the HHPL, its programs and services in the community. For tickets and sponsorships, contact or call 281.658.6592.


Derby Day
Benefitting Reining Strength Therapuetic Horsemanship

Saturday, May 4th • 3:30 pm
JW Marriott Houston by the Galleria
5150 Westhiemer Rd, Houston, TX 77056

Reining Strength’s primary fundraiser, Derby Day, chaired by Alicen Swift and Sarah Self, continues to focus efforts on raising much needed funds to ensure that resources are available to help clients make great strides. For tickets or sponsorships: or 832.451.6874.