Tuesday, October 15, 2019|Marriott Marquis

Chairs: Susie and Joe Dilg

This year’s luncheon will serve as the kickoff event for a year-long, city-wide celebration as we near completion of the Bayou Greenways project at the end of 2020. It will also showcase the project’s latest milestones, the exciting impact it is having on individuals and communities, and offer a preview of the phenomenal events in store for 2020.

Houston’s parks connect us to each other across communities. Parks also serve as spaces of joy and celebration where we are united by the common space under our feet. In 2020, these green spaces will bring us closer to our families and our neighbors, to the city we love and the things that matter most.

Registration and Networking: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Luncheon: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Thank you for your generous support of the 2019 Annual Luncheon! Online registration has ended.

2019 Luncheon Donors

Premier Sponsor

Arnold Ventures’ founders, Laura and John Arnold
Hildebrand Fund


Susie and Joe Dilg
John P. McGovern Foundation
Nina and Michael Zilkha


Laura and Tom Bacon
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Cornelia and Meredith Long
Aliyya and Herman Stude
Vinson & Elkins / Lori and Scott Wulfe


Maire and David Baldwin
Polly and Murry Bowden
Bracewell LLP
Lydia and James Chao
Crown Castle
Carolyn and Platt Davis & JoAnne and David Graham
DX Service Company, Inc.
Eagle Global Advisors / Eddie Allen
Ben and Cynthia Guill
Jill and Dunham Jewett
Parkside Capital
Leslie and Shannon Sasser
Texas Children's Hospital
Phoebe and Bobby Tudor
White & Case


Henrietta Alexander
Dina Alsowayel and Tony Chase
Jack and Mary Balagia & Roger and Connie Plank
David J. and Judith Beck Foundation
Champions Hydro-Lawn, Inc.
Clark Condon and Gensler
Marsha and Sam Dodson
Brenda and John H. Duncan, Sr.
Jenny Elkins
Cindy and David Fitch
Cullen Geiselman
Ann and Johnny Johnson
Marie Louise and David Kinder
Ann Lents and David Heaney
Nancy McGregor and Neal Manne
Diane and David A. Modesett
Norton Rose Fulbright
Project Control / Raba Kistner
Terri and Pepe Schwartz and Vivien and Scott Caven
Uptown Houston District
Meg and Dick Weekley


Adam D. Adams
Nancy C. Allen
Amegy Bank
Sue Sue and Don Aron
Jane and Doug Bland
Cabot Oil & Gas
Ellie Camberg
Cameron Management
Zane and Brady Carruth
CenterPoint Energy
Anne and Albert Chao
Mrs. Paul D. Chapman
John B. Connally IV
Susan Elmore
Tom Flaherty
Ann and Kenny Friedman
Mike Garver
Frederic Gautier-Winther
Kate and Steve Gibson / The Hobby Foundation
Lainie Gordon and David Mincberg
Annie and Bob Graham
Jim Green
Guy Hagstette
Georga and Judd Harrison
Diana and Russell Hawkins
Mary and Bill Hayes
Frances and Rick Jeter
Sis and Hasty Johnson
J H Jones
Marianne and Rob Jones
Dotty and Lawrence Kagan
Carla Knobloch
Landscape Art
Landtech, Inc.
Harriet and Truett Latimer
H.W. Lochner, Inc.
Jacqueline S. Martin
Kim and Scott Martin
Ruthie J. Miller
Cathy McCulley
Kris and Richard McGee
Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz
Bobbitt Noel
OJB Landscape Architecture
Veronica and Doug Overman
Precious and Ore Owodunni
Francey Pengra and Ed Allday
Carrie and Al Pepi
Susan and Antone Peterson
H. Russell Pitman
Christopher Porter
Beth Robertson
Barbara and Louis Sklar
Sterling Associates
SWA Group
Judy and Charles Tate
TBG Partners
Francita and Jim Ulmer
John E. Walsh, Jr.
Elizabeth and Peter Wareing
Leslye and David Weaver
Beth White and Zet Smith
Anne Whitlock and Michael Skelly
Larry Williams
Nancy and Don Woo
Lorraine and Ed Wulfe


Minnette Boesel
Margaret Warren Brown
Will Garwood
Ann W. Jones
Ann and Tom Kelsey
Sheryl Kolasinki
Patricia Laurent
Marcia and Michael Nichols
Jeri Nordbrock
John Odam
Mark Ryan
Y. Ping Sun and David Leebron
Sandy and Gary Wright


Roxanne Almaraz
Sean Belding
Ginger Blanton
Linda and Robert Bloss
Marianna and Chris Brewster
Catherine Brock
Richard J. Callaway
Richard W. Campo
Michelle Clayton Collier
Susan Cooley
Bruce G. Crawford and Laura B. Rowe
Ellen and Jim Cummins
Ellen and Frank Donnelly
Ramsay M. Elder
Arlyne and Robert Gibbs
Greens Bayou Coalition
Cathy and Bowes Hamill
Katy Hays
Walter and Punkin Hecht
Kay and David Hedges
George Johnston
Mary Hale McLean
Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates Inc.
Carol Caspersen Moffett
Mary and Larry Peterson
Anne and Tio Suman
Texas Charity Partners
Barry J. Ward
Cameron Williams

To learn more about Houston Parks Board's commitment to creating, improving, protecting and advocating for parks, click here.


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