Gearing Up Head to Toe for Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s Off To The Races Gala

OCuSOFT, Inc. and Exchange Club of Sugar Land are Winners Circle Sponsors for Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s 18th annual Gala “Off to the Races” on May 5, 2018 at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square. “The Gala committee is hard at work and we’re excited to put together another top-notch event that’s tons of fun, but raises money for the agency,” stated Event Chair Lisa Moore. “In addition to Diamond Club seats behind home plate to a Houston Astros game, numerous jewelry pieces, furs from Woody’s Furs and unique experiences in our extensive silent auction we have a great raffle, wine pull, jewelry pull, fine dinner and late-night dancing. Some of the items for bidding in the live auction include stays in Ireland, Cabo San Lucas and a 6 bedroom/6 bath home in Park City, Utah.

Michele Fisher will serve as the evening’s emcee. Johnny Bravo will be the auctioneer. Attire is elegant. Black tie and derby attire are optional. Sponsorship and underwriting opportunities are available ranging from $2,000 to $35,000. Individual tickets are $150. To attend the Gala, become a sponsor or for more information, go to or contact Lisa Moore at 281-344-5108 or

Already planning their costumes for the “Off To The Races” Gala shown front row (L to R) are: Cynthia Barratt (holding Princess) and Courtney Mason. Back row (L to R) are:  Kay Carlin and Jacque Burgess (holding Max). Back row (L to R) are Stacy Foster, Rose Mary Martinez, Charles Hewitt, Kay Carlin, Clayton Reeves, Marilyn Parker and Thomas Mason.

The gala and auction raises much needed funds to support Child Advocates of Fort Bend and its programs for abused and neglected children. This is YOUR chance to join OCuSOFT, Inc., Exchange Club of Sugar Land and Child Advocates of Fort Bend in making a difference for children in Fort Bend County.

About Child Advocates of Fort Bend:

Child Advocates of Fort Bend is a non-profit agency dedicated to ending child abuse by providing a voice, healing the hurt, and breaking the cycle of child abuse in Fort Bend County. Through its Court Appointed Special Advocates Program (CASATM), Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) and more than 200 trained community volunteer advocates, Child Advocates improves the lives of more than 400 children each month and has served more than 14,500 children since opening its doors in 1991. Volunteers are needed to help in the agency’s Children’s Advocacy Center and in the Court Appointed Special Advocates Program.

For more information on how you can become a voice for children and get involved with Child Advocates of Fort Bend, contact Lauren Jordin at 281-344-5259 or or log onto