Hold on Tight!Child Advocates of Fort Bend is planning Up, Up and Away Gala  

Longtime supporter, OCuSOFT, Inc. is participating as a Blue Sky sponsor at Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s 19th annual Gala “Up, Up and Away” on May 4, 2019 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 full of energy while raising money for the agency,” stated Event Chair Lisa Moore. “In addition to Diamond Club seats behind home plate at a Houston Astros game, one week stay at an all-inclusive resort in Mexico, numerous jewelry pieces, furs from Woody’s Furs and an extensive auction we have a wine pull, jewelry pull, fine dinner, and late-night dancing with the band Chicken and Waffles Music. For $100 anyone can purchase a raffle ticket for a chance to win an exclusive Chef Experience and Dinner for 8 at Steak 48 in Houston!

The Exchange Club of Sugar Land is this year’s Moonlight Presenting Sponsor. Michele Fisher will serve as the evening’s emcee. Johnny Bravo will be the auctioneer. Cookie Joe’s Dancin’ School will delight guests with a performance by their young dancers. Attire is festive and colorful elegant with black tie optional. Sponsorship and underwriting opportunities are available ranging from $2,000 to $15,000. Individual seats are $150. To attend the Gala, become a sponsor or for more information, go to https://www.cafb.org/events/gala/sponsorship-opportunities/ or contact Lisa Moore at 281-344-5108 or lmoore@cafb.org.

Playing the part for the “Up, Up and Away” Gala shown front row (L to R) are: Cynthia Barratt, Marilyn Parker, Rose Mary Martinez. Back row (L to R) are: Charles Hewitt, Jamie Lenard, Theresa Ku-Hardison, Thomas Mason, George Haines, Courtney Mason, Nick Townsell and Clayton Reeves. In the basket is Princess.

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 16,565 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 Dana Mersiovsky for a tour at 281-344-5106 or dmersiovsky@cafb.org or log onto www.cafb.org.