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CKW LUXE is a philanthropic, inspirational and quality living magazine. Our goal is to inspire, educate and provide information on how to enjoy a quality life while also promoting charities that improve our world. We use great storytelling to spread a message of love, hope and positivity. All of our editors are highly respected professionals such as doctors, lawyers, toxicologists, professors, news journalists and celebrities. We hope you enjoy CKW LUXE Magazine as much as we do! 

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2022 Top 20 Impact Makers Awards

2022 Top 20 Impact Makers Awards PRESENTATION

2022 Top 20 Impact Makers Awards DANCE PERFORMANCE

2022 TOP 20 IMPACT MAKERS AWARDS STEP AND REPEAT

2020 Top 20 Impact Makers Awards

2020 Top 20 Impact Makers Presentation

2020 Top 20 Impact Makers Dance Performance

2020 Top 20 Impact Makers Step and Repeat

2019 TOP 20 CEO AND ENTREPRENUERS AWARD

2019 TOP 20 CEO AND ENTREPRENUERS STEP AND REPEAT

2019 TOP 20 CEO AND ENTREPRENUERS DANCE PERFORMANCE

2019 TOP 20 CEO AND ENTREPRENUERS IN RED FLORAL BACKGROUND

CKW LUXE Fourth Anniversary Dance Performance

CKW LUXE Fourth Anniversary Green Floral Background

CKW LUXE Fourth Anniversary Step and Repeat

CKW LUXE Fourth Anniversary Celebration

2019 Top 20 Impact Makers Presentation

2019 Top 20 Impact Makers Ice Chairs and Dance Performance

2019 Top 20 Impact Makers Awards

2019 Top 20 Impact Makers Step and Repeat

CKW LUXE Celebrates Its 2019 Top 20 Impact Makers with an Elegant Announcement Party

2019 Top 20 Impact Makers Step and Repeat

CKW Luxe Third Anniversary Celebration

CKW Luxe Third Anniversary Step and Repeat

Second Anniversary Celebration STEP & REPEAT

CKW Luxe Second Anniverysary Celebration

CKW LUXE Appreciation Wine Dinner at Le Mistral

First Anniversary Step and Repeat

First Anniversary Celebration

CKW Luxe Launch Step and Repeat

CKW Luxe Magazine Launch Party

CKW Luxe Third Anniversary Celebration

CKW LUXE Valentine’s Soiree: Flamenco and Paella

Holiday Champagne Brunch Honoring CKW LUXE Supporter

The 2017 reNew and reDo Fashion Show

Real Beauty Real Women Launches Pucker Up For Change #pufc in Houston

RECOGNISING THOSE WHO MAKE A POSITIVE IMPACT ON HOUSTON CKW LUXE celebrates spring with its prestigious Top 20 Impact Makers Awards Gala

The Houston Ballet Receives a $10 Million Gift and Its Home Gets a Noteworthy New Name

Fun and Families Go Together The Ambassadors for Texas Children’s Hospital celebrates its 12th annual Family Fun Day to benefit Texas Children’s Center for Vaccine Development

Pastries, Chocolates, Lavender, and Thyme The 2022 Gaston LeNôtre Foundation gala, A Night in Provence, was a feast for the eyes and palate

Uniting Against Racism: Holocaust Museum Houston Hosts a Crucial Anti-Racism Conference Reminding Us There Is One Race: Human

Young Houston Professionals Have Fun Supporting Literacy The fourth annual Crawfish for a Cause raises $3,000 for literacy

The 2022 Houston Ballet Ball Bedazzles Ballet Enthusiasts The Ballet Ball makes a sparkling return to the Wortham Theater Center and raises nearly $1.4 million for Houston Ballet

Celebrities Own the Catwalk and Everything Italian is Celebrated to Help Those Most at Risk This year’s Una Notte in Italia celebrity men’s fashion show raises a record-breaking $438,000 for CHILDREN AT RISK

iWRITE Gives Young Authors and Illustrators The Opportunity to Shine The iWRITE Literacy Program honors 100 student authors and illustrators at the Page to Stage 12th Annual iWRITE Book Signing Gala

Houstonians Gather to Combat Hunger and End Food Waste The 15th International Risotto Festival raises over $135,000 to benefit Second Servings of Houston

Book Lovers Travel to Wonderland in Support of Literacy The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation’s Young Professionals Group hosts its sixth annual Storybook Gala: An Evening in Wonderland

Museum Honors Punkin and Walter Hecht with 2021 Guardian of the Human Spirit Award HMH raised $700,000 to support education programs

New Orleans-style Jazz and Elaborate Fireworks Salute Those Who Protect and Serve The 13th annual Houston Police Foundation True Blue Gala, All That Jazz, raises over $770,000 for the Houston Police Department

Ghosts and Goblins Gather in Support of Houston’s Animals The Houston SPCA Howl-O-Ween Ball is a record-breaking success raising over $1 million for animals in need

The Future Shines Brighter Thanks to Child Advocates The annual Accolades Luncheon presents the Academy Awards of Child Advocacy to local and state-wide children’s advocates

Houstonians Fall in Love with Reading All Over Again The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation’s Ladies for Literacy Guild’s Sixth Annual Power of Literacy Luncheon is a resounding seasonally themed success raising over $430,000

Cyndi Lauper headlines the 24th Annual Houston Children’s Charity Gala, chaired by power couple Frances and Tony Buzbee, which raised a record-breaking $2.8 million

Jim Nelson, Jamie and Mark Loveland; Photo by Wilson Parish

Jim Nelson, Jamie and Mark Loveland; Photo by Wilson Parish

Ballet Is Back at the Wortham Theater Center The Margaret Alkek Williams Jubilee of Dance Onstage Dinner marks the triumphant return of the Houston Ballet to the Wortham Theater Center

Reality TV Royalty Mingle for the Benefit of Sea and Land Animals

Ars Lyrica Opera Circle Celebrates the Future

The Gordy Glitters Again for Its 2021 Gala

Holocaust Museum Houston Marks its Silver Jubilee with a Virtual Event and VIP Watch Party

Houstonians Come Together to Celebrate Houston Heroes

The Sky’s the Limit for Houston Animal Lovers

The Common Goal of Literacy Brings Houstonians Together Virtually and In Person

KNOWAutism Foundation Hosts 7th Annual “As I am” Luncheon and Inaugural Houston Heroes Awards

Art, Music, and Conversation Return to The Gordy Stages welcomes patrons back to The Gordy with Thursdays at The Gordy

The Legacy of a Literacy Giant Beyond the Pearls: Wit, Wisdom and Wonder of Barbara Bush, this year’s Power of Literacy Luncheon, came alive as a virtual event.

Finding a Way to Promote Literacy in Difficult Times The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation televises the 26th Annual A Celebration of Reading: A Vision of Literacy for All

Recognizing the Importance of Production Underwriters Houston Ballet honors the company’s production underwriters of its fiftieth anniversary season with a sumptuous dinner

Dr. Seuss Is Remembered with a Lively Birthday Celebration The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation celebrates Dr. Seuss’s 116th birthday while kicking off National Read Aloud Month

Chocolate, Champagne, and Cancan Come Together for the Ultimate Valentine’s Day Celebration The Culinary Institute LeNôtre held its annual Champagne & Chocolate Scholarship Galaon February 14

Keels & Wheels Uncorked Announces MCM Worldwide as Its 2020 Title Sponsor

Houston Ballet Marks a Momentous Anniversary with a Gilded Celebration This year’s Houston Ballet Ball honors fifty years of fundraising and a generous benefactor

Houston’s Young Dancers Add Even More Sparkle to the Moscow Ballet’s Production of Great Russian Nutcracker

Spiritual Health Is the Inaugural Topic of the New Body, Mind, and Spirit Luncheon Series CKW LUXE underwrites a new luncheon series that benefits The Women’s Home

Honoring Those Who Have the Greatest Impact on Houston CKW LUXE kicks off 2020 with its prestigious Top 20 Impact Makers Awards Gala

Philanthropic Houstonians Help Rebuild Homes and Lives after Disaster Strikes The Saint Bernard Project Holds Its Second Annual “Answering the Call” VIP Cocktail Party

Spreading the Joy of Reading Through the Holidays and Beyond The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation holds its annual A Celebration of Reading Author Reveal and Holiday Party

Championing Human Rights Holocaust Museum Houston Honors the Astros Foundation with the 2019 Guardian of the Human Spirit Award

Franco-American Medical Relations Are Alive and Well The American Hospital of Paris Foundation holds its annual gala in NYC

Making Dreams Come True The Saks Fifth Avenue Fashion Show and Luncheon and the 2019 Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market, Clara’s Dream, get the holidays started

Keeping Dreams Alive The Macy’s Fashion Show and Luncheon and the 2019 Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market, Clara’s Dream, get the holidays off to a fashionable start

Stepping up to the Plate for Education TEACH hosts its seventh annual fundraiser, Grand Slam for Teach

Honoring Those Who Help the Homeless The 2019 Women of Substance Luncheon Raises Funds for the Mission of Yahweh

Two Solitary Worlds

A Bounty of Assistance Is Raised for Houston’s Hungry Children Kids’ Meals Hosts its 11th Annual Harvest Luncheon

Cake, Ice Cream, and Academy Awards CHILDREN AT RISK bestows its Academy Awards of Child Advocacy at its 30th birthday party

Hot Cars and Haute Fashion Omar Marcos exceeds expectations with the Runway Houston Season XI show, kicking off the 8th annual Lamborghini Festival

Some Like It Hot The Houston Professional Firefighter Association Charitable Foundation holds its second scintillating Red Hot Gala

Heartfelt Help for the Helpless Houston PetSet’s 15th Annual Fierce & Fabulous Soirée attracts many of the city’s animal lovers

Hollywood Comes to Houston for a Glamorous Celebration of the City’s Top Executives Everything glittered, including the gowns, at CKW LUXE’s 2019 Top 20 CEOs and Entrepreneurs Awards presentation

Spring Is in the Air Genteel garden scenes greet party-goers attending the 2019 Houston Symphony Ball: Vintage Music Garden

Chefs, Ballet Dancers, and Foodies, Oh My! Houston Ballet’s 9th annual Raising the Barre pairs ballet dancers with chefs to create one-of-a-kind dishes no foodie could resist

It Takes Two Two of Houston’s charities work together to provide a brighter future for many

Masks, Minuets, and Theatrics Come Together for an Evening of Parisian Intrigue The 2019 Alley Theatre Ball: La Grande Mascarade: Au Palais Royal attracts over 500 guests dressed to impress and beguile

No Place Like Home The 2019 Spirit of Hope Luncheon supports Ronald McDonald House Houston’s mission to provide a home away from home for the families of seriously ill children

Houston Philanthropists Support a Shining Anniversary The Houston Gulf Coast Chapter of JDRF celebrates its 20th Anniversary Platinum Promise Ball in style

The Sweet Sound of Music Houston Symphony treats its Junior Patrons to a musical morning in Candyland

Caring, Kindness, and Wisdom Bloom at CKW LUXE Event CKW LUXE Chooses a Garden Theme for Its Fourth Anniversary and Star Awards Celebration

Announcing the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation’s Ladies for Literacy Guild 2019-2020 Officers

Honoring a Memory Tiger Ball 2019 celebrates Asia Society’s 40th anniversary in Houston and pays tribute to Barbara Bush

Magic and Romance Take Center Stage A surprise wedding ups the romance factor at Ars Lyrica’s “A Mid-Winter Night’s Dream” Gala

Trail Mix Picnic for the Park, the annual gala supporting the work of Memorial Park Conservancy, celebrates the natural beauty of parks

Shades of Shakespeare Ars Lyrica Houston kicks off the upcoming A Mid-Winter Night’s Dream Gala

Hats Rule the Day for a Worthy Cause Nicole’s Garden presents the inaugural Mad Hatter’s Awards Luncheon in support of HealthFest Houston

William “Dabo” Swinney Is Awarded the Coach of the Year Award at the 33rd Annual American Heart Association’s Paul “Bear” Bryant Awards

A New Year’s Celebration Sparkles with Music, Dancing, and a Dazzling Backdrop Ars Lyrica rings in the New Year with Baroque Razzle-Dazzle and a view of the fiery Houston skyline

While the Music Plays, the Artists Will Create

Shining a Light on Houstonians Who Make a Difference CKW LUXE brightens up 2019 with its dazzling Top 20 Impact Makers Awards Gala

Magic Is in the Air Zane Carson Carruth launches the second title in her children’s book series The World’s First Tooth Fairy . . . Ever

A Very Literary Holiday Evening Sue and Lester Smith open their home to the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation’s 2018 A Celebration of Reading Author Reveal and Soirée