The 13th Annual Rockin’ Resiliency Luncheon Will Be Bigger and Better Than Ever
This year’s Rockin’ Resiliency Luncheon, hosted by The Women’s Fund for Health Education and Resiliency (The Women’s Fund), will be held on Sunday, October 22, 2023 at the elegant Omni Houston Hotel, beginning at 11:30 a.m. Beth and Cynthia Wolff will be the cochairs. The Women’s Fund is a nonprofit organization that provides Houston-area women and girls with the tools they need to be advocates for their health.
ABC 13’s Gina Gaston will emcee. She will welcome guests, along with girls and women who participate in The Women’s Fund’s Health Education classes, to a fun-filled afternoon featuring a musical performance by Treble Choir of Houston and Partnerschools.
Stephanie and Katie Tsuru will be the recipients of the Sue Trammell Whitfield Award for Resiliency for their involvement in strengthening the health and wellness of Houston-area women and adolescent girls through volunteerism, leadership, and philanthropy. Terri Earles, DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC, CPHQ will receive The John P. McGovern Foundation “Champion in Women’s Health and Wellness” Award for her dedication to providing exemplary and compassionate service in the field of adolescent girls’ and women’s health and wellness.
Houston attorney, entrepreneur, and fitness guru Roslyn Bazelle Mitchell will be the keynote speaker. She will be welcomed by honorary chair, Joanne King Herring along with honorary vice chairs, Jane Page Crump, Amanda and Claire Lundquist, Carol LaMarche, and Gaby and Maya Graubart.
One of the many highlights of the fun-filled afternoon will be a silent auction cochaired by Clara and Megan Butler. It will feature luxury and unique packages for self-care, items for wine lovers, fabulous designer bags, tickets to Houston Astros and Houston Texans games, an ultimate dining experience, and much more.
Guests are also invited to indulge in a baubles and bubbles Champagne raffle for a chance to win a dazzling piece of jewelry from Tego Jewelers. Balloon pop surprise bags, filled with gifts and restaurant vouchers, will be available for the girls to buy. Last by not least, participants will enjoy the shopping extravaganza showcasing a number of distinctive vendors, including ANNA IRION, COLORES Collective, David Peck, Debra Linse Atelier, Dena Lyons LLC., Haute & Cool Chocolates, Hide and Chic, Kelly Kathleen Designs, Kendra Scott, Milla & Ella Co, My London Flat, RoKi Design, Tutu Cute by Jacqueline Smooke, Urban Rocks, The Village Bakery, and Zein.
Prior to the luncheon, all guests are invited to participate in the “What’s Next For Me?” educational program for teens and young girls. Moderated by Wanda Mott, MD, the educational program will promote a healthy discussion on exploring trades, careers, and passions. A panel of experts in their fields will answer questions and give advice.
The Women’s Fund invites everyone to support the mission to help more adolescent girls and women lead happier, healthier, and more resilient lives by purchasing a sponsorship or tickets to the Rockin’ Resiliency Luncheon at Rockin' Resiliency Luncheon - Fall 2023 - The Women's Fund (thewomensfund.org).
Sponsors and supporters helping women and girls advocate for their health at the 13th Annual Rockin’ Resiliency Luncheon include John P. McGovern Foundation; SheSpace; Beth Wolff Realtors; Jackie Macha and Brian Faulkner; Martha Walton; Agility Bank; Monica Fulton; Houston Methodist; Meghan and Jerry Hughes, Jr. and Mary Beth Robinson, McGovern Medical School – UT Health, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center; and The Paull Family, General Truck Body.
Special thanks to Event Advisors, Philamena Baird and Stephanie von Stein Schusterman.
About The Women’s Fund for Health Education and Resiliency
The Women’s Fund for Health Education and Resiliency (The Women’s Fund) is a nonprofit dedicated to providing Houston-area women and girls with the tools they need to be advocates for their own health. Since 1979, The Women’s Fund has served women and girls through health education community seminars, programs, and publications. Dedicated to ensuring positive health outcomes for individuals and communities, The Women’s Fund serves close to 12,000 women and adolescent girls and distributes over 9,913 publications each year at no cost.
The Women’s Fund collaborates with community partners to provide its programs and resources free of charge to the communities with limited access to health information. Houston area women and girls learn resiliency skills to increase self-efficiency, decision-making, goal-setting, communication, and resourcefulness to be their own health advocates and ensure positive health outcomes for individuals and communities.
For more information on The Women’s Fund, please visit www.thewomensfund.org, call 713-623-6543, or follow on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.