MD Anderson Cancer Research & Saks Fifth Avenue Cocktails

Monday, May 2, 2016

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Saks Fifth Avenue came together this Wednesday, April 27th 2016 at a cocktail reception and store preview event benefiting MD Anderson's Moon Shots Program, an unprecedented effort to rapidly reduce deaths from cancer and transform care.

The creme de la creme from Houston society came together to support the cause. Some of the guests who attended the event were:

Yvonne and Rufus Cormier

Isabel David and Danny David

Courtney Hill Fertitta and Jason Fertitta

Janet Gurwitch and Ron Franklin

Denise Monteleone

Claire Cormier Thielke and Rick Thielke

Margaret Alkek Williams and Jim Daniel

Diane Lokey Farb

Dancie Ware

Kelli and Eddie Blanton

Todd Forester and Kelli Kickerillo

Estela and David Cockrell

Zack and Elizabeth Fertitta

John B. Connally IV

Nell Connally

Scott and Jana Arnoldy

Gregg H. Falgout and Jo Lynn Falgout

Some other guests included: Becca Cason Thrash, Ashley & Lance Loeffler, Giorgio and Cathy Borlenghi, DonNell and Tom Rushing.

Representatives from both Saks Fifth Avenue and MD Anderson were present to celebrate the evening. Marc Metrick, Bobby Dees and Sylvia Forsythe among others were present from Saks Fifth Avenue; Tom Buchholz, M.D., John Heymach, M.D., Ph.D., Kelly Hunt, M.D., Ashish Kamat, M.D. and Erich Sturgis, M.D. represented the MD Anderson team.