Welcome back to Out and About … where you can find out what’s happening in our community. Mike and Barbara Byers hosted a “meet and greet” for Houston City Councilman Mike Sullivan’s re-election campaign. Councilman Sullivan spoke about the new library, traffic, street improvements and more, and reminded everyone that early voting begins Oct. 19, with the election Nov. 3. Seen in the crowd at the Byers’ beautiful home: lovely Kim and daughter Paige Sullivan; Tammy Byers Garton, Mike and Barbara’s daughter visiting from McKinney; Tim and Carol Hunt; Charles and Karen Sandford; Glenda Piacenti; Glen and Alice Rekeweg (awaiting a phone call that they have a new grandbaby!); Skippy Lupton; B. J. Francis; Mickey Kahn; Rick and Carole Wilcox; Loren Pattschull and June Brenan; Dave and Karen Kilby; Al and Dawn Leake; Sandi Slack; Sandra Grogan. Winery rep Vance Rose and wine distributor Cheryl (CJ) Johnson teamed up with Tony Raffa and talented Chef David Welch to present an fantastic wine dinner that included braised, spiced, short pork ribs with grilled peaches, lemon and toasted almonds, duck breast, venison medallions, and much more. (The yummy descriptions would fill this column!) Faces in the Raffa’s crowd: Vance’s wife, Kelly; Seth and Sandy Brady, celebrating their 15th anniversary; Doug and Beth Stanley; Jay and Sally Mincks; Ron and Karen Martin; David and Susan Stewart; John and Jeanne Simonetti; Jerry and Phyllis Smith; and Cherryl Young; Natasha Holley with Ron’s mom, Peggy Holley (Ron was in China); Duane Ulrich; Richard and Len Leofsky; Tony and Cheryl Austin; Ted and Diana Price. Congratulations to Rick and Laura Ferguson, owners of Lake Houston Performing Arts Center. Their talented daughter Heather took one of their dance groups all the way to Las Vegas with “America’s Got Talent!” This means they surpassed thousands of other contestants; so be sure to ask them for the details! John and Laurie Benson christened their new boat house in Walden on Lake Houston. Enjoying the fabulous dinner and celebration: son Connor; Laurie’s sister Lisa; Ron and Tina Denoville; James and Patty Hopson; James and Joy Dawn Colburn. Thomas Markle, a great supporter of Mothers Against Cancer, will host an evening of wine, food and shopping at his Kingwood location, benefitting MAC on Oct. 15. Buy something beautiful, or put together your “Santa wish list” – or both! Keller Williams Realty Northeast free concert series at Kings Harbor continues for another year, thanks to your support! The Oct. 16 concert will feature a crowd favorite, 8 Seconds Band. Come out and enjoy a beautiful fall evening, great family fun and entertainment. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and coolers; order dinner “to go” from a Harbor restaurant. This month’s concert is also a “baby shower” benefitting The Mission. Your donations of size 4, 5, or 6 diapers, baby wipes, new or gently used baby clothes, sizes 0-4T, or personal care baby products will be greatly appreciated and distributed to needy families. Kingwood Athletic Club is hosting their first Kingwood Mini Memory Walk, Saturday, Oct. 17 at Kingwood Town Center. This one mile walk is family, stroller and dog friendly. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.; the walk at 8:30 a.m. Register a team or individually online at www.alz.org/texas; there is no registration fee. Help raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and raise funds to support local programs and services. For more information, contact Ana at 713-314-1331 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Kingwood Area Republican Women meets Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 11 am at Kingwood Country Club. State Senator Tommy Williams is the guest speaker, and many GOP candidates will be there to “meet and greet” you! RSVP to Betty Newton at 281-360-1125 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you plan to enjoy the lunch buffet. For more information, visit www.kingwoodarearepublicanwomen.org. The work of sculptor Kathy Kelley will be featured Oct. 15 – Nov. 13 in the Student Fine Arts Building at Lone Star College – Kingwood. The gallery is open Monday – Friday, from 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. The artist will be present for two “Artist Talks”, Oct. 15 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m., speaking at 6:30, and Oct. 19, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m., speaking at 12:45. For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Larry and Connie Jones and friends are putting together a cook book to raise awareness and funds for the Zach Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund. Categories of recipes they are looking for cover anything you might like to cook: appetizers, breads, desserts, drinks; meats (from alligator to wild game, quail, turkey, roast beef, and chicken); casseroles; ethnic dishes; seafood. Send your complete recipe (don’t leave out anything!) with your name, city and state to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Seen Out & About: Danielle Stewart birthday lunching with Tina Denoville at Chimichurri’s; lunching at Amedeo’s: Bill and Jennifer Lang; Pastor David Lino; Linda Storey; Ron Holley and Paul Leviner; Howard Pitman; at Bill’s Café: Chad and Devon Alexander. I’ll see you out and about!

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