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Friends of Wednesday's Child Luncheon kicks off with big speaker news

Friends of Wednesday's Child Luncheon kicks off with big speaker news

Nick Hardy, Shivani Naidoo, Friends of Wednesday's Child
Nick Hardy, Shivani Naidoo Photo by Dana Driensky
Julie Palmacci, Jason Lenox, owner, Antek’s a nd host; Roxie Nichols, Friends of Wednesday's Child
Julie Palmacci, Jason Lenox, Roxie Nichols Photo by Dana Driensky
Lynn McBee, Cachet Petty Weinberg, Friends of Wednesday's Child
Lynn McBee, Cachet Petty Weinberg Photo by Dana Driensky
Lisa Hewitt, Kristen Draughn, Ashley Elder, Friends of Wednesday's Child
Lisa Hewitt, Kristen Draughn, Ashley Elder Photo by Dana Driensky
Christi Standridge, Danielle Pelzel, Friends of Wednesday's Child
Christi Standridge, Danielle Pelzel Photo by Dana Driensky
Cindy Pagel, Sharon McGowan, Executive Direct or, Friends of Wednesday’s Child
Cindy Pagel, Sharon McGowan Photo by Dana Driensky
Elisa Eckel, Barbara McCluer, Friends of Wednesday's Child
Elisa Eckel, Barbara McCluer Photo by Dana Driensky
Heather Davis, Todd Healy, Friends of Wednesday's Child
Heather Davis, Todd Healy Photo by Dana Driensky
Nick Hardy, Shivani Naidoo, Friends of Wednesday's Child
Julie Palmacci, Jason Lenox, owner, Antek’s a nd host; Roxie Nichols, Friends of Wednesday's Child
Lynn McBee, Cachet Petty Weinberg, Friends of Wednesday's Child
Lisa Hewitt, Kristen Draughn, Ashley Elder, Friends of Wednesday's Child
Christi Standridge, Danielle Pelzel, Friends of Wednesday's Child
Cindy Pagel, Sharon McGowan, Executive Direct or, Friends of Wednesday’s Child
Elisa Eckel, Barbara McCluer, Friends of Wednesday's Child
Heather Davis, Todd Healy, Friends of Wednesday's Child

What: Friends of Wednesday’s Child Luncheon kickoff

Where: Anteks Curated

The 411: To drum up excitement for its 31st anniversary fundraiser, Friends of Wednesday’s Child gathered supporters for a major announcement: Former first lady Laura Bush is this year’s keynote speaker. Themed “Dream Big” and chaired by Cachet Petty Weinberg, with honorary chairs Amanda and G. Brint Ryan, the luncheon is on the books for Wednesday, April 15, at the Meyerson Symphony Center. Attendees help to ensure foster children graduate high school on time and have a plan for their futures.

Who: Lynn McBee, Christi Standridge, Danielle Pelzel, Julie Palmacci, Anteks Curated owner Jason Lenox, Roxie Nichols, Nick Hardy, Shivani Naidoo, Heather Davis, Todd Healy, Lynn Dealey, Elisa Eckel, Barbara McCluer, Cachet Petty Weinberg, Lisa Hewitt, Kristen Draughn, Ashley Elder, Cindy Pagel and Sharon McGowan.