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Contact: Molly Thibodeaux - (713) 986-3370 - Development Coordinator


The Children’s Assessment Center presents The 19th Annual Spirit of Spring Luncheon & Fashion Show

On Thursday, April 19, 2018, at the Royal Sonesta, The Children’s Assessment Center will host the 19th Annual Spirit of Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show. For the past 18 years, Houston has supported this premier event in support of child victims of sexual abuse, and their families. This year’s fashion is presented by Elizabeth Anthony with special appearance by Christian Siriano and fashion producer is Ursaline Hamilton. Major underwriters are Elizabeth Anthony, Kelley Lubanko, Jordan Seff and Kelli Weinzierl. Underwriters are American Air Liquide Holdings, Inc., Rishma Mohamed, Barbara Steen and Megan Vondra. Sponsors this year include: CenterPoint Energy, Be an Angel, Gensler, Houston Methodist, Yvonne Conklin, Energy Transfer Partners and Lauren Biggs. Event Chairs are Rishma Mohamed, Barbara Steen and Megan Vondra. Guests will enjoy an afternoon of lunch, raffles, live auction and designer fashion.

We will also be honoring Congressman Ted Poe with introduction by Roger Clemens. Producer Eric from 104.1 KRBE will serve as Master of Ceremonies. After-party will be at Elizabeth Anthony.

Funds raised at this event will support direct service programs that The CAC offers such as forensic interviews, medical services, and therapy programs which are critical to the hope and healing of young victims of sexual abuse. 

The Spirit of Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show begins with a reception at 11:30a.m., and luncheon and fashion show at 12:00p.m. Sponsorships start at $2,500 and individual tickets are $200, and will increase to $250 after March 31, 2018. To purchase sponsorships, tables and tickets, please visit

For more information contact: Molly Thibodeaux, Development Coordinator - (713) 986-3370 or