Saturday, May 9, 2009

Genesis Shelter Mother's Day Luncheon

My sister-in-law, Kristen, is Director of Development for The Genesis Women's Shelter in Dallas. She is passionate about this organization, and this year was in charge of the Mother's Day Luncheon. This is always a huge and very fancy and uplifting event. Each year it takes place right around Mother's Day. My mother and I went this year and had a wonderful time. Kristen and all of the people involved in planning the event did a fantastic job, and it was a memorable occasion. The luncheon took place at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Dallas, and the food was delicious. There were approximately 1500 people in attendance at the sold out event. The speaker that Kristen was able to book this year was Queen Noor of Jordan. She is a fascinating and very beautiful woman with an unusual and quite spectacular life. Her speech was inspiring, encouraging, and entertaining. She made you want to make a difference in the lives of others and caused me to evaluate areas in my life that are impacting others. Sometimes just knowing that something is wrong is not enough. Taking action on those beliefs is what makes a difference. In addition to the great, food, company, and speech, it sure was fun to look around at all the beautiful and stylish clothes in the crowd! It's always fun to get dressed up and go out. We will look forward to the 2010 Mother's Day Luncheon!


Redhawk said...

This boy is a STUD!