Tickets On Sale Now - 64th Harvest Party, November 12
The 2012 Harvest Party has been set for Monday, November 12, from 7:00-10:00 p.m. at River Oaks Country Club. The Harvest Party is the main annual fundraising event for the Houston Bar Foundation. This year's underwriting goal is set at $600,000. Click here
for the ticket order form. For information on underwriting the Harvest Party, contact Kay Sim at 713-759-1133 or email@example.com
HBA Judicial Preference Poll Due by October 5
The 2012 HBA Judicial Preference Poll has been mailed to all HBA members. The return deadline is 5:00 p.m. on October 5, 2012. Please exercise your right to indicate the candidates of your choice. More information on candidates who appear on the poll is available through a link on the HBA website, www.hba.org
. The Judicial Preference Poll is not an endorsement of any candidate.
Lunch & Learn CLE Series on October 10
The HBA/CLE Committee invites HBA members to participate in one of the HBA's newest CLE offerings, Lunch & Learn. There is no charge to attend and members may bring a bag lunch or purchase pizza for $5. Click here
for more information on the program. The program will be at noon on Wednesday, October 10, with Murray Newman, The Law Offices of Murray Newman, presenting "Criminal Appointments: How Can I Get on the List?" Please email Lucy Fisher at firstname.lastname@example.org
to reserve a spot. Open to the first 20 HBA members who RSVP.
Lawyers Against Waste Committee Fall Event, October 13
The HBA Lawyers Against Waste Committee will host a Fall Clean Up at the Dawson-Lunnon Cemetery, a historically African-American cemetery located in Houston's East End, on Saturday, October 13 from 9:00 a.m. until noon. The cemetery is located at 5737 Kemp (77023), off Polk Street across from the Metro Station near the Gus Wortham Golf Course. Volunteers will mow, weed, clean debris from the site and plant trees. Bring your family and friends to participate in this event. To sign up, click here
for the volunteer form or contact Claire Nelson at 713-759-1133 or email@example.com
Need Extra Space in Your Closet? Donate Warm Clothing, October 8-12
The HBA Campaign for the Homeless Committee is sponsoring its annual clothing drive October 8-12. The drive collects gently-used coats, sweaters and other clothing items that will be distributed to Houston's homeless shelters. The HBA is also partnering with Dress for Success Houston to collect interview-appropriate suits and black handbags. Items may be delivered to the HBA office or the building's loading dock between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, from October 8-12. For more information, contact Claire Nelson at 713-759-1133 or firstname.lastname@example.org
HBA Online Dues Renewal Available
HBA dues statements for 2012-2013 have mailed. You can now conveniently renew your dues and manage your HBA membership account online.
To create your online account, please click here
Currently only Visa, MasterCard and Discover are accepted. If you would like to join or re-join a Section of the HBA, please check the Section(s) on your dues statement and include the Section dues with your HBA dues. For questions, contact the Membership Department at 713-759-1133 or email Ron Riojas at email@example.com
or Ariana Ochoa at firstname.lastname@example.org