Tickets On Sale Now - 63rd 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. 100% of net proceeds raised for the Harvest Party directly benefit pro bono efforts in our community through 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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. It is only open to the first 20 HBA members who RSVP. Click here
for more information. 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.
IDEA Program Needs Attorneys and Medical Professional Volunteers October 18
Attorneys and medical professional volunteers are needed on Thursday, October 18, 2012 from 9:00 a.m.- 10:00 a.m. and from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. for the IDEA program, a partnership between the HBA and the Harris County medical community to educate elementary students about the dangers of drugs and alcohol. Teams of medical professionals and lawyers speak to 5th grade students about the medical and legal consequences of substance abuse on growing minds and bodies. Please contact Lucy Fisher at 713-759-1133 or email@example.com
AIDS Outreach Holiday Gift Drive
Each year the HBA AIDS Outreach Committee partners with local firms, legal organizations, and attorneys, along with social service agencies who service individuals and families affected by HIV/AIDS. Please consider or ask your firm to consider adopting an individual or family and provide a special holiday season for them. The committee would like all volunteers scheduled by the end of October. For more information please call Claire Nelson at 713-759-1133.