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Helping children with cancer

Jordan Magaziner Steinfeld
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The Dream & Promise Awards dinner at River Oaks Country Club celebrated two medical leaders who are making a difference in the lives of children with cancer. The Angel Honoree was Dr. David G. Poplack, and the Medical Honoree was Dr. Howard L. Weiner; both are physicians at Texas Children’s Hospital. Chairs were Donna Chapman and daughters Emily Van Houtan and Donna Kurka, and honorary chairs were Sydney and Don Faust and Marita and JB Fairbanks. Deborah Duncan emceed. Spotted in the crowd were Cora Sue and Harry Mach, Diane Lokey Farb, Elsie and Les Eckert, Dr. Daniel Yoshor, Lida and Dr. Abraham Thomas, Cat and Matt Hennessey, Lesha Elsenbrook, Bobbie Nau, Tena and Tyson Faust, Flo McGee, Donna and Robert Stokes, and chairman of the Children's Brain Tumor Foundation Lionel Leventhal. Proceeds went to the Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation and Texas Children’s Hospital. 

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  • Donna Kurka, Donna Chapman and Emily Van Houtan

    Donna Kurka, Donna Chapman and Emily Van Houtan (Photo: Daniel Ortiz)

  • David Poplack, Marilyn and Louis Mogas

    David Poplack, Marilyn and Louis Mogas (Photo: Daniel Ortiz)

  • Donna Kurka, Donna Chapman and Emily Van Houtan
  • David Poplack, Marilyn and Louis Mogas

Donna Kurka, Donna Chapman and Emily Van Houtan

Donna Kurka, Donna Chapman and Emily Van Houtan (Photo: Daniel Ortiz)

David Poplack, Marilyn and Louis Mogas

David Poplack, Marilyn and Louis Mogas (Photo: Daniel Ortiz)

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