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Big brunch for children

Angie Frederickson
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  • Melanie Johnson, Bob Sanborn

    Honoree Dr. Melanie Johnson and Children at Risk president and CEO Dr. Bob Sanborn (Photo: Quy Tran Photography)

  • Steve, Lillian, and Laura Jones

    Steve, Lillian, and Laura Jones (Photo: Quy Tran Photography)

  • Rashena Franklin and Paul Dewey

    Rashena Franklin and Paul Dewey (Photo: Quy Tran Photography)

  • Larry Wisniewski and Krista Frazier

    Larry Wisniewski and Krista Frazier (Photo: Quy Tran Photography)

  • Melanie Johnson, Bob Sanborn
  • Steve, Lillian, and Laura Jones
  • Rashena Franklin and Paul Dewey
  • Larry Wisniewski and Krista Frazier

Dressed in their Sunday best and ready for the “best hat” contest, Rashena Franklin and Paul Dewey, Larry Wisniewski and Krista Frazier, honoree Dr. Melanie Johnson and Children at Risk president and CEO Dr. Bob Sanborn and Steve, Lillian, and Laura Jones joined nearly 300 other guests at the Ballroom at Bayou Place for the annual Big Brunch: Building Blocks to the Future – a Celebration of Early Childhood. Hosted by statewide organization Children at Risk, the guests enjoyed culinary creations from some of Houston’s best chefs from 1751 Sea and Bar, Ballroom at Bayou Place Catering, Bludorn, Calavera Golfstrommen, Chivos, Frank’s Americana Revival, and Heads & Tails Seafood. Children at Risk president and CEO Dr. Bob Sanborn and KPRC-2 journalist and meteorologist Khambrel Marshall emceed the program that honored champions of early childhood education, Collaborative for Children, SEARCH’s House of Tiny Treasures, and Small Steps Nurturing Center. Event chairs Steve and Laura Jones helped raise more than $150,000.

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Melanie Johnson, Bob Sanborn

Honoree Dr. Melanie Johnson and Children at Risk president and CEO Dr. Bob Sanborn (Photo: Quy Tran Photography)

Steve, Lillian, and Laura Jones

Steve, Lillian, and Laura Jones (Photo: Quy Tran Photography)

Rashena Franklin and Paul Dewey

Rashena Franklin and Paul Dewey (Photo: Quy Tran Photography)

Larry Wisniewski and Krista Frazier

Larry Wisniewski and Krista Frazier (Photo: Quy Tran Photography)

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