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Perennial philanthropists Sue and Lester Smith, along with Neil and Maria Bush, hosted the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation’s annual Celebration of Reading kickoff event. Meanwhile, the long-term disaster-recovery organization SBP hosted its first-ever Answering the Call fundraiser, with an impressive list of honorary chairs that included Paige and Tilman Fertitta, Hannah and Cal McNair, Margaret Alkek Williams and others.

Patrick Fertitta, Gretchen Sheirr and Michael Fertitta at ‘Call'

Patrick Fertitta, Gretchen Sheirr and Michael Fertitta at 'Call'


Deborah Duncan and Leticia Trauber at ‘Call'

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Standing left to right: Meghan Johnson, Jill Knowles, Julianna Lind, Beth Stephan, Marla Reade, Galina Saburov, Lil Newman

Seated left to right: Susan Boylan, Julie Sheets, Kim Perdomo, Kim Zander, Tracy Ackley

HOW DID YOUR team form? After ten years as a realtor for a top firm in Houston, Kim Perdomo established a boutique brokerage in 2011. The team grew organically and joined forces with Compass in 2019.

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Oysters at CAPS (photo by Gondola Picon)

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