Fertitta's 'True Blue' Backyard Bash Raises $1M for Houston Police
TILMAN FERTITTA AND his family hosted the 15th annual True Blue fundraising fete benefiting the Houston Police Foundation. More than 600 supporters — clad in denim and beautiful shades of blue, naturally — helped make it a record-breaking event, with $1 million raised for the department's equipment and training.
This year's True Blue bash was Hawaiian-themed, and touted fire dancers, hula girls and drumming luau performers. And, of course, given the access to Landry's best and brightest, the food impressed: Restaurants like The Palm, Willie G's and Brenner's provided bites such as green papaya salad, bluffing tuna poke, teriyaki beef kabobs and more.
Meanwhile, HPD's robotic dog, Spot, roamed the grounds looking for photo ops, and wasn't even frightened during the casual-cool evening's finale — an eye-catching, ear-popping 15-minute fireworks display!
Blake Fertitta, Tilman Fertitta, Blayne Fertitta and Patrick Fertitta
Whitney and John Whitmire
Michael Kaplan and Garrett Kaplan
Twila Carter with Spot
Keith and Alice Mosing
Tim Phillips and Pat Mann Phillips
Monica and Russell Ybarra
Tilman Fertitta, Laura Ward, Police Chief Troy Finner
Paul and Kristina Somerville, Frances Moody Buzbee and Tony Buzbee
Sam Pena, Joan Huffman, Keith Lawyer
Sunny and Mac Haik
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