KidneyTexas Announces Beneficiaries and Chairs for 2018 Luncheon

Anna Bland “AB” Aston, Luncheon Co-Chair; Annalee Aston, Luncheon Chair; Mary Lee Cox, President, KidneyTexas, Inc.; Therese Rourk, Advisory Board Chair and Underwriting Chair.
(File photo by Dana Driensky.)

KidneyTexas, Inc. has announced their beneficiaries and honorary chairs for their Transforming Lives
2018 Luncheon and Fashion Show.

Since its founding in 1999, KidneyTexas has provided more than $3.5 million in local funding to help in the search for a cure, promote research, enhance treatment and support quality renal care.

Annalee Aston, and her mother Anna Bland Aston will be luncheon chair and co-chair. Lisa Cooley, her daughter Ciara Cooley and daughter-in-law Bela Cooley will serve as honorary chairs.

Beneficiaries include Baylor Health Care System Foundation, Children’s Medical Center Foundation, Camp Reynal, Methodist Health System Foundation, Parkland Health & Hospital Foundation, Texas Health Resources Foundation, and UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Sponsor TOOTSIES will work with Jan Strimple to produce a fashion show with surprises.

The luncheon is scheduled for Sept. 27.


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