In just one short year, the Seton Breast Care Center has provided thousands of services to women at their state-of-the-art facility in Austin. The brainchild of Susan Lubin and Marcia Levy, the Center was the primary beneficiary, along with the Zeta Tau Alpha Foundation, of today’s Celebration of Life Luncheon.
The crowd of over 600 enjoyed a spring/summer fashion presentation from Neiman Marcus spanning not just one, but two runways. Following the show, guests enjoyed a lovely trio of salads for lunch provided by the crack team at the new (and gorgeous) JW Marriott.
Honorary event chairs Carla McDonald and Kendra Scott were recognized from the stage before a series of speakers shared their stories of battles and survival. Among the most compelling was the keynote speaker, KVUE anchor Terri Gruca, who spoke of her mother, her sister’s partner and her great friend Holly, each of whom have had their own experiences with breast cancer. Gruca’s personal and compelling story left nary a dry eye in the room.
Spotted in the room were Rosa Maria, Sofia and Victoria Avila, Joanie Bentzin, Laura Craddick, Cynthia Harkness, Chris Hendel, Donna Stockton Hicks, Diane Land, Christi Cuellar Lotz, Andrea McWilliams, Ana Ruelas, Nina Seely, Mary Tally, Libby Tilley, and Lisa Youngblood.