BY LESLIE FOLEY
The 14th Annual Strong, Smart, and Bold Luncheon honored former board member and current Girls Inc. Guardian, Emilie Herrmann Petty. Husband Christopher Petty and their two boys Hil and Gus and parents Karen and Ronald Herrmann, brother Austin Herrmann and his wife Karah were present as well as numerous friends celebrating the special occasion. The luncheon opened with a welcome by board chair Lindsay Armstrong followed by the invocation given by Heather Haynes. Spring fashions were presented by Julian Gold; teens, Deja Morris, Tyla Oliver, Kimberly San Juan, and Emma Williams from Girls Inc. also took turns on the runway. Girls Inc. luncheon provides the organization with the opportunity to recognize a woman in the community who has gone above and beyond to invest in the lives of girls across the Alamo City. Supporters of Girls Inc. and friends of Emilie Herrmann Petty included sponsors Carla Brozovich, Ana Leah Montemayor, Jessica Worth, Corinna Holt Richter, Bonnie and John Korbell, Julianna Hahn Holt, Caroline Barnes, luncheon co-chair Kelly Wade Fry, board member CeCe Frost Griffin, Sarah Hager, Amelita Mauzé, Bonnie Muecke and Jill Simpson. Another listing of sponsors listed in the program included: Emilie’s Girlfriends-Gloria Steves Dilley, Jolie Flavin, Lauren Garansuay, Adrianna Grossman, Triana Grossman, Lindsay Guenther, Kim Johnson, Christina Ketabchi, Lee Lee, Nicole McClane, Mallory Moorman, Megan Steves, and Kristin Tips. Friends: board chair Lindsay Armstrong, Claudia Nolen, Rita Feik, Karen Lee Zachry, Linda Whitacre, Raven Labatt, Jenifer Brown, Bekki Kowalski, Nelson and Tracy Wolff, Valerie and Jack Guenther, Ashley Weaver, Ruth Medellin, Callie Price, Katie Luber, Natalie Newell, Ana Montoya who was donating a percentage of art sales to Girls Inc., were also celebrating Emilie and Girls Inc. Guests were given Girls Inc. Fiesta medal designed by fifth-grader Xochitl GarzaCortez and board member Angela McClendon Johnson introduced teen girls from Girls Inc. The event surpassed the goal of raising $165,000.
Honoree and former board member of Girls Inc., Emilie Herrmann Petty and husband Chris Petty with sons Gus and Hil.
Callie Price, Emily Connally, board chair and luncheon chair Lindsay Armstrong, along with Mary Conger, Blake Cavender, Jackie Broussard, Codi Vives and Alyse Sellers
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