Big Brothers Big Sisters Celebrates 65 Years at Annual Gala

Jo-Carolyn Goode | 9/21/2015, 2:09 p.m.
Big Brothers Big Sisters is pleased to announce its 2015 Annual Big Black Tie Ball, Points of Light Night, “A ...
Winell Herron, H-E-B Group Vice President Public Affairs, Diversity and Environmental Affairs

 Gala chairs Manon and Matt Kebodeaux

Gala chairs Manon and Matt Kebodeaux

HOUSTON, September 21, 2015 - Big Brothers Big Sisters is pleased to announce its 2015 Annual Big Black Tie Ball, Points of Light Night, “A Little Fun on a Big Night”, on Saturday, September 26th, at 6:00 p.m. at the Omni Houston Hotel. The evening will celebrate 65 years of service to Houston and will feature first-class dining, exciting silent and live auctions and high-energy entertainment.

Big Black Tie Ball will honor H-E-B and Winell Herron for their extended ongoing support to the mission of one-to-one mentoring. Manon and Matthew Kebodeaux will serve as this year’s Big Black Tie Ball chairs. KPRC Local 2 Anchor, Rachel McNeil, will serve as Mistress of Ceremonies as guests are entertained by cover band SKYROCKET. Tim deJong, Owner and Head Gaffer of Wimberley Glassworks, is the featured artist for the evening.

Who: Big Black Tie Ball Chairs: Manon and Matt Kebodeaux

Honorees: H-E-B and Winell Herron

BBBS Lone Star CEO Pierce Bush, Staff and Board of Directors

Mistress of Ceremonies: Rachel McNeil

What: Big Black Tie Ball: Points of Light Night “A Little Fun on a Big Night”

When: Saturday, September 26, 2015

Cocktail Reception begins at 6:00 PM

Dinner and program begin at 7:00 PM

Dancing to follow with Skyrocket

Where: Omni Houston Hotel

4 Riverway, Houston, TX 77056

Attire: Black-Tie

Tickets: $300 for individuals, tickets and sponsorships available:

About Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS), the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring organization, children facing adversity, often those of single or low-income households or families where a parent is incarcerated or serving in the military, with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. This mission has been the cornerstone of the organization’s 65 year history in Greater Houston. For more information on BBBS, please visit