Photography By Vicky Pink-The Houston Chapter of The Links, Inc. kicked off the rodeo season and raised funds for scholarships and programs at their annual "Boots & Bling Down On The Bayou" event. Close to 800 guests enjoyed food by Hiram Style and music by DJ Big Smooze. The event also served as the kick-off for the chapter’s 70th Anniversary Celebration being held next year. H-E-B and chapter member Winell Herron, Vice President at H-E-B served as a Diamond Sponsor at the $20,000 level. Dr. Lorraine Breckenridge-Sterling serves as chapter president; Licia Green–Ellis and Gaynell Drexler and Melanie Lawson served as event chairman and co-chairman. Some in attendance were Mayor Sylvester Turner, Cherise Story, Rhonda Arnold, Chantay DeBlanc, Pam Davis, Catherine Gardner, Karen Grays-Gray, and Marsha Penn.