English tea supports Houston Museum
What: Houston Museum of Decorative Arts partnered with Denise Sarjant of Tea M'Lady to host an authentic English tea, "A Cosy Christmas on High Street," at the museum on Dec. 7. Sarjant, from Birmingham, England, made authentic English tea, which was served with scones, clotted cream, lemon curd, finger sandwiches and petit fours.
Benefits: Operational expenses of the Houston Museum.
Family honors daughter's memory with Children's Hospital donation
What: Founders of the Christian Bryant Foundation honored the memory of Christian Bryant on her birthdate, Nov. 22, with a donation of 20 iPads and protective cases to T.C. Thompson Children's Hospital. Christian's parents, Robyn and Chris, along with sister Bailey Bryant stopped by the hospital to visit children and talk to family members.
Benefits: Patients at T.C. Thompson Children's Hospital Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders Center. The iPads will help patients connect with friends at home and keep up with school lessons.
About Christian Bryant: Girls Preparatory School senior and cross-country athlete Christian was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 2011. She and her family spent many days at Children's Hospital during testing and chemotherapy. Christian passed away less than a year later. For more about the foundation, check the website at thechristianbryantfoundation.com.
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