March of Dimes, the leading organization fighting for the health of mothers and babies, is proud to announce a new partnership with PaperCity magazine, which along with Neiman Marcus and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital presents one of Houston’s most prestigious fundraising events: The Best Dressed Luncheon, now in its 41st year.
With this new media collaboration, the annual event is being refreshed with a new title and a stronger focus on women in philanthropy. The PaperCity The Philanthropy in Fashion Best Dressed Luncheon and Neiman Marcus Runway Presentation to benefit the March of Dimes is scheduled for September 21 at The Post Oak Hotel.
“We are delighted to have PaperCity join us in this transformative fundraiser to advance the work of the March of Dimes, says March of Dimes CEO Jen Torres.
“After 40 successful years as a media sponsor, has Houston Chronicle has passed the mantle. We are grateful for the newspaper’s incredible support of the March of Dimes’ mission to improve the health of all mothers, babies and families,” said Torres.
For the second consecutive year, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital will serve as presenting sponsor.
“Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital is proud to partner with the March of Dimes to advance maternal and infant health outcomes, and to play a leadership role in bringing this wonderful event to life,” says Anne NeesonExecutive Vice President and CEO, Memorial Hermann Foundation.
The event kicks off with Neiman Marcus’ runway fashion presentation, which includes a special recognition of the area’s 10 best-dressed women—all leaders in philanthropy—who share the March of Dimes’ commitment to serving local families.
“We are thrilled to carry the philanthropy and fashion torch forward in our partnership with Neiman Marcus and the March of Dimes,” says Holly Moorefounder and editor-in-chief of PaperCity. “Together with PaperCity society and style editor Shelby Hodge and group publisher Monica Bickersour team looks forward to another iteration of a beloved event.”
A trio of philanthropic community leaders Kelley Lubanko, Stephanie Tsuru and Kellie Weinzierl has signed on to headline the 41st annual Best Dressed Luncheon which promises to be one of the most elegant in recent memory.
Funds raised directly support mothers and families locally in a number of ways, including the March of Dimes NICU Family Support Program launched in 2022 at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital.
Table and tickets to PaperCity The Philanthropy in Fashion Best Dressed Luncheon and Neiman Marcus Runway Presentation to benefit the March of Dimes is available here.