The Gala, which benefits Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s programs for children whose lives have been torn apart by abuse and neglect, will take place May 5 at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square. The gala provides several opportunities to make a difference in the life of a child, including attending the event ($125/person) or becoming a sponsor (sponsorships range from $1,500 to $10,000). Raffle tickets are available online at www.cafb.org/Events/Gala-for-the-Children/Raffle/ until noon on May 1 or at the Gala on May 5. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.cafb.org or call 281-344-5108. Checking out some of the Gala goodies are (L to R): Board Member Jim Lockwood of Baker Hughes, Child Advocates of Fort Bend Executive Director Ruthanne Mefford, honorary chair Dee Koch, Marriott Catering Sales Manager Michelle Scrimger and the evening’s emcee Michele Fisher of The New 93Q.