On December 3, Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels, along with Honorary Chairs, Jim & Amy Brown of Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, will host the 4th Annual Tree of Honor. The Tree of Honor is a celebration of lives….those who have gone before us and those you hold most dear. This special someone could be a parent, grandparent, sibling, relative, friend, teacher, mentor, coach, co-worker, neighbor. The Tree of Honor will be held on the grounds of Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital located 17500 West Grand Parkway South. The event will begin at 6:30 pm, with the Tree of Honor Lighting Ceremony at 7:00 pm.
This year, Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels has chosen to honor the individuals who volunteered their time, loaned their resources and put their heart and soul into making Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels what it is today….the Board of Directors of the past and the present.
The honorees are: Jean Adams, Marjorie Adams, Ray Aguilar, Lisa Anhaiser, Namita Ashtana, Ben Babovec, Randy Briones, Arnold Brown, Michael Campbell, Paul Cedillo, Ben “Bud” Childers, Karen Chitty-Boe, Lisa Collins, Roy Cordes,Joan Damon, Karyn Dean, Ben Denham, Robin Elackatt, Jana Kay Endicott, Rick Forlano, Paul Friesen, Tom Gargiulo, Louis Garvin, Cindy Garza, R.L. “Tiny” Gaston, Kevin Gilligan, Hillary Goldstein, Linda Hancock, Pat Hebert, Mike Hilliard, David Hunter, Christen Johnson, Zana Johnson, Tim Kaminski, George Kuebler, Lise Letendre, Kristin Lytle, John McCormick, Jean Merritt, Bouche Mickey, Leroy Miksch, Rob Morris, Mark Murphy, James Neikirk, Billie Neuhaus, Steven Onstead, Ron Pope, Mike Preston, Eric Robins, Arlene Rolsen, David Rowe, Mark Rubal, Tom Shirley, David Showalter, Mary Ann Simpson, David Vasquez, Nicole Volek, Sharon Wallingford, Sammie Weaver, Tom Wilcox and Manuel Zamora. (List is limited to records available at time of print.)
“We are pleased to be honoring the men and women who have served as a board members of this organization since Fort Bend SeniorsMeals on Wheels was formed in 1974,” said Manuela Arroyos, Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels CEO. “All of our honorees have shown true commitment and passion for helping senior adults in Fort Bend and Waller counties.”
The Sugar Land Baptist Church Sanctuary Choir will grace the Tree of Honor with a selection of holiday tunes from their upcoming Christmas Celebration event. And for the children, there will be face painting, holiday coloring and cookies.
All of the lights and ornaments on the tree will symbolize someone special and those honored will have their names called during at the Tree Lighting Ceremony. Lights and ornaments available for purchase are: $10 Light; $25 Dove Ornament; $50 Angel Ornament and $100 Star Ornament. Each donor will receive a special token to be given to the named honoree.
Sponsorships for the Tree of Honor are available for $500 and include: two tickets to the Sponsor Party prior to the tree lighting ceremony, recognition at the Tree Lighting Ceremony, a logo on the event flyer, 10 lights on the tree, company logo on the sponsor board to be displayed beside the Tree of Honor, company name listed on Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheelswebsite and event webpage and a listing on Fort Bend Seniors Facebook page. The pre-event Sponsor Party will be catered by Affairs with Flair and will be held at Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Lobby at 5:45 pm on December 3. Sponsors to date are Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, Sugar Land Baptist Church, Enchanted Nurseries, First Medical Respond, Del Webb, The Phoenix Design Group and Affairs with Flair Catering.
To sponsor or purchase a light or ornament for the Tree of Honor or to donate to Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels, please contact Kristin Weiss, Director of Development at FBS, at 281-633-7057 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To volunteer, please contact Susan Whitacre, Director of Volunteers at 281-633-7063 or email@example.com.