In case you missed it, our 2024 Gala Video can be seen online!  

We hope you enjoy the photos from the Stop Click Pose photo booth available in our Photo Gallery.  

More images are available in our Facebook Album provided by Atif Maqsood Photography.  Tag yourself and your friends to share the fun with your networks #ThroughTheLookingGlass #TCMGala!

Through the Looking Glass to Wonderland:
Be the Key to #BringThemHome
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Texas Center for the Missing
Houston’s Amber Alert AND Silver Alert Provider 

Saturday, March 23, 2024
7 PM – Midnight 

Hosted by Gala Chairs:  Bethany Buchanan & Sarah Stuhldreher 

Hotel ZaZa Museum District
5701 Main St
Houston, TX 77005

7 PM:  Cocktails | 8 PM:  Seated Dinner

Enjoy Cocktails, Dinner, Mobile and Live Auction.

Valet Parking Provided
Attire:  Wonderland Worthy and Gala Cocktail Chic 

Brenda and Brad Bouillion,
2024 Gabriel Lester Hero Award Recipient

Detective Darrin Buse, Houston Police Department, Retired
2024 George T. Buenik Law Enforcement Excellence Award Recipient

2024 Gala Steering Committee

Courtney Culver Baker
Lauren Mills

Kristen J. Cannon
Jordan Seff

Kadriye Alcorn
Ginger Arwadi
Emily-Frances McAdams
Kelly Opre
Tara Tracy
Desiree Urrutia

Can't Attend?  100% tax deductible underwriter opportunities ARE available!

Questions?  Contact our Gala Event Coordinator, Mel Turnquist, at 713.986.3542 or

Underwriter Package Print Deadline:  September 30, 2023
Invitation Print Deadline:  November 21, 2023

VIP Party Invitation Deadline for 2/9/24 Celebration:  Feb. 8, 2024
Program and Auction Catalog Print Deadline:  March 6, 2024

 2024 Queen's Court:

Ginger & Nabil Arwadi
Lisa & David Atkins
Bethany & Ben Buchanan
Kristen J. Cannon
Amy & Kevin Comiskey
Trienet & Mauricio del Valle
Monica E. Fulton
Mignon & Steve Gill
Cynthia & Iggy Grillo

Jayne & Garrett Johnston
Lindsey Rose & Patrick King
Deborah Levy, Junell & Associates, PLLC
Melissa Nance
Rachel & Tom Regan
Ashley & Bryon Rice
Jordan & Dylan Seff
Sarah & Peter Stuhldreher
Drs. Ishwaria & Vivek Subbiah
Ofelia & Vuk Vujasinovic

Thank You 2024 VIP Sponsors

White Rabbit
Kelly Opre & Robin Pilcher

King of Hearts
In Memory of Frank Crapitto and Gabriel Lester
Margaret & Darryl Drenon
Sequel Data Systems
Lynn Sessions, BakerHostetler

Photo Booth Underwriter

Stop Click Pose Logo


Wine Pull Underwriter
Hacienda Tres Amigas

Cheshire Cat

Ginger & Nabil Arwadi and
Ashley & Bryon Rice
Bethany & Ben Buchanan and
Sarah & Peter Stuhldreher
Houston Galaxy Fireworks
Elicia & Ryan Hunter, Lindsay Kirkendall, and Brittney White
Junell & Associates, PLLC
Lauren Mills, Paloma Resources
Mel & Eric Turnquist


Missing Persons Wall of Hope Sponsor

Stellar Bank Stacked Logo

Floral Sponsor
HEB Helping Here Logo


Cocktail Hour Sponsor
Tito's Handmade Vodka

Friends of Alice

Donna & George T. Buenik
Amy & Kevin Comiskey
Mignon & Steve Gill
Aysu & Evren Gurpinar
Caroline Mburu,
Massage Diamond
Jordan & Dylan Seff

Photographer Sponsors
VB Attorneys

Centerpiece Sponsor
Blue Leaf Houston

Kick-Off Party Sponsors
The Curated Cellar


Live Auction Sponsor
36 Oaks Retreat




Texas Center for the Missing
2500 Bolsover, Houston, TX 77005
P: 713.599.0235

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