AIDS Foundation Houston’s Dining Out For Life 2017

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AIDS Foundation Houston (AFH), together with event chairs Michael Pearce, Jessica Rossman and Travis Torrence, hosted the annual fundraising event Dining Out for Life, sponsored by Gillman Subaru, on Apr. 27 at restaurants around Houston. The 2017 event drew guests from around the city to support AIDS Foundation Houston’s goal of “Getting to Zero” — Zero new infections. Zero AIDS-related Deaths. Zero Stigma.

The 40 plus Houston-area restaurants that participated in this year’s fundraiser included local favorites like El Tiempo, Reef, Harold’s Restaurant in the Heights and B&B Butchers & Restaurant, along with newly opened restaurants like Krisp Bird & Batter and Starfish. Guests dined out for breakfast, lunch and/or dinner throughout the day with a percentage of sales supporting AIDS Foundation Houston.


Participating restaurants around Houston. For the full list of restaurants, visit


Thursday, April 27, 2017


Event Chairs Michael Pearce, Jessica Rossman and Travis Torrence; AFH Chief Development Officer Melody Patelis; AFH Chief Executive Officer Kelly Young; Radio Personality KG SmoothDebbie and Rudy Festari; Mark Eggleston; former CEO of Continental Airlines Gordon Bethune; Matt Burrus; Edward Sanchez; Eliel Ramirez; Miya Shay; Lois and Brian De Armas; Benjamin Berg; Van Lessig; Laurette Veres; Bryan and Jennifer Caswell; Nick Floescu; Dominique Sachse Floescu; Nealette Douglas; Anika Jackson; and Staci Henderson.


AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc. (AFH), founded in 1982, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that was the first AIDS Service Organization in Texas and remains a national leader in HIV/STD programming. Focusing on preventing new HIV inf

ections, and providing housing and supportive services to those already living with HIV/AIDS, AFH provides care to almost 6,000 men; women and children affected by HIV/AIDS and will educate more than 90,000 people throughout Texas. For more information, please visit


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Melody Patelis, AFH, 713-623-6796 x322,