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Festooned Fashionistas Attend Festive Fundraiser

By Jonathan Spindel    Photography by Greg Harrison

THE SCENE: Over 500 of San Antonians donned their finest luncheon attire and fabulous hats to support the 15th annual Le Brunch des Chapeaux benefitting the Autism Community Network on the grounds of The Argyle. The event featured a style show by Julian Gold showcasing spring and summer fashions. Cloche Designs was engaged to help with the event décor including a stunning display of hats crafted from fresh flowers and flanked by champagne towers at the event entrance.

THE VIBE: Guest speaker, Elaine Turner, whose candor, humility, honesty and style made for a memorable keynote address to the sold-out audience. The event co-chairs and committee paid tribute to the founding co-chairs, who were in attendance as well as the staff and board of Autism Community Network.

Television personality and philanthropist Tanji Patton emceed the event and announced Best Hat recipients who each received a custom piece of Carroll Dorsey Walker jewelry. The raffle winners were awarded gift certificates from Shetler Fine Jewelry, Kelly Wade Jewelers, Julian Gold or Lee Michaels, along with a silent auction featuring exquisite trips and shopping excursions. Guests left with complimentary Nest candles benefiting Autism Awareness graciously donated by Worth &Associates and Julian Gold.

THE CAUSE: Event co-chairs Camille Mandigo and Katherine Gainey helmed raising over $200,000 for the organization, more than double the proceeds raised in the previous year. Autism Community Network provides early, high quality, interdisciplinary diagnosis and treatment for autism service providers and families affected by autism.