Archive | Past Events

Halo House Grand Opening

Halo House’s Grand Opening of the new 42,500 square foot facility took place May 15, 2019 with approximately 200 people in attendance.  In addition to hearing from founders Dr. Nathan Fowler and Kathleen Fowler, guest speakers included notables Dr. Peter Pisters (President, MD Anderson Cancer Center), Michael Morgan (Chairman & CEO of Morgan Group), Amy […]

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Checkmates Feb 2019 lighter

2nd Annual Checkmates Concert

Congratulations to our friend Dr. Jim Allison who was recently awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize for Medicine! Jim appeared live in concert on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at the Firehouse Saloon with the Checkmates, jamming out on vocals and blues harp with fellow band members Dr. Greg Lizee (drums), Dr. Anthony Lucci (guitar), Adela Justice (bass), […]

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1st Annual Checkmates Benefit Concert

On Saturday, March 31st the Checkmates put on a performance to remember and raised $55,000 for Halo House. It was a packed house, with over 300 attendees and MD Anderson Cancer Center President Dr. Peter Pisters even got up on stage and did a song with the band. This unique band of MDA doctors and […]

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Halo House hosted its first 5K

              Halo House hosted its first 5K on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 7:30 am with nearly 500 participants! We were fortunate the course was, appropriately, in the Texas Medical Center area, starting near MD Anderson. Our special thanks to Linda, Jo-Lynne, Sharyl, Julie, and the whole team of SPG Ladies who brought in over $30,000 in sponsorships […]

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2014 Food Fight Against Cancer

2nd Annual Food Fight Against Cancer a Delicious Success On Sunday, November 16, “foodies” around Houston united to taste unique creations from some of Houston’s top restaurants.  Sparrow Bar & Cookshop, Uchi (2014 winner), Sorrel Urban Bistro, Triniti, Radical Eats (2013 winner), Pondicheri & Indika came together to offer samples of mouth-watering creations prepared specially for this event. Proceeds will be […]

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2014 Houston Stars: Dancing for a Cause

A Good Time for A Good Cause: 2014 Halo House Gala    [wp_cycle] The most fun gala in Houston was held on Saturday, November 1 at Bayou City Event Center to a full house of over 500 guests. The silent auction and cocktail reception began at 6:15 pm with about 150 silent auction items including original works of […]

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Hearts for Halo – Valentine’s Dinner

“Hearts for Halo” Dinner:  February 10, 2014 Excitement was in the air at the first annual “Hearts for Halo” dinner, generously sponsored by Ray Salti and Sorrel Urban Bistro. Award-winning cuisine was combined with plenty of Houston’s very special people for an fun evening with all proceeds benefiting Halo House. Thank you Ray Salti, owner of Sorrel Urban […]

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St. Thomas Celts vs. Wiley College Basketball Game

St. Thomas Celts vs. Wiley College Basketball Game: February 8, 2014 Game on!    The University of St. Thomas Women’s basketball team in Houston dedicated their February 8th game to Halo House, and generously donated all the proceeds from ticket, concession, and silent auction sales to Halo House. Many thanks to Coach Mike Ricks and the team of beautiful St. […]

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