When one of our Kinder Foundation team members took a moment to admire the view outside her office, she was lucky enough to capture this awesome photo of a unique visitor doing the same!
Last week, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston held a lovely dinner event recognizing Kinder Foundation Chairman Rich Kinder for his nine years as their Chairman of the Board of Trustees and his new role of Life Trustee. The Kinder Foundation team was pleased to share in this special evening of celebration.
If your perfect weekend involves a little time spent on the water fishing or kayaking, check out the plans for Willow Waterhole Greenway's upcoming pier project. ADA compliant with multiple purposes for education and recreation, the pier is certain to be an exciting addition to this beautifully evolving green space.
It was wonderful to be back in person among notable community leaders for the 2022 Kinder Institute Annual Luncheon last week. The event served as a recognition and retirement celebration for Dr. Stephen Klineberg and his years of impactful research, as well as an opportunity to honor Dr. Anne S. Chao for her work to champion diversity in Houston.
Kinder Foundation's four-legged family member, Bella, was out and about enjoying some sunshine and rolling-in-the-grass time in one of the local green spaces. What could be better (or cuter!)
On April 30th, the community was invited to learn more about and celebrate the recently announced renovation efforts being planned for the historic Eldorado Ballroom. Project Row Houses was the host of the day's festivities, which included remarks and a construction update from project partners, followed by the unveiling of a work by artist Tierney Malone, celebrating the history and legacy of jazz in Third Ward and at the Eldorado Ballroom. An exciting day that the Kinder Foundation was delighted to be a part of!
Kinder Foundation team members have been busy with events in the last few weeks, including Bayou Preservation Association's wonder-ful gala! On location at Houston Botanic Garden, and with a whimsical Alice In Wonderland theme woven throughout, it was an incredible evening in support of the association's mission: to Celebrate, Protect and Restore the natural richness of all our bayous and streams. A delightful evening for a vital cause - glad we could be there!
Kinder Foundation team members were happy to be on hand for the recent KIPP Texas Public Schools 2022 Houston Dinner. Standing for Knowledge Is Power Program, KIPP strives to "create joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose." The evening's highlights included a keynote address by Dr. Ruth J. Simmons and the opportunity to celebrate this growing program in education.
The stage is set for a memorable evening on May 5 with the return of Glow in the Glades. An important fundraiser for Memorial Park Conservancy, Glow in the Glades pairs great food and live music for the perfect summer night experience. Visit their website for more information and ticketing details.
From an unassuming flood retention project to a dynamic park and recreation space, this write up from Houston Chronicle on the evolution of Willow Waterhole Greenway is a must read! The article includes plenty of stunning images, as well as details on future plans for the greenspace's 291 acres.
How fun is this? Mark those calendars now for Park's kite festival, taking place Sunday, March 27. Free to attend and promises to be a sight to see!