One of the Grant-A-Starr Foundation's key fundraising events, the annual Cure for Tomorrow Gala is a special evening and dinner benefiting the advancement of diagnostic testing to save children’s lives. Now in its 3rd year, the Gala will take place on November 10, 2016 with proceeds going directly to research projects for life-saving advancements in diagnostic testing to detect early childhood diseases at Texas Children's Hospital (with Baylor College of Medicine) and Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital (with The University of Texas Health Science Center).
The Gala is generously hosted by the Cordua Family at Artista, their flagship restaurant, located at the Hobby Center for Performing Arts in downtown Houston. Restaurateur Michael Cordúa and Executive Chef David Cordúa, ranked one of the top ten chefs in Texas, of Cordúa Restaurants will be present to announce the menu. ?This year's event will be emceed by Ms. Jacquie Baly, President of BalyProjects LLC and leader in Houston region’s business and policy communities for more than two decades. Also, for the third consecutive year Houston’s leading artist Edgar Medina will paint live at the Gala for auction at the end of the evening. In addition, Dr. Versalovic, M.D., Ph.D.,? from Texas Children's Hospital and Dr. Hasbun M.D., M.P.H.,? from Children’s Memorial Hermann will be in attendance to discuss their research.?