The Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston hosts its third annual Tapestry Gala on May 3rd 2011 at the Hilton Americas-Houston. The event will celebrate Houston’s great diversity in cultures, ethnicities and faith traditions. Guests will enjoy a fabulous dinner and program along with the evening’s musical entertainment provided by Kenneth Gayle productions. Philamena and Arthur Baird chair the event with Peggy and Bill Barnett and Jan Duncan as honorary chairs. The Honorable Arthur L. Schechter and The Honorable Fred S. Zeidman will both receive the 2011 Tapestry Award. The award recognizes a community leader who has shown remarkable dignity through tangible work for the betterment of Houston and the world. Additionally, a tribute will be given to lifetime board member Rabbi Roy Walter.
Proceeds from the gala benefit Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston, a local non-profit organization that brings people of diverse faith traditions together for dialogue, collaboration and service. The organization provides four main services to the Houston area including Meals on Wheels for Greater Houston, Refugee Resettlement Services, Disaster Preparedness and Interfaith Dialogue. More information can be found at www.imgh.org.