Asia Society’s Tiger Ball 2016: Contemporary Korea Official Launch

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HOUSTON: One of Houston’s most anticipated social events officially kicked into high gear, Thursday (November 19) evening. Asia Society Texas Center’s grand patron Nancy C. Allen, welcomed nearly 200 guests into her stunningly beautiful Galleria area home for Tiger Ball 2016’s kickoff party. It was standing room only as the illustrious guests of patrons, business, cultural and political leaders extended into Allen’s serene, tree-lined backyard.

Among the notable attendees were gala honoree Eddie Allen III, his lovely wife Chinhui Juhn was away on business. Also present, Sushila and Durga Agrawal, Joni Baird, Bonna Kol (Asia Society Texas Center’s Executive Director), Kathy and Martyn Goossen, Sylvia and Gordon Quan, Gigi and Timothy K. Seo, Sue and Randy Sim, and gala co-chairs Lou Ann and Alexander C. Chae and Susan and Michael K. Jhin.

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Tiger Ball is Asia Society Texas Center’s biggest annual fundraiser. Tiger Ball 2016 will celebrate Korea’s rich history and vibrant culture and will unfold Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at Asia Society Texas Center (1370 Southmore Boulevard) located in the heart of Houston’s Museum’s District.

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About Asia Society Texas Center
With 11 locations throughout the world, Asia Society is the leading educational organization promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among the peoples, leaders, and institutions of Asia and the United States. Asia Society Texas Center executes the global mission with a local focus, enriching and engaging the vast diversity of Houston through innovative, relevant programs in arts and culture, business and policy, education, and community outreach.