20 Years Strong Celebration

Join us as we celebrate 20 years of YES Prep in the Houston community and honor our founder, Chris Barbic!

Join us as we celebrate 20 years of YES Prep in the Houston community and honor our founder, Chris Barbic!

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Honorary Chairs, Laura and John Arnold 
Event Chairs, Lori and Chip Johnson
Honoree, Chris Barbic, Founder of YES Prep

Founders’ Dinner
Thursday, November 16
The Home of Laura and John Arnold
2950 Lazy Lane

Cocktails 6:30 p.m.
Dinner 7:30 p.m.
Cocktails and dinner followed by a fireside interview with guest speaker, Lant Pritchett and a toast to YES Prep and Chris Barbic

Dinner will feature distinguished development economist, Lant Pritchett, as guest speaker. Lant Pritchett is currently a professor of the Practice of International Development and Faculty Chair of the Masters in Public Policy in International Development program at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and Public Policy. He is one of the world’s preeminent thought leaders in economic development.
Cocktail attire

Valet parking. Please give your name at the gate when you enter

Legacy Luncheon
Friday, November 17
The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts
800 Bagby Street

Doors Open 11:15 a.m. and registration will be from 11:30-11:45 a.m.
Lunch and program will begin sharply at 12:00 p.m. to ensure we can send you on your way at 1:00 p.m.

Business attire

Hurricane Harvey had a significant impact on downtown parking, please consider the Uber option if you will be coming from an area close to downtown. If you would like to Uber to the Hobby Center, $10 Uber voucher are available with promo code e4eiaeu to the event. You can also use the code YESPREP17 for 30% off 2 rides or up to $5 each to or from the Hobby Center.
Complimentary self-parking available. Valet Parking for $13.

Questions about the events? Contact Bridget Melancon Hoffman at 713-967-9177 or Bridget.hoffman@yesprep.org   

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sponsor level

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Mickey Barrett 
Janet Clark 
Jennifer and Benjamin Fink
Claire and Joe Greenberg 
Debra and Mark Gregg 
Sippi and Ajay Khurana
Madeline and Drew Masterson 
Devin and Ryan McCord 
Laurie and Reed Morian
Josephine and Richard Smith 
Eliza and Stuart Stedman  
Carolyn and Garry Tanner
Ann and Richard Vaughan
Linda and Steven Webster
Constance White