Article courtesy of The Katy News
The fourth annual Books Alive! Luncheon Fundraiser, sponsored by and held at Bonefish Grill in LaCenterra. Kristin Miller, Program Director of Noyes Fine Arts Foundation Book Bash, emceed the event featuring performances of musical numbers from Books Alive productions and Keynote Speaker, Fatima Donaldson. Donaldson, the Past President of Katy ARTreach and owner of FALA Creative, is a fierce supporter of the arts and spoke eloquently on the Ability of the Arts to Change Lives.
In an effort to recognize individuals and businesses that invest in the growth and excellence of the Katy community, Bonefish Grill introduced the Backbone of Katy Award. This monthly award will be given to community members who have made a difference and recognizes their extraordinary contributions. The inaugural award was presented to Fatima Donaldson at the luncheon. In turn, the award recipient is tasked with identifying and nominating fellow community supporters to receive the next monthly award.
Books Alive! is presented by the Book Bash program under the Noyes Fine Arts Foundation. Public performances are announced at www.nfaf.org. Sponsorship and gifting opportunities allow the program to reach more underserved or children at risk audiences throughout our area. For more information, contact Kristin Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org.