Party Watch: Reel Awards
Published in: The Houston Chronicle
August 17, 2006
By: SHELBY HODGE

 


Who: Chandra Wilson, left, and Melanie Lawson.

Where & what: At the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, where Wilson was honored for her success in ABC's Grey's Anatomy at the 2006 Reel Stars of Texas Awards afternoon sponsored by the Houston chapter of Women in Film & Television.

Misc.: As part of the onstage program, Channel 13 news anchor Lawson and film director Rob McKinnon interviewed Wilson and her Grey's Anatomy co-star Isaiah Washington, who was also honored.

Who: Phil Sowa, left, and Isaiah Washington.

Where & what: At the WIFT event at which Sowa, Park Plaza Hospital and Medical Center CEO, welcomed 225 guests to the pre-awards champagne reception sponsored by Park Plaza.

Misc.: In the crowd were Lura Lee Sowa, Park Plaza board members Carol Vance and Ty Sponsel, plus Dr. Victoria Alexander, Dr. Mark McBath, and Maria Todd. Focal point of the reception a towering cake in the shape of a hospital complete with Park Plaza logo, landscaping and helipad, created by Who Made the Cake!