Literacy Council of Fort Bend County 8th Annual Reading Between the Wines

Henry Winkler.

The 8th annual Reading Between the Wines, presented by the Fred & Mabel R. Parks Foundation supporting The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County, will be Friday, March 27th beginning at 7 pm at Safari Texas Ranch in the Infinity Ballroom.  This year’s featured author is Henry Winkler. Reading Between the Wines is co-chaired by Camille Brewer and Rebecca Deurlein, and Literacy Council Board Chair Jeff Tallas will serve as emcee.

The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County is honored to recognize Arlene and Len Rolsen as this year’s honorees. The Rolsen’s have selflessly given their time and resources to many organizations in Fort Bend County for over 20 years.

Sponsors to date include: Presenting Sponsor: The Fred and Mabel R. Parks Foundation, Richard and Paula Ruskan Foundation, Allegiance Bank Stafford, Comcast, Friend of Literacy, Tax Tech, Inc., Tami Grubb/Linda and Hugh Tucker, University of Houston, Allen Boone Humphries Robinson LLP, CenterPoint Energy, Bill and Michelle Hickl, Gena and Paul Horak, Arlene and Len Rolsen, Debbie and Bill Schwer, Exchange Club of Sugar Land, Jake Messinger/Adjecta Technologies, Rice & Gardner Consultants, Inc., Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey PC, Kelly and Jerry Siler, Tallas Insurance and Financial Services, Terri and Steve Smith, Teenager Success 101 – Jeff and Rebecca Deurlein, The Miles Family, Classic Chevrolet Sugar Land, Virginia and Robert Douds, Exchange Club of Fort Bend County I, Exchange Club of Fort Bend County II,  Fleur de Reads, Friends Who Love to Read, Ann Smith/Pamela Printing, Greg and Karla Vesey, Hot Topics Book Club I, Hot Topics Book Club II, Kris Cobb and Marco Lloyd, Table of Contents, We Wine So Hard,  Amegy Bank, David and Brenda Bowman, Carpenter & Carpenter, P.C., Barbara Lee Cochran, Realtor, Bob and Pat Hebert, David and Grayle James, Knox Cox and Company, LLP, Steve and Kelli Metzenthin.

Sponsorship opportunities are available and range from $500 to $5,000,  and they include naming rights on various items, reserved seating, the opportunity to meet Henry Winkler and other local authors, and much more!  Individual reservations are $125 and include live music, wine, a “restaurant stroll” featuring tastes from Brandani’s Restaurant and Wine Bar, Blockhouse Coffee, Ol‘RailRoad Café, Raising Cane’s Sugar Land and The Rouxpour Restaurant and Bar.

Book Clubs have the opportunity to attend at a Special Book Club rate of $1000 for a table of ten guests.

For more information about Reading Between the Wines or The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County, contact Events Coordinator Alexandra Sanchez at or 281-240-8181.

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