SOURCE: Houston Baptist University

Houston Baptist University

August 31, 2009 09:24 ET

The College of Continuing Studies at HBU Hosts First Fundraiser: "The Tea & Fashion Show" on September 29

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - August 31, 2009) - This fall, tea-time becomes fashion-time. The College of Continuing Studies (CCS) at Houston Baptist University (HBU) hits the runway with its first annual fundraiser -- "The Mother, Daughter, Sister, Friend Tea & Fashion Show" on Tuesday, September 29, 2009. "The Tea & Fashion Show" will kick-off the college's first fall semester. This glorious affair will benefit the college to ensure a successful year of offering the Houston community top-quality, life enriching, continuing studies programs.

Featured at "The Tea & Fashion Show" will be the fall and winter collection of the Gayla Bentley Fashion Design Group. The models include twenty friends of HBU who will bring to the runway the look of real women wearing real clothes. The college expresses gratitude to the following sponsors for its first fundraiser:

-- Annie Cater and Associates

-- Bistro on the Square

-- Directory One Website Marketing

-- Gayla Bentley Fashion Design Group

-- InTown MinuteMan Press

-- Karen Banks with Mary Kay

-- Tea in Texas

-- Visible Changes

"This has been a wonderful collaboration between friends of HBU and our generous sponsors," said Ritamarie Tauer, Dean of the College of Continuing Studies. "We look forward to welcoming guests to our campus for an enjoyable afternoon and worthy fundraising opportunity for the university."

"The Tea & Fashion Show" will take place at Houston Baptist University McNair Hall inside the Morris Cultural Arts Center from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 29. At last, a benefit that is fashionable, fun, and flavorful! Tickets for "The Tea & Fashion Show" may be purchased online at or please call (281)-649-3700. Explore a new culture. Step into a new routine. And... find a new you.

About the College of Continuing Studies at HBU

Houston Baptist University has delivered quality Christian education for nearly 50 years, and through the College of Continuing Studies it is now able to serve the general public with non-academic courses. The CCS has quickly risen to be a leading provider of continuing education in the Houston community.

The College of Continuing Studies, comprised of Christian instructors and staff, delivers excellence in lifelong learning through relevant and effective classes and programs that enable our students to achieve academic, personal and professional goals.

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