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KPRC's Mary Benton to Host Excalibur Gala

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KPRC’s Mary Benton Will Emcee PRSA Houston's Excalibur Gala
Purchase tickets by May 30 for a special discount


PRSA Houston is pleased to announce that KPRC’s Mary Benton will serve as Mistress of Ceremonies for the Excalibur Awards Gala June 23 at the Intercontinental Hotel. The excitement is building with less than a month to go before we recognize the brightest PR stars in "Houstonwood!"


A special discount offer to purchase company tables and tickets expires May 30. Ticket prices at start at $250 and table packages at $1,100. Click here or contact Ed Davis for more information.

Among the Special Awards to be handed out this year, include:


  • Barbara Langham, PhD, APR - Legacy Award
  • Bob Hale, President and CEO, Houston Association of REALTORS - CEO Communicator of the Year

Gala Details

Date:           Thursday, June 23, 2011

Time:           6 p.m. - Silent Auction* and Cocktail Reception
7 p.m. - Dinner and Awards Gala

Location:      Intercontinental Hotel Houston Near the Galleria
2222 West Loop South, Houston, TX 77027
Valet parking is $12 and self parking is $5

Dress:           Cocktail attire

Silent Auction
In addition to the Gala, a Silent Auction will be held to support the Public Relations Foundation of Houston (PRFH). PRFH annually awards a $3,000 scholarship to a Houston-area PR/communications student. The auction will feature an array of must-have items, including:


  • A 30' x 40' abstract painting by Taft McWhorter valued at $1500
  • Two round-trip Southwest Airlines tickets
  • Citywide Family Membership - YMCA
  • Ten passes to Johnson Space Center
  • and many more…

So come on out, bid and know your purchase will support our future PR stars like UH student, and 2011 PRFH scholarship recipient, Maegan Clemons.


Award Reprints

Do you have multiple team members that would like copies of the awards you won? If so, we will be offering a 50% discount on the night of the Gala for award reprints (both framed and unframed).


Framed - $30 (regularly $60)

Unframed - $7.50 (regularly $15)


PLEASE NOTE: We are using a special paper this year to print the award certificates, and you will not be able to make copies or scan the originals.


Award Binders

Award binders will be available for pick-up at the Excalibur Awards Gala and the July 6 and August 3 luncheons. After August 3, unclaimed award binders will be destroyed.

Thanks to our presenting sponsor...

..and to all other sponsors for your generosity:







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