Houston Bar Association e-Bulletin
Monday, March 11, 2019
Habitat Funding -- Only $11,126 to Go!
"Make a family's dream come true for the 22nd time. In 1998, the Houston Bar Association partnered with Habitat for Humanity to provide safe, affordable housing for hardworking Houston families. Since then, 21 families have been served, we have raised over $1.25 million in monetary donations, and thousands of Houstonians have volunteered.  
Please join us in this year's campaign!"
- Ryan Wooten,
HBA Habitat for Humanity Committee Co-Chair

Contribute today to the Houston Bar Association Campaign at houstonhabitat.org/give/donate -- check the "Houston Bar Association" box.
Bench Bar Pro Bono Award Nominations
Due March 22
The Bench Bar Pro Bono Awards Committee is accepting nominations for the 2019 Bench Bar Pro Bono Awards.  The deadline to submit nominations is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 22. Winners will be recognized in a ceremony on May 8. Click here for eligibility requirements.  Click here for the nomination application.
HAY Center Committee Needs Donations
for Prom Event
Help the HBA  HAY Center Committee prepare for this event by dropping off your tax-deductible donated items  at the HAY Center reception desk  no later than Monday, March 25.

The need is currently greatest for new perfume & cologne, evening bags, men's dress belts and socks (all sizes, dark colors, new socks only), and gift cards to Ross, TJMaxx, Marshalls and chain restaurants with Houston locations ($25). Click here for more.
Learn 12 Principles from Linda Addison, April 9
HBA Gender Fairness Committee invites you to a networking lunch, "Linda Addison's 12 Principles for Life and Law Practice." Tuesday, April 9, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Fulbright Conference Center. Click here to register for free.
Volunteer with Special Olympics Athletes,
April 13
The Special Olympics Texas Area 4 Tennis Tournament is Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the Homer Ford Tennis Center. Click here to sign up as a volunteer at the event during either the 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. or 12:30 - 5:00 p.m. shift.
Join Us at Wildcat Golf Club on April 25
Register today at $150 per player (50% off for judges!) for the 71st Annual HBA Golf Tournament, Thursday, April 25 at Wildcat Golf Club. Lunch and check-in begin at 11:00 a.m., with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. Proceeds go to the Houston Bar Foundation. Contact Diane Cervenka at dianec@hba.org or (713) 759-1133 with sponsorship inquiries.
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All Your HBA News for March
Thanks & Congrats...
Thank you to the Galveston Bar Association for recruiting volunteers for the March 9th Veterans Legal Advice Clinic at the Galveston VA Outpatient Clinic. Special thanks to volunteer attorneys Felicia Alexander, John Eckel, Max Fin, Matt Jones, Jeff Kilgore, Tot Kim Le, Rick Rousseau and Lisa Windsor.
HBA Member Benefit
HBA members will save 25% on full-price purchases from Brooks Brothers online, by phone and in retail stores on Wednesday, March 13, using the HBA Corporate ID#10784 and PIN#77970.
Save the Date for Day of Civility Event
Join the HBA's Celebration of the  Day of Civility in Texas.  
April 26, 2019
Watch for more information.
Save the Date for Annual Dinner
The HBA Annual Dinner is May 16 at The Houstonian. Watch for more information.