Houston Bar Association e-Bulletin
Monday, March 18, 2019
Bench Bar Pro Bono Award Nominations
Due 5:00 p.m. This Friday, 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. this Friday, March 22. Winners will be recognized in a ceremony on May 8. Click here for eligibility requirements.  Click here for the nomination application.
Habitat Funding -- Only $10,471 to Go!
The HBA wants to continue its tradition of building homes for Houston families in need through Habitat for Humanity. We need your help! A house cannot be built until we reach our $75,000 goal. Contribute today to the Houston Bar Association Campaign at houstonhabitat.org/give/donate  -- check the "Houston Bar Association" box .
HAY Center Committee Needs Donations
for Prom Event
Help the HBA  HAY Center Committee make prom magical for a local foster teen by dropping off your 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.
Help HBA Feed Houston's Hungry This April
The HBA's Food from the Bar Service Day is April 6 from 8:00 a.m. to noon at the Houston Food Bank Portwall Warehouse. Everyone age 6 and up is welcome! Click here to sign up as a volunteer.

Click here to donate to the Food from the Bar campaign through the HBA, now through May 1.
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.
Only a Few Sponsorships Left!
HBA Golf Tournament, April 25
Don't miss this opportunity to network with fellow bar members!  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 to secure your spot before the event is sold out!
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Sign Up for Committees
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All Your HBA News for March
Save the Date for Day of Civility Event
Join the HBA's Celebration of the  Day of Civility in Texas.  
April 26, 2019
Noon
Watch for more information.
Get Tickets Now for Annual Dinner
The HBA Annual Dinner is May 16 at The Houstonian. Click here for tickets.