The Keynote speaker for the event will be Virginia Van Steenberg. Steenberg is the niece of the founder of the Helotes Historical Society and the Echo—Ms. Lucy Perkins Brown. Steenberg is known for her dedication to preserving historical buildings and sites within San Antonio. Two of the most notable cites include the Fairmount Hotel and the Majestic Theatre.
Steenberg will share her memories of the Society’s Founder, the town of Helotes, and her own efforts in conservation.
The event will begin with a wine tasting, and social. Dinner is scheduled to begin at 7:30 and a live auction will be held from 9pm until 10pm.
Tickets are available for purchase by calling 210.695.5328 or log onto the Soiciety’s website www.historicalsocietyofhelotes.org. If you select the Gala tab there is a way to purchase tickets on the website. Tickets for members $40 each, nonmembers $50 each. Seating is limited and there are only a few seats left, so hurry to secure your reservations.
The Gala starts at 6:30pm and will end at 10:30pm.