Lubbock's Little Black Dress

WHAT: The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health (LWBIWH) will host Lubbock’s Little Black Dress, the institute’s inaugural fundraising event for fashionable Hub City couples featuring dresses, drinks and desserts.

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Thursday (Aug. 30)

WHERE: Overton Hotel & Conference Center, 2322 Mac Davis Lane

EVENT: The event will include a presentation by Neiman Marcus President and CEO Karen W. Katz titled, “Neiman Marcus: Past, Present and Future.” The Neiman Marcus Group Inc. is recognized as the premier retailer of luxury and fashion merchandise in the U.S. Founded in 1907 in Dallas, the company is known for its commitment to merchandising excellence and customer service.

Katz will be accompanied by distinguished former Red Raider James E. Skinner, executive vice president, chief operating officer and chief financial officer of The Neiman Marcus Group Inc. Skinner earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Texas Tech University in 1974.

Because differences matter, the LWBIWH improves the lives of women and girls through research supporting scientific discoveries unique to women’s health and gender differences, education advancing the knowledge of health care professionals through evidence-based resources and outreach connecting with communities for healthier lives. For more information about the LWBIWH, call (806) 356-4617 or visit www.laurabushinstitute.org.

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