Tickets on Sale for Salute to Retail

An all-star lineup will participate in the Fifth Merchandising Star Awards – “A Salute to Retail” this fall. The biennial luncheon, to be held October 16 at River Oaks Country Club, raises funds for student scholarships and a program endowment in the College’s Retailing and Consumer Science program.

Supporters of the retail community in Houston to be honored this fall are:

  • Silver Eagle Distributors
  • Tootsies
  • CultureMap

Platinum level sponsors for the event are H-E-B and Silver Eagle Distributors. H-E-B has supported the Star Awards since its inception since 2004, and Silver Eagle is also continuing their philanthropy at the university and in the Houston community.

Table sponsorships are currently available and begin at $2,500 for a table of 10. Individual tickets are available for $150. For more information or to reserve tickets or a table, contact Lisa Burns at

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