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Keynote speaker Roger Clemens pitches support to education at Education Foundation of Harris County luncheon Oct. 23

‘Pitch In for Our Children and Teachers’ features sports memorabilia auction

Join Keynote Speaker Roger Clemens for lunch at the Pitch In for Our Children and Teachers benefit on Oct. 23 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Hilton Americas, 1600 Lamar, in Houston, Texas. A live auction features sports memorabilia donated and autographed by the famed former Houston Astros pitcher.

The luncheon hosted by the Education Foundation of Harris County (EFHC) funds innovative education initiatives for students in greater Harris County. At the breakfast, the Foundation spotlights chemistry, physics and autonomous robotics initiatives that support teachers to excite and motivate young learners.

“Clemens is a proud product of our local public schools and will share anecdotes from his childhood school days along with aspirations for the future of our community,” EFHC President and CEO Douglas Kleiner said.

Honorary chair for the event is former President George H.W. Bush. Hosts include Arthur and Philamena Baird; Jim and Franci Crane; Harris County Judge Ed Emmett and wife Gwen; Larry and Susan Kellner; Bob and Janice McNair; Mark and Sally Russ; Dan and Lori Wolterman; and Fred and Kay Zeidman.

To sponsor and attend the luncheon and to view auction items, go to or email Sasha Crabtrey, .


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