Photographs by Jerry Hayes
On April 1, 750 Austinites joined the Young Women’s Alliance (YWA) and the Young Men’s Business League for the 19th Annual Austin Under 40 Awards at the J.W Marriott. Guests enjoyed a VIP cocktail hour, live entertainment during the ceremony, including comedian Lashonda Lester, followed by dinner and dancing. Local musician Saul Paul was awarded the honor of 2017 Austinite of the Year. The annual gala raises money for Austin Sunshine Camps and the YWA Foundation and is presented thanks to title sponsor, Lexus of Austin and Lexus of Lakeway.
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