August 16, 2013

Greater Houston Service Awards Finalists



Friday, May 13, 2016 – 11:30 AM – Union Station, Minute Maid Park


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2016 Impact Award Recipient and Keynote Address:

Dr. Carolyn Farb


2016 Finalists

[section_heading]Animal Related[/section_heading]

Fiona Layfield

Houston Zoo

James Roach

Citizens for Animal Protection

Pamela Caballero

Houston SPCA


[section_heading]Arts & Culture[/section_heading]

Judy Nyquist

Discovery Green Conservancy

Art Deleon

Multicultural Education and Counseling

through the Arts

Theresa Mallett

Society for the Performing Arts


[section_heading]Basic NeedsĀ & Health[/section_heading]

Laura Cowling

The Periwinkle Foundation

JJ Watt

Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

Kimberly Robinson, Marty Chapman,

& Lona Wong

Bayou City Blessings in a Backpack


[section_heading]Community, Civic, & Neighborhood Improvement[/section_heading]

Roland Cotton

Local Initiatives Support Corp

Loloy Reyes

Philippine-American Chamber of


Gary Nakamura

Japanese American Citizens League

Houston Chapter


[section_heading]Disaster Preparedness & Relief[/section_heading]

Jenelle Garner, Holly Davies, & Amy Goldstein

United Orthodox Synagogues of Houston

Julane Knobil

American Red Cross

Louis Wu

American Red Cross



Kendra Franklin

Almighty Ministries, Inc.

Jo Blackburn

Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council

Steve McCarthy

Literacy Advance of Houston


[section_heading]Environment & Conservation[/section_heading]

John Stacy

Bayou Land Conservancy & The Mercer


Dick & Lisa McGonigle

Galveston Bay Foundation

Christopher Browne

Bayou Preservation Association


[section_heading]Military & Veterans[/section_heading]

Ashley French

Honor Flight Houston

Arnold Van Ek

American Red Cross

John Boerstler

Combined Arms


[section_heading]Coporate Volunteer Program of the Year[/section_heading]

Group 1 Auto

Kids’ Meals

Houston Rockets

Ronald McDonald House Houston

Houston Astros

Sunshine Kids Foundation

Constellation Energy

Neighborhood Centers Inc.


[section_heading]Philanthropic Volunteer of the Year[/section_heading]

Marilyn Mogas

Ronald McDonald House Houston

Forrest Wynn

Vita-Living, Inc.

Laurie Gutierrez

The Parish School

Marcus Luttrell

PX3 Foundation

Guy Harrison

Aurora Picture Show


[section_heading]Lifetime Achievement[/section_heading]

Bette Ann Stead

The Women’s Home

Pat Rosenberg

Communities In Schools of Houston

Roslyn Metchis

Literacy Advance of Houston


Congratulations to all of the finalists and organizations!


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