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Supermarket chain honored for "Making a Difference" in Houston's East End

Supermarket chain honored for "Making a Difference" in East End

Philamena and Arthur Baird, left, with Cyndy Garza Roberts at the El Centro de Corazon luncheon March 2015
Luncheon chairs Philamena and Arthur Baird, left, with Cyndy Garza Roberts. Photo by © Daniel Oritz
Gwen Emmett, left, with Joel and Margaret Shannon at the El Centro de Corazon luncheon March 2015
Gwen Emmett, left, with Joel and Margaret Shannon. Photo by © Daniel Oritz
Mary Ann McKeithan, from left, with Julie and Marc Boom at the El Centro de Corazon luncheon March 2015
Mary Ann McKeithan, left, with Drs. Julie and Marc Boom. Photo by © Daniel Oritz
Vicky Illane, left, and Lacey Salas at the El Centro de Corazon luncheon March 2015
Vicky Illane, left, and Lacey Salas. Photo by Daniel Ortiz
Gloria Bounds, left, and Frances Dyess at the El Centro de Corazon luncheon March 2015
Gloria Bounds, left, and Frances Dyess. Photo by © Daniel Oritz
Leisa Holland Nelson, left, and Leila Perrin at the El Centro de Corazon luncheon March 2015
Leisa Holland Nelson, left, and Leila Perrin. Photo by © Daniel Oritz
Julia Andrieni, left, and Cathy Easter at the El Centro de Corazon luncheon March 2015
Julia Andrieni, left, and Cathy Easter. Photo by © Daniel Oritz
Beckie Mir, from left, Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch, Gasper Mir and Marcie Mir at the El Centro de Corazon luncheon March 2015
Beckie Mir, from left, Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch, Gasper Mir and Marcie Mir. Photo by © Daniel Oritz
Danielle Ellis, left, and Barbara Van Postman at the El Centro de Corazon luncheon March 2015
Danielle Ellis, left, and Barbara Van Postman. Photo by © Daniel Oritz
Erlinda Quintanilla, from left, John Hernandez and Winell Herron at the El Centro de Corazon luncheon March 2015
Erlinda Quintanilla, from left, John Hernandez and Winell Herron. Photo by © Daniel Oritz
Philamena and Arthur Baird, left, with Cyndy Garza Roberts at the El Centro de Corazon luncheon March 2015
Gwen Emmett, left, with Joel and Margaret Shannon at the El Centro de Corazon luncheon March 2015
Mary Ann McKeithan, from left, with Julie and Marc Boom at the El Centro de Corazon luncheon March 2015
Vicky Illane, left, and Lacey Salas at the El Centro de Corazon luncheon March 2015
Gloria Bounds, left, and Frances Dyess at the El Centro de Corazon luncheon March 2015
Leisa Holland Nelson, left, and Leila Perrin at the El Centro de Corazon luncheon March 2015
Julia Andrieni, left, and Cathy Easter at the El Centro de Corazon luncheon March 2015
Beckie Mir, from left, Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch, Gasper Mir and Marcie Mir at the El Centro de Corazon luncheon March 2015
Danielle Ellis, left, and Barbara Van Postman at the El Centro de Corazon luncheon March 2015
Erlinda Quintanilla, from left, John Hernandez and Winell Herron at the El Centro de Corazon luncheon March 2015

What: El Centro de Corazón "Making a Difference" luncheon.

Where: Hilton Americas-Houston.

The 411: Philamena and Arthur Baird chaired the fundraiser that honored H-E-B for its community leadership and specifically for its support of El Centro de Corazón, a non-profit that provides health care services in Houston's East End. Taking the lead as honorary chairs were Margaret and Joel Shannon along with Harris County Judge Ed Emmett and wife Gwen Emmett.

The program included comments by El Centro CEO Marcie Mir and a testimonial on the value of the non-profit given by Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch

Who:  Winell Herron and Cyndy Garza Roberts of H-E-B, Beckie and Gasper Mir, Regina Rogers, John Hernandez, Houston Methodist's Drs. Julie and Marc Boom, Leisa Holland-Nelson, Leila Perrin and Ken Janda.