A Job Well Done

Celebration of Families luncheon sings praises of longtime CEO as she retires

Celebration of Families luncheon sings praises of longtime CEO

Family Houston, March 2016, Helen Vollmer, Nyla K. Woods and Charly Weldon
Helen Vollmer, Nyla K. Woods, Charly Weldon. Photo by Kim Coffman
Family Houston, March 2016, Jennifer Gravenor
Jennifer Gravenor. Photo by Kim Coffman
Family Houston, March 2016, Stephen Costello, Debbie Costello
Steve Costello, Debbie Costello. Photo by Kim Coffman
Family Houston, March 2016, Rev. Anthony McClendon, Cheryl McClendon
Rev. Anthony McClendon, Cheryl McClendon. Photo by Kim Coffman
Family Houston, March 2016, Patti Abshire, David Ruiz, Charly Weldon
Patti Abshire, David Ruiz, Charly Weldon. Photo by Kim Coffman
Family Houston, March 2016, Carrie Miller, Carol Beck
Carrie Miller, Carol Beck. Photo by Kim Coffman
Family Houston, March 2016, David Wuthrich, Tara Wuthrich, Penny Butler, Helen Vollmer
Tara Wuthrich, David Wuthrich, Penny Butler, Helen Vollmer. Photo by Kim Coffman
Celebration of Families, March 2016, Steve Mach, Joella Mach
Steve Mach, Joella Mach. Photo by Kim Coffman
Family Houston, March 2016, Daniel Woods, Nyla K. Woods
Daniel Woods, Nyla K. Woods. Photo by Kim Coffman
FAmily Houston, March 2016, Linda O'Black, Cynthia Briggs, Anna Babin, Martha Voss, Wendel Skolaski
Linda O'Black, Cynthia Briggs, Anna Babin, Martha Voss, Wendel Skolaski. Photo by Kim Coffman
Family Houston, March 2016, Helen Vollmer, Nyla K. Woods and Charly Weldon
Family Houston, March 2016, Jennifer Gravenor
Family Houston, March 2016, Stephen Costello, Debbie Costello
Family Houston, March 2016, Rev. Anthony McClendon, Cheryl McClendon
Family Houston, March 2016, Patti Abshire, David Ruiz, Charly Weldon
Family Houston, March 2016, Carrie Miller, Carol Beck
Family Houston, March 2016, David Wuthrich, Tara Wuthrich, Penny Butler, Helen Vollmer
Celebration of Families, March 2016, Steve Mach, Joella Mach
Family Houston, March 2016, Daniel Woods, Nyla K. Woods
FAmily Houston, March 2016, Linda O'Black, Cynthia Briggs, Anna Babin, Martha Voss, Wendel Skolaski

What: Family Houston's annual "Celebration of Families" luncheon.

Where: River Oaks Country Club.

The scoop: After 24 years with Family Houston (formerly Family Services of Greater Houston), CEO Nyla K. Woods celebrated her retirement as luncheon honoree. Singing her praises for a remarkable service career were United Way of Greater Houston CEO Anna Babin and NextOp executive director John Boerstler. Luncheon chair and Family Houston board member Jennifer Gravenor presented Woods with a proclamation declaring it Nyla Woods Day in Houston.

Family Houston board member Locke Bryan introduced new Family Houston leadership — executive chairman Helen Vollmer and CEO Charly Weldon.

Who: Emcee Tom Koch of KTRK Channel 13, Debbie and Steve Costello, Joella and Steve Mach, Carol Beck, Tara and David Wuthrich, Penny Butler, David Ruiz, Cheryl and the Rev. Anthony McClendon, and Wendel Skolaski.

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