Bacon, Eggs and Literacy

Adult literacy on the plate at Mayor's Literacy Leadership Award Breakfast

Adult literacy on the plate at Mayor's literacy award breakfast

Mayor's Literacy breakfast 5/16 Ellie Francisco, Gina Luna, Mayor Sylvester Turner, Leisa Holland Nelson
Ellie Francisco, Gina Luna, Mayor Sylvester Turner, Leisa Holland Nelson. Photo by Kim Coffman
Mayor's Literacy breakfast 5/16 Neil Bush, Chris Brown
Neil Bush, City Controller Chris Brown. Photo by Kim Coffman
Mayor's Literacy breakfast 5/16 Karen Love Carolyn Rodz
Karen Love, Carolyn Rodz. Photo by Kim Coffman
Mayor's Literacy breakfast 5/16 Yolanda Green, Jerry Davis
Yolanda Green, Jerry Davis. Photo by Kim Coffman
Mayor's Literacy breakfast 5/16 Chree Boydstun, Philamena Baird, Sofia Adrogue
Chree Boydstun, Philamena Baird, Sofia Adrogue. Photo by Kim Coffman
Mayor's Literacy breakfast 5/16 Susan Sarofim, Kelly Krohn
 Susan Sarofim, Kelly Krohn. Photo by Kim Coffman
Mayor's Literacy breakfast 5/16 Ellie Francisco, Gina Luna, Mayor Sylvester Turner, Leisa Holland Nelson
Mayor's Literacy breakfast 5/16 Neil Bush, Chris Brown
Mayor's Literacy breakfast 5/16 Karen Love Carolyn Rodz
Mayor's Literacy breakfast 5/16 Yolanda Green, Jerry Davis
Mayor's Literacy breakfast 5/16 Chree Boydstun, Philamena Baird, Sofia Adrogue
Mayor's Literacy breakfast 5/16 Susan Sarofim, Kelly Krohn

What: Houston Center for Literacy's annual Mayor's Literacy Breakfast.

Where: River Oaks Country Club.

The scoop: For the fifth year Ellie Francisco and Leisa Holland-Nelson chaired the fundraiser, joined this year by Kim and Dan Tutcher as honorary chairs. It was Mayor Sylvester Turner's first time to headline a breakfast event.

Gina Luna, chairman of JP Morgan Chase, Houston Region, was honoree, noted for her efforts as chair of the Greater Houston Partnership in helping establish the partnership’s UpSkill Houston initiative.

Who: Houston Center for Literacy president and CEO Sheri Suarez Foreman, Kenny Friedman, Sarah and Bradley Bracewell, Karen Love, Carolyn Rodz, Cyndy Garza Roberts, Susan Sarofim, Chree Boydston, Yolanda Green, and Bobbie Nau.

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