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Crime Stoppers salutes heroes who make Houston a safer place to live and work

Crime Stoppers salutes heroes who make Houston a safer place to live

Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Rania Mankarious, Chuck Norris, Gena Norris
Rania Mankarious, from left, and Chuck and Gena Norris. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Chuck Beckman, Scott McClelland, Harlan Hooks
Chuck Beckman, from left, keynote speaker Scott McClelland and Harlan Hooks. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Robert Gallegos, Chip Coross, Leila Perrin
City councilman Robert Gallegos, from left, Chip Coross and Leila Perrin. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Tama Lundquist, Tena Lundquist Faust
Tama Lundquist, left, and Tena Lundquist Faust.  Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Charles A. McClelland, Jr., Rania Mankarious
Houston Police Department Chief of Police Charles A. McClelland, Jr. and Rania Mankarious. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Sidney Evans, Ron Hickman
Sidney Evans, left, and Harris County Sherriff Ron Hickman. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Natalie Ariz, Lindsay Aronstein
Natalie Ariz, left, and Lindsay Aronstein. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Clay Hoster, Louis Pelz
Clay Hoster, left, and Louis Pelz. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Andy Kahan, Laura Otillar, Mauri Oliver, Michelle Heinz
Andy Kahan, from left, Laura Otillar, Mauri Oliver and Michelle Heinz. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Dr. Patricia Wallace, Devon Anderson
Dr. Patricia Wallace, left, and District Attorney Devon Anderson. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Sherri Glover, Fenner Weller
Sherri Glover and Fenner Weller. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
News, Shelby, Crime Stoppers, May 2015 Vicki Rizzo, Jack Rizzo
Vicki and Jack Rizzo. Photo by Michelle Watson/Catchlight Group
Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Mack Neff with Integrity Bank, Hazem Ahmed, Chris Springer
Mack Neff, from left, Hazem Ahmed and Chris Springer. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Kim Padgett, Leisa Holland-Nelson
Kim Padgett, left, and Leisa Holland-Nelson. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Lee Vela, Devon Anderson, Eddee Hestand, George Blamire, Gena Norris, Chuck Norris.
Lee Vela, from left, Devon Anderson, Eddee Hestand, George Blamire and Gena and Chuck Norris.  Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Rania Mankarious, Chuck Norris, Gena Norris
Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Chuck Beckman, Scott McClelland, Harlan Hooks
Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Robert Gallegos, Chip Coross, Leila Perrin
Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Tama Lundquist, Tena Lundquist Faust
Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Charles A. McClelland, Jr., Rania Mankarious
Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Sidney Evans, Ron Hickman
Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Natalie Ariz, Lindsay Aronstein
Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Clay Hoster, Louis Pelz
Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Andy Kahan, Laura Otillar, Mauri Oliver, Michelle Heinz
Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Dr. Patricia Wallace, Devon Anderson
Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Sherri Glover, Fenner Weller
News, Shelby, Crime Stoppers, May 2015 Vicki Rizzo, Jack Rizzo
Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Mack Neff with Integrity Bank, Hazem Ahmed, Chris Springer
Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Kim Padgett, Leisa Holland-Nelson
Houston, Crime Stoppers Awards luncheon, May 2015, Lee Vela, Devon Anderson, Eddee Hestand, George Blamire, Gena Norris, Chuck Norris.

What: Crime Stoppers Houston's Heroes Awards luncheon.

Where: Hotel ZaZa.

The 411: H-E-B Houston president Scott McClelland entertained the gathering of more than 375 with a playful keynote address while the serious business of the day, recognizing crime fighters, was in the hands of emcee Dave Ward and Crime Stoppers executive director Rania Mankarious.

Taking bows for their community service were Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson, Lee Vela of Clear Channel Outdoor, Houston Police Department volunteer Eddee Hestand and corporate partner CenterPoint Energy. Gena and Chuck Norris received the new Safe School Award for their community impact through KICKSTART KIDS

Who: Houston Police Chief Charles McClelland, Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman, Alma Kombargi, Leisa Holland-Nelson, Chip Coross, Mack Neff, Kim Padgett, Hazem Ahmed, Vicki and Jack Rizzo, Chris Springer, Glover and Fenner Weller.