What: Career and Recovery Resources 18th annual Barrier Breaker Luncheon.
Where: Hyatt Regency Hotel Downtown.
The 411: More than 425 supporters helped raise a record $225,000 for programs that aid unemployed individuals facing various hardships on the path to finding viable careers.The event honored Terri and David Mendez and recognized Star Clients who shared their stories of success through the agency. Cynthia Cisneros and Spencer Tilman served as emcees. Paula Sutton and Annette Zimmerman chaired the event overseen by Career and Recovery Resources CEO Vernus Swisher.
Who: Ann B. Stern, Ric Campo, Brendan Halford, Jodie and Sonny Jiles, Christine Romsdahl, Judge Tom Ramsey, Judge Susan Sample, City Council members Ellen Cohen and Michael Kubosh, Rhonda Skillern-Jones and Gary Stein.