What: Latin Women's Initiative community grant presentation luncheon.
Where: The Junior League of Houston.
The 411: LWI president Cyndy Garza Roberts presided over the luncheon and Saks Fifth Avenue fashion show where a total of $90,000 in grants was presented to six charities close to the organization's mission of making a difference in the lives of Latin women and their families. Representatives of The Rose, Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, Memorial Assistance Ministries (MAM), Casa de Esperanza, LIFE Houston and Kids’ Meals were on hand to receive their checks.
Roberts gave special tribute to outgoing LWI president Rosi Hernandez, who will return to chair the 2015 spring fashion show event. And Roberts introduced the 15 new board members.
Who: Board members introduced included Veronica Chapa, Marlyn Greiner, Karina Barbieri, Sally Lechin, Marianelly Noble, Mimi Blum-Howard, Chree Boydstun, Rosanna Moreno, Gloria Luna Bounds, Angela Platsas, Susie Molina, Cynthia Colbert, Marisa Lopez Alexander, Daisy Mendoza, Michele Leal and Lisa Uresti.