What: 18th Annual Laura Lee Blanton Community Spirit Award Dinner.
Where: River Oaks Country Club.
The scoop: More than 250 people turned out to honor the work done by the Houston Hospice program. The annual event is always a touching and hopeful evening, and the 2016 dinner was no exception. Staffer LaShunda Richardson shared the importance of the work done at Houston Hospice, while the Good Samaritan Foundation awarded three nurses the Excellence in Nursing Awards.
H-E-B was honored with Laura Lee Blanton Community Spirit Award for its commitment to the Houston Hospice mission of providing compassionate physical, social and spiritual support to individuals with a life-limiting diagnosis, and their loved ones, regardless of ethnicity or beliefs. H-E-B veep Winell Herron accepted the award on behalf of the company.
The event chaired by Sue White, raised more than $250,000.
Who: Elliott Bossin, Houston Hospice president & CEO Jim Faucett, Cyndy Garza and Thomas Roberts, Sally and Bob Thomas, Kelli Blanton, Ginger Blanton, Regina Rogers, Doris and Terry Looper, Sarita and Bob Hixon, Elizabeth and Peter Waring and Rich Walton.