Laura Lee Blanton Community Spirit Award Dinner

Houston Hospice honors H-E-B and nursing excellence at Community Spirit Award dinner

Houston Hospice award dinner honors H-E-B and nursing excellence

Houston Hospice
From left Caroline Vaughann, Jojo Kruppa, Jessica Radley and Lisa Machen. Photo by Dave Rossman
Houston Hospice, Kelli Blanton, Eddy Blanton
Kelli and Eddy Blanton. Photo by Dave Rossman
Houston Hospice Winell Herron, Doug Herron
Winell and Doug Herron. Photo by Dave Rossman
Houston Hospice,Dr. Ronald DePinho, Marlon Faucett, Jim Faucett,Cynthia Nordt
From left Dr. Ronald DePinho, Marlon Faucett, Jim Faucett and Cynthia Nordt. Photo by Dave Rossman
Houston Hospice, Elizabeth Wareing, Peter Wareing
Elizabeth and Peter Wareing. Photo by Dave Rossman
Houston Hospice, Kevin Harris, Mayerland Harris
Mayerland and Kevin Harris. Photo by Dave Rossman
Houston Hospice, Lauren Brown, Elizabeth Arana
Lauren Brown and Elizabeth Arana. Photo by Dave Rossman
Houston Hospice, Terry Looper, Boris Looper
Terry and Boris Looper. Photo by Dave Rossman
Houston Hospice, Ginger Blanton,  Beverly Buckley
Ginger Blanton and Beverly Buckley. Photo by Dave Rossman
Houston Hospice, Lucy Barrow, Sue White
Lucy Barrow and Sue White. Photo by Dave Rossman
Houston Hospice
Houston Hospice, Kelli Blanton, Eddy Blanton
Houston Hospice Winell Herron, Doug Herron
Houston Hospice,Dr. Ronald DePinho, Marlon Faucett, Jim Faucett,Cynthia Nordt
Houston Hospice, Elizabeth Wareing, Peter Wareing
Houston Hospice, Kevin Harris, Mayerland Harris
Houston Hospice, Lauren Brown, Elizabeth Arana
Houston Hospice, Terry Looper, Boris Looper
Houston Hospice, Ginger Blanton,  Beverly Buckley
Houston Hospice, Lucy Barrow, Sue White

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.

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