What: The Mayor's Hispanic Advisory Board holiday reception.
Where: Eighteenth Cocktail Bar.
The 411: More than 300 movers and shakers and politicos were welcomed by board chairman Roland Garcia for an early evening of food from Julian Manueco of One Promotion, music by the Mystery Loves Company trio and festive libations from the bar. Mayor Annise Parker gave remarks and Yolanda Black Navarro presented thank you gifts to event committee chairs Lauren Soliz and Lenora Sorola Pohlman and to board liaison Jenn Char.
Who: City Council members Dave Martin, Steve Costello and Larry Green, State Reps. Sylvester Turner and Gene Wu, Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan, Metro chairman Gilbert Garcia, Irene and Felix Fraga, Tony Sanchez, Karen Garcia, Arthur Schechter, Gracie Saenz, Margie and Raul Reyes, Bill Flores and Judge Maria Casanova.