Hispanic powerhouses celebrate positions of influence at Mayor's annual Latino holiday bash
What: Mayor's Hispanic Advisory Board Holiday Reception.
Where:Café Adobe on the Katy Freeway.
The 411: More than 350 Hispanic leaders and fans turned out for the annual bash hosted by Café Adobe's Bob Borochoff and advisory board chairman Roland Garcia. In her remarks to the heavy-hitter group, Mayor Annise Parker noted that her three major Hispanic appointments form the pillar of the city's transportation scene — Metro chairman Gilbert Garcia, Airport Director Mario Diaz and Port of Houston chair Janiece Longoria.
Key players in the gathering were advisory board co-chair Yolanda Black Navarro and event committee chairs Lauren Soliz and Lenora Sorola-Pohlman.
Who: City Councilmen Jack Christie, Ed Gonzalez and Richard Nguyen; Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan; Ambassador Eduardo Aguirre; Austrian Honorary Consul General Gerald Seidl; Gordon Quan, Nellie Fraga, Lolita Guerrero, Luis Spinola, Joe Hafner, Sonia Soto and Maya and Hank Fasthoff.