"Field of Opportunity" gala turns into a field of green with $600,000 raised for education
What:Houston Community College Foundation Opportunity Ball, themed "Field of Opportunity."
Where: The Hilton Americas-Houston.
The 411: HCC Foundation board member Mary Williams and Will Williams chaired the event that brought in $600,000 for scholarships. The Crystal Eagle Award was presented to McNair Foundation executive director Joanie Haley who was accepting on behalf of honoreesJanice and Bob McNair. Past HCC honorees Sarah and Doug Foshee made the award presentation.
Who: Among the 600 guests were HCC Foundation board president Bob Bellomy, HCC acting chancellor Renee Byas, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and wife Tricia, Kay and Fred Zeidman, Nancy and Bryan Ruez, Ginger Blanton, Penny and John Butler, Kay and George King and HCC Foundation executive director Carme Williams.