16th Annual Heart of Gold Luncheon

Benefit for Neighborhood Centers

Brianna Mills, Photography Kim Coffman  |  Photos by Kim Coffman
May 24, 2013
Event Date:
February 05, 2013

The 16th Annual Heart of Gold Luncheon drew more than 600 community leaders and philanthropists to the Hilton Americas–Houston ballroom on behalf of Neighborhood Centers, Texas’ largest nonprofit. In accordance with its mission of revitalizing our town through education, infrastructure, economic opportunity, housing and health, Mayor Annise Parker presented the Alice Graham Crusader Award to father-son duo Welcome Wilson Sr. and Welcome Wilson Jr. Neighborhood Centers CEO Angela Blanchard joined co-chairs Ed Allday, Mike Ballases, and Melissa Edwards in greeting stalwart supporters Sheriff Adrian Garcia, UH’s Dr. Renu Khator, Trini Mendenhall Sosa and Frank Sosa, Joni Baird, Beto Cardenas, and Julia and Mark DeWalch.