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Career and Recovery Resources to Honor Community Leaders, Star Clients at 16th Annual Barrier Breaker Luncheon

WHAT:
Career and Recovery Resources, Inc. (CRR), a non-profit United Way agency that helps persons identify and overcome barriers to employment, will honor De and Jeffery Rose for their outstanding community leadership at the 16th annual Barrier Breaker Award Luncheon. During the event, several of Career and Recovery Resources’ Star Clients who, with services provided by the agency, have overcome serious barriers to secure employment and achieve success, will also share their personal stories.

WHO:
De and Jeffery Rose, 2012 Barrier Breaker Honorees
Star Clients of Career and Recovery Resources, Inc

WHEN:
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Hyatt Regency Houston
Imperial Ballroom
1200 Louisiana Street

DETAILS:
Interviews with the Roses, CRR Representatives and Star Clients will be available 30 minutes before and after the luncheon.

NOTABLE ATTENDEES:
Mayor Annise Parker, Council Member Helena Brown, Council Member Ed Rodriguez, Council Member Melissa Noriega, Lisa Foronda, De and Jeff Rose, Anna Babin, Pastor Kirbyjon Caldwell, Dr. Dorothy Caram and Art Contreras, David McClanahan, Molly and Jim Crownover, Cathy and Gary Dante, David Fine, Susie and Mel Glasscock, Valerie and Samuel Golden, Paula Sutton and Bill Gross, Beverly and William Harmon, Diane Hassell, Carol Helliker, Jeff B. Love, Linda May, M.A. Toni Moreno, Matt Musil, Sharon Owens, Vrinda and Dinesh Pejaver, Dawne Proffitt, Marsha and Tom Ramsey, Pastor Rudy Rasmus, Dr. Mark Skolkin, Ed Smith, Patti and Gary Tuma and Judge Clarease Yates and Cary Yates.

WHY:
The Barrier Breaker Luncheon, hosted by CRR, is held annually to laud inspirational local leaders who volunteer their time to better the Houston community and help others overcome barriers to success. Luncheon and silent auction proceeds benefit the agency’s specialized training and employment programs designed to help job seekers who often have multiple barriers to employment. Services include career counseling, job search preparation, intensive case management for job placement and retention, computer classes, and substance abuse treatment, prevention and education.

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About Career & Recovery Resources, Inc
Established in 1945, Career and Recovery Resources, Inc. (CRR), is dedicated to helping people identify and overcome barriers to employment. The agency offers computer training, literacy education, career counseling and testing, job placement assistance and substance abuse treatment and prevention education services. In 2011, CRR served over 15,000 clients.

Contact:
Ali Vise
Elmore Public Relations, Inc.
311 W. Saulnier Street
Houston, TX 77019
713-524-0661 ext 214
713-882-4944 cell
ali@elmorepr.com
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