HOUSTON – What do a reverend, a principal and the largest public school system in the state have in common? They’re all among the 2008 Houston’s Greatest Award winners! The Greater Houston Partnership’s annual Houston’s Greatest Award, to be held January 27th at the Hobby Center, is the premier event honoring area leaders and businesses that advance the Houston region as a business magnet.
Join us in recognizing the following outstanding figures. They are helping position Houston as the number one place to live, work, play and invest!
Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
The Rev. William A. Lawson
Emerging Leader Award Winner
Jarrett Reid Whitaker, Principal, Port Houston Elementary, HISD
Houston’s Greatest Charitable Non-Profit Organization
Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
Houston’s Greatest Non-Profit Business Organization
Houston Independent School District
Houston’s Greatest Economic Development Ally
The Rice Alliance for Technology & Entrepreneurship
Join us in also recognizing your “People’s Choice Award” picks. The “People’s Choice Award” recognizes corporate honorees from each size category. Vote online through January 26, 2009 at HoustonsGreatest.net for this year’s “People’s Choice” winners in each of the following categories:
Bocci Engineering, LLC
Gospel Truth News
Precision Task Group
3131 Properties, Ltd.
Burnett Staffing Specialists
Linbeck Group, LLC
CB Richard Ellis
Maximus Coffee Group, LP
The Menninger Clinic
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
WHO: Greater Houston Partnership
WHAT: Houston’s Greatest Awards
WHEN: January 27, 2009
6 to 9 p.m.
WHERE: Hobby Center for the Performing Arts
800 Bagby St.
Seating is limited. Working media please RSVP to Christina Garza at email@example.com or 713-844-3641.
The Greater Houston Partnership is the primary advocate of the Houston-area business community and is dedicated to building regional economic prosperity. It represents 10 counties: Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, San Jacinto and Waller. With about 2,000 Member organizations, the Partnership represents approximately one-fifth of the region’s work force. Visit the Greater Houston Partnership on the World Wide Web at houston.org.
Vote for your favorite company at HoustonsGreatest.net! Deadline is Monday, Jan. 26, 2009.