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In honor of Dr. Myles Munroe, TWEF International is proud to announce $50,000 will be given away in scholarships during the 9th Annual International Financial and Leadership Summit October 1 through October 2, 2015 at the JW Marriot Galleria in Houston, TX.
The exciting two-day conference, hosted by TWEF, is themed “Economic Empowerment Through Diversity and Giving” and will benefit TWEF’s scholastic scholarships and programs at the Empowerment Community Center.
High-profiled professionals such as Iyanla Vanzant, an inspirational speaker, author, life coach and television personality on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), will put their busy businesses aside to raise funds for youth scholarship programs and the Eagle Scholars Enrichment Program’s Exposure Trip to Washington D.C. Other notable guests include this year’s Honorary Chairs and Houston natives, Tina Knowles, a former designer and manager of Destiny’s Child and international business mogul of the House of Dereon and Executive Vice President at Booz Allen Hamilton Reginald Van Lee. Alongside Knowles and Lee, TWEF welcomes event chairs Aaron Lindsey, a five-time Grammy Award winning producer and songwriter, and Leigh Valentine, an entrepreneur who has sold over $250 million with her beauty innovations as founder of Leigh Valentine Beauty and an author.
Participants can choose to attend the entire summit with an all access registration or choose to attend individual sessions such as the Global Tribute Honoring Dr. Myles Munroe Legacy featuring high profile celebrity musical performances and dynamic speakers to focus on the value of partnership in the global community.
Additional summit activities include dynamic leadership sessions, personal and professional enrichment workshops, roundtable discussions and the opportunity to build strategic partnerships and relationships. The complete list of event opportunities and featured guests include:
Houston Business Empowerment Tour
Sightsee in luxury; explore some of Houston’s most renowned business venues
Women & Money Leadership Luncheon Panel Discussion
Special invited diversity leaders.
International Business Reception
Honors will be given to innovators in business, finance and leadership
Global Tribute Honoring Dr. Myles Munroe Legacy
Dynamic speakers and high profile celebrity music entertainment
International Million Dollar Leadership Roundtable
Business Leadership Breakfast
International Financial & Leadership Workshops
Interactive workshops for corporate executives to budding entrepreneurs
2015 International Leadership & Scholarship Awards
Live celebrity entertainment and networking opportunities
For more information or to register for the 2015 IFLS Summit, please visit www.TWEF.org or contact Deavra Daughtry at 832-434-5325.
WHAT: 2015 International Financial & Leadership Summit
PURPOSE: To raise funds for TWEF’s programs that benefit low income communities
WHEN: October 1 & 2, 2015
WHERE: JW Marriot Galleria, 5150 Westheimer Rd, Houston Texas 77056
COST: See website for registration costs at www.TWEF.org.
The International Financial and Leadership Summit is TWEF’s premier event. During the past ten years, TWEF has provided valuable resources and inspiration to more than 300,000 individuals through its annual Empowerment Conferences like the IFLS. The summit brings together high profile professionals, business leaders, and budding entrepreneurs for networking opportunities. Signature events during the summit will be recorded and televised internationally in over 200 countries.
TWEF is a non-profit organization that mentors families from all walks of life, helping them reach their fullest potential in the areas of personal development, business, education, finances and socio-economic development. TWEF also provides scholarships and empowerment programs for families.
Hats Off honors Houston mothers who have made significant contributions to their families and the Houston community. This event promises to be great fun and features a reception, seated luncheon and informal fashion show by Neiman Marcus Galleria. All proceeds benefit programs of Easter Seals Greater Houston, which serve children and adults with all types of disabilities.
The Houston’s Heroes Awards Luncheon presents five awards to Houston citizens, companies, or organizations that have shown great interest or made a contribution to public safety. This year, Crime Stoppers is putting a spotlight on Women in Public Safety.
NBC News correspondent Janet Shamlian will be the keynote speaker at the luncheon.
Join Vecino Health Centers and Dr. Stephen Klineberg for an afternoon to talk about how we can create a healthier Houston, starting with our neighbors without access to healthcare—because a healthy, thriving community starts right next door.
With the help of Houstonians who care about their city, Vecino solves one of our city’s most urgent issues by providing healthcare to communities that needs it most, impacting people’s lives and Houston’s bottom line.
The vision of Vecino Health Centers is to create a city without the medically underserved by providing community-based care that impacts every Houstonian—for a better, healthier city.
Career and Recovery Resources to Celebrate 20th Annual Barrier Breaker Awards Luncheon
Event to Honor Outstanding Houston Community & Corporate Leaders
Career and Recovery Resources, Inc. (CRR), a nonprofit United Way agency that helps individuals identify and overcome barriers to employment, will recognize James and Marla Davis, and Darryl Montgomery at the 20th Annual Barrier Breaker Awards Luncheon on Monday, June 20, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Houston. Cynthia Cisneros, VP Community Affairs with KTRK-Television Channel 13, and Spencer Tillman, Author and Lead Studio Analyst for CBS Sports College Football Today, will serve as Co-Emcees.
Monday, June 20, 2016
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Houston
1200 Louisiana Street
Houston, Texas, 77002
Career and Recovery Resources, Inc. (CRR) hosts the annual Barrier Breaker Luncheon to honor local leaders and acknowledge several of the organization’s star clients who have overcome personal barriers in order to achieve success. The luncheon is the organization’s main fundraiser and all proceeds benefit CRR training and employment services, which include career counseling, job search preparation, services to veterans and to the hearing impaired, intensive case management and training for job placement and retention, and substance abuse treatment, prevention and education.
Luncheon honorees are Marla and James Davis, and Darryl Montgomery. Marla and James Davis have dedicated their lives to empowering the Houston community through their outstanding leadership, advocacy and civic activities. Mr. Davis serves as the president of Gulfgate Dodge, Chrysler, and Jeep Dealership. His wife, Marla Davis, is a retired human resource executive known for her calm approach and organizational skills while handling complex issues. This year’s corporate honoree is Darryl Montgomery, the regional president of Wells Fargo of Houston. Montgomery was instrumental in leading the recovery efforts for thousands of Wells Fargo employees and customers affected by Hurricane Katrina.
Star Clients of Career and Recovery Resources, Inc. to be honored at the luncheon.
Sponsorship levels are: Underwriter at $25,000, Major Sponsor at $15,000, Sponsor at $10,000, Major Supporter at $5,000, VIP Table at $2,500 and Table at $2,000.
To ensure reserved seating and best media coverage, reservations should be made by Monday, June 13, 2016. Please call (713) 754-7082 or (713) 754-7080 for reservations or inquiries. Major credit cards accepted.
Sponsors of the Luncheon, as of May 5, 2016, include: Major Sponsors: JPMorgan Chase, and Wells Fargo, Major Supporters: Jeri & Marc Shapiro, Macy’s, H-E-B Group, and CenterPoint Energy/Carol Helliker, VIP Table Sponsors: Vernita Harris, Claude Cummings, Chrysler Minority Dealers Association, The Pejaver Family Foundation, Paula Sutton, EEPB, PC/Courtney Blackburn, Dr. Kathy Flanagan, Grant Thornton/Susan Floyd-Toups, Marla and James Davis, Alma and Vern Swisher, Capital One/Joel Diaz, Table Sponsors: RPA Klotz Associates/Tom Ramsey, and Gwen and Dr. David Scott, Face of Marketing, Darryl Martin, Bank of Texas, Houston Community College/Dr. William Harmon, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas/Marina Angelica Coryat, PrimeWay and Credit Union/Scott Kleinbring.
You may visit us online at www.careerandrecovery.org
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 2015, CRR served over 13,000 clients.
Can you have a great time and benefit an excellent cause? What if we said you can have live music, lunch and wine with friends in order to send smart, ambitious but underprivileged students in Texas to college? Come and join us – email firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets.
The 2017 Making a Difference luncheon will be held on Friday, February 24, 2017 at Hotel ZaZa benefiting El Centro’s health centers and honoring Community Leader Honoree, Karen Love of PKF Texas, and Corporate Leader Honoree, Reliant, an NRG Company, for their leadership and support of the Houston community. There will be a short program with our national speaker Maria Hinojosa, award winning news correspondent and journalist.
The Board at Crime Stoppers of Houston is thrilled to present awards to outstanding Houstonians who have made and are making a significant contribution to preventing crime and fostering public safety in our community! Five distinguished awards will be handed out including, the Johnny Klevenhagen Award, given to an official in the criminal justice system who has made a significant contribution to preventing crime in the community; the Leon Goldstein Award, given to a citizen who has made a significant contribution to preventing crime in the community; the Leiv Platou Award given to a citizen who has made a significant contribution to public safety through volunteerism in the community; the Corporate Partnership Award given to a corporation that has shown a significant interest in keeping our community safe; and the Safe School Award given to an individual or group that has made a significant contribution towards keeping our schools safe and enhancing education.
This event has been sold out in the past thanks to distinguished speakers and tremendous award recipients. This year, we are welcoming Keynote Speaker James Conway, President of Global Intel Strategies, a Houston-based firm that consults and advises government agencies, academia, and the media on terrorism and national security issues as well as private sector corporations on security, counter-terrorism measures and risk mitigation. Mr. Conway has literally traveled the world studying terrorism and will share his insights on Houston and its true risks for terrorism. During a time with growing crime trends and feeling unsettled, we are pleased to welcome Mr. Conway.
Pillars of Strength is an annual luncheon benefitting Family Houston and co-chaired by William T. Carter, IV, Catherine Garcia-Prats, Gene Graham and Thomas C. Ryan. For over 112 years, Family Houston has provided children and families with the tools and skills needed to improve their lives and become more self-sufficient.
Our 2017 Pillars of Strength luncheon honoree is Paz Guerra, LPC, LCDC, LMFT. Please join us to celebrate Paz Guerra’s retirement and 40 years of community impact. This year’s event features guest speaker Elizabeth McIngvale, Ph.D, L.M.S.W. Pillars of Strength will also include a client testimonial, video presentation, and a live painting auction from Artist Patti Lennon-Potter.