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2023 Houston’s Heroes Awards Luncheon 

Wednesday, April 26, 2023
11:30 am – Registration   |   12:00pm – Program

Royal Sonesta Houston
2222 West Loop South
Houston, TX 77027

Join us as we honor individuals and organizations who have given exemplary service to make Houston a safer place to live, work, learn, and play.



The Johnny Klevenhagen Award
Detective Frank Muniz, Katy ISD Police Department

The Fenner Weller
Alison Steele, Originator of the CLEAR Alert for Missing Adults

The Leiv Platou Award
Jordan Seff

The Corporate Citizen Award
Albert & Ethel Herzstein Charitable Foundation

The Safe School Award
104.1 KRBE The Roula and Ryan Show: Roula, Ryan and Producer Eric

The Women Who Shape Houston Award
Susan Boggio

The Partner of the Year Award
Jim and Whitney Crane, The Astros Foundation

The Dave Ward Excellence in Media Award
Bill Balleza, KPRC Anchor (retired)



Presenting Partner:
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Safety Partner:
Brigitte Kalai and Susan Boggioamerapex 1 2 Houston Crime StoppersJane Johnstone

Safety Champions:
Friends of Jordan Seff
Jim and Carole Walter Looke
Jim and Cherie Flores
Strake Foundation
The McIngvale Family

Safety Friends:
Albert and Ethel Herzstein Charitable Foundation
Apache Corporation
Connectivity Source
Friends of The Houston 20
Harris County District Attorney’s Office
Justice Freedom & Liberty PAC / Ted Poe
PPI Security
Susan & Jim Baker
Tama Lundquist & Dr. Peter Farrell and Tena and Tyson Faust/Faust Distributing
Texas Inter-Faith Management/40i, Texas Inter-Faith Housing, Portfolio Resident Services
The Children’s Assessment Center Foundation
Vicki Grams

Michelle Heinz
Patricia and Tom Ritter
Union Pacific Railroad

Anita Schall
Bracewell LLP
Casey Curry for Houston Campaign
Cathy and John Crapitto
Cindi Boudreaux – Kindred
Denise and Bob Campbell
Dr. Crystal Collier, LPC-S
Elissa Laviage
Firat Education
George E Johnson Properties
Talbot Cooley
Hazem Ahmed
HCSO Foundation
Houston Apartment Association
Jan Douvas Chafin, Jackson Walker LLP
Jeffrey C. Newman
Jill and Charlie Talisman
Kate Lykes/The Menninger Clinic
Katy Independent School District Police Dept.
Lawrence and Linda Levy
Leticia Ybarra
Lou Ellen Stansell/The Menninger Clinic
Michele Granit
Miriam McHenry
Motherhood Center
Najeeb Ahmed
Peta-gay Ledbetter
Piney Point Offices
Que Onda Magazine
Ramsay Elder
Region 4 Education Service Center
Ricardo and Joan Nazario
Shana Jones
Shelby Barhorst – Iscential
South Post Oak Recycling Center
Taste of Texas
The McNeel Group @ KW Met
Tom and Tina Lin
Travis Dorroh
Tricia Grossman
Vance Burks / Raymond James
Wendy Baimbridge
Wendy Craven
York Career Development, Inc