Latinas Empowered by Politics! (Held 09/27/2018)

Wow, what an event! Our "Latinas Empowered by Politics" Luncheon event held this past Thursday was truly an inspiring event for all in attendance!

Many thanks to our distinguished panelists for sharing their stories with us and allowing us the opportunity to get to know them as people as well as our elected officials:

Senator Sylvia R Garcia
State Representative Carol Alvarado
State Representative Ana Hernandez

Many thanks as well to our distinguished discussion leader Gracie Saenz for coming up with the questions that only someone with her experience could ask.

Thank yous, Shout outs and Acknowledgements to:

Maggy Solis, Rocio Gomez and Staff at BakerRipley Leonel Castillo Community Center for being such fabulous hosts and being able to make adjustments very quickly!

Our Company Table Sponsors;
Dignity Memorial
Fast Tow
Greater Northside Management District
Latinas Rising
University of Houston

Our Promo Table Sponsor:
Dignity Memorial

Our Elected Officials present:
Senator Sylvia R Garcia
State Representative Carol Alvarado
State Representative Ana Hernandez
State Representative Armando Walle
Harris County Judge Natalie Fleming
Jon Garcia from the Office of U.S. Representative Gene Green

Our New Gold Members attending their first Luncheon:
Melissa McGahee and Rosario Spinoso from Yellow Cab Houston
Donna Jackson and Jesus Rodriguez from Legacy Community Health - Northline

All of our Members in attendance – Remember - We work for all of you! Not, the other way around!

Claire Bey from the Houston Golf Association for donating the incredible Golf Package for the newly revamped and fabulous Gus Wortham Golf Course that was our Drawing Door Prize.

Deborah Chadwick and A.J. Bowen from Mamma Altman's Kangaroo Pizzaand Catering for the absolutely delicious enchiladas, rice, beans, desserts and all of the trimmings! Deborah and A.J. can provide most any type of cuisine possible on their catering side. Just tell them what you are looking for and, chances are, they can make it a reality.

And last but certainly not least - Our incredible Board Members, Members & Sponsors that helped tremendously on the day of the event with the logistics:
Teresa Flores - Board Chair - Our M.C. for this event
Armando & Yvette Diaz - Board Members
Sally Garcia - Board Member
Dr. Pamela Hernandez - Board Member
Tina Morgado - ABC Dental Crosstimbers - Board Member
Vince Nguyen - ABC Dental Crosstimbers
Alexis Fejeran from one of our Platinum Sponsors Avenue
Monica Montalbano from Monica Montalbano, Hairdresser/Color Expert

Thanks also to Jason Sechrest and Dr. Pamela Hernandez for the photos!

Until we meet again (Which will, hopefully, be very soon!),

James Montalbano Executive Director The Greater Northside Chamber of Commerce

For more photos, please visit our Facebook Page.