Every year, the Mayor of Houston and the Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Board honor five Houstonians for their outstanding contributions toward improving the quality of life within the Houston Hispanic community. The City of Houston recently announced this year’s recipients: Lifetime Achievement Award: Alfonso Maldonado III Arts in the Community Award: Alejandro “Alex” Roman Jr. and […]
Maria Rios, President and CEO of Nation Waste, Inc., was one of two United States 2015 honorees presented by the International Women’s Entrepreneurial Challenge (IWEC) recently. The other US-based honoree was Michele Ruiz, President and CEO of Ruiz Strategies, out of Los Angeles…
“The Revenant” has barely been out in movie theaters but it’s been receiving critical acclaim for weeks … months. Excellent reviews have been coming in about the performance of Leonardo DiCaprio and about the movie itself (the writing, the direction, the cinematography). So it’s no big surprise that the movie garnered numerous nominations for the […]
Did you (like me) completely miss the Latin Grammy Award of 2015 among the preparations for Thanksgiving last month. I know that it isn’t an excuse, but somehow, among the Thanksgiving plans, I just didn’t notice them this year. However, I did want to share the list of who won, in case you didn’t already […]
The Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Awards Gala on Saturday, November 14, 2015. The event is a celebration of Houston’s top Hispanic entrepreneurs and executives, honoring those who have achieved excellence. This year’s recipients were: Chairman/President & CEO Award — Ronald A. DePinho, M.D., President of University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer […]
Nominations are open for the Houston Hispanic Leadership Initiative. If you know a mid-level professional who has demonstrated leadership potential, nominate them; it’s a learning program that will help them reach the next level of leadership. From UHD: The Houston Hispanic Leadership Initiative (HHLI) seeks mid-level professionals from nonprofit organizations, the corporate world, or governmental […]
SAVE THE DATE! More details to follow. WHAT: Hispanic Heritage Awards news conference WHEN: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 12 pm WHERE: Houston City Hall, Rotunda 901 Bagby Houston, TX 77002 MORE INFO: To follow. * * * We do our best to ensure all event information is accurate and up-to-date. However, it’s a good […]
The Houston Business Journal is accepting nominations for the 40 Under 40 Awards until Friday, July 31, 2015. Candidates must be under 40 as of May 1, 2015 and live within the 10-county Houston area. Candidates will be judged on their professional accomplishments, philanthropic efforts, leadership and other exemplary qualities. Winners will be announced at the […]
Nominations are open for the Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Awards (MHHA). The award is given every year to recognize exemplary Hispanics who have made outstanding contributions toward improving the quality of life within the Hispanic community. The nominations must be postmarked by Friday, July 24, 2015. The Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Awards (MHHA) Committee seeks to recognize […]
Literal Magazine is holding the second annual Literally Short Film Awards on Friday, June 26, 2015. This is an international film festival/contest that provides cash awards to the winners.
WHAT: Literal Magazine’s Literally Short Film Awards
WHEN: Friday, June 26, 2015 at 6 pm & Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 4 pm
WHERE: Literal Company
5425 Renwick Dr.
Houston, TX 77081 [[… more …]]