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20th Annual Barrier Breaker Awards Luncheon

Monday, June 20, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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

Facebook: www.facebook.com/careerandrecovery


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.


Monday, June 20, 2016
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Hyatt Regency Houston
1200 Louisiana Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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(713) 654-1234
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