2nd Mayor’s History Makers Awards Luncheon


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Photography by Vicky Pink - In celebration of Black History Month, Comcast honored ten community volunteers during our annual Mayor’s History Makers Awards Luncheon. During the event, Comcast paid tribute to individuals from the African-American Community who has demonstrated an outstanding commitment in making a difference through volunteerism, mentorship, advocacy, or civic engagement. Some honored were Rev. William A. Lawson, Patricia Smith Prather, Sam Alix, Darryl Blackburn, Donna Brownlow, Leonard Donaldson, LaShonda Johnson, Howard Middleton, Tiffany Sanders, and Patrick Purnell. In addition to being recognized during the luncheon, each award recipient was featured in a video and a $1,000 donation was made to the 501(C) 3 nonprofit organization of their choice. Some in attendance were Mayor Sylvester Turner, Juana Collins, Bryce Kennard, Lucy Bremond, Ashley Small, Dr. Rhea Lawson, Nicole Holmes, Anitra Piper, Janice Weaver, and Cyndy Garza-Roberts.