Photography by Vicky Pink - The Greater Houston Black Chamber (GHBC) hosted the 25th Annual Pinnacle Awards. The lavish affair awards community advocates, business people, and entrepreneurs with the Pinnacle and Upstart Awards while celebrating their accomplished businesses. New this year is the Legend’s Award, which recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to Houston’s African American community that will have lasting positive affects for generations. Some of the honorees include Dr. Bernard Harris, Rev. Bill Lawson, Shape Community Center, Deloyd T. Parker, Jr., Co-Founder Carlecia Wright, The Forward Times, Karen Richards, and Algenita Scott Davis. Award winners were Tolu Opeloye, Myoshia Boykin-Anderson, Ron Jemison Jr., Kyra Hardwick, Qiana James, Brenda Richardson, and Lynn & Nakia Price. Some in attendance were Carol Guess, Marguerite Williams, Mr. and Mrs. John Guess, Mr. and Mrs. JW Turner, Cary Yates and Judge Clarease Rankin-Yates, Laurie Chatman Wright, Vicki Semander, and Camerson Campbell.