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Community Impact & Outreach

Visit Houston President Mike Waterman Presents at HLAGH Luncheon
Houston exudes a cosmopolitan and down-home vibe. The style-savvy residents of the country's fourth largest city and third-largest county know that there's no place quite like Houston. With More than 2.2 million residents, the city attracts visitors and transplants with a wonderful mix of world-class arts, booming ...

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Houston First welcomes Dawson High School
Houston First welcomed Dawson High School, Principles of Hospitality & Tourism Career Prep class to the Partnership Tower on Tuesday for behind the scenes tours and presentations. Arcy Muñoz, Community Relations Manager kicked off the morning with an overview of Houston First Corporation, followed by Tommy Murray, Destination Sales Manager ...

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HFC Supports MLK Day Parade
“Houston First honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the federal holiday weekend supporting the commemorative parade in Downtown Houston.  U.S. Representative and civil rights leader John Lewis, along with Astros outfielder and 2017 World Series MVP, George Springer, served as the grand marshals for ...

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Arcy Munoz Serves as Panelist for Goldman Sachs Program
Arcy Muñoz, Community Relations Manager for Houston First Corporation, recently served on a panel for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business program to discuss the great work HFC is doing in community development initiatives. Muñoz spoke to the scholars about relationship building, business development, community development, partnerships, advocacy and ...

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Sofia Adrogué recognized for helping animals
Humans aren't Houston's only residents. Millions of animals and pets share our city too. Unfortunately, not all of them have a home. Houston First Board Member Sofia Adrogué's work to fix that caught the attention of city officials. Mayor Sylvester Turner even proclaimed Dec. 18, 2018 as "Sofia Adrogué Day." In 2016, Adrogué co-founded and ...

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HFC Board member featured in magazine
Houston First Board of Director's member Sofia Adrogué's is often sought out by organizations as a public speaker. You may have caught her on television. She co-hosts Latina Voices, a  show that covers mainstream topics with a Latina perspective.   But most recently, she was featured in Latino Leaders magazine for her work ...

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