Houston First was recognized for its yearlong support of the Greater Houston Business Procurement Forum at the organization's annual awards ceremony on December 13 at Houston Community College Southwest.
GHBPF was established in 1991 and is celebrating its 25th Anniversary. Tuesday's event was designed to recognize and promote outstanding achievements of minority and small businesses based on the challenges those businesses have overcome, total revenues, jobs created and economic impact the businesses have brought to the community as well as individuals and organizations that have demonstrated leadership and commitment to the advancement of the minority and small business community.
Houston City Council Member Larry Green presented a proclamation of Milton Thibodeaux for his efforts in the business community. Firms and advocates were recognized in 16 categories during the event.