Mayor, Dave Ward feted at HFC-sponsored gala

Houston • Nov. 16, 2016

Mayor Sylvester Turner and record-setting news anchorman Dave Ward were the men of the hour when Houston First sponsored for the annual Crime Stoppers of  Houston Annual Gala October 27 at the downtown Hyatt Regency.

The mayor was saluted for his long track record of promoting public safety.  Ward, who is listed in the Guinness World Records book for 50 years anchoring a the same television station, will be the namesake for the first ever Crime Stoppers headquarters building to undergo construction.

Other dignitaries in the house were astronaut Scott Kelly, business leader Tilman Fertitta and keynote speaker Michael Rezendes, a senior investigative reporter for the Boston Globe Spotlight Team.