2016 Annual Luncheon

On October 19, AVANCE-Austin held its 9th Annual Luncheon at the Four Seasons Hotel. The event, co-sponsored by H-E-B and Seton Ascension featured the Emmy-award winning television journalist, John Quiñones as our inspiring keynote speaker.

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October 19, 2016
11:30 – 1:00 PM
At the Four Seasons Hotel





Event Chairs


Elma Cantú Aldrete  Kathy Vale Castillo  
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Keynote Speaker, John Quiñones  Master of Ceremonies, Olga Campos  
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Griffith Family Legacy Award:

Danna and “Crutch” Crutchfield
John and Danna Cructchfield



Corporate Hero Award:




Individual Hero(es) Award:
John Donisi and Hon. Gina Hinojosa

John Donisi and Gina Hinojosa family



Partner Hero Award:
United Way of Greater Austin

 United Way for GATX