Interfaith of The Woodlands names 2018 Hometown Heroes

Interfaith of The Woodlands named Robert Heineman as one of the 2018 Hometown Heroes.

Interfaith of The Woodlands named Robert Heineman as one of the 2018 Hometown Heroes.



Interfaith of The Woodlands named six residents, one nonprofit and one business as the 2018 inductees into the Hometown Hero Hall of Fame on Aug. 8.

Since 1999, Interfaith of The Woodlands has honored residents, businesses and institutions as well as nonprofit organizations that serve as outstanding role models for volunteerism and dedication to The Woodlands community. Each class is inducted into the Hometown Hero Hall of Fame and is honored during the nonprofit’s annual Celebration of Excellence Gala.

This year’s inductees include Robert Heineman, Peter and Brynn Ballard Huntsman, Steve Leakey, Dr. Joel Reed, Patti Rivela, Junior League of The Woodlands, Inc. and Entergy Texas, Inc.

The annual Celebration of Excellence Gala will take place Oct. 6 from 6 p.m.-midnight in The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center, located at 1601 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands.

Individual tickets for the gala cost $150 and can be purchased online Aug. 1-Oct. 1. Tables and sponsorships opportunities for the event range from $1,500 to $50,000 and can be purchased online May 14-Oct. 1.

For more information of Interfaith of The woodlands and this year’s Celebration of Excellence Gala, call 281-367-1230 or click here.
By Hannah Zedaker

Editor, Spring/Klein & Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood

Hannah joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor of the Spring/Klein edition and later became the editor of both the Spring/Klein and Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood editions in June 2021. Hannah covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Hannah served as associate editor of The Houstonian, interned with Community Impact Newspaper and spent time writing for the Sam Houston State University College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication and The Huntsville Item.



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