Tomball Emergency Assistance Ministries, a nonprofit organization providing food and other emergency assistance to Tomball-area families, announced in early December that Food Pantry Manager Colleen Chalker was one of nine finalists in the Houston Texans Community Quarterback Awards, receiving a $5,000 award for TEAM. According to TEAM representatives, Chalker has served with TEAM for 19 years and in the role of food pantry manager for a decade.

As manager, Chalker manages volunteers, places food orders with the Houston Food Bank, oversees the distribution of food pantry items, develops programs to meet the nutritional and personal hygiene needs in Tomball, and oversees holiday meal programs, according to information from TEAM.

Chalker was recognized with the other finalists and the grand-prize winner during the Dec. 6 Houston Texans game. Watch the video honoring the finalists here.

TEAM is located at 300 W. Main St., Tomball. 281-351-6700.