Honoring Texans committed to preservation of heritage and promotion of diversity.
January 20, 2018
G.P. Singh of the Sikh community was recognized for his local contributions to cultural preservation and education.
Texas Star Heritage Award Recipient
Entertainment during the Texas Star Heritage Award & Gala includes performances from Institute of Texan Cultures partners such as the Children's Ballet of San Antonio
Under the 26-screen Dome Theater, guests enjoyed video presentations on the award recipients in a one-of-a-kind venue.
Texas Star Heritage Award & Gala
OCI Group (Our Community Inc.) received the Texas Star Heritage Award for corporate or organization. The consulting firm emphasizes community building and social responsibility as it takes on clients.
The meal for the evening draws on the ethnic heritages of award recipients. The 2017 dinner highlighted Punjabi and Latin flavors.
Janie Barrera of LiftFund received the 2017 Texas Star Heritage Award for Regional Impact. LiftFund takes the entrepreneurial spirit of Texas business to facilitate small business success in 13 states.
2017 Recipient: Regional Impact
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