On Sunday, March 6th, a special awards event was held at Emmitt’s Place. The All Female Jazz Jam honored Houston’s Notable Women in Music and Arts and included a special tribute to Jo Cyphers-Vaughn, aka Mrs. V-KPFT Radio.
The awards ceremony was hosted by Angela Morgan and Tweed Smith. Martha Castex-Tatum, Vice-Mayor and Council Woman from District K, presented each honoree a beautiful plaque and a Proclamation from the City of Houston honoring the 2022 Outstanding Women of Houston.
Refreshments included Champagne and Lite Bites from C’est Bonne Cuisine.
Recipients of the awards were as follows:
Susan Davis, Heidi Masoin, Trudy Lynn, Catherine Davila, Dunna Greenleaf, Debbie Schauman Bixby, Ann Lesear, Heidi Powell-Prera, Jewel Brown, Gloria Rivarde, Evelyn Rubio, Sandy Hickey, Naomi Carter, Susan Criner, Cebrina Sanders, Bonita Billings, Nancy McAfee, Loretta Broadnax, Jomonica Phoenix
The Honorees and guests were entertained by outstanding jazz performers and blues. A great time was had by all present. These women deserve a lot of credit and we look forward to working with these women for years to come. We wish them much success.