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AAFH 2013 Trailblazer Program

AAFH 2013 Trailblazer Program

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Published by Joe Fournet
This is the program for the annual Trailblazer Gala during which the American Advertising Federation-Houston honors an individual who has been influential in the marketplace and has demonstrated belief in and utilized advertising to better the community.
This is the program for the annual Trailblazer Gala during which the American Advertising Federation-Houston honors an individual who has been influential in the marketplace and has demonstrated belief in and utilized advertising to better the community.

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Trailblazer Awards Gala 
Th Amrca Adrts Fdrato – Hostowlcoms yo to th 2013
prstd by
Clar Chal Rado ad Otdoor
 
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1951
|NavalofficerintheoccupationforcesofJapanafterWWII
1954
|ShotcrapswithJudgeRoyHofheinzinLasVegas
1955
|HelpedinstallfirstweatherradarstationinTexas
1953
|ExecutiveAssistanttoTexasOilmanR.E.“Bob”Smith
1952
|PlayedpingpongdailywithchampionchessmasterOswaldJacoby
1957
|DeveloperofJamaicaBeachandTikiIslandinGalveston
1956
|WitnesstohydrogenbombtestatBikiniAtollinthePacific
1957
|Partnerswithfriend,JackValenti,PresidentofMotionPictureAssociation
1982
|ShotbirdsformanyyearsinEngland,ScotlandandIreland
1958
|WatchedEisenhowerhitgolfballsdailyfromhisofficeinD.C.
1967
|After45years,stillridingtheSaltGrassTrailRide
1963
|TalkedtoJFKthenightbeforehisassassinationinHouston
1966
|LBJspecialambassadortoNicaragua
1970
|ChairmanoftheBoard,HomesteadBankofHouston
1963
|FriendoftheOriginalSevenMercuryAstronauts
2007
|3-yearChairmanoftheUHSystemBoardofRegents
1989
|Almostlostatseawhileswim-ming100milesoffTexascoast
1985
|Canoedregularly15milesdownBuffaloBayou
1975
|Ranup16floorstoevacuateresidentsfromhighrisefire
2007
|Beatprostatecancerafterayearofradiationandtherapy
2011
|TexasBusinessHallofFame2011Inductee
2011
|Ateover100redandgreenfrozengrapesaday
2013
|4thgenerationHoustonian
2013
|MarriedtoJoannefor64years;raised5kids
2013
|ReceivedanhonorarydoctoratedegreefromUH
1945
|Trapdrummerfor17-piececollegedanceband
1941
|Sloppedhogsandchickensdailyinhighschool
1946
|Hitch-hiked720miroundtriptoseecollegesweetheart
1949
|Performedasacomedyactsingerincollege
1951
|FirstinhisclassatNavalOfficersSchool
TheAmericanAdvertisingFederation–HoustonSixteenthAnnual
Trailblazer Awards Gala 
Honoring
Wlcom W. Wlso Sr.
ChairmanoftheBoardWelcomeGroup,LLCThursday,September12,2013TheHoustonMuseumofNaturalScience
6:00 p.m.
CocktailReceptionandSilent/ArtAuction
7:15 p.m.
PresentationoftheTrailblazerAward
8:00 p.m.
DinnerandEntertainment
Invocation
Mr.FredKorge
Music provided by 
TheJimConlanTrio
Mastr of Crmos
DennisSpellman
Aprofessionalbroadcastjournalistformorethan25years,DennishasspentthelastdecadeonHoustonradioandtelevisionstationsincluding740KTRH,KIAHCW39andKROINews92FM,partneringwithCoveringKaty.comtofeaturelocalnewsinKaty,Texas.
 
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WelcometotheAAF–Houston’sAnnualTrailblazerGala.Eachyear,theTrailblazerAwardrecognizesanindividualwhohasmadeasignificantimpactontheGreaterHoustoncommunitythroughsoundmarketing,effectiveadvertisingandcorporatecitizenship.Tonight,wehonorWelcomeWilsonSr.–anincredibletalentwithaservant’sheart.HisvisionandenergyhavehelpedshapeHoustonforgenerations.Hisdedicationtoeducationispreparingouryoungcitizensforfuturechallengesonaglobalstage.WelcometrulyexemplifiestheTrailblazerspiritwerespectandacknowledgethisevening.HeartfeltappreciationisduetheAAF–HoustonteamheadedbyAnneMrok-Smithfortonight’scelebration.JoinmeinthankingAnne,herTrailblazerCommittee,WelcomeWilsonSr.andallpreviousrecipientsoftheHoustonTrailblazerAwardfortheirenthusiasticsupportofthecriticallyimportantadvertisingindustryinHoustonandourcommunityingeneral.
L What
Chairman, American Advertising Federation – Houston
WelcometotheSixteenthAnnualAAF–HoustonTrailblazerGala!WhatapleasureitistohaveyouherethiseveningaswegathertohonoratrueTexaslegend,WelcomeWilsonSr.TheTrailblazerAwardrecognizesanindividualwhohassignificantlyimpactedtheHoustonmarketwithanongoingcommitmenttooutstandingadvertisingandmarketing,whiledemonstratingcontinuedbusinesssuccess.WelcomeWilsonSr.’spassionforeducationandeverythingHoustonisinspiring.Hislife’sstoryexemplifiesanenergeticandcan-dospiritthathelpstodistinguishandshapewhatourcitizensandtheworldthinksofHoustonasaplacetolive,workandplay.Foundedin1911,theAAF–Houstonisoneofthecity’soldestprofessionalserviceclubs.Promotionofeducationandexcellenceintheindustryisatthecoreofitsmission.TheTrailblazerGalaisafundraisingactivitythatfocusesoneducation.Proceedshelpfundprofessionaldevelopment,scholarships,internships,theStudentConferenceandeducationalactivitiesforaspiringyoungadvertisingandmarketingprofessionalsintheHoustonareaandbeyond.TheAAF–HoustonTrailblazerScholarshipFundwasestablishedtohonoralltheHoustonTrailblazerrecipients.PleasejoinmeinthankingWelcomeWilsonSr.,previousrecipientsoftheTrailblazerAward,andthemanysponsors,donors,patronsandvolunteerswhosecommitmentandsupportcontinuetomakeadifference.
A Mrok-Smth
 AAF – Houston Trailblazer Chair, 2013 

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