ColorComm Houston Presents: Dinner & Dialogue with Mary Benton

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Benjy's Restaurant

2424 Dunstan Road

Houston, TX 77005

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Join ColorComm Houston as we have an intimate dinner with Mary Benton, an Award-Winning journalist and current Press Secretary for Houston Mayor Turner, as she shares insight into the world of journalism, media and politics!

NOTE: Ticket price is a reservation fee for Dinner & Dialogue. All participants will purchase their own meals, separately. This event requires purchase of a ticket. Limited seating is available.


In celebration of ColorComm Day of Service taking place Saturday, Mar. 23, this event will support Mary Benton's organization of choice, Undies for Everyone. All guests are asked to bring a pack of children's underwear or cash donation towards the purchase of children's underwear.

Mary Benton received a Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Texas at Austin in 1988. She is a veteran journalist who spent many years with Houston NBC Affiliate - KPRC-Ch. 2. Her previous experience includes reporting jobs at KTBC TV Austin, Texas and KCEN TV in Waco, Texas. Mary Benton has been recognized by her peers and her community for more than three decades of practicing responsible journalism. Awards include the School Bell Award for Education Reporting, Houston’s Best Reporter, YMCA Achiever and Top 25 Women of Houston. In 2012, Mary was recognized as an outstanding journalist by the Houston Area League of Women Voters. Mary served as president of the Houston Association of Black Journalists from 2008 – 2011 and HABJ VP of Broadcast from 2009 – 2011. While president, she increased fundraising efforts and helped establish student scholarships. Mary currently serves as the Press Secretary for City of Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner.

About Undies for Everyone: Undies for Everyone enhances the self-esteem, dignity, hygiene, and success of disadvantaged students by providing them with clean underwear.

About Benjy's Restaurant: Known for "serving fresh ingredients from farm to table," Benjy's Restaurant offers unique brunch and dining options. The Houston favorite has even been described by the Houston Business Journal as the "Best Business Lunch" in the city.


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