The Houston MBDA Business Center, operated by Houston Community College, recently hosted the 5th Annual Salute to Minorities in Construction Luncheon at the Junior League of Houston. The event honored minority-owned construction firms and the advocates and organizations that support them, including Ed Melton (7th Echelon, LLC). All proceeds from the event went to support the vital work of MBDA in the Houston region. Attendees included Michelle Levi, Judson Robinson III, Mark Praigg, Dr. Maya Durnovo, Denise Hamilton, Carolyn Watson, Ron McFarlane, Tandelyn Weaver, Celina Pena, Michi Clay, Ilsa Garcia, Robert Ross, Des Burnley and many others.