10th Annual Impact a Hero holds Hall of Fame Gala “Diamonds & Denim

Impact A Hero Chairman of the Board, Jim Hoelker with Founder and President of the organization Dick Lynch. 

Impact A Hero Chairman of the Board, Jim Hoelker with Founder and President of the organization Dick Lynch.

Jim Hoelker, Chairman of the Board of Impact Player Partners, and Honorary Gala Chairs, Vice Chairman and C.O.O. of the NFL Houston Texas, Cal and Hannah McNair, recently presented the 10th Annual Impact A Hero, Hall of Fame Gala dinner at Reliant Stadium.

This Gala benefits our severely wounded heroes injured in the Post 9/11 combat and their families. This year they honored more than 50 of our Wounded Heroes and family members.

Hall of Fame Inductees were Gunnery Sgt. Samuel Deeds; Sgt. Matt Rios; LCpl Phillip George, KIA; Chief Warrant Officer, Thomas Anzo; and Medal of Honor recipient, Sgt. First Class Leroy Petry.

Houston Texans Center Chris Myers is shown with Purple Heart winner LCpl. Alex Rodriguez.

Houston Texans Center Chris Myers is shown with Purple Heart winner LCpl. Alex Rodriguez.

In the crowd at the Gala were Cal and Hannah McNair; Bob and Janice McNair, Founder and President of Impact A Hero Dick Lynch, Chairman of the Impact A Hero Board, Jim Hoelker, and Houston Texans, Chris and Jenny Myers, J.J. Watt, and Case and Kimberly Keenum.

Impact A Hero weekend gives the community an opportunity to join national celebrities in thanking our severely wounded servicemen and women for sacrificing their minds, bodies, and sometimes their lives. Visit www.impactahero.org for details.

Cal and Hannah McNair with Medal of Honor Recipient Sgt. First Class Leroy Petry.

Cal and Hannah McNair with Medal of Honor Recipient Sgt. First Class Leroy Petry.

Impact Player Partners is a non- partisan 501 ©(3) organization consisting of individuals and corporations dedicated to providing emotional and financial support for our severely wounded or disabled veterans injured in the post 9/11 combat and their families.

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