The Houston East End Chamber of Commerce (EECOC) honored 10 companies and individuals during its annual awards ceremony Thursday, October 18. The University of Houston received the award for Economic Development during the 2012 Annual Awards and Scholarship Celebration. This award is presented to an individual, company, or organization that has contributed significantly to employment, capital investment or other activities beyond normal business operation.
In addition to economic development, the chamber presents awards to outstanding members in the areas of corporate citizenship, best small business, East End amigo, East End good neighbor, rookie of the year, and chamber member of the year. See the Houston Business Journal for a listing of the other award recipients.