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HOUSTON -- Susan McEldoon, the General Manager of KHOU Channel 11, was among 11 women honored Thursday at the Third Annual Greater Houston Women s Hall of Fame held at the InterContinental Hotel.

The gala, sponsored by the Greater Houston Women s Chamber of Commerce, recognized outstanding women who have contributed significantly to the advancement of women and improved the quality of life for future generations of Houstonians.

The other inductees are: Sofia Adrogue, Philamena Baird, Darlene Bisso, Sylvia Garcia, Suzanne M. Glasscock, Dr. Margaret L. Kripke, Dr. Helen A. Mintz-Hittner, Beth Sanders Moore, Sharon Michael Owens and Beth Wolff. Well known community leaders, Ellie Francisco and Susan Krohn co-chaired the gala this year.

The event began with a reception and silent auction and was followed by the dinner and reception.

The Greater Houston Women s Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit business organization of highly influential and diverse women and men dedicated to the advancement and empowerment of women through leadership, education, advocacy and mentoring.

The gala proceeds supported the chamber s program of work and services, including providing scholarships for deserving female students from area schools to attend a Texas college, the Chamber s Smart Start Program for Women Entrepreneurs and STEM Town USA.

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