Houston Health Department retired Navy veteran enjoys continuing the mission to serve aging senior veterans.
A major Department of Neighborhoods project chips away at overgrown weeds and illegal dumping at Acres Homes properties spanning a city block.
Spend a day on the job with Shannon Rodriguez, a supervising engineer for Houston Public Works. Rodriguez works her magic when leaks threaten to disrupt drinking water operations.
Spend a day on the job with Ella Ghica and the airport volunteers whom she calls angels in the terminals.
Spend a day on the job with Okey Akwari, a senior epidemiologist. Often compared to the “CSI of the Houston Health Department,” Akwari and his colleagues safeguard public health by tracking the source of potential outbreaks.