Media Advisory
From the Office of State Senator Rodney Ellis

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, September 10, 2003
Contact: Mike Lavigne, (512) 463-0113

Welcome Home Event for Members of the Texas 11

On Thursday, "Texas 11" members Senator Rodney Ellis and Senator Mario Gallegos will be welcomed home from New Mexico at a ceremony at the Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church. The event will include short speeches from the Senators and other elected officials.

There will also be a brief service in memoriam of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001

This will be the first media opportunity and photo op for Senator Ellis and Senator Gallegos upon their return to Houston.

What:     Welcome Home Ceremony for Texas 11 (Senators Ellis and Gallegos)

Where:   Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church
                3826 Wheeler Avenue
                Houston, TX
                (corner of Wheeler and Scott Street)

When:    Thursday, September 11, 2003
                7:30 p.m.