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February 4, 2003     (512) 463-0300


SENIOR DAY AT THE CAPITOL
Thousands of Seniors at the Capitol
Thousands of seniors gathered at the south steps of the Capitol for Senior Day, sponsored by the Texas Senior Advocacy Coalition.
Senator Gonzalo Barrientos with a group from the Foster Grandparents Program
Senator Gonzalo Barrientos from Austin met with a group from the Foster Grandparents Program on Senior Day at the Capitol.
Around 1200 seniors from San Antonio alone visited the Capitol for Senior Day to celebrate the contributions that older adults have made to Texas and to advocate for issues that concern them.
Around 1200 seniors from San Antonio visited the Capitol
Senior citizens from all over the state of Texas came today to share their views
Senior citizens from all over the state of Texas came today to share their views with those they elected.
Ms. Senior America 2002, Texas’ own Mary Virginia Tuinstra
Ms. Senior America 2002, Texas' own Mary Virginia Tuinstra, sang the National Anthem at the south steps of the Capitol.
Senior citizens posed on the Capitol steps with signs asking legislators to remember seniors and the issues that are important to them.
Senior citizens posed on the Capitol steps with signs asking legislators to remember seniors
Senator John Carona from Dallas was among those invited to speak
Senator John Carona from Dallas was among those invited to address the senior citizens visiting the Capitol on Senior Day.
Rio Grande Valley Amigos del Valle meet with Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.
Rio Grande Valley Amigos del Valle came to Senior Day at the Capitol to meet with Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. from Brownsville.

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