PRESS RELEASE from the office of Senator Carlos Uresti

October 29, 2007
CONTACT: Ryan Sullivan

Senator Uresti hosts community at District Office Grand Opening

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SAN ANTONIO -- State Senator Carlos Uresti opened the doors to his San Antonio District Office to the community and his constituents during a Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, October 6th.

The office is located inside Falcon International Bank at 2530 Southwest Military Drive, Suite 103; San Antonio, Texas 78224.

The event was complete with free food, entertainment for children, a flag raising ceremony by members of local Veterans of Foreign Wars posts, a ribbon cutting ceremony with representatives of the Southside Chamber of Commerce, and a heartfelt speech by Sen. Uresti to his constituents and supporters.

"I want people to feel comfortable calling or walking into their Senate office," said Sen. Uresti. "Our office is here to help my constituents address any issues, problems or concerns they may have."

Guests joined Sen. Uresti in a tour of the office, which included the unveiling of the Blue Room - a conference room dedicated in the memory of Jovonie Ochoa, a four-year old child who died on Christmas Day in 2003 as a result of abuse and neglect.

Sen. Uresti and his staff are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM, with the exception of state and federal holidays. Sen. Uresti has also made available to his constituents a toll free number to the San Antonio office, 1-800-459-0119.