FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 10, 2009
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Sen. Lucio Honors Amigos Del Valle
Senior Day Recognized
Austin, TX — Today Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr. presented a Senate Resolution to members of Amigos Del Valle celebrating Senior Day at the State Capitol.
Sen. Lucio paid tribute to the organization's 2008-2009 King Luis Barrientos and Queen Eva Martinez, both representing Casa Del Mar in Brownsville. The 2007-2008 and 2008-2009 Royal Courts were also honored and included members from senior centers throughout the Rio Grande Valley.
Amigos Del Valle is a consortium of county and city governmental entities working to provide nutrition, transportation and housing services to senior citizens of Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy counties.
Helping senior citizens live healthy, productive and self-sufficient lives is the group's primary goal.
Executive Director of Amigos Del Valle, Inc. located in Mission is Mr. Jose Garza.
ATTACHMENT: Senate Resolution 154
|Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr. (far left) and Sen. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa (far right) welcoming Amigos Del Valle for Senior Day at the Capitol.|
|Sen. Lucio with Amigos Del Valle in his Capitol office.|