Beautifully decorated Ramada Inn Sun Blossom Room was the venue, which hosted the Del Rio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce “Above & Beyond Awards” Luncheon on Friday May 21st, 2021.
Beginning with Former Mayor Dora Alcala’s warm welcome and DRHCC’s current President Isidro Valdez-Fernandez’s inspiring opening remarks, the event was filled with a mixture of appreciation, humility and recognition for those local heroes who went Above & Beyond during trying times when the Covid-19 Pandemic hit us in 2020.
The Del Rio News Herald staff was recognized for their journalistic support.
Present: Brian Argabright, Ruben Cantu and Karen Gleason.
Not Present Roland Cardenas, Atzimba Morales & David Rupkalvis.
CONEXION HISPANA: Mrs Araceli Gutierrez accepted a Posthumous Award to the late Mr. Gregorio Gutierrez CEO & Founder.
RAISE YOUR HAND TEXAS: Dr. Tomas Sigala’ Jr., Regional Advocacy Director
Ramada Inn: Rose Soto, General Manager
Val Verde County Judge, Lewis G. Owens
Not present but recognized Del Rio Mayor Bruno Lozano
Thanks to Ruben and Carmen Gutierrez for Plaque Sponsorship.