FEATURED: Net proceeds from the 1st AnnualPURPLE PROJECT: A 5K FOR ALL CANCERS will benefit the cancer patients assisted through the Renaissance Cancer Foundation. The Renaissance Cancer Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2008. Its mission is to provide financial assistance to uninsured cancer patients in the Rio Grande Valley.
FEATURED, FROM LEFT: Former Rep. Sergio Muñoz, Sr. (1952-2020); his wife of 44 years, Connie Bazan Muñoz; their son, Rep. Sergio Muñoz, Jr., D-Mission; and their daughter, Marla López. This image was taken on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at the Texas Capitol during the opening day of the 85th Texas Legislature.
FEATURED: Rep. Armando “Mando” Martínez, D-Weslaco, seen here at the Texas Capitol, recently showed off the Super Bowl XII ring earned in 1978 by former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Drew Pearson, standing next to the Valley state lawmaker. Signed as an undrafted free agent by the Cowboys in 1973, Pearson enjoyed an accomplished 11-year career in the NFL and totaled 489 receptions and 7,822 yards. He was a three-time Pro Bowler and played on three Super Bowl teams. Pearson was honored by the Texas Legislature on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 for those achievements, and for being selected earlier this year to the NFL Hall of Fame.
FEATURED, FROM LEFT: Joe E. Vega, Parks Director, Cameron County; Pete Sepulveda, Jr., Executive Director, Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority; Speaker of the House Dade Phelan, R-Beaumont; Rep. Eddie Lucio, III, D-Brownsville; and Cameron County Commissioner Joey López. This image was taken at the Texas Capitol on Wednesday, April 14, 2021.
Photograph Courtesy REP. EDDIE LUCIO, III FACEBOOK
FEATURED: Sen. Judith Zaffirini, whose Senate District 21 includes Starr County, reacts on Friday, March 8, 2013, to being honored with a Presidential Citation, the highest honor bestowed by the University of Texas at Austin, at the university’s AT&T Conference Center.
Photograph Courtesy THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN