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What an event this past Wednesday at our Luncheon with Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo!

What an event this past Wednesday at our Luncheon with Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo!  Despite the weather conditions, we still had a great turnout and is a reflection of the resiliency of our community.

Many thanks to Judge Hidalgo for making the time to spend with all of us despite a LOT of activity occurring on that day! (We also want to issue a tremendous thanks to Ashley San Miguel at Judge Hidalgo's office for all of her efforts in coordinating this special visit.)

We want to issue sincere thanks to our Host and Table Sponsor, Maggy Goergen, Graci Garces and staff at BakerRipley (BakerRipley Leonel Castillo Community Center) for being such accommodating and gracious hosts and for all of their support!

Steadfast thanks to our Program Participants:
Teresa Flores, Board Chair - The Greater Northside Chamber of Commerce,
David Haines, Chief Strategy and Information Officer - BakerRipley,
Dr. Monique Umphrey, President - HCC Northeast,
And, of course, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo.

Tons of thanks to Laura Perez, Chef Ben and Christopher Manriquez from CalleOnze for the absolutely delicious food and for being so accommodating to us during the touch and go moments!

We want to graciously thank our elected officials and representatives that also took time out of their busy schedules to join us:
State Senator Carol Alvarado,
Sergio Lira HISD School Board Trustee, District 3,
Angie Wells from the Office of Sylvia R Garcia.

Sincere Shout Outs to our Sponsors:
BakerRipley (BakerRipley Leonel Castillo Community Center) - Host and Table Sponsor,
BakerRipley (BakerRipley East Aldine Campus) - Table Sponsor,
Ms. Juliet Stipeche and the Mayor's Office of Education,
HCC Northeast,
Linebarger Attorneys at Law - Table Sponsor,
Elizabeth Castro-Vega from Dignity Memorial - Display Table Sponsor.

Tremendous thanks for the support to our newest Diamond Member - Funeraria Del Angel with Tina Morgado and Jorge Cotte!

Last (but, CERTAINLY, not least), we want to thank all of our Members and Guests for braving the weather conditions as well to support our efforts!

Until next time!
James Montalbano, Executive Director - The Greater Northside Chamber of Commerce

Thanks to Tina Morgado for her contribution of some of the photos!


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