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Saturday, March 31, 2007

Councilwoman McNeil to open campaign office

Sheila McNeil (photo)
District 2 Councilwoman

District 2 Councilwoman Sheila McNeil will have her official campaign office opening on Sunday, April 1, 5-7 pm located at 1131 S.WW White Rd. (corner of WW White and MLK). Come for food, music and friendship.

Cesar Chavez dinner at La Villita draws a crowd

L-R: San Antonio Mayor Phil Hardberger, Bexar County Sheriff's Deputy Hector Delgado, Commissioner Tommy Adkisson & Bexar County Sheriff candidate in 2008 Armadeo Ortiz, KWEX-41 News Anchorwoman Monica Navarro & husband, Judge Gloria Saldana, Former City Manager Alez Briseno, Event coordinator Jaime Martinez, National LULAC President Rosa Rosales, Firefighter's Union President Richard Steele, Councilwoman Patti Radle, entertainer Johnny Canales, Chavez poster, From Left to Right top row: Ben Hernandez, Jesus McDonald, Rigo Amaya,Front row: National LULAC President Rosa Rosales, Teresa Garza, Adrianna Guajardo

Numerous dignitaries, elected officials and Cesar Chavez supporters gathered at La Villita Assembly Hall to honor Cesar Chavez Educational Foundation scholarship winners, Friday, March 30th.

Supporters swarm Cesar Chavez awards dinner

L-R: Dawn Larios, Bexar County Tejano Chair Charlie Jones & Creeper Elizondo, Balcones Heights Councilman Steve Walker & former student (34-years ago) Glaudia Bennett, George Alejos, Tony Mandujano, Bishops & co-pastors of Greater Faith Institutional Church on the Eastside Glenn & Rosa Wilson, Andrew Guerra, political consultant JoAnn Ramon, Claudia Sanchez, Lupe Figeroa, Dora Ramos, books. security, Chavez tee-shirt

Supporters of the Cesar E. Chavez awards dinner turned out in droves, Friday night at La Villita to hear Rita Chavez-Medina, sister of Cesar Chavez speak along to the crowd along with the Mayor and other diginitaries.

Antonian High School debate draws good crowd

L-R: WOAI News 4 Reporter & MC Aubrey Mika, paper work, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, Aubrey Mika's WOAI News-4 jacket, High School photographer, scorekeeper, Tomas Larralde, crowd of parents and friends, SA Mayoral candidate Julie "Mama Bexar" Oldham, awards table

Besides contestants and judges, parents, fellow students and the general public turned out to see high school kids debate the issue of a constitutional amendment to allow foreign born Americans the opportunity to run for president.

Antonian H.S. debate attracts elected officials

L-R: Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, Judge Carmen Kelsey, Texas State University at San Marcos Dr. Paul Paese, Madison High School Principal Chris Thompson, District 8 Council candidate Gloria Sanchez, 4th Court Justice Steve Hilbig, State Board of Education Member Ken Mercer, Congressman Charlie Gonzalez, Superintendent of the Archdioese School District Sister Carla Luesch, SA Bar Association President Lamont Jefferson, Bexar County Democratic Party Chairman Carla Vela, County Judge Tim Johnson & debate coordinator Dan Corbett

Elected officials turned out for a high school debate at Antonian High School on West Avenue, Friday, March 30th. Some elected officials judged the competition while others helped present the awards during the short ceremony at the end.

Students debated whether there should be a constitutional amendment to allow a foreign born naturalized citizen to run for president.