House Representative

Muņoz, Jr., Sergio

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 01/24/2014

BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF TEXAS RECOGNIZE REP. MUÑOZ AS LEGISLATIVE CHAMPION

PHARR, TX – The Texas Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs at a ceremony at the Pharr Boys & Girls Club yesterday evening recognized State Representative Sergio Muñoz Jr. with its GREAT Texan Award for his work during the 83 Legislative Session. Muñoz was on hand to accept the award from the Pharr Boys &Girls Club Board of Directors.

"This type of honor is very humbling because it comes from an organization that I have the utmost respect for," said Muñoz. "There is nothing more important than the health, safety, and education of our children, and that is what the Boys & Girls Clubs are all about."

Pharr Boys & Girls Club Executive Director/C.P.O., Alfredo “Freddy” Mata, Jr., said “Representative Muñoz, Jr. has worked tirelessly to promote a better quality of life for our community youth. We are very proud to have him represent our district.”

Background: The GREAT Texan Award was initiated in 2009 and awarded bi-annually post legislative session to legislators that are champions of issues and projects that enable at-risk youth to reach their full potential and succeed in school and life.


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