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September 19th, 2008
Honoring a civil rights pioneer

Mayor Susan Narvaiz proclaims “Dr. Hector P. Garcia Day” in honor of the founder of the American G.I. Forum who led the fight for civil rights, education and veterans services in Texas for decades after World War II. The American G.I. Forum Women celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a march and recognition of Dr. Garcia’s contributions. L-R are Mayor Susan Narvaiz, Esther Garcia, Lupe Flores, Ramona Gonzales and Lydia Serna; back row: Council Members Gaylord Bose and John Thomaides, Elizabeth Mello, Council Member Pam Couch and Martha Garcia.

Communications Director – City of San Marcos

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