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President Cárdenas participates in Texas Citrus Fiesta Parade
Posted: 02/04/2005
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The University of Texas-Pan American President Blandina Cárdenas (left) waved to the crowds during the annual Texas Citrus Fiesta Parade held Jan. 29 in Mission. Cárdenas served as Parade Marshall in a car driven by Pat Townsend Jr., president/CEO of the Mission Economic Development Authority. Prior to the parade appearance, Cardenas spoke at the 15th Annual International Mayors Brunch held at Texas State Bank in Mission. At the brunch, Cárdenas met with Mexican Governors Enrique Martinez y Martinez of Coahuila and Natividad Gonzalez Paras of Nuevo Leon, Mission Mayor Norberto "Beto" Salinas, and other Mexico, state of Texas, and Rio Grande Valley government officials and business persons.