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Twelve recognized as Notable Valley Hispanics
By Scott Maier, Senior Editor
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Posted: 10/01/2001
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The University of Texas-Pan American Friends of the Library recently honored 12 Rio Grande Valley leaders as Notable Valley Hispanics in a special ceremony. Honored were, front, from left, Carlota M. Gutierrez of Edinburg, Alma Irene Pena of Weslaco, Delisia T. Rios of Mission and Blanca Estela Meckel of McAllen. Back row, Dr. Robert Sepulveda of Weslaco, Yvonne “Bonnie” Gonzalez of Mercedes, Mayor Baldemar Garza of Rio Grande City, Homero Gallegos of McAllen, Judge Rose Guerra Reyna of McAllen and Hector “Tito” Palacios of San Juan. Not pictured are Alonzo Cantu of McAllen and Maricela Hernandez of Weslaco.