Letter to Editor:

On behalf of the Boys & Girls Club of Alice (A United Way of the Coastal Bend Affiliate Agency), board of directors, the staff, Robert Horry, and the children, we want to take this opportunity to thank those businesses and individuals who made our 22nd Annual Steak & Burger Dinner a grand success.

Our sincere gratitude to ALICE CHEVROLET for their major sponsorship. Thank you for all you do for us.

We would like to recognize our Spurs sponsors:

Alice Chevrolet, Alice Echo-News Journal, Bowden Ford, Cantu Chevrolet, Double M Trucking, Fesco, Ltd., Carvajal, Smithwick Garcia, Jason & Venessa Garcia, Kelly, Honeycutt & Price, Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson, J.M. Lozano, State Representative, P&J Electric, PlainsCapital Bank, Right of Way Service, RSVP Events, Texas Champion Bank, David Towler, Mark Dominguez, and Wells Fargo Bank.

We would also like to recognize the following Gold Sponsors:

Abundant Life, Alice Chamber of Commerce, Alice Pediatric Center, Circle T. Tanning, City of Alice, Eli & Molly Cordova, Endyn, Ltd, First Community Bank, J. Michael Guerra for County Attorney, Dr. Roel Garza & Associates, Gonzalez Hay Bailing & Alice Appraisal Service, Gulf Coast Federal Credit Union, HEB Food Store, Jesse’s Roofing, Andrew, Mary Lou & Damien Lewis, Knights of Columbus #3169, Law Office of Joel Resendez, Edie Gonzalez-Lemon for County Attorney, McDonalds, Neighbors Loan, Especially for me Boutique, Newell Atkinson III, James Dean, Paladium Bowl, Dr. JC Perez, Rosie Canales, Lee Ramon, Jake Sanchez CPA, SGC Janitorial Service, Rumi Soliz for District Attorney.

Thanks to the following Silver Sponsors:

Advance Dental Care, Carrillo Law Office, Celanese, EZ Pawn, Love Chrysler Dodge Jeep, Lupe Martinez, The Gutierrez Law Firm, Neff’s Plumbing, Rosas Funeral Home, Rushing & Gonzalez Drug, Romeo E. Ramirez, Duval County Sheriff, Cristina R. Soliz, Attorney at Law, VA Home Health, and Wilkinson Gary Iron & Metal.

We would also like to thank our board of directors, Emcee Joel Resendez, Juan Navejar, DJ Raymond Rivera, Kevin Bingham with the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation, Del Cielo Home Care, DeLaune Drilling, Edwards Furniture, JJ Bernal, Jason & Venessa Garcia, Jesse Medina – Medina’s Welding, John Vanover II, Knights of Columbus #3169, Luera’s Welding, Omni Hotel in Dallas, Tx., Roman Contreras, Ventura Garcia Jr. family, and all those who we inadvertently omitted who donated to our auctions.

Thank you Mayor Ike Ornelas in presenting the key to the city to Robert Horry. Thanks also to all our volunteers, who assisted us in serving over 500 people. As quoted by the legendary boxer Muhammed Ali “Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth”.

Again, thank you all for your involvement.

P.S. – Please visit and help us and the Alice Volunteer Services/Food Pantry in giving on November 10, 2015. Please visit www.coastalbenddayof giving.org

Rick Del Bosque

Executive Director, Alice Boys and Girls Club