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, Dallas Cowboy legend Tony Casillas, and the children, we want to take this opportunity to thank those businesses and individuals who made our 24th Annual Steak & Burger Dinner a grand success. (October 14, 2017)

We would like to recognize our Cowboy Star sponsors:

Alice Echo-News Journal, Newell Atkinson III & James Dean, Bowden Ford & Sears Home Store of Kingsville, Celanese, Double M Trucking, Bill and Phyllis Findley, JWC Commissioner Ventura Garcia, Judge Michael & Mrs. Marisol Carvajal-Garcia, P.C., Gulf Coast Federal Credit Union, Gutierrez Law Firm, Kelly, Honeycutt & Price, Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson, McDonalds, PlainsCapital Bank, Right of Way Service, RSVP Events, Texas Champion Bank, David & Seana Towler, Mark Dominguez-Aflac agent, and Wells Fargo Bank.

We would also like to recognize the following Gold Sponsors: 

Alice Chamber of Commerce, Alice Dental Associates, Barrera & Solis, CC Realty Group – Cynthia Carrasco, City of Alice, Coastal Bend College, Farm Bureau Ins. Agents, Richard Goodwin, Kari Hendricks, Linda Saenz, & April Soto, First Community Bank, Ferguson Enterprises, H-E-B, Kelly Honeycutt & Price, Andrew, Mary Lou & Damien Lewis, Hub City Event Center, Law Office of Joel Resendez, Paladium Bowl, JRods Drive Inn & Catering, San Diego,Texas, Jake Sanchez CPA. 

Thanks to the following Silver Sponsors:

Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, JC Perez III, Jim Wells County Clerk, J.C. Perez IV - Toothology PLLC, Neff’s Plumbing, Lemon & Gonzalez Lemon, Lupe Martinez, Eudoxcio & Melissa Morin, Pitts Trucking, United Connections Counseling Inc., Rosas Funeral Home, Rushing & Gonzalez Drug, Romeo E. Ramirez, Duval County Sheriff, Cristina R. Soliz, Attorny at law and Wilkinson Gary Iron & Metal.

We would also like to thank our board of directors, Emcee Joel Resendez, Juan Navejar – Alice Chamber of Commerce, DJ Pointy Boots-Brandon Placencio, and all those who donated live and silent auction items.

Thank you Mayor Jolene Vanover in presenting the key to the city to Tony Casillas. Thanks also to all our volunteers, Jr. staff and parents, 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 14, 2017. Please visit www.coastalbenddayof giving.org

Rick Del Bosque

Executive Director