Family Members Celebrate Dr. Hector P. Garcia's Legacy

The late Dr. Hector P. Garcia is known as a civil rights leader who paved the way for many not just in Corpus Christi, but throughout the nation.

This Friday would have been his 100th birthday. His daughter and her husband, Cecilia and Jim Akers, who are also the founders of the Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Foundation, will celebrate up until the big day with several events.

Remembering Dr. Hector P. Garcia Week:

-Tuesday: Mayor's Proclamation, 11 a.m. City Hall

-Thursday: Screening of "Justice for My People" documentary, 1 p.m. Del Mar College Richardson Auditorium

-Friday: Luncheon, 11 a.m. Omni Bayfront Hotel, $75


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