Local tejano civil rights leader to be honored this week

Hector P. Garcia Honored With Proclamation

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - This week elected leaders at Corpus Christi City Hall will be honoring a local tejano civil rights leader with a special proclamation.

During Tuesday's meeting, Mayor Joe Mccomb will be joined by Dr. Hector P. Garcia's daughter, Cecilia Akers Garcia, to name Wednesday, January  17th as Dr. Hector P. Garcia's 104th Birthday Celebration Day.

The proclamation is in honor of his service to his country on his 97th birthday.

A special luncheon will also be held on Wednesday.

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