WEST TEXAS
C.R.E.O.
(Community Reinvesting in Educational Opportunities)
PO Box 5566
San Angelo, TX 76902
325-658-8000
www.creosanangelo.com 



ACTIVITIES


AN EVENING WITH JUDGE SAM MEDINA

West Texas C.R.E.O. and it's Partners in Education presented An Evening with Judge Sam Medina. Partners in education included House of Faith, TLC Academy and A.M.A.S. (Association of Mexican American Students.)  C.RE.O. sponsored this banquet on April 21, 2009 at the Le Grand Center.  The banquet was to educate the public of the services that are available to disadvantaged students living in and around the Concho Valley.

Our guest speaker was Judge Sam Medina - State District Judge from the 271st State Judicial District Court in Lubbock, Texas.  Judge Medina founded a similiar and very successful organization in the Lubbock area.  His organization has been instrumental in raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for education.


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LUNCHEON WITH FORMER U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL ALBERTO GONZALES

CREO along with Angelo State University students A.M.A.S. (Association of Mexican American Students) sponsored a luncheon in honor of former United States Attorney
General Alberto Gonzales.  Gonzales was the guest speaker for the luncheon.  His message was on education.  He came from humble beginnings and was the only one in his family to graduate from college.  He attended Rice University and then Harvard Law School.  His
main message was to motivate students to continue with their education, whatever they want to be can bedone with dedication and hard work.  He is an example of this
                   


Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez with San Angelo City Councilman Johnny Silvas.



Alberto Gonzales with members of A.M.A.S. (Associaton of Mexican American Students.)


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An evening with Javier Palomarez - President, U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce


Javier Palomarez is currently the President & CEO of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), the leading advocate for  nearly 3 million Hispanic-owned businesses and over 200 local Hispanic chambers throughout the United States.




Javier Palomarez and Phil Neighbors - President of the San Angelo Chamber of Commerce.




Javier Palomarez addresses the audience at the WT CREO Spring Scholarship Banquet.







WT CREO Board Members group photo with Javier Palomarez. From left to right Flor Madero, Johnny Silvas, Virginia Lucero, Alma Reyes, Rick DeHoyos, Tony Villarreal, (2nd row) Hector Leos, Sam Tambunga, Javier Palomarez, Edward Carrasco and Max Puello.


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Our guest speaker for the WT CREO Membership receptions was Mr. Trinidad Aguirre.  Mr Aguirre  was Former Area President of South/West Verizon Telecom.


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