Tag: Blanca Sanchez Vela

CONTINUING A LEGACY: Honorees shine at Freddy Fender Humanitarian Awards

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com HARLINGEN – Four individuals with roots in the Rio Grande Valley received recognition for their exemplary efforts in serving South Texas citizens at the Freddy Fender Humanitarian Awards ceremony on Thursday. At each ceremony, the event honors persons and entities that have dedicated their time to help ensure the well-being …

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FFHA to posthumously recognize Vela with honor at ceremony

Special to the NEWS Blanca Sanchez Vela will be posthumously honored as a recipient of the 2014 Freddy Fender Humanitarian Awards – this because of her outstanding service record and lifelong dedication to public service. Vela died on Feb. 19 of this year. She was a certified teacher and began her career with the San …

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