2023 Luncheon Awards

The Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Foundation awarded 3 recipients  at the Annual Legacy Celebration Luncheon which was held on January 20, 2023.  We are proud of the contributions of these distinguished individuals who have given back to the community in the area of education. Please help congratulate these great individuals. 

The recipients are:

Dr. Abel Antonio Chavez, PRESIDENT'S AWARD- President of Our Lady of the Lake University.

Dr. Kelly Miller, LEGACY AWARD, President of Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi.

Lt. Col. US Army (Retired) Pat Simon, COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD, KRIS TV 6 News Anchor.

The Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Foundation appreciates and recognizes their wonderful accomplishments.

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2023 Dr. Hector P. Garcia Legacy Luncheon

On January 20th, 2023, hundreds of people from across the state of Texas came together to celebrate the birthday of Civil Rights Hero, Dr. Hector P. Garcia. This annual luncheon also helps keep Dr. Hector’s legacy alive and supports the organization named in his honor, The Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Foundation. Here are some images that help capture this wonderful event.


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Dr. Hector Play and Legacy Luncheon Reception

Friends and supporters of the Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Foundation came                 

 together on January 19, 2023 at the Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi to 

honor the trailblazing civil rights leader. They were also treated to a scene

of a play based on the remarkable life of Dr. Hector put on by the Department

of Theater and Dance at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. It was also an opportunity

to meet Dr. Abel Chavez, President of Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio.

Dr. Chavez was the keynote speaker at the Annual Legacy Luncheon that celebrates

Dr. Hector P. Garcia’s birthday and accomplishments.













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