Mayor Joe E. Vega and the Port Isabel City Commissioners present the City of Port Isabel 3rd Annual Community Tree Lighting! Over 600 visitors and residents enjoyed perfect weather, Christmas caroling, performances, vendors and a visit from Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus. Master of Ceremonies, Edward P. Meza (City Manager) introduced Mayor Joe E. Vega and the countdown for the lighting of the Community Christmas tree kicked off the evening schedule.
Performances that followed were: Port Isabel High School Band, Port Isabel Junior High Band, Garriaga Elementary Choir, Derry Elementary Choir, Derry Elementary Dolls, Derry Elementary Cheerleaders, Port Isabel Jr. High School Cheerleaders and the Port Isabel High School Silver Belles.
Special Thanks: Mayor Joe E. Vega, Commissioner Juan Jose “JJ” Zamora, Commissioner Maria de Jesus “MJ” Garza, Commissioner Martin C. Cantu, Commissioner Guillermo “Memo” Torres, Edward P. Meza (City Manager), Susie Alcocer (City Secretary), Anabel Guillen (Assistant City Secretary), Janie Villarreal (EDC Administrator), Alonzo Echavarria (Finance Director & Staff), Larry Ellis (Building Inspector & Staff), Jeannie Marie Aby (Museum Director & Staff), Carolyn Bogardus (Library Director & Staff), Baldemar Alaniz (Public Works Director & Staff), Port Isabel Municipal Courts, Port Isabel Police Department, Port Isabel Volunteer Fire Department, Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus & Elves, H.E.B., Subway, Walgreens, Ben Liquor, Sherwin Williams, Laguna Madre Rehab, Art Sea Gallery & Goods