Edinburg Mayor Holds State of the City Address
Edwards Abstract and Title Co. was represented at the City of Edinburg State of the City Address held on Wednesday, February 20 at the Edinburg Auditorium. The auditorium was filled with members of the business community, civic, county and state leaders. The event is hosted in cooperation with the City of Edinburg, Edinburg Chamber of Commerce and the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation. Mayor Richard Garcia addressed the citizens of Edinburg and outlined the city’s success in attracting new business and industry. He also lauded the city’s unemployment rate as the lowest since 2009 that is currently 6.9%. “Jobs, jobs, jobs,” said Mayor Garcia is the major contributor to the city’s continued growth and improvement of the quality of life. The Mayor recognized the current city council members for their leadership and for working as one for the benefit of the citizens of Edinburg. Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer Byron Jay Lewis; Mike Overly, President of the Hidalgo County Division; Elva Jackson Garza, Vice President and Marketing Manager; Diana S. Kaufold, Vice President & Edinburg Branch Manager; Norma Cano, Sr. Escrow Officer (Edinburg); Marilyn De Luna, CESA & Sr. Escrow Officer (McAllen) and Mary A. Barrientos, Mission Branch Manager & Sr. Escrow Officer attended on behalf of Edwards Abstract and Title Co.