AUSTIN, TX — The Senate of the State of Texas is proud to recognize Javier Norberto Garcia on his 75th birthday and to honor him for his outstanding service to his community, county, and country. Today, Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa presented a Texas Senate Resolution to Mr. Garcia in recognition of his many achievements and contributions to the well-being and prosperity of the communities in Jim Wells County.
Mr. Garcia was born on April 12, 1948, in Alice. After graduating from the Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco Consolidated Independent School District in 1967, he enlisted in the National Guard and served his country with honor and distinction for 22 years. In addition to his service in the National Guard, he became an educator with the Alice Independent School District, where he taught for 20 years. He was also elected to the board of the Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco Consolidated Independent School District and served for 10 years.
Throughout his life, Mr. Garcia has embodied the traits of selflessness and devotion to service, dedicating himself to helping others and to serving as a voice for those around him. He served on the Jim Wells County Appraisal District Board of Directors for 32 years and served as Jim Wells County commissioner for Precinct 4 for 24 years. During his time as county commissioner, he collaborated with nonprofit organizations, including Community Action Corporation of South Texas, to establish parks in Ben Bolt and in Palito Blanco. He also provided services and meals for the elderly in Jim Wells County.
Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa said, “It is an honor to present this Texas Senate Resolution to Javier Garcia on his 75th birthday. Mr. Garcia has dedicated his life to serving his community, this county, our country, and his contributions have made a significant impact on the well-being and prosperity for the residents of Jim Wells County and the State of Texas. He is a true example of selflessness and devotion to service, and I am proud to recognize him for his outstanding achievements.”
Senator Hinojosa also joined Jim Wells County Judge Pete Treviño and current Precinct 4 County Commissioner Wicho Gonzalez at the dedication ceremony of the park in Ben Bolt that was renamed after Mr. Garcia in his honor. Commissioner Gonzalez played a key role in the renaming of the park. Senator Hinojosa congratulated Mr. Garcia for this well-deserved honor.
“I was proud to be part of the ceremony to rename the park in Ben Bolt after Mr. Garcia. His lifelong dedication to public service is truly deserving of this honor, and it ensures that his legacy will continue to live on in the community he served,” said Senator Hinojosa
The Texas Senate Resolution commends Javier Norberto Garcia on his many achievements and contributions to the well-being and prosperity of his community and the Lone Star State and extends to him best wishes for much joy and fulfillment in the years ahead.