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Hector P Garcia Institute of Education, Integrity, Culture and Public Policy

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Mommy told you tony you tiny worm.............. 105 years ago one of their relatives, one of their relatives was an heir? confession?


Send this document to a colleague Close This Window NUMBER 13-02-00130-CV COURT OF APPEALS THIRTEENTH DISTRICT OF TEXAS CORPUS CHRISTI B EDINBURG SISTER CARMEN DE LLANO, JOSEPHINE JOHNSON,INDEPENDENT EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OFMANUEL DE LLANO, BLANCA A. DE LLANO DE AGUILAR,MARTHA DE LLANO DE OLIVERA, FERNANDODE LLANO, JR., AS PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVEOF THE ESTATE OF FERNANDO DE LLANO, ANDJOSEFINA DE LLANO, Appellants, v. PABLO SUESS AND FROST NATIONAL BANK,TRUSTEES OF THE JOHN G. KENEDY, JR.CHARITABLE TRUST, Appellees. On appeal from the 206th District Court of Hidalgo County, Texas. MEMORANDUM OPINION Before Justices Hinojosa, Yañez, and Garza Memorandum Opinion by Justice Hinojosa Appellants, Sister Carmen De Llano, Josephine Johnson, independent executrix of the estate of Manuel De Llano, Blanca De Llano De Aguilar, Martha De Llano De Olivera, Fernando De Llano, Jr., as personal representative of the estate of Fernando De Llano, and Josefina De Llano, filed suit against appellees, Pablo Suess and Frost National Bank, Trustees of the John G. Kenedy, Jr. Charitable Trust, for the recovery of real property, asserting various tort claims. A jury returned a verdict in favor of appellees, finding against appellants on all liability theories and in favor of appellees= defenses. In six issues, appellants (1) question the finality of the judgment and the jurisdiction of the trial court, (2) contend the appearance of the Attorney General of the State of Texas violated the Texas and United States Constitutions, (3) contend appellees= appeal to race during closing argument was incurable, (4) contend the trial court erred in failing to disqualify attorney J. A. ATony@ Canales, and (5) contend the jury=s finding on adverse possession requires this Court to render judgment for appellants. We affirm. A. BackgroundAs this is a memorandum opinion and because all issues of law presented by this case are well settled and the parties are familiar with the facts, we will not recite the law and the facts here except as necessary to advise the parties of this Court's decision and the basic reasons for it. See Tex. R. App. P. 47.4. B. Finality of JudgmentIn their sixth issue, appellants contend the trial court=s judgment is not final because: (1) it adjudicated the claims of Athe Unknown Heirs of Carmen Morell Kenedy;@ (2) it failed to adjudicate appellees= counterclaim for attorneys fees; and (3) it failed to identify, with sufficient particularity, the real property interests involved.[1]Appellants assert the judgment improperly adjudicates the claims of the unknown heirs of Carmen Morell Kenedy. However, even though a trial court grants more relief than it ought to grant, the judgment is nevertheless final. See Jacobs v. Satterwhite, 65 S.W.2d 653, 655 (Tex. 2001). An order that expressly disposes of the entire case is not interlocutory merely because the record fails to show an adequate motion or other legal basis for the disposition. Lehmann v. Har‑Con Corp., 39 S.W.3d 191, 206 (Tex. 2001). Language that the plaintiff take nothing by his claims in the case, or that the case is dismissed, shows finality if there are no other claims by other parties. Id. at 205. Appellants further assert [...]

We share the same short moment of life; We seek nothing but the chance 2 live our lives in purpose & in happiness winning what satisfaction & ....


winning what satisfaction and fulfillment they canThis is a time of shame and sorrow. It is not a day for politics. I have saved this one opportunity, my only event of today, to speak briefly to you about the mindless menace of violence in America which again stains our land and every one of our lives. It is not the concern of any one race. The victims of the violence are black and white, rich and poor, young and old, famous and unknown. They are, most important of all, human beings whom other human beings loved and needed. No one - no matter where he lives or what he does - can be certain who will suffer from some senseless act of bloodshed. And yet it goes on and on and on in this country of ours. Why?What has violence ever accomplished? What has it ever created? No martyr's cause has ever been stilled by an assassin's bullet.No wrongs have ever been righted by riots and civil disorders.A sniper is only a coward, not a hero; and an uncontrolled, uncontrollable mob is only the voice of madness, not the voice of reason.Whenever any American's life is taken by another American unnecessarily - whether it is done in the name of the law or in the defiance of the law, by one man or a gang, in cold blood or in passion, in an attack of violence or in response to violence - whenever we tear at the fabric of the life which another man has painfully and clumsily woven for himself and his children, the whole nation is degraded."Among free men," said Abraham Lincoln, "there can be no successful appeal from the ballot to the bullet; and those who take such appeal are sure to lose their cause and pay the costs." Yet we seemingly tolerate a rising level of violence that ignores our common humanity and our claims to civilization alike. We calmly accept newspaper reports of civilian slaughter in far-off lands. We glorify killing on movie and television screens and call it entertainment. We make it easy for men of all shades of sanity to acquire whatever weapons and ammunition they desire. Too often we honor swagger and bluster and wielders of force; too often we excuse those who are willing to build their own lives on the shattered dreams of others. Some Americans who preach non-violence abroad fail to practice it here at home. Some who accuse others of inciting riots have by their own conduct invited them. Some look for scapegoats, others look for conspiracies, but this much is clear: violence breeds violence, repression brings retaliation, and only a cleansing of our whole society can remove this sickness from our soul. For there is another kind of violence, slower but just as deadly destructive as the shot or the bomb in the night. This is the violence of institutions; indifference and inaction and slow decay. This is the violence that afflicts the poor, that poisons relations between men because their skin has different colors. This is the slow destruction of a child by hunger, and schools without books and homes without heat in the winter. This is the breaking of a man's spirit by denying him the chance to stand as a father and as a man among other men. And this too afflicts us all. I have not come here to propose a set of specific remedies nor is there a single set. For a broad and adequate outline we know what must be done. When you teach a man to hate and fear his brother, when you teach that he is a lesser man because of his color or his beliefs or the policies he pursues, when you teach that those who differ from you threaten your freedom or your job or your family, then you also learn to confront others not as fellow citizens but as enemies, to be met not with cooperation but with conquest; to be subjugated and mastered. We learn, at the last, to look at our brothers as aliens, men with whom we share a city, but not a community; men bound to us in common dwelling, but not in common effort. We learn to share only a common fear, only a common desire to retreat from each other, only a common impulse to meet disagreement with force. For all this, there are no final answers. Yet we know what we must do. [...]

Nueces Democrats: Robert Zamora:A Man of Strength & Stability ; Winning Back The Nueces County Democratic Party For All South Texas Democrats


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Texas State Representative House District 33: Solomon P. Ortiz Jr. Defeats Mikal Watts at his Own Game. Or Perhaps GOD intervened.


A BurkaBlog: A Kenedeno Responds to Paul Burka Article with a knockout in the Article Entitled, "Solomon P. Ortiz Jr. Defeats Mikal Watts at his Own Game. Or Perhaps GOD intervened.: "August 22, 2006"

Solly's opponent claimed he had endorsements in writing and he in fact had them but that is the key, ....... he "had them". We are dealing with human beings who will change their mind if and when they see a better deal. Now whether that means more honest, more for the voter, or getting their eyes poked with the Silver Tongue talking like a multi ventriloquist that is for us to find out. Endorsements dont mean anything unless it is on the day they vote. Ask the NY Mets about that phenomenon as they will sit at home this October after leading the whole season.

BurkaBlog:Some Insight Into WATT Endorsements Mean in South Texas?(image)

Education is our freedom, Fund education not i incarceration our we will get other representation!


Private Agenda funding puppet politicians publically policy provisions
Posted on September 12, 2007 at 03:37:54 AM by Oh Banking in the Cayman USA

AUSTIN -- Texas has spent more than $250,000 to provide security for Gov. Rick Perry and his wife during international trips, state records show.

Most of the trips were touted as economic development missions, but the security tally also includes a Grand Cayman vacation last year and a 2004 trip to the Bahamas with campaign donors that the governor's office said was to discuss education.

The Texas Department of Public Safety has spent $259,428 on the Governor Protective Detail for nine trips since 2004, according to figures obtained by Texas newspapers.

When it comes to Perry's direct expenses, travel costs are normally covered by a privately funded economic development program overseen by his office, business contributions or his campaign. But the state covers security costs.

"Whenever the governor travels, we go with him. That's the way it's been with past governors," DPS spokesman Tom Vinger said.

Perry spokesman Robert Black said the governor's travel is important to advancing his economic development agenda.

"As the leader of the 10th largest economy in the world, the governor has made job creation and economic development a cornerstone of his administration, and that means ... bringing jobs to this state, whether from inside our own country or from around the world," Black said Tuesday.

The DPS highway patrol budget, financed mostly by the state gasoline tax and vehicle registration fees, funds the security detail.




THANK YOU MR. ZUNIGA FOR FORWARDING THE INFORMATION REGARDING THECELEBRATION OF DR. HECTOR P. GARCIA'S RECOGNITION DAY. IT IS GOING TOBE A JOYFUL WEEK FOR THE GARCIA FAMILY AS MANY COMMUNITIES NOT ONLY INCORPUS CHRISTI, BUT AROUND THE STATE OF TEXAS WILL BE REMEMBERING ALLMY FATHER'S MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND THE IMPACT HE MADE ON THEIRLIVES. MY MOTHER MRS. HECTOR P. GARCIA WILL BE ATTENDING THE LUNCHEONAT LA SIESTA CAFE WITH OTHER MEMBERS OF THE GARCIA FAMILY, INCLUDINGMYSELF, DR. CP GARCIA, AND DR. DALIA GARCIA. IMMEDIATELY AFTERWARD,WE WILL BE ATTENDING THE CELEBRATIONS AT JA GARCIA SCHOOL, AND MILLERHIGH SCHOOL. WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AT SOME OF THE EVENTS.THANK YOU. CECILIA GARCIA AKERSEsteemed Forumeers and Friends: The American GI Forum of the US Central Committee of Corpus Christi cordially requests your presence during the week of 16-22 September to honor our founder Dr. Hector P. Garcia. Events start on Monday, 17 September 2007, at 9:00 a.m. at Seaside Memorial Park with a morning memorial service. There will be a luncheon in honor of Dr. Hector P Garcia on the designated recognition day (19 Sept 2007) by the State of Texas at La Siesta Cafe from 11 AM - 1 PM, at 2331 Agnes St. (361-882-0814). Hosting Chapters are Beatrice Perez Robstown Women's Chapter and the Dr. Hector P. Garcia Founders Chapter. There is a 75 seat capacity so please call Dr. Dalia Garcia at 993-6319 to RSVP. The American GI Forum of Texas-Pvt. Felix Z. Longoria Chapter of Corpus Christi, Texas will be conducting ceremonies recognizing Dr. Hector P. Garcia per House Concurrent Resolution No. 273 as well as commemorating Hispanic Heritage Month on Wednesday, September 19, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. on the grounds of Three Rivers City Hall. Contact Santiago Hernandez, Civil Rights Chairman American GI Forum-Pvt. Felix Z. Longoria Chapter, Corpus Christi, TX Home Phone: (361) 851-0958 Cell Phone: (361) 249-5222 Email: Mariachi40@Grandecom.Net Tentative Program Agenda 11:00AM Opening Remarks Santiago R. Hernandez, Civil Rights Chairman American GI Forum-Pvt. Felix Z. Longoria Chapter Corpus Christi, Texas 11:05AM Posting of Colors American GI Forum Members 11:10AM Pledge of Allegiance Debbie Salazar, National Chairwoman American GI Forum of the United States Denver, Colorado 11:15AM Invocation Sara Posas, Chaplain American GI Forum-Pvt. Felix Z. Longoria Chapter Portland, Texas 11:20AM Welcome Remarks James Liska, Mayor Three Rivers, Texas 11:25AM Hispanic Heritage Month Moices Cortez, Hispanic Employment Program Manager Federal Correctional Institution-Three Rivers, Texas 11:30AM Introduction of Guest Speaker Willie Perez, Commander American GI Forum-Pvt. Felix Z. Longoria Chapter Corpus Christi, Texas 11:35AM Guest Speaker Wanda Garcia, Daughter of Dr. Hector P. Garcia Austin, Texas 11:50AM Closing Remarks Paul Herrera, State Commander American GI Forum of Texas San Antonio, Texas The Johnny Canales International Forum invites you to the Community Leaders Banquet to honor Dr. Hector P. Garcia. The event will be held on Wednesday 19 Sept 2007 at the Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds in Robstown. There will be no tickets sold at the door. For more information call (361) 241-4535. The reception will start at 6:00 p.m. and the banquet will follow at 7:00 p.m. Honored guest are: Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa [...]

BurkaBlog: Watts Gets Tough Reception at UT


BurkaBlog: Watts Gets Tough Reception at UT

Nice piece of work Paul. Why would anybody vote for a candidate who cannot challenge the incumbent in the General election.

It is a mistake to even address Rick although I believe he is a good man, he cannot pull the demographic needed to defeat Junior John.

right now is as good as it gets for the netroots progressives who are about two issues furthering pro choice and same sex marriage.

Not a reasonable group and they can care less about the other issues unless there is a vulnerability to exploit.(image)

DearTony Morales, A Simple Solution: Apologize to everyone for the disgrace perpetuated. When you screw up admit it, try harder & make up for mistakes


Yes, People are Angry even indignant but you are the leader. Try to ease the concerns, try to answer questions but most of all do not displace your frustration and try real hard to never lose your temper. Name calling is divisive and defeats your expression of reasoning regardless of strength or logic. Try to understand and consider the wisdom of the body who you represent. Forgiveness begins with an Apology. Also, I would like to point out that Hispanics are only one of the unrepresented people who in unity make up "The American Warrior". If I understand correctly, this documentary is Historically unrepresentative and inaccurate in many aspects. Mexican Air Force Officer 1931Prior to WWII, the Mexican Armed Forces had a very small contingent that was a unit of the Army. They wore army uniforms with air branch insignia. Pictured here is an officer in 1930s dress wear with stand up collar and garrison belt. Note similarity of winged prop and pilot badge to US design. Mexican Air Force Officer 1945This picture depicts 1Tte Carlos Varela stationed in the Phillipines as part of the Mexican Expeditionary Force, Squadron 201. He is wearing all standard issue US khaki dress with a Mexican hat and insignia. The hat features a cockade and rank inisgnia. The pilot wears US wings on his right chest and Mexican wings on the left. Note the change in design in the Mexican wing to a more aztec look. General Antonio Cárdenas Rodríguez, commanding officer of the Mexican Expedionary Air Force and the 201st Mexican Fighting Squadron that flew in Philippines in 1945. He led the mission as a Colonel.This photograph was a gift, for every mexican man that served in far east, the message on the pic is: "Cordially to the members of the air squad 201. 24-II-1949. Cárdenas."In this formal portrait from immediately after the war, the General wears a more modern service dress adopted by almost all postwar air forces. Branch of service and rank are on the shoulder. Not the command wing with its large size and aztec style wings. Mexican Expeditionary Air Force 201 Squadron, PhillipinesThis group of officers are posing at their base in the Phillipines. 201 Squadron flew P-47 Thunderbolt fighters and were one of the only Mexican active fighting units in the war. Mexican Expeditionary Air Force 201 Squadron, Flight A Clark Field 1945. Pictured are l-r:1Tte Graco Ramirez, 1Tte Carlos Varela, 1Tte Fernando and Cpt Roberto Legurreta. Does it include women, Negroes, Native Americans or the assignment of the sons of the Elite?Does it mention Paperclip or Odessa?Peter Grace, Asbestos or the smuggling of Nazi War Criminals via our southern border?The point is not about a bias toward Hispanic Soldiers but an ignorance Mr Burns will not address. To ignore the complete portrait of the American Warrior and leave out very significant heroes and characters is not about race but about skewing history and a man who refused to do his homework.Thursday, September 13, 2007 WWII PBS documentary blasted for ignoring Hispanics L-R: media interviews National President of LULAC, Rosa Rosales, Fox-29 interviews Coalition spokesman Peter Vallecillo, Nick Pena, Central Labor Council (CLC) President Alicia Garza, Union musician Mike Muniz, Chaplain, Tony Mandujano, National LULAC Treasurer Jaime Martinez & Coalition spokesman Peter Vallecillo, Foxs News-29 Producer Michael Board, Angie Garcia, Leon Hernandez, former Councilman Henry Avila,KSAT-12 & NEW-4 WOAI Photographers, Newspaper Reporter, crowd, American GI forum capP[...]

Texas Public Education Watchdog Authority: Why would Texas re elect a loser who ALWAYS votes against education and Texas children?


Texas Public Education Watchdog Authority: Why would Texas re elect a loser who ALWAYS votes against education and Texas children? Why would Texas re elect a loser who ALWAYS votes against education and Texas children? Cornyn poised in re-election fight to stick by Bush on taxes, IraqRepublican seeking second U.S. Senate term next year is banking that voters will back him on stands he's taken.Listen to this article or download audio file.Click-2-ListenBy W. Gardner SelbyAMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFFTuesday, September 11, 2007For someone who proclaims his independence from the White House, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn of Texas can still sound like a cheerleader for President Bush.Speaking to fellow Republicans in Fort Worth at a presidential straw poll recently, Cornyn staked a claim to re-election next year as a pro-war, anti-tax candidate who expects to match up with voter sentiments in his home state.Ralph BarreraAMERICAN-STATESMAN(enlarge photo)John Cornyn says he has differed with Bush some.MORE W. GARDNER SELBYW. GARDNER SELBYHe stressed his support for the course Bush has set in Iraq and suggested that voters can rely only on Republicans to extend the tax cuts Bush made in his first term.Two Democratic Senate hopefuls, San Antonio lawyer Mikal Watts and state Rep. Rick Noriega of Houston, are counting on voters to hold Cornyn accountable for Republican stewardship of Congress in the first four years of his six-year term."People will not rehire someone who has had bad plans replaced by more bad plans," Noriega said.Watts called Cornyn a senator "who parrots exactly what he's told to say by this administration and Karl Rove," the former White House counselor.Cornyn, who ran in 2002 as part of "Team Bush," said in an August interview that he has been a Bush ally on judicial appointments and the war on terrorism but that he has also parted with his friend on a few issues.A Cornyn proposal to allow greater access to federal records has cleared the Senate without White House backing. Cornyn also is among senators at odds with the president by proposing to give states alternative ways of complying with the federal education accountability system that Bush started.Also, he and Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., are seeking to grant the Food and Drug Administration regulatory authority over tobacco and ingredients including nicotine, a step yet to be endorsed by Bush.This summer, Cornyn opposed the Bush-favored compromise on changes to immigration policy. The senator unsuccessfully offered an amendment barring felons and other offenders from legal residency.He later called Bush tone-deaf on the issue. "I don't think he had any real concept of the public engagement on that issue," he said.In Fort Worth, though, Cornyn said Bush was absolutely right to raise the specter of Vietnam when discussing Democrats' calls for a timed withdrawal of troops from Iraq.If American forces leave prematurely, Cornyn said, the region will plunge into a humanitarian crisis, and unwatched terrorists will plot attacks. "Unless we get the job done, they will follow us here," he said. "And we've got to make sure that never ever happens again. Not another 9/11, not ever."His Democratic opponents each noted that as young men, Cornyn and Bush didn't serve in Vietnam.Noriega, a lieutenant colonel in the Texas National Guard, said, "Comparing Vietnam to the Middle East is like comparing apples to wheat; they are not in the same food group. Differences include geography, terrain, cultures, religion, technology, history of region, just to name a few. This is just another example of the unfortunate circumstance we face when we have leaders who have not walked the walk."Watts said, "I don't think there is a plan for victory in Iraq. ... We have to stay in the region, but I don't think we should be standing arou[...]

Dear Little People and Vendidos, Dr Hector P Garcia,..... would he have accepted the result Tony Morales brought home?


Brent,On further thought, it is evident from the result that the negotiating skills of Mr Morales are not his forte. Furthermore, his negotiations with Telemundo resulted in only slight and usurpation of the AGIF Body, the resolution, and the National Civil Rights Director (Joe A Ortiz). Mr Ortiz is an expert negotiator and has produced many favorable outcomes for the causes of the Little People. It is out of personal benefit for Mr Morales to display such inept representation of the Hispanic Community, the American Warrior and the noble causes in which they defend. One suggestion would be to allow Mr Joe A Ortiz to act in the capacity for which he represents. Representation and respect, we expect it.Dr Hector P Garcia,..... would he have accepted the slice of pie that Tony Morales brought home?Brent, In reponse to your reply below:LULAC has in the past done the same thing on other issues like Telemundo and the Border Patrol GAG order, but it figures you would try to toot your horn.On 8/30/07, Brent Wilkes wrote: Jaime, Apparently you didn't read the entire email from Gayle or you would have noticed the paragraph that reads: "Of the 14 HACR coalition members only LULAC has spoken out against the "secret agreement" made between Florentine Films, HACR and the AGIF by joining Defend the Honor in their latest news release. See "Defend the Honor news release 8-20-2007" at "Congratulations Brent you get the first Cool Arrow Award. While LULAC accepts corporate support, we would never sell out our community. Brent A. Wilkes National Executive Director League of United Latin American Citizens 2000 L Street, NW, Suite 610 Washington , DC 20036 From: Jaime Kenedeno []Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2007 1:21 AMTo: ggarambula@yahoo.comSubject: Re: HACR and the AGIF had a conflict of interests Dear Little People and Vendidos, We seem to have a problem with the integrity of our associations in Unity. I speak to the leaders of the AGIF, HACR and LULAC. We have encountered this problem when standing up to the Powers That Be. What problem, you might ask if you are one of the Leaders who are afraid to speak up to Corporations and Private entities who sponsor the AGIF, HACR and LULAC. Where are your cajones?We the Little People see nothing of the Corporate high octane dollars but we see the result in the negotiations. To say anything else, will be insulting the intelligence of the group receiving this email. If the shoe fits. Shall we single you out? I mean the vendidos in receipt of this email, you know who you are. To the rest of us, lets keep on telling the emperor he is naked and lets do things right when we elect leaders next time.Respectfully,Kenedeno From: Gayle ArambulaSubject: Fwd: HACR and the AGIF had a conflict of interests FYI, Comments for defend the Honor 29 August 2007 Hola mis amigos, After a bit of online research I have come up with some data which brings into question whether HACR and the AGIF had a conflict of interests in negotiating with Ken Burns and Florentine Films. This info also suggests that perhaps our history has been "sold out" to corporate interests. Let me lay the foundation by pointing out that Ken Burns' documentary "The War" has several types of sponsorships. The fist type is public funding which was provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The second type is private funding which was provided by Lilly Endowment, Inc. and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. The third type is corporate sponsorship which was provided by GM General Motors, Budweiser Anheuser-Busch Companies, and Bank of America. HACR - the Hisp[...]

American GI Forum Press Relaease: A new Health Care Center in Harlingen announced today by the Department of Veterans Affairs


AMERICAN GI FORUM OF THE UNITED STATES Press ReleaseFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE to all media entities and politicos JUST IN FROM THE AMERICAN GI FORUM NATIONAL CIVIL RIGHTS DIRECTOR (JOE A ORTIZ):Good morning,This is good news for all the veterans in south Texas, the clinic is beingexpanded to offer more services. ***VA Announces Heath Care Center in Harlingen* ***95 Percent of Drives to San Antonio Eliminated * WASHINGTON (August 20, 2007) – A new Health Care Center in Harlingen announced today by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will vastly improve care to Valley veterans in South Texas, eliminating the vast majority of trips required by veterans to VA medical facilities in San Antonio. The plans will provide a new VA health care center on thecampus of the University of Texas in Harlingen. The announcement, which came after an independent study on the future needs of Valley veterans requested by Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison,included plans to expand services by VA health care facilities in McAllen andCorpus Christi. "Once completed, the new health care center in Harlingen will eliminate about 95 percent of the trips our veterans currently have tomake to San Antonio for medical services," said Bill Feeley, VA's Deputy Under Secretary of Health for Operations and Management. "This plan will allowus to start providing specialty services to Valley area veterans this year, with even more expansion of services next year." *The plans call for increasing the current VA health facility space in Harlingen from 11,700 square feet to nearly 160,000 square feet by 2010. ** The expansion will begin immediately, with space tripling VA's current space in Harlingen from 11,700 square feet to nearly 35,000square feet by December 2007, and then to nearly 56,000 square feet by December 2008. *When the facility is completed, it will provide a full range ofexpanded services in collaboration with the University of Texas RegionalAcademic Health Center, including: - Specialty and diagnostic services, such as pharmacy, digital x-rays, CT scans, MRIs and other services; and - Outpatient surgeries, such as cataract removals, diagnostic colonoscopies and prostate biopsies, supported byoutpatient operating rooms. # # #To obtain a copy of the independent study of the health care needs of Valleyveterans, please go to this Internet address: * CONTACT: Joe A. Ortiz 3718 Mendenhall Corpus Christi, TX 78415 ------------------------------------- (361) 510-6406 (361) 855-1925 #####*Press Release Courtesy of Kenedeno & Associates*[...]