WHEREAS, El Amistad Club of Round Rock is a non-profit, civic organization with the goal of inspiring the leaders of tomorrow; and
WHEREAS, El Amistad Club was founded in 1968 by civic leaders with dedicated commitment to Education, Community Service, Recognition of Veterans, and the Promotion of Hispanic Cultural Awareness; and
WHEREAS, over the last 50 years, El Amistad Club has awarded over $2,000,000 in scholarships to thousands of graduating high school students desiring to further their education; and
WHEREAS, in 2017 alone, El Amistad Club awarded over $90,000 in scholarships to deserving students in the Round Rock and surrounding school districts; and
WHEREAS, this year El Amistad Club was recently recognized as a Round Rock Community Legend and will proudly celebrate "50 Years of Giving"; and
WHEREAS, El Amistad Club lives up to its motto: El amistad es mas que oro! Friendship is worth more than gold.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT PROCLAMED, that the Williamson County Commissioners Court hereby congratulates El Amistad Club of Round Rock on their first 50 years of achievement and wishes them continued success on their next 50 years.
Commissioner Cook pictured with Brigido Mireles at El Amistad Scholarship Gala on April 20.