Jacinto City, TX. Thursday, January 26, 2017 — At the City Council meeting Mayor Ana Diaz and former Mayor Allan Jamail recognized volunteerism in the city. Each volunteer received a certificate of recognition for exceptional dedication and volunteering services to the community signed by both Diaz and Jamail.
At the close of the city’s business meeting but before adjournment the Award Ceremony consisted of certificate presentations, a Zumba exercise dance by Lupita’s Crazy Energy Z Fitness (832-882-3562), magic tricks performed by Chispirrin Magic Show (832-909-4915) and Norteño Mexican folk music by brothers Edgar Salinas, Oziel Salinas Jr., and Felix Ochoa. Refreshments were donated by Constable Chris Diaz.
In a separate ceremony at City Hall Special Volunteer Appreciation Awards was presented to fulltime city officials, City Secretary Joyce Raines with 30 years of service and City Finance Manager Kathy Greiner with 38 years of service for their valuable volunteer service to the city. Both Mayor Ana Diaz and former Mayor Allan Jamail praised Joyce and Kathy for annually giving more volunteer hours to the city than anyone.
City Manager Lon Squyres said Joyce and Kathy never complain about staying after work or doing what may not be within their job description. They adapt to whatever happens and always have a can do attitude no matter the task, in short, if I had to sum up their role it would be that they are the glue that holds Jacinto City together Squyres said.