Kids - Cyann Silva (Harlandale Middle School), Armando Tejeda (nephew of the late Congressman Frank Tejeda), Nicolas Conforme (Gilbert Elem.) - presenting Governor Perry with a Samurai sword (a symbol of together and in unity, we shall conquer and cut away drugs, gangs and alcohol from our childrens lives).

One dozen roses presented to Governor Perry for First Lady Anita Perry by 1st place winner Alyssa Anthony from Steel Elem. (SAISD) - kids from Harlandale ISD, Edgewood ISD and San Isidro ISD.  Standing proudly next to Governor is Jesse Alaniz -

One yellow rose presented to Governor Perry by Angel Anderson (Harlandale Middle School) for our First Lady Anita Perry - representing our Yellow Rose of Texas.

Cassandra Gonzalez of Mount Sacred Heart Catholic School put a “Just Say NO! to Drugs” ribbon, sponsored by the FBI, on Governor Perry’s lapel.

Master Bob Davis, President of the lower Rio Grande Valley Karate Kids of America and kids presenting Governor Perry with a Samurai sword.

Governor Perry admiring and showing kids and volunteers Samurai sword.

Governor Perry admiring and showing kids and volunteers Samurai sword.

Big Texas hug from one Governor and one black belt; a show of unity and appreciation.  Unity in standing together and fighting to save young lives and appreciation to a Texas Governor who cares for the children of the great state of Texas.  We will always be grateful and thankful.  May God bless our Texas, our Governor and our United States of America.

Eli Guerra reading a speech with borrowed prescription glasses from Governor Perry.

Cyann Silva performing “God Bless America” karate form for our Governor and our Mayor Pro-Tem at City Hall and State Capitol.  The karate form was done in honor of all our honor troops all over the world and our fallen warriors who fought to preserve and protect our freedom.

Kids and volunteers being honored by Mayor Pro-tem and City Council of San Antonio.

Presentation of Samurai sword to Mayor Pro-tem for Mayor Castro by kids, Daniel - Jonathon - Cyann.

Thank you Mr. Barklay Anthony and Erick Gonzales from Sea Island Restaurant for being part of our Karate Kids of America “Just Say NO!” and helping to save young lives

2nd place winner Cassandra V. Gonzalez proudly showing off her prize presented to her by Sea Island owner Barklay Anthony and manager Ernesto Torres.  Alongside are Cassandra’s parents and sister.

Diane Montes (a representative of Frost Bank) is presenting 3rd place winner Malerie Berlanga (Madison Elem.-SAISD) with a certificate and a $50 gift card.

Mayor of Castle Hills Bruce Smiley-Kaliff

Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff, County Commissioners, Sheriff Susan Pamerleau, Sandy Garcia (FBI), Ruben Tejeda (Constable), Christina Lea (YWCA), Armando Talamantez (DEA), Alyssa Anthony, Cyann Silva, Nicolas Conforme, Jonathon Falcon, Armando Tejeda and Malerie Berlanga receiving proclamation.

Presentation of Samurai sword to Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff.

Presentation of Samurai sword to Commissioner Chico Rodriguez.

Armando Tejeda (nephew of former Commissioner Robert Tejeda) presenting medal of achievement to Tommy Adkisson.

Carlos Martinez (Executive Vice President IBC) & Johnny Maldonado (Bank Officer) presenting 1st place winner Luz Sanchez (HISD) and 2nd place winner Amairany DeLaCruz (Edgewood ISD) with their prizes.

   Mission Statement:

“If all our efforts help at least one child stay away from drugs, gangs and alcohol, then it will all have been worth it.”

In memory of my father and mother, Narciso & Elida Guerra.