Gregorio Gutiérrez / Conexión Del Rio

DEL RIO – Dora G. Alcala President, International Good Neighbor Council, last weekend made a first time ever presentation of a special award to dignitaries attending the IGNC’s annual 57th Fiesta de Amistad’s event.

Alcala presented to this year’s Miss Amistad, Elsa Reyes, a commemorative medal considered a collector’s item 

 “I want to thank the International Good Neighbor Council, all the past, present and future board members of IGNC,” said Reyes. “I also want to thank the Council the support from Cuidad Acuña and the presidency for continuing this wonderful, commemorative time for us every year.”

Reyes stated she has thoroughly enjoyed for the past 20 years that she has been involved with it.

“I’m very grateful and honored for this recognition, now I know what it feels like to get one of these.”

Elsa, who the oldest of three siblings, also thanked her parents in her concluding remarks.