IBC Bank donated $1, 500 to the Candles for Life organization this past Sunday during the Inaugural International Border Cup held at the Eagle Pass Golf Club.
IBC Bank Eagle Pass Branch President and CEO Hector Cerna presented the check over to the Candles for Life organization which included President Becky Robinson, Vice President Norma Salines,Secretary Sheri Roberts and Treasurer Zulma Sandoval.
Candles for Life Advisory Board Members include Mike Garcia, Joan Garcia, RN, Maria Menchaca, Lilia Garza, Ana Tovar, Julieta Odeneal, Juliet Martinez, RN, Rosa de la Garza, Naina Jimenez, Carmen Urueta, Dr. Ricardo de los Santos, Debra de los Santos, Jesus Casas, CPAand Patrick Ogren.
Eagle Pass Mayor Ramsey E. Cantu was also present and congratulated both entities for working in unison on such a worthy cause.
The funds will go towards the organizations main goals and acts to continue helping Cancer patients with funding while they battle and get treatment for Cancer.
Accompanying the Candles for Life Committee were a group of Cancer survivors who thanked Hector Cerna for the donation and for always supporting the Candles for Life organization.
Candles for Life is in preparations for their annual Walkathon Festival which will be taking place on October 28, 2017 from 4pm to 1am at Shelby Park. Among the events to be held during the Walkathon is a music concert featuring live music from Alkanze, David Mares, Victor Hugo Ruiz Jr. Y su grupo Zaaz and Mister Chivo. There will also be food booths available.