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Latino Daily News

Friday January 7, 2011

First Hispanic Woman, Carolina Reyes, Elected President of Congressional Club

Democratic Congressman from El Paso, Texas, Silvestre Reyes, was beaming when speaking of his wife, Carolina when she was elected president of the Congressional Club.  “I’m very proud of Carolina; she is a great ambassador for El Paso.”

The Congressional Club was established in 1908 as a non-partisan organization for the spouses of elected members of Congress, the Supreme Court and the president’s Cabinet.

Carolina is making history in being the first Hispanic woman to serve in this capacity.  The organization is know for its community service and bi-monthly luncheons with keynote speakers.