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Rio Grande City Honors Long-Serving Public Servant at Retirement Celebration

The City of Rio Grande City recently came together to celebrate the retirement of Mr. Jose Enrique Cantu, a dedicated employee of the Rio Grande City Public Utilities Department for over 21 years. Mr. Cantu's invaluable contributions and unwavering commitment to the city were recognized and celebrated during a heartfelt retirement party, where he was honored by colleagues, friends, and city officials.


Mr. Cantu's remarkable tenure with the Rio Grande City Public Utilities Department exemplifies his dedication to serving the community and ensuring the efficient operation of essential municipal services. Throughout his more than two decades of service, Mr. Cantu has been a trusted and reliable member of the city's workforce, earning the respect and admiration of his peers.


At the retirement celebration, held during a luncheon in Mr. Cantu's honor, Mayor Joel Villarreal, Commissioner Rey Ramirez, and Commissioner Rogerio Olivarez expressed their gratitude for Mr. Cantu's exemplary service and extended their best wishes for his retirement. They acknowledged his significant contributions to the City of Rio Grande City and highlighted his professionalism, dedication, and positive impact on the community.


"Jose Enrique Cantu's dedication and commitment to the City of Rio Grande City have been exemplary," said Mayor Joel Villarreal. "Throughout his 21 years of service, he has demonstrated unwavering dedication to his duties and has been an integral part of our Public Utilities Department. We are truly grateful for his contributions and wish him all the best in his well-deserved retirement."


Commissioner Rey Ramirez echoed Mayor Villarreal's sentiments, emphasizing Mr. Cantu's positive impact on the city and its residents. "Jose Enrique Cantu has been a valuable asset to the City of Rio Grande City," stated Commissioner Ramirez. "His hard work, professionalism, and dedication to serving our community have not gone unnoticed. We are thankful for his years of service and wish him a happy and fulfilling retirement."


As Mr. Cantu bids farewell to his colleagues and the City of Rio Grande City, he leaves behind a legacy of hard work, dedication, and service to his community. His presence will be deeply missed, and his contributions will be fondly remembered by all who had the privilege of working alongside him.



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