Calexico Historical Museum Committee Met on Tuesday

Left to right Ana Rosa Renison, Rosie Raya, Mary Medina, Carlos Herrera, Carlos Herrera Jr., and Annie Ybarra

The Calexico Historical Museum committee met on Tuesday, March 30th to finalize details on the upcoming “Inauguration of the Historical Museum” project. The unveiling will take place on Saturday, April 17th, doors opening at 2:00 pm and ceremony beginning at 3:00pm. The event will remain open to the public until 6:00 pm. The event will feature various displays of historic artifacts from Calexico history and a history book written by Carlos Herrera, Sr. The event will also feature historical family pictures and biographies from over 100 local families by Ana Rosa Renison.

If you would like to be a part of the event to provide historical items, contact Mr. Carlos Herrera, Sr. at 760-357-2929. To provide historical family photos contact Ana Rosa Renison at 760-357-4416 or by email: mailto:anarrenison@yahoo.com. Committee members include Harry Orfanos, Carlos Herrera, Jr., Annie Ybarra, Rosie Raya, Mary Medina, Loli Torres, Ana Rosa Renison, John Renison and Historian Carlos Herrera, Sr., Carlos Escalante, Hildy Carrillo, and Lupita Rodriguez.

Pictured left to right are: Ana Rosa Renison, Rosie Raya, Mary Medina, Harry Orfanos, Carlos Herrera, Sr., Carlos Herrera, Jr., and Annie Ybarra.

Photo by John R. Renison

The event will take place at the Calexico Cultural Arts Center and will feature appetizers and refreshments. Invitations are being prepared and all elected officials and commission members are invited. The public is cordially invited. For more information contact Carlos Herrera, Sr., at 760-357-2929.