2009-04-16 / General Stories

Representative Kleinschmidt Honors an Honorary Texan

On March 25th Rep. Kleinschmidt honored Deputy Mayor of Culture and Tourism, Cedric Cirasa from Villefranche- Sur-Mer, France as an honorary Texan by passing a House Resolution. Rep. Kleinschmidt who is on the Culture and Tourism committee is working to build stronger ties of friendship and mutual respect between Texas and France. Mr. Cirasa graciously invited Rep. Kleinschmidt and his Chief of Staff to visit.

Deputy Mayor Cirasa was in charge of a recent commemoration of World War II and of the U.S. Navy's role in that conflict. Villefranche-Sur-Mer is located along the beautiful coastal region of the Mediterranean known as the Cote d'Azur. It is a popular resort town welcoming more than 1 million tourists a year of which approximately 400,000 are Americans.

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