CONVERSE, TX – The Converse Economic Development Corporation (EDC) celebrated its Quarterly Business Appreciation and Networking Event on Thursday, July 14, 2016. The Converse EDC chose to honor eleven Converse veteran-owned businesses.
Each honoree received a Certificate of Appreciation from Texas State Senator José Menéndez, a U.S. Flag flown over the U.S. Capital with assistance from of U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar, and a custom-designed Converse EDC Military Challenge Coin. The ceremony included the United States Air Force Band of the West who played a selection of patriotic songs in honor of the veterans. The Joint Base San Antonio Honor Guard Colors Team presented the colors during the playing of the National Anthem.