WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas is pleased to
  recognize the barbecue cook-off at the Hispanic Heritage Fiesta
  as a Texas State Barbecue Championship competition; and
         WHEREAS, Sponsored by the Rio Grande Valley Hispanic
  Chamber of Commerce, this outstanding festival will feature live
  music, folkloric dancers, arts and crafts exhibits, and the
  Hispanic Heritage Fiesta Poker Run, Bike Show, and Bike Skills
  Contest in addition to the barbecue cook-off; and
         WHEREAS, The barbecue cook-off is sanctioned by the
  International Barbeque Cookers Association and will showcase the
  talents of barbecue chefs from across the state; and
         WHEREAS, Texans are well known for their love of barbecue,
  and this event is sure to provide superior cuisine to satisfy the
  most discriminating palates; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 82nd
  Legislature, hereby commend the sponsors of the Hispanic
  Heritage Fiesta on their hard work and dedication to the
  community and extend to them best wishes for a successful and
  memorable event; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for
  the fiesta as an expression of esteem from the Texas Senate.
        President of the Senate
        I hereby certify that the
    above Resolution was adopted by
    the Senate on March 23, 2011.
        Secretary of the Senate
         Member, Texas Senate