Friday, Sept. 22nd, the Latino Culture Center held a private reception for sponsors of Trini's exhibit and

events and the DMAHL broad. Reception sponsored by Frost Bank: Trini received a Proclamation for his career and humanitarian efforts from State Representative Rodney Anderson (presented by his representative, Cody Vaden).

 

At the Texas Musicians Museum in Irving, Texas, Trini was presented with a State Flag from State Representative Roberto Alonzo. The flag had flown over the State Capital.

 

Proclamation declaring Trini Lopez day was read on the behalf of Mayor Rick Stopfer by DMAHL member Tom Robles.

 

Unveiling of the Trini Lopez Gibson Guitar, suit and hat by Texas Musicians Museum Director and curator, Thomas Kreason.

 

On Sept. 23rd, a “Conversation and Tribute to Trini Lopez” event conducted by author, musician and teacher, Dennis Gonzalez. A question and answer period was held after the conversation and everyone in attendance enjoyed the stories.

 

The League for United Latin American Countries ( LULAC) presented the “ National LULAC Citation for Excellence in the Arts Award.

 

The DMAHL “ Distinguished Mexican Historical Legend Award” presented by the officers of the Dallas Mexican Historical League, (DMAHL).

 

Trini was honored and humbled by all the awards.

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Pic # 1

Members of DMAHL, Juanita Nanez, Albert Gonzalez and other members greeting Trini when he arrived at the Latino Cultura Center.

Pic # 2

Trini receiving Proclamation from Texas State Representative for his outstanding career and humanitarian works.

Pic # 3

Trini in lobby of his hotel in Dallas. He was surprised to see this life size elephant on display.

Pic # 4

Trini receiving Texas State flag State Representative, RobertoAlonzo,

Pic # 5

Trini being interviewed on stage in front of screen showing Trini's career and this picture of David Grohl of Foo Fighters playng Trini's Gibson Guitar.

Pic # 6

Trini receiving the LULAC Presidential Citation for Excellence in the Arts Award from Hector Flores

Pic # 7

Trini receiving the "Distinguished Mexican American Historical Legend Award"

Pic # 8

DMAHL members, Trini and Dennis Gongalez on stage after program.