Texas Democratic Women – Press Release
For Immediate Release: February 8, 2012
Contact: Gloria Caceres, 361-779-5228 (Convention Chair)
Texas Democratic Women (TDW) Announce Recipients of 2012 Oscar Mauzy and Dr. Mae Jackson Awards, at the TDW 25th Anniversary Convention, February 25, 2012 in Austin
The Texas Democratic Women (TDW) are pleased to announce that Dallas County District Attorney, Craig Watkins is the 2012 recipient of the Oscar Mauzy Award for Outstanding Humanitarian Activities and State Senator Wendy Davis of Tarrant County will receive the Dr. Mae Jackson Award for Outstanding Elected Official.
“We are delighted with the nominations of such outstanding public servants for our highest awards”, said Rosie Mimms, President of Texas Democratic Women. “Our Outstanding Member Award will go to Sharon Davis of Anderson County.”
Democratic women from all regions of the state will gather February 25, 2012 in Austin at the Wyndham Garden Hotel and Woodward Conference Center to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of TDW and participate in their Annual Convention. During the day on Saturday, February 25, TDW members will attend a Convention General Session and Campaign Workshops. Remarks by Dr. Jeannie Stanley, a TDW founder, honoring the 25th Anniversary of TDW will be made at the Star Awards Luncheon. The Oscar Mauzy Award and Dr. Mae Jackson Award, followed by speeches from the recipients, will be presented at the Convention Dinner, Reception at 6:00 PM and Dinner at 7:00 PM on the 25 February 2015 at the Wyndham Garden Hotel, Austin.