News and Updates
On November 21, Media County residents descended on Cecil Atkission Ford for the First Annual Angels’ Crossing Car Show/ Toy Drive. A panel of judges (including our very own Cynthia Prieto) awarded trophies and gift certificates to owners of the top automobiles.
Six huge boxes of toys were collected for Angels’ Crossing, who will distribute to Children at their Christmas party on December 5.
SGRR provided trophies, while Pepe’s Pizza catered the tasty food.
A special thanks to both the Renegades of San Antonio and Mayor Danner of Hondo. The Renegades helped organize the event and Mayor Danner handed out awards.
The Vulcan team comprised of (from Left) Dennis Leach, Brett Bryant, Oscar Benavides, and John Berger
Vulcan Materials Company participated in the 7th Annual Hondo-D’hanis Rotary Club Golf Tournament on Saturday October 10th at Alsatian Golf Course. The event raised $6,800 for Rotary Club, and will help fund projects, gifts, and meals around the holidays.
Southwest Gulf Railroad helped sponsor the National Night Out on Tuesday in Castroville. The annual event promoted involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie.
SGRR and GoMedinaCounty.com hosted an informational booth and handed out wooden train whistles, merchandise and snacks.
Southwest Gulf Railroad is the newest member of The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA).
America’s short line railroads provide efficient and environmentally friendly transportation services for local businesses, employers and communities around the country. They operate nearly 30 percent of the nation’s total railroad mileage, more than 50,000 miles of railroad track.
Short line railroads employ nearly 20,000 people and create and support countless more American jobs for industries that use the rails. They serve more than 13,000 facilities and haul over 14 million carloads per year.
SGRR was a proud sponsor of the Medina County Fair Steer/Heifer Prospect Show held September 11-13th at the fairgrounds.
In an effort to continue to support the Medina County Fair Association and our local students, SGRR sponsored buckles awarded to the winners at the prospect show.