Special Acknowledgments

Special thanks to the following Gold and Platinum Sponsors who have supported our efforts since the inception of our foundation:

A-O Painting, Inc. – Tucson, AZ www.aopaintinginc.com

Calixtro Distributing, Inc. – Nogales, AZ www.calixtrodistributinginc.com

Dedicated Dental Service – Tucson, AZ www.dedicateddental.net

KG & R Bookkeeping Solutions – Henderson, NV

Mel & Becky Swingler – Tucson, AZ

Premier Furniture Solutions – Glendale, AZ www.mypremierfs.com

Primerica Financial Services – Tucson, AZ www.primerica.com

Tres Amigos Tequila – El Mirage, AZ www.3amigostequila.com

Special thanks to the following businesses and individuals who have been generous with prizes, freebies, discounts, services, and sponsorships for at least 3 years:

30 Segundos Group (media Communications Group – Alberto Araujo

Affordable Auto Glass & Tint LLC – Pinedo Family

Arizona Bol – Familia Canez

Boylin Enterprises – Boyd Morse

Centerline Design & Interiors, LLC – Al & Kathryn Gastelum

Chuy’s Mesquite Grill

Clarissa’s Logo Productions – Clarissa Parks

Craig & Debbie Shaw and family

David & Wanda Ronquillo & family

Dick & Linda Gastellum & family

Dixon Golf – Durckel Family

El Casino Ballroom/Latin American Social Club

El Rio Bakery – Guillermo & Griselda Vargas

Exam One

Frito Lay – Pat Noon

Golden Eagle Distributing – Curtis Espinoza

Hollywood Barber College – Ray Campas

Invesco Funds – David Wynn

Jim Click Automotive Team

Jim & Sara Myers

Jon & Therese Vayre

LAGA Golf Club

Laura B. Carrillo Foundation – Ronnie & Kathy Espinoza

Lincoln Financial – Clark McMillan

Little Mexico Restaurant – Pat Palomares & family

MAGA Golf Club

Mariachi Cobre – Randy Carrillo

Metlife – Neil Erickson

Mi Nidito Family Restaurant – Lopez Family

Midtown Liquors – Davila Family

Most Holy Trinity Parish

Saji Vettiyl, PC

Santa Cruz Chile – Segura Family

Scott & Marie Wheeler

Sparklett’s Water

Sunnyside Football

Tejano 1600 – Melissa Santa Cruz

Territorial Signs – Rudy Mendoza

Terry Mendez & family

TUSD Print Shop – Espi Saucedo & Mike Arellano

Viva Performing Arts Studio – Julie Gallego

Special thanks to those in the entertainment business who have performed at our fundraising events:

Jose Ronstadt – Master of Ceremonies

Sammy Alday – DJ Services

Ballet Folklorico de San Juan – Julie Gallego

Ballet Folklorico Tapatio – Jose Luis Baca

IMAS – Ranjel Brothers

Latin Vida de Las Vegas – Mario Trejo

Los Gallegos – Memo Gallegos

Nydia Rojas

Robert Moreno

Sol Down – Iram Perez

Mariachi Apache de Nogales – Gilbert Velez

Mariachi Aztlan de Pueblo – Johnny Contreras

Mariachi Los Charritos de Las Vegas – Xavier Gastellum

Mariachi Sonido de Mexico – Andrea & Salvador Gallegos

Mariachi Tesoro de Tucson – Jaime Valenzuela

VIVA Dancers – Julie Gallego


Special thanks to the organizers and committees of various mariachi conferences who invite our foundation to be a part of their event to share about Elisa and who give us the opportunity to award scholarships to individuals and music scholarships to youth mariachi groups.

Phyllis Franzoy and the Las Cruces International Mariachi Conference Board

Alfonso Dancil and the Tucson International Mariachi Conference Board

Javier Trujillo and the Clark County School District in Las Vegas for their annual Mariachi Festival for the School District

Alvaro Paulino director of the New York City Mariachi Conservatory Conference


Special thanks to the following beautiful resorts and golf courses who have hosted our annual golf tournament events:

Omni Tucson National Resort/ Sonoran & Catalina Golf Courses

Monte Lago Village Resort Lake Las Vegas/Reflection Bay Golf Course

The Palms Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV/Bear’s Best Golf Course

The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa/Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course