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IBC Bank Senior Vice President Eddie Aldrete Receives 2020 Distinguished Community Service Award

Thursday, March 05, 2020

(MARCH 5, 2020) SAN ANTONIO - Last night, IBC Bank Senior Vice President Eddie Aldrete and his wife, Cristina, president & CEO of the North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, received the 2020 Distinguished Community Service Award from the Chabad Center for Jewish Life and Learning at their annual L'Chaim Event.

 

"We are extremely honored to receive this award," said Eddie Aldrete. "At IBC Bank, we are proud of our mission to ‘Do More' for the communities we serve, and we truly value our relationship with the Chabad Center for Jewish Life. We look forward to supporting them with future initiatives."

 

The award recognized the Aldretes for their passionate advocacy for the State of Israel and the Jewish community of San Antonio. Eddie Aldrete has visited Israel and has shared his experiences with American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) audiences and other civic groups throughout Texas. Eddie also spearheaded IBC Bank's recent hosting of two Israeli ambassadors, Michael Oren and Ron Dermer, in San Antonio for VIP receptions with local dignitaries.

 

"I am proud of Eddie and Cristina and the work they do for San Antonio, particularly for our Jewish community," said IBC Bank Chairman and CEO Dennis Nixon. "They are deserving of this award, and I look forward to watching their advocacy continue."

 

Attendees at the L'Chaim Event were treated to entertainment from world-renowned tenor vocalist and cantor, Shulem Lemmer.

 

In 2016, Nixon and his wife, Bavi, received the award. The Nixon's involvement encouraged IBC Bank to financially support the Jewish community by making a significant investment in Israel Bonds and supporting AIPAC.

 

About IBC Bank-San Antonio

IBC Bank-San Antonio is a member of International Bancshares Corporation (NASDAQ: IBOC), a $12.1 billion multi-bank financial holding company headquartered in Laredo, Texas, with 188 facilities and 284 ATMs serving 88 communities in Texas and Oklahoma. IBC Bank's slogan "We Do More" reflects the bank's dedication to the growth and success of the customers and the communities it has been serving since 1966. IBC Bank-San Antonio has been serving the Alamo City community since 1986 and has a retail branch network of 20 locations throughout the area. MEMBER FDIC / INTERNATIONAL BANCSHARES CORPORATION. Follow our Facebook and Instagram page, @IBCBankWeDoMore. More information is available at ibc.com.