LAREDO, TEXAS (KGNS) - A small business in District Five is recognized for what they bring to residents in the area.
Councilman Roque Vela Junior was at Mathnasium: the math learning center, earlier on Thursday to award the founder, the Business of the Month Award.
The Mathnasium is a place where kids can go for private instruction in math, and to help them become college ready.
"That's what this program is about inspiring people that have that dream, to go out there and do what they can do to accomplish it, she did just that at the same time providing a huge asset for us by providing this service to our children", said Vela.
Each month, councilman vela recognizes a different small business in his district.