El Paso Leaders Celebrate All-America Award
POSTED: Tuesday, June 29, 2010 - 9:47am
UPDATED: Tuesday, June 29, 2010 - 3:29pm
EL PASO - City leaders are giving themselves a pat on the back.
At today's city council meeting, Mayor John Cook showered praise on those who helped El Paso achieve All-America status.
El Paso was citedd for addressing community challenges, child literacy and civic involvemente.
More than a hundred cities sought All-America status.
Mayor cook says less than a dozen received it...
"Only ten received the designation as an All-America city. They did not ask Men's Health magazine whether we were an All-America city."
The mayor was referring to Men's Health magazine's ranking of the top 100 most patriotic cities.
The magazine listed El Paso number 99.