POSTED: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 6:53am
UPDATED: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 7:13am
EL PASO — The Texas State Association of Firefighters will present the Legislator of the Year Award for the 82nd Texas State Legislative Session to State Representative Marisa Márquez of El Paso.
The award is given to lawmakers who fight for the needs of firefighters across the entire state.
The ceremony is scheduled for today, (Tuesday) at 10:00a.m. at the Firefighters Memorial Park located at the corner of Overland Ave. and Chihuahua St. in South El Paso.
The Texas State Association of Firefighters was established in 1938 and represents more than 16,600 members and 173 local affiliates.