By Senators Fain, Bailey, and Fraser
WHEREAS, At 17 years old, Roberto Gonzalez left El Grullo in Central-Western Mexico to move to the Northwest in order to raise a family and start his own restaurant; and
WHEREAS, Mexico Lindo Restaurant, established in 1975, is Kent's oldest Mexican restaurant, continuing to attract flocks of loyal customers every day; and
WHEREAS, The now 71-year-old Roberto Gonzalez thanks the community for his business's success in Kent, Washington; and
WHEREAS, The restaurant is celebrating its 40th anniversary next year, the same year as the Gonzalez's wedding anniversary; and
WHEREAS, The Mexico Lindo Restaurant now stands as a popular, longtime part of the downtown Kent business district; and
WHEREAS, Roberto Gonzalez continues to remain at the helm of the restaurant in its continued success; and
WHEREAS, Roberto enthusiastically volunteers in the Kent community working on multiple committees and for countless organizations; and
WHEREAS, Roberto acts as a driving force behind the vision and advancement to establish the Lucy Lopez Community Center;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Senate recognize Roberto Gonzalez and his family for their forty years of hard work and determination, developing a wonderful restaurant, and providing an irrefutable quality to the City of Kent.
I, Hunter G. Goodman, Secretary of the Senate,
do hereby certify that this is a true and
correct copy of Senate Resolution 8660,
adopted by the Senate
April 8, 2015
Secretary of the Senate