Puerto Rico Honors Moms!



On Saturday, January 30, 2010 Puerto Rico selected Mrs. Elba V. Rivera de Ruiz as the Sate Mother of the Year.  Elba represents the San Juan Chapter which is the state capital of Puerto Rico. Elba has a beautiful service history in American Mothers and has served the organization in many different positions in Puerto Rico and on the national board.  Elba was also the San Juan Chapter President.  At present she is the Mentoring Chairman on the Puerto Rico State Board. She also serves the community by volunteering her time with other organizations locally, national and internationally. 


The event honoring these outstanding mothers of Puerto Rico was held at the Rotary Club of Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico.  Also honored were Ana Hilda Rosa de Ortiz, Bayamon Chapter,  Elba Gómez de Pérez, Cabo Rojo Chapter, Lca. Ramonita Figueroa Collazo, from the Caguas Chapter, Zoraida Muñoz Aponte, Humacao Chapter, Dolores Rodríguez  Santos, Juncos Chapter, Evelyn Ramos Reyes, Las Piedras Chapter, Norma Vargas Ortíz, Mayaguez Chapter, Carmen Julia Negron Diaz, Ponce Chapter and Brunilda Rodríguez de Rámirez de Arellano from the San German Chapter.