Edinburg Boys & Girls Club Honors Byron Jay Lewis on January 12th


Byron Jay Lewis
Byron Jay Lewis, President & CEO of Edwards Abstract and Title Co., will be the  Guest of Honor & Honorary Chair of the Annual Steak in Your Community Sponsored by the Boys & Girls Club of Edinburg RGV on Saturday, January 12th.

Edwards Abstract and Title Co. is pleased to announce that President & CEO Byron Jay Lewis has been named as the Guest of Honor & Honorary Chair of the Annual Steak in Your Community Sponsored by the Boys & Girls Club of Edinburg RGV.

The 12th Annual Event is scheduled on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV Legacy Center located at 702 Cullen St.  The gymnasium will be transformed into cowboy heaven, so pull on your best jeans, throw your hat on, step in to your boots and get there by any means and Cowboy Up for Kids, Buckaroo! Enjoy dinner, live entertainment, live and Bonanza Board Auctions as doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Over 40 sponsors and supporters have aligned themselves with this worthy cause. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV serve over 18,000 youth at eight service sites located in Edinburg, San Manuel/Linn, Hargill, Faysville and San Carlos.  More than 80% of these young people are from economically disadvantaged backgrounds and look to the CLUB as an important stabilizing factor in their lives. 

Special thanks to the following businesses who have Cowboy'd Up for Kids in Edinburg: Top Contributors and Filet Mignon sponsor Vantage Bank Texas. The Porterhouse sponsors include three businesses: Edwards Abstract and Title Co.; Greater Texas Federal Credit Union and Palacios Endowment. The New York Strip Sponsors are International Bank of Commerce, Texas National Bank, Hacienda Ford, Doctors Hospital at Renaissance, PlainsCapital Bank, Lone Star National Bank and Wells Fargo Bank. The following businesses are supporting the Steak in Your Community as Ribeye Sponsors: Magic Valley Electric Coop; D. Wilson Construction Company; Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez LLP; Alvaro Gonzalez; Atlas Electrical, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Plumbing Services, Inc.; BIC Realty; Camelot Designs & Construction, LLC; Digital Office Systems; Edinburg Economic Development Corporation; EZ Clean Car Wash; Gateway Printing & Office Supply; Guerra Construction; HQ Investment Group; North Park Lexus Rio Grande Valley; Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson; Looney-Montgomery Foundation; MAC-LEO Homes; McAllen Ranch and Noble Texas Builders; Palmer Steel; Preston Henrichson, Attorney; Red Rock Development; Rio Bank; RiverRock Band; Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates - The Arriaga Group; Shavi Mahanti (Auriel Investments) & Dr. Albert Pena, M.D.; Smith Fankhauser Voight & Watson, PLLC; TexAir Company Inc.; Texas Regional Bank; TIA Group, LLC; CEMS (Chris Brasher); Hidalgo County Commissioner Eddie Cantu; Congressman Vicente Gonzalez and Congressman Filemon Vela.

Byron Jay Lewis holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin and earned his law degree from the University of Houston College of Law in 1986.  He is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Commercial Real Estate Law and Residential Real Estate Law.  He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, American Bar Association, Hidalgo County Bar Association, College of the State Bar of Texas, Fellow, Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and Texas Land Title Association.  He is a former member of the Texas Association of Bank Counsel and Texas City Attorney's Association.  Mr. Lewis has served as Advisory Director and Executive Officer of a bank, and is currently President & C.E.O. of Edwards Abstract and Title Co. and partner of the law firm of Lewis, Monroe and Pena - Attorneys At Law.  He has held numerous positions of leadership in many civic organizations and has also accomplished many professional achievements. 

"Sabrina Walker-Hernandez introduced me to the merit of Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV when engaging a capital campaign for the Legacy Center in Edinburg. The enormous need of children in our community, and the accountability and engagement of the Club, make their mission and organization stand out for touching hearts while making a meaningful difference in young lives. There is no cause more vital to the future of our communities than the investment and development of our future citizens and leaders; every child is capable, worthy, and safe when a member of Edinburg Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV," said Byron Jay Lewis.

The 12th Annual Steak in Your Community will also recognize the Youth of the Year. For more information or to find out how you can help, contact Adriana Rendon, Vice President of Operations at 383-2582 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Log on to the website at www.edinburgkids.com