HOUSTON (Oct. 29, 2013) – Today, the Houston Asian Chamber of Commerce announced that U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Houston will keynote its community breakfast on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, beginning at 8:15 a.m. with registration and breakfast followed by the 9 a.m. program. Moderated by KTRK-TV Anchor Adela Uchida, the event will take place at the Houstonian Hotel, Grand Ballroom 111 N. Post Oak Lane, Houston, TX 77024. The press and public are invited to attend.
In 2012 and new to an elected office, Ted Cruz was elected as the 34th U.S. Senator from Texas filling the seat vacated by fellow Republican Kay Bailey Hutchison. U.S. Senator Ted Cruz is a passionate fighter for limited government, economic growth, small business, free enterprise and the Constitution.
Prior to being elected, Senator Cruz received national acclaim as the Solicitor General of Texas, the State’s chief lawyer before the U.S. Supreme Court. Serving under Attorney General Greg Abbott, he was the nation’s youngest and longest serving Solicitor General, and the first Hispanic Solicitor General of Texas.
Senator Cruz is the son of an Irish and Italian mother who became the first in her family to go to college graduating from Rice University with a degree in mathematics, and became a pioneering computer programmer in the 1950s. The Senator’s father was born in Cuba, fought in the revolution, and was imprisoned and tortured. In 1957, he fled to Texas penniless and not speaking a word of English. He washed dishes for 50 cents an hour, paid his way through the University of Texas, and started a small business in the oil and gas industry.
Described by National Review as the “great Reaganite hope,” Senator Cruz will speak on the topic of Dealing with Challenges and Opportunities during the Asian Chamber hosted breakfast. Online registration is available at www.asianchamber-hou.org. For information, call 713.782.7222.
About the Asian Chamber of Commerce
The Asian Chamber was founded on June 20, 1990 as a Texas 501 (c)(6) non-profit corporation, and has become known for its ability to broaden business connections and opportunities, promote economic development for the Houston Asian American business community, enhance leadership and business skills of its members, and serve as a resource to the community. Visit http://asianchamber-hou.org to learn more.