CITY OF RGC HONORS LEGACY OF FORMER PARKS & REC DIRECTOR, EDDIE DOUGHERTY

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The Rio Grande City Parks and Recreation took a moment to honor Mr. Eduardo “Eddie” Dougherty during the RGC Little League Kick off ceremony on Monday afternoon, October 16.
The principal baseball field at the Basilio Villarreal Municipal Park will now be known as the Eduardo “Eddie” Dougherty Little League Field. Mr. Dougherty was know throughout the Community for his valuable contributions to youth athletics.
Mr. Dougherty was director of the Rio Grande City Parks & Recreations Department where he oversaw various youth leagues like football, soccer, and basketball,” declared Rio Grande City Mayor Joel Villarreal during the ceremony. “Eddie, as he was lovingly referred to impacted a lifetime of knowledge, compassion, fortitude and truth to those he knew, especially the children of Rio Grande City who were blessed with having known him.”