THE CAPITOL – The president of the House of Representatives, Carlos ‘Johnny’ Méndez Núñez, together with most of the legislators of the delegations that make up said legislative body, used on Tuesday, some unique masks with the SER logo during the entire extraordinary session with the purpose of promoting volunteering and recognizing the work carried out by the Puerto Rico Education and Rehabilitation Society (SER).
“SER Puerto Rico is a non-profit entity that since its foundation in 1950 provides excellent medical, therapeutic and educational services to people with disabilities and autism with the purpose that they achieve the maximum of their potential. That is why today (yesterday) we recognize that work in favor of those most in need, which acquires a renewed value during these times of the COVID-19 pandemic, “said Méndez Núñez in written communication.
Legislators wore SER’s iconic masks during the special session, which lasted for several hours, and then everyone took the presidential stand for a photograph aimed at unity of purpose with this, one of the oldest non-profit organizations in the island.
“This House of Representatives has a real and unwavering commitment to non-profit organizations, such as SER from Puerto Rico, and we will be there to seek greater resources for them with the objective that they can continue to provide citizens with this specialized and much-needed service ”, said the majority spokesman, Gabriel Rodríguez Aguiló.
Since January 2017, the President of the Chamber has held a series of meetings with SER personnel from Puerto Rico in order to explore the different opportunities and face the challenges together.