Seguin Citizen: Eileen Garza
Posted on 11/28/2016 1:00:00 AM.

What is your current occupation (school) and what does that involve?
"I am the van driver for Windsor Nursing and Rehab and I am also a CNA. Being the van driver includes taking residents safely to and from their appointments. I schedule all of their appointments and get them there in a timely matter. When I'm not taking residents to appointments I am a CNA and I enjoy taking care of residents and keeping a smile on everyone's face."

What do you do off the clock “Just for fun?”
"For fun, I enjoy spending quality time with my family and going shopping together."
 
What city and state were you born?
"I was born and raised in Seguin, Texas."
 
Who are the members of your immediate family?
"My immediate family includes my husband, Jesse Garza and our five children, John Henry Flores, Crystal Garza, Jesse Garza Jr., Jenna and Joangel Garza."
 
What is the biggest challenge you’ve ever faced?
"One of the biggest challenges I've had to face is losing my dad a few years ago."
 
What is your favorite TV show and movie?
"My favorite TV show is Love and Hip Hop and my favorite movie includes anything with Tyler Perry."
 
What type of music do you enjoy (favorite band, song, etc.)?
"I enjoy all types of music, but my favorite type is conjunto music."
 
What is your favorite Seguin business and restaurant in Seguin?
"My favorite Seguin store was Sheek by J, which happens to be my son John Henry's store. My favorite restaurant would have to be Garcia's."
 
What is something folks may not really know about you?
"Something most people may not know about me is that I enjoy going to dances with my husband. We love dancing together and making memories."
 
If you could assemble a dinner party with any five guests (living or dead) and excluding immediate living family members), who would they be?
"I know there are plenty of famous people out there but I would have to choose my father, maternal grandmother, Amelia, my brother Ronnie and my maternal and paternal grandfathers. I would choose these people so could share memories together and a get a chance to relive time with them. Time that we unfortunately have had to miss out on."
 
What are your roles in the community?
"I don't play many roles in the community, but I attend church regularly with my family and enjoy giving back."
 
What are your professional background/achievements/leadership roles?
"Becoming CNA is one of my proudest achievements, because it has given me the opportunity to help care for people. I enjoy getting to know our residents and making everyone laugh."
 
What are your proudest moments in your personal life or in your career?
"The proudest moments in my life including becoming a wife and a mother. I love my family no matter what and I wouldn't have it any other way."
 
What do you believe are the strengths of this community?
"I feel like one of the communities biggest strengths is how our community continues to grow and provides more jobs for everyone in our town. Our new HEB is a prime example of the new changes that Seguin has seen and it helped provide jobs and more opportunities for growth in our town. I think Seguin will continue to grow and succeed."
 
What do you find as the most interesting thing about Seguin?
"I think it's pretty interesting how much Seguin has changed. We have a Starbucks, the old court house is being renovated , our new library is up and running and it can only get better from here. I think Seguin will continue to expand and make new change that will benefit our community."
 
What are your future plans?
"My future plans are to continue with this company and helping residents. I want to continue to make memories with my family and loved ones. I would like to travel to Las Vegas or take a cruise, the possibilities for me are endless."
 
What message do you have for the residents of Seguin?
"My message for the city of Seguin is to be a positive role model for everyone and to keep the community involved with public events that can continue to bring a variety of people to our great town."



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