Congratulations to the American Benevolent Society in Mexico for 150 Years of Service

Mexico City, March 2, 2018 — U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Roberta Jacobson celebrated the 150th anniversary of the American Benevolent Society’s (ABS) founding with ABS President William Biese, Executive Director Barbara Franco, and other ABS members.

To mark the anniversary, the Ambassador hosted the organization’s annual “Cherry Pie Festival” at her home.  More than 150 guests attended the event, including guests of honor Mr. Carlos Leonardo Madrid Varela, President of the Junta de Asistencia Privada del Distrito Federal, and Mr. Alejandro Alfonso, Director of the ABC Hospital.

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