The representative of the Marbella neighborhood movement, Maribel Notario, will receive posthumously the commemorative medal of the Cross of Humilladero, which will also be awarded to Antonia Galiano on June 11, on the occasion of the festival of San Bernabé, as reported this Friday by the advisor responsible for the Old Town, Baldomero León.

This has been highlighted by the municipal manager together with the representative of the Neighborhood Association Huerto Porral, Cristóbal Mesain the presentation of the event, which will start at 9:00 a.m. with the civic-religious procession from the door of the Consistory to Málaga street, where the awards ceremony will take place at 9:30 a.m.

“It is a simple and emotional act that is linked to local culture and traditions”has pointed out León, who has stressed that the City Council collaborates in the celebration of this event, together with the Parish of Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación and the neighborhood group.

This event, which is part of the program of the Fair and Festivities of San Bernabé, It recalls the moment in which King Ferdinand the Catholic, on June 11, 1485, received the keys to the city from the then governor.

The ephemeris will begin with the blessing of the chapel by the parish priest José Sánchezfollowed by a floral offering with the participation of the mayoress, Ángeles Muñoz, and the queens and ladies of the festivities.

To close the act, the medals and diplomas of ‘Marbelleras of honor’ to Maribel Notario, posthumously, “for her sensitivity and dedication to the city from the social and neighborhood groups.” Likewise, she will receive the Antonia Galiano recognition, “for her dedication for many years to the maintenance and care of the Cruz de Humilladero.”

The award has been given since 2008, as recalled by the president of the neighborhood group, who has stressed that the objective is “recognize the trajectory of people who are committed to Marbella”.

Since then, it has reverted to prominent personalities and groups from Marbella such as Francisco Moyano, Fernando Alcalá, Antonio Maíz, Princess María Luisa of Prussia, Count Rudi, Isabel García Bardón, Ana María Mata, Dani García, Santiago Domínguez or the Bastiano Bergese Foundation, among others.

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