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An electronic version of the flyer for BG Joe Ramirez's tribute event.

A Tribute to BG Joe Ramirez

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History proudly presents: Brave Heart: A Tribute to BG Joe Ramirez at the Miramont Country Club on Friday, January 13, 2023. The evening will begin with cocktails at 6 pm followed by dinner at 7 pm. It is a wonderful opportunity to thank Joe for all of the outstanding support he has given our community over the years. It will be an evening filled with great food, humorous and entertaining stories, music, and fun. 


Reserved tables are currently sold out; individual tickets are $250 and are almost sold out. Guests may also call the Museum and request to be placed on a waiting list. Cancellations do occur and seats will become available through January 12th. Can't attend, but want to honor Joe? Contributions to the Museum in his honor will be recognized at the event.

The David Gardner's logo.

David Gardner Diamond Necklace

18k Fold & 1.45 crw Diamonds

with 18" gold chain

Total Value: $6,000

Drawing - January 13, 2023

TICKETS $50 EA - 5 FOR $200

Brigadier General Joe Ramirez, Jr. is a graduate of Texas A&M University, where he was a member of the Texas Aggie Band in the Corps of Cadets and a Distinguished Military Graduate. During his 31 years of military service, General Ramirez commanded soldiers around the world and served in leadership positions. He is the recipient of numerous medals and awards and the holder of two master's degrees. Prior to being named Vice President for Student Affairs at Texas A&M University, Joe served as the outstanding 45th Commandant of the Cadets at Texas A&M from 2010-2021, growing it in numbers and diversity.

A headshot of Brigadier General Joe Ramirez, Jr.

A dynamic speaker and lecturer, Joe enjoys sharing his knowledge and experience on leadership with others. His involvement in the Brazos Valley community is extensive, including serving on numerous boards such as The United Way of the Brazos Valley, The Salvation Army of Bryan/College Station, Ronald McDonald House Chairities of Central Texas, The Texas Veterans Association, The Sam Houston area council of the Boy Scouts of America, and the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra. He is also a regular contributor to Leadership Brazos and Junior Leadership Brazos. 


Joe and his wife, Terry, have 9 children and 7 grandchildren. They both enjoy traveling, listening to life music (R&B, Jazz, and classic rock are their favorites), sporting events, and spending time with their grandchildren. He is also an avid physical fitness buff who enjoys spending time at the gym, and volunteering in the community.

Joe brings energy, commitment and passion to all he docs, and continues to inspire and lead others with his generous and brave heart. The Museum is proud to honor Joe for all he does for our community.


The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History is committed to promoting science, and cultural and natural history with the integration of art in exhibits and educational programs. The Museum is open to visitors Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm. Regular admission fees: adults $5; seniors/students/children $4; children 3 and under are free. To learn more about this and other Museum events, activities and exhibitions call 979-776-2195, visit their website at or follow them on Facebook.

BG Joe Ramirez and his wife Terry.

Terry & Joe Ramirez

A David Gardner Diamond Necklace.

Tickets are also on sale for a stunning Diamond Necklace with 1.45 ctw diamonds, 18K gold setting, with an 18-inch gold chain valued at $6000 and donated by David Gardner's Jewelers.

The drawing will take place at the Tribute on January 13. Attendance is not required to win. Raffle tickets are $50 each or 5 for $200, and can be purchased online. 

Please join us to honor Joe! Call the Museum to reserve a seat and/or pay by credit card: 979-776-2195. Check may also be mailed to: Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History, Attn: Tribute to Joe Ramirez, 3232 Briarcrest Drive, Bryan, Texas 77802.

The sponsors of the event honoring BG Joe Ramirez.
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