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Leadership Mid-Valley Accepting Applications

Leadership Mid-Valley is now accepting applications for Class XV to begin in September. The eight-month program seeks to identify and motivate emerging leaders and then develop their potential for community leadership. This is done by exposing them to the realities and opportunities as well as problems of the community. Leadership classes begin in September and conclude in May. Participants meet once a month for tours, seminars and hands-on learning experiences. Session…

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  • Leadership Mid-Valley is now accepting applications for Class XV to begin in September. The eight-month program seeks to identify and motivate emerging leaders and then develop their potential for community leadership. This is done by exposing them to the realities and opportunities as well as problems of the community. Leadership classes begin in September and conclude… https://buff.ly/2KhTeoY
  • The 2019 red snapper season started on June 1 and will run through Aug. 1 in federal waters. Now is the time to book a trip on one of several commercial businesses operating out of South Padre Island. Known as head boats, these vessels are leaving every day for half- or full-day trips weather permitting… https://buff.ly/2KJXptb
  • Summer is in full swing and camps are the way to go for many students. This summer, UTRGV has added summer camps and programs in Brownsville and South Padre Island. Topics range from marine science to teaching to chess. Upcoming camps taking place throughout June and July include: Marine Science Summer Day, South Padre Island… https://buff.ly/2WF1O2E
  • Old Dominion Hosts Open House The Old Dominion Brownsville Service Center will host an open house June 20 beginning at 11 a.m. The center is located at 27775 Solis Road in La Feria. The service center, which has 37 employees, recently completed a $6.6 million renovation. This includes the addition of 14 truck doors and a rebuild of the offices.… https://buff.ly/2KeD9jJ
  • McAllen Communications Wins State Awards The City of McAllen Office of Communications is the recipient of three TAMI Award of Excellence. The announcement came at the annual Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers conference held recently in Denton. TAMIO is a division of the Texas Municipal League. The three awards are for: Communications Planning for the 2018 Bond Election Best… https://buff.ly/2ZkmFKu
  • “Doc Talk Lecture” The Harlingen Medical Center presents "Doc Talk Lecture" on choosing your hospital for your delivery. Speakers include OB/GYN Dr. Susan Remond and neurologist Dr. Rodolfo Saca. This event includes appetizers, the lecture and door prizes RSVP by calling 956-365-1027. https://buff.ly/2MJasxB
  • Business After Hours Mixer: Laurel Park Bistro Business After Hours presented by the Harlingen Chamber of Commerce. For more information, contact the chamber. https://buff.ly/2ZjZDDp
  • e-Brief News: Snapper Season is On
  • If you know how to follow today’s rules for getting attention, press releases can still be an effective marketing tool for small businesses. Are press releases still an effective marketing tool for a small business? Yes, if you know how to follow today’s rules for getting attention. Here are the essential elements of a modern… https://buff.ly/2Ww4Oyx
  • Texas Cook’Em: High Steaks in Edinburg The Edinburg Convention and Visitors Bureau and Edinburg Chamber of Commerce present the 14th annual Texas Cook’Em: High Steaks in Edinburg at HEB Park. Competitors will battle it out on the grill to cook the best chicken, ribs, brisket and rib-eye for money and a year’s worth of bragging rights. Texas Cook’Em is one of… https://buff.ly/2X2aftf
  • Personal Financial Budgeting Workshop Explore the importance of personal finance with creating and maintaining a budget. Attendees will learn how to examine the difference between wants and needs. They will also learn how to set goals for spending, saving and debt repayment, and more. This free workshop with RSVP is taught by experts from BBVA Compass. A door prize… https://buff.ly/2ZiEVE4
  • The Old Dominion Brownsville Service Center will host an open house June 20 beginning at 11 a.m. The center is located at 27775 Solis Road in La Feria. The service center, which has 37 employees, recently completed a $6.6 million renovation. This includes the addition of 14 truck doors and a rebuild of the offices.… https://buff.ly/2XClJ3R
  • Business Financing: A Lender Panel Discussion Money is the lifeline of any business and securing financing is a major factor. Many entrepreneurs find the task daunting and don’t even know where to begin. This session will include a panel of participating SBA lenders and microlenders that will be on hand to answer questions. They will also provide information on how to… https://buff.ly/2F1bSgK
  • The City of McAllen Office of Communications is the recipient of three TAMI Award of Excellence. The announcement came at the annual Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers conference held recently in Denton. TAMIO is a division of the Texas Municipal League. The three awards are for: Communications Planning for the 2018 Bond Election Best… https://buff.ly/2XI61nS
  • Seven deputies recently received certificates and a resolution honoring both their bravery and heroism at the Hidalgo County Commissioners Court. Deputies receiving Life-Saving Medals are: Enrique Amaya for saving a gunshot victim Oscar Elizondo for saving a teenage girl who had been in an all-terrain vehicle rollover Jayson Rivera for saving a man who was… https://buff.ly/2EXtOZk
  • Companies investing in the Rio Grande Valley anticipate high demand for workers that may exceed 9,000 jobs. The news comes from seven large employers attending a Workforce Summit recently held at the Port of Brownsville. Three proposed liquefied natural gas plants will drive initial demand. The companies should receive their Federal Energy Regulatory Commission permits… https://buff.ly/2WxslnH