Category Archives: Events

Brownsville To Host Expo Featuring Job Openings

City and private sector employers gather to announce a jobs expo coming up in Brownsville on June 28.

The City of Brownsville and the Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation are teaming up to host what it is the largest in-person career expo in the Rio Grande Valley. Careers And Coffee takes place on June 28 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Brownsville Events Center. There will be no entry fee. At a June 10 press conference, GBIC and city officials, along with employers present, said more than…

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Frost Bank McAllen Golf Championship Begins June 25

Palm View Golf Course

The Palm View Golf Course will once again host the 2021 Frost Bank McAllen Golf Championship June 25-27. Entries close at 7 p.m. June 11. “We always want to bring the most premier, competitive golf tournaments to McAllen and host the best players, in not just our area but the entire state and even the world,” said Carlos Espinosa, director of Palm View Golf Course. “Every year, I really look…

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Free Fishing in Texas June 5

Anglers across the State of Texas are gearing up for Free Fishing Day on June 5. The first Saturday in June each year allows Texans to fish on any public waterbody in the state without a fishing license. “Free Fishing Day is a wonderful opportunity for anglers to share their knowledge, skills, equipment and love for fishing with a new participant, yet it’s also more than that,” said Craig Bonds,…

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Local Chambers Plan Joint Mixer June 3

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The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce will host the RGV Hispanic Chamber during a joint member mixer June 3. The event takes place at Walk-On’s Bistro in Edinburg from 5-7 p.m. Attendees will have an exclusive chance to network and socialize with Edinburg and RGV Hispanic chamber members. “One of the many roles of a chamber of commerce is to strengthen our relationships and connections, not just in our city, but…

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Edinburg Chamber Hosts Member Orientation

The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce invites the community to an interactive orientation on how to get the most value of a chamber membership. The event takes place in a choice of two sessions April 29  at the chamber office. The sessions are at 8:30-10 a.m. and noon to 1:30 p.m. at 602 W. University Drive. The orientation will provide new members and prospective members a brief introduction on the Edinburg…

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UTRGV To Host Health Career Expo

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The UTRGV Career Center will host the Spring 2021 Virtual Health Professionals & Nursing Career Expo on 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 20. The event is for interested students and alumni. The job expo will be online, connecting individuals with recruiters from hospitals, clinics and non-profits. Employers come from not only from the South Texas area but from across the country. “My advice to both alumni and students attending the expo is…

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Hidalgo County Holds Online Merchandise Auction

Hidalgo County will hold a Webcast General Merchandise Auction by AMT Auctions at Palmer Pavilion, 301 E. Hackberry in McAllen, Feb. 24. Online bidding is currently underway at amtauctions.com and ends when the last item is sold. Items can also be viewed in person at Palmer Pavilion on Feb, 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed noon to 1 p.m.). The webcast auction consists of general merchandise. Items are…

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Lace Up for Heroes with Heart 5K Run & Walk

South Texas Health System Heart will commemorate American Heart Month with the Heroes with Heart 5K Run & Walk Feb. 27. This year, the walk will take place virtually, allowing participants to start and end anytime. Those who register may run and/or walk at their own pace at one of the designated locations or by blazing their own trail. Participants may share thoughts, stories and run photos/videos online by using…

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Shop Island Businesses to Win

Shop the Island

In a time when it is even more imperative to shop local small businesses comes the South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce‘s “Shop the Island” initiative through Dec. 27. For every $20 spent with all Island businesses, shoppers may register for a $500 shopping spree. Many businesses are open for outdoor shopping opportunities. Every dollar spent locally also ensures a healthy and growing South Padre Island economy. Original receipts may…

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National Veterans Small Business Week Nov. 2-6

The Small Business Administration celebrates veteran-owned businesses across the country Nov. 2-6 with National Veterans Small Business Week. This is the seventh year the SBA offers entrepreneurial trainings and resources right in local communities to service members, veterans, National Guard and Reserve members, and military spouses. This year’s theme is #VetBiz Resources in Your Local Community, highlighting the breadth of free to low-cost entrepreneurial resource offerings right in veterans’ own…

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