Category Archives: Events

Pharr To Host Start Of The Produce Season

The Pharr International Bridge is the leading border crossing for volumes of produce cargoes. (Courtesy)

The Pharr International Bridge will host a special event to initiate the start of the 2021-2022 Produce Season Oct. 7. Officials invite the public to celebrate alongside produce growers, importers, distributors, and consumers from the United States and Mexico. The annual “Start of the Produce Season” event begins at 10 a.m. at the bridge, 9900 South Cage Blvd. “The Pharr International Bridge continues to remain the number-one produce gateway in the…

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Hidalgo County To Hold Online Auction

Hidalgo County online auction

Webcast AuctionHidalgo County will hold a  of general merchandise Aug. 31 at Vicksburg Property. The auction consists of SUV’s, trucks and office furniture. Buyers must register at www.amtauctions.com. Bidding starts on Aug. 30 at 10 a.m. and ends until the last item sells. In addition, the public may view items Aug. 30 at Vicksburg Property located at 12401 Vicksburg Drive in Edinburg. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with…

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Port Isabel Runs Early Special For Causeway Run

Port Isabel’s sixth annual Causeway Run and Fitness Walk is back Sept. 18 with an early-bird registration special. Runners and walkers alike can look forward to crossing the 2.6-mile Queen Isabella Causeway on foot. Early registration is $35 for the individual 10K run. Registration for the walking 5K is $30 general public. A special rates of $20 for students and military, with ID, is also available. The early-bird fee deadline…

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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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