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TWC Awards $661,560 For Cameron County Career Training

The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded two Jobs and Education for Texans grants to support career training in the Cameron County area. TWC awarded Harlingen CISD $332,500 to help the school purchase and install a fire training simulator to initially train 130 students for careers in firefighting. The agency awarded Brownsville ISD $329,060 to buy welding equipment to initially train 130 students for careers in welding. The equipment funded through these grants will…

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Pharr PD Mental Health Unit Receives Organization of the Year

The Pharr Police Department’s Mental Health Unit was awarded “Organization of the Year” by the Texas Crisis Intervention Team Association at its annual conference…
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Ramirez Appointed to EMS Advisory Council

Pharr Emergency Medical Services Chief Daniel “Danny” Ramirez has been appointed to the Governor’s EMS & Trauma Advisory Council. Governor Greg Abbott made the…

SBA Revises Small Business Size Standards

The U.S. Small Business Administration issued four final rules to…

Lizcano Appointed to State Commission

Mario Lizcano of Pharr has been appointed to the Texas Commission on…
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SBA Funds Boots to Business Training

The U.S. Small Business Administration invites eligible non-profit…