Tag Archives: Alamo

Alamo Business Expo

The Alamo Chamber of Commerce presents the Alamo Business Expo, open to the public with free admission. Sponsorships and vendor opportunities available. Vendor pricing is $50 for chamber members, $75 for non-members. For more information, call Ana at 956-787-2117.

Hurricane Preparedness Fairs This Week

Hurricane preparedness

Emergency preparedness fairs assisting residents in planning for weather-related emergencies are on the schedule this week in Edinburg. Hidalgo County Judge Ramon Garcia, who also serves as the county’s Emergency Management Director, said Dare to Prepare serves to provide tools to residents that will help them better prepare for disasters. “With hurricane season underway, it is important for residents to be informed and prepared before disaster strikes,” said Garcia. “Preparation…

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New Loan Program Fosters Small Business Ventures

photo Ken Teegardin

The Alamo Economic Development Corporation is now offering a new Micro-Loan Program that will help small business owners expand their efforts in the city. The Micro-Loan Program works by lending money to local businesses, with the funds being paid back with the interest. The funds are then reused. The loans are possible with assistance from USDA – Rural Development. Qualified applicants must be located in Alamo and have a minimum…

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Alamo Small Business Workshop

The Alamo EDC hosts a workshop on the revolving loan fund and Texas Rural Communities loan program. The Small Business Development Center will give a presentation on its services. The AEDC will also be introducing its Micro-Loan Program. The MLP is a small loan program for established businesses in Alamo, defined as having two years or 24 consecutive months of operations. The program will provide short-term two-year loans of $1,000…

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Chamber/Lift Fund Workshop

Lift Fund, a non-profit community organization, is now making it easier to start or expand your small business. Do you need capital to start or build your business? This session covers: What lenders look for in an application for a loan for your business (The 5 C’s of credit) Sources of credit for your business A quick way to add to your inventory and capital

Coffee Talk with South Texas College

South Texas College invites the public to join staff and faculty for informal sessions that will enable them to learn about course opportunities available for adults and the community. The College Connections Department has collaborated with Precinct 2 and Precinct 4 in Hidalgo County to host “Coffee Talk” sessions with parents and the community at local community centers. Continuing Education will be offering free basic computer skills course and a…

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STHS ER Coming to Alamo

Facility to create 34 jobs  South Texas Health System will soon be building a new freestanding emergency room in Alamo, STHS ER Alamo. After signing an official agreement with the City of Alamo and the Alamo EDC, STHS starts construction in early 2018. STHS ER Alamo will feature nine treatment spaces, including six examination rooms and three triage bays. It will also feature an internal waiting area, as well as…

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