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McAllen Library Wins Awards

McAllen Public Library awards

McAllen Public Library is celebrating being a recipient of two notable awards. The library is the 2018 recipient of the Texas Municipal Library Directors Association Achievement of Excellence in Libraries Award as well as a Texas Library Association Branding Iron Award. Each year, TMLDA confers awards for outstanding contributions to public libraries. To receive the Achievement of Library Excellence Award, the applicant must exhibit excellence in providing services to underserved…

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National Small Business Week Awards Ceremony & Luncheon

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Lower Rio Grande Valley District celebrates local business with the 2019 National Small Business Week and District Awards. Since 1963, National Small Business Week recognizes the outstanding achievements of America’s small businesses. Recognition are made for contributions to local communities and to the nation’s economy. Tickets are $40 each (available online). Sponsorships are also available.

Weslaco Citizens Receive Top Chamber Honors

Krystal Palomino of Chick-fil-A, Scott Vaughan, Robert McAllen, Cynthia Cabaza, Toni Marbar and Bobby Calvillo

Scott Vaughan of Burton Auto Supply and Cynthia Cabaza of Shepard Walton King Insurance Group are Man and Woman of the Year, respectively, with awards from the Weslaco Chamber of Commerce. Also receiving honors are Robert McAllen with the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as Chick-fil-A of Weslaco with Business of the Year. Scott Vaughan In his nomination form, Vaughan is described as a true role model and an amazing person. Vaughan’s involvement in…

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SBA Award Nominations Now Open

Nominations are now open for both the SBA National Small Business Week awards and the Lower Rio Grande Valley District Office awards. While nominations are open until Feb. 15 for the local level, national nominations are due Jan. 9. Both individuals and organizations dedicated to the support of the small business community in the United States may submit national or district office nominations. Additionally, businesses may self-nominate. “During National Small…

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Weslaco Chamber Award Nominations Open

Weslaco Chamber of Commerce award winners 2017. Front, Lifetime Achievement Award honoree Richard Vaughan, Woman of the Year Melissa Neuhaus, Man of the Year Richard Talbert, Incoming Board Chair Johnny Bautista, Friends Health Care; back, Outgoing Board Chair Gene Vaughan, Volunteer of the Year Alex Montenegro, Board Member of the Year Carla McCaleb and Abraham Quiroga of Business of the Year Magic Valley Electric Co-Op (photo Weslaco Chamber)

The Weslaco Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its Man, Woman and Business of the Year awards, along with its Lifetime Achievement Award. Winners will be recognized at the chamber’s annual meeting and awards luncheon Nov. 2. Those nominated or Man or Woman of the Year should give time and efforts to worthy causes in the community. The value of the contribution must not be as a result of political ties. This…

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Local Small Business Week Winners Announced

Luncheon honors Small Business Week winners May 2 The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Lower Rio Grande Valley District Office has named the winners of the 2017 Small Business Week Awards. This year marks the 54th annual proclamation of National Small Business Week, April 30 to May 6, 2017. Small Business Persons of the Year are Leodegario Neave, Elizabeth Neave, Abraham Neave and Abisai Neave of JDG Jewelers in Mission. JDG…

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