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Women Empowering Women – Desirae Salcido

Women Empowering Women - Desirae Salcido

Join the Harlingen Area Chamber of Commerce for its Women Empowering Women event Oct. 7 with keynote speaker Desirae Salcido. Salcido is a sergeant with the Law Enforcement Development Unit for Texas Department of Public Safety. She’s been with the department for 9 years and a sergeant for 6. She is a wife and a mother of three. RSVP to attend this event. Limited seating available.

Coffee With the President

Coffee With the President

Harlingen Chamber’s Javier De Leon has a personal face-to-face sit-down with members of the community Oct. 4 at the Harlingen Chamber of Commerce. De Leon will talk about what the Harlingen Chamber offers, some of its initiatives and how to properly utilize chamber membership. This event is open to the entire community and is free.

Greater Harlingen Chamber First Annual Gala

Harlingen Annual Gala

The Greater Chamber of Harlingen hosts its inaugural Annual Gala Oct. 21 at the Hilton Garden Inn Harlingen Convention Center. Throughout the evening, the chamber will honor the many organizations and people who’ve stood out to better the City of Harlingen. This gala will also showcase how the Chamber has evolved throughout the past years and the new direction it’s taking. Sponsorship information is available online. To reserve a table…

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TSTC Transforms Mechanics Into Technicians

(photo TSTC)

Texas State Technical College Automotive Technology instructor Miguel Zoleta is making sure his program’s students stay plugged in to advancements in the automotive industry. “Right now, we’re seeing that a lot out of industry is electrical vehicles, and electrical vehicles are coming out in every dealership,” he said. “Every company is trying to come out with at least one line of an electrical vehicle.” The bells and whistles that come…

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Salvation Army Feeds First Responders Sept. 10

first responder

The Salvation Army in Harlingen will provide an appreciation luncheon for all first responders Sept. 10 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event is completely free for any and all first responders in the community. The Salvation Army asks any first responders not in uniform to present their credentials. First responders may eat inside the facilities at 119 E. Monroe in Harlingen or they can take it with them.…

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Harlingen Coffee With the Chamber President

Coffee With the President

Harlingen Chamber’s Javier De Leon has a personal face-to-face sit-down with members of the community Sept. 6 at the Harlingen Chamber of Commerce. De Leon will talk about what the Harlingen Chamber offers, some of its initiatives and how to properly utilize chamber membership. This event is open to the entire community and is free.

Local Restaurant Combines History & BBQ

SMOKE BBQ patrons enjoy great food with slices of local history featured all around them.

Eduardo Casas knew he was doing more than repurposing an old building into a new restaurant when he opened SMOKE: Texas BBQ & Watering Hole. SMOKE BBQ would be housed where the Rainbo Bakery held forth on Harrison Avenue in Harlingen. Rainbo was a mainstay Harlingen business for over seven decades. Memories run long in the city when it comes to the iconic bakery.  “My idea in opening here was…

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Workforce Wednesday Kicks Off Aug. 4

The Harlingen Economic Development Corporation and Workforce Solutions Cameron begin hosting a series of mini-job fairs Aug. 4. The job fairs will take place every other month. The Workforce Wednesday series will help many regional companies fill available positions in various industries. The job fairs will host up to six employers and each fair will be industry-specific. “The Workforce Wednesday jobs fairs are the perfect opportunity to bring together our…

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