Tag Archives: Harlingen

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 on Feb. 7 at the chamber. De Leon will also 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 College, ISDs Part of $10.3-Million TWC Grants

JET grant

The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded 41 grants totaling $10,379,293 to multiple public community colleges, public technical institutes, public state college and independent school districts for programs that focus on supporting high-demand occupations through the Jobs and Education for Texans grant program. Locally, recipients include South Texas College as well as Brownsville, Harlingen, La Joya and South Texas ISDs. The JET grant program focuses on projects that develop training programs to…

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Business Perseveres & Keeps Faith In Employees

Rose Snell relied on employees like Clarissa Elizondo, center, and Christina Duran, far right, to get through tough times in early 2020.

Rose Snell’s two decades of experience of being a business owner were put to the test in early 2020. The fears and uncertainties of the time left businesses like Snell’s FASTSIGNS to grasp for answers. Business plummeted at her stores in Harlingen and Brownsville.  “The phones stopped ringing,” she recalled of that time. “We didn’t know if the business was going to survive.” It wasn’t long before Snell reached a…

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Harlingen Workforce Wednesday

Workforce Wednesday

The City of Harlingen and Harlingen EDC, in partnership with Workforce Solutions Cameron, host the Workforce Wednesday Dec. 8. The hiring event takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Casa de Amistad, 1204 Fair Park Blvd. in Harlingen. Workforce Wednesday will host dozens of employers seeking to fill part-time and full-time positions. Employers participating in the Dec. 8 event include Harlingen CISD, Harlingen Waterworks System, Harlingen Medical Center…

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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 on Dec. 6 at the chamber. De Leon will also 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.

Workforce Wednesday Job Fair Returns

The City of Harlingen and Harlingen EDC, in partnership with Workforce Solutions Cameron, host the next Workforce Wednesday Dec. 8. The hiring event takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Casa de Amistad, 1204 Fair Park Blvd. in Harlingen. Workforce Wednesday will host dozens of employers seeking to fill part-time and full-time positions. This is the third event in the series of job fairs that began in August.…

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UTRGV Institute of Neuroscience Opens In Harlingen

The UTRGV School of Medicine, together with its clinical arm UT Health RGV, officially opens its Institute of Neuroscience. The state-of-the-art facility is in Harlingen at 2902 Haine Drive. (photo David Pike, UTRGV)

  The UTRGV School of Medicine and UT Health RGV officially opened its Institute of Neuroscience with a ribbon-cutting last week. The facility measures at more than 30,000 square feet. The institute, which broke ground in 2019, is an all-encompassing research, education, clinical care and community partnership facility. The facility’s goal is to transform brain health for the Rio Grande Valley community. ION will bring advanced care and training in…

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HCISD Job Fair

Harlingen CISD job fair

Harlingen CISD hosts a job fair Nov. 6, is seeking applicants for bus drivers, child nutrition employees, custodians, grounds utility crewmen, teachers and paraprofessionals. For more information, call 956-430-9711.