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McAllen Welcomes UTRGV Expanded Cancer Center

UT Health RGV

The University of Texas Health Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine is expanding its healthcare offerings in South Texas with a new Cancer and Surgery Center at its McAllen Academic Medical Campus. McAllen officials are hoping to establish and develop the area around the campus as a medical center for the region. “I am so proud of the efforts being made by UT Health RGV School of Medicine to expand…

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McAllen Holiday Parade Returns in December

(photo USAF Honor Guard)

McAllen city officials recently announced the return of the McAllen Holiday Parade for Dec. 4. Stepping off the parade at 6 p.m. at McAllen Veterans Memorial Stadium is the U.S. Air Force Parade Element Honor Guard and Drill Team. “A lead step-off sets the tone of the parade and creates excitement for the rest of the floats and bands as they march down the parade route,ˮ said McAllen Mayor Javier Villalobos. …

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MFE Receives $15.6-Million FAA Grant

The McAllen International Airport is the recipient of a $15,679,241 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration. This grant comes from supplemental funding under the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2019. McAllen International Airport intends to use this federal funding to improve drainage and erosion control for the airport and its surrounding facilities. Funding will complete phase seven of eight to enclose open drainage canals that attract wildlife on the airfield to…

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McAllen Holiday Parade Returns

On July 27, McAllen Mayor Javier Villalobos helps announce the return of the live McAllen Holiday Parade. (photo City of McAllen)

The McAllen Holiday Parade will return to a live, in-person presentation this year on Dec. 4.  The parade will step off at 6 p.m. from the McAllen Veterans Memorial Stadium, 2001 N. Bicentennial Blvd., and will head out on the 1.5-mile parade route. Here, spectators can gather and enjoy the sights and sounds of the entire parade. “We invite the entire Rio Grande Valley to come to McAllen and enjoy…

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McAllen, Aeromar and Mexico Stronger Together

McAllen representatives in Mexico CIty

The City of McAllen recently participated in key government and business meetings in Mexico City. Officials traveled to the area to forge stronger tourism and ties, while also increasing awareness of Aeromar Airlines’s non-stop flights. The meetings provided an opportunity for preliminary discussions to begin the process of forging Sister City ties with Mexico City. City of McAllen officials visited Mexico’s capitol city to continue promoting Aeromar’s non-stop route from McAllen…

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