Tag Archives: La Joya

Local App Delivers Local Eats

Burgers are among the food items Ranvu delivers.

The grocery and restaurant meals delivery business has certainly grown to be hectic and ultra-competitive. In 2016, Ranvu was the first in the Rio Grande Valley to offer the delivery of groceries. Chief operating officer Dorance Cuba worked for months to develop a well-designed app high on functionality. He also made sure the app was easy for customers to use and maneuver. As a result of Ranvu’s early successes in 2016,…

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Operation Lone Star Provides Free Medical Care

A nursing program volunteer gives her time to help those in need at Operation Lone Star. (photo by Tech Sgt. Hatton, U.S. Air Force)

State program offers services July 24-28 Operation Lone Star returns to the Valley next week, bringing free health care services to five sites July 24-28. Available services include child immunizations, hearing and vision screenings, diabetes and blood pressure screenings, as well as sports physicals. In addition, the Rio Grande City site will provide preventive dental services for school-age children. Dental services and vision exams for prescription glasses for both adults and…

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STC and ISDs Address Nursing Shortage

Nurses come together at the announcement of Project HEAL2

Dual enrollment looks to increase nursing workforce South Texas College and three local school districts came together recently to kick off a professional nursing dual enrollment project. Project Health Education and Leadership for All (Project HEAL2) aims to create a pipeline to prepare more nurses going into the healthcare profession. The Region One Education Service Center, together with STC, La Joya ISD, PSJA ISD, South Texas ISD and Doctors Hospital…

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