Tag Archives: McAllen

Latina Leadership Conference

The Latina Leadership Conference 2020 on Sept. 23 addresses “Learning, Planning and Leading in Time of Change.” Topics include: Crypto Currency – A New Form of Digital Currency Negotiation Strategies for Women Who is in the Wheelhouse with speakers from HWNT, OWE and Femcity Financial Planning for Women Building Emotional Intelligence for you and your team Living in the Virtual World Keynote speaker for the event is Sylvia Borunda Firth,…

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Manic Monday Mixer

Manic Monday, Sept. 2020

Join the RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Sept. 14 on Zoom for a Manic Monday Luncheon fiesta style. Grab your lunch and do some networking, meet new people and grow your contacts. Join via Zoom. Meeting ID: 990 5210 3769.

McAllen VA to Distribute Produce to Veterans

A produce distribution drive-through takes place Sept. 10 to provide free fruits and vegetables to veterans. The event is made possible via a partnership between VA Texas Valley Costal Bend Health Care System and the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley. Food insecurity is a serious issue affecting many Americans either daily or at the end of the month when financial resources are exhausted. Food insecurity is especially prevalent…

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Keto Bakeries Change Lives

A treat of keto-friendly cupcakes is shown at Keto Sweets & Treats in Alamo.

Karla Ugarte and Juan Palma were coming off nine solid months of new business success when they reached for more in opening their second Keto Sweets & Treats. The husband-and-wife team were building from solid ground with the customer and revenue gains from their Alamo bakery along Expressway 77/83. Moving into the bigger McAllen market with a location near the always busy intersection of 10th Street and Trenton Road was…

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McAllen Seeks Next Man & Woman of the Year

2019 Man and Woman of the Year Bob Boggus and Jessica Delgado

Every year, the McAllen Chamber of Commerce selects two volunteers to be McAllen’s Man and Woman of the Year. Nominations are now being accepted with a deadline for submission of Sept. 30. “Our community is currently going through a time where we must do things differently,” reads a release from the chamber. “But we do not want the people who have continued to make McAllen their priority and have made…

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McAllen Virtual Power Network

McAllen Power Network

Join the McAllen Chamber of Commerce Aug. 11 at 11:30 a.m. for Virtual Power Network. The event provides a networking opportunity while still practicing social distancing. The College of Health Care Professionals serves as this installment’s sponsors. For more information, email Athena Garcia who will then send Zoom credentials to pre-register.

IMAS Celebrates Hubble Anniversary 

Hubble 30 IMAS Banner

On April 24, 2020, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope celebrated the 30th anniversary of its launch aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery. In honor of that occasion, a new Hubble image called “Cosmic Reef” was released virtually and will be on display at the International Museum of Art & Science beginning Aug. 7. The IMAS is one of 74 locations across the nation to unveil the Hubble 30th anniversary photo to the…

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Reopening Your Business: What You Should Consider to Avoid Legal Liability in Light of COVID-19

McA Talks Sullivan

McA Talks presents Susan Sullivan of Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez LLP Aug. 6 for an online discussion of reopening a business and avoiding legal liability in light of COVID-19. Topics include: Workplace safety and prevention strategies Managing employee concerns about returning to work Litigation mitigation The Zoom meeting also includes a Q & A session. Participants must register in advance. Registrants will receive an email containing information about joining the…

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STC Enrollment Centers Open Every Saturday

South Texas College Enrollment Center

South Texas College’s enrollment centers at Starr, Mid Valley and Pecan campuses are open on all Saturdays throughout August to help students with registration for the fall semester.  Both enrollment centers and financial aid areas will be open for students by appointment only. Students can sign up for an appointment online, or by downloading the Qless app and searching for South Texas College. Enrollment centers will be open from 10…

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