Tag Archives: McAllen

Food Park Unplugged

Food Park Unplugged

Food Park Unplugged takes place Oct. 15 at McAllen Food Park. Every third Friday of the month, enjoy the sounds of local crooners while feasting on dishes by Food Truck chefs. Take a stroll and do some shopping from local craft and collectibles vendors. This event is family- and pet-friendly. Free admission into the park.

Lunch & Learn – Achieve Your Goals Faster

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Managers, business owners, and those who want to increase their efficiency may attend the McAllen Chamber of Commerce’s “Achieve Your Goals Faster” Lunch & Learn Sept. 29 with Esmeralda Adame of Consulting Firm, LLC. Attendees will learn: Tactics on time savers Three effective time management techniques What are you doing to do with your extra time? Effective time management makes a person more organized and disciplined. Those that can manage…

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Good Day McAllen Luncheon

The Good Day McAllen Luncheon takes place Sept. 23, connecting new McAllen Chamber members and rekindling current member connections. The event features comical duo Rick Guerra and John Kreidler during a buffet lunch. Attendees are eligible to win a $1,200 cash grand prize, among other door prizes. The cash prize is open to all members and they must be present to win. Cost to attend is $25. If cancellations are…

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Food Park Unplugged

Food Park Unplugged

Food Park Unplugged takes place Sept. 17 at McAllen Food Park. Every third Friday of the month, enjoy the sounds of local crooners while feasting on dishes by Food Truck chefs. Take a stroll and do some shopping from local craft and collectibles vendors. This event is family- and pet-friendly. Free admission into the park.

McAllen Welcomes UTRGV Expanded Cancer Center

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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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Life-Changing Decision Leads To Nursing Career

Maria Delgado

When McAllen resident Maria Delgado first applied to the Valley Initiative for Development and Advancement in 2012 after learning about it from an outreach counselor at South Texas College, the VIDA staff knew she was an excellent candidate. Delgado was a single mother with two daughters, ages 11 and 5, unemployed and on public assistance and a first-generation college student. She served in the National Guard for two-and-a-half years. But…

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City of McAllen Hosts 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

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City of McAllen officials and the McAllen Fire Department will host a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony Sept. 11 at 9 a.m. at the McAllen Central Fire Station, 201 N. 21st Street. The public is invited to join the McAllen Fire Department and first responders as they pay tribute to those that gave it all so others may live. City leaders will make remarks on the anniversary of 9/11 during the Remembrance…

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Love Of Libraries Extends Globally

On Infotopia for students in grades 5-12 and their teachers, one subject area is languages. By clicking on that link, students can find numerous French, Spanish, German and American Sign Language resources.

It is said that “once a teacher, always a teacher.” The same can be said about a school librarian. Both are on point in the case of Dr. Michael and Carole Bell. Mike taught Spanish and history, including a three-year stint at Edinburg High School, the Hockaday School in Dallas and Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD. He earned one master’s in education and another in library science before claiming the ultimate educational achievement,…

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McAllen Provides Neighborhood-Improving Tools

The Community Tool Shed is up and rolling in McAllen .It allows local residents to borrow essential yard work tools and equipment.

The City of McAllen has long prided itself on having superior infrastructure with well laid out streets and drainage that usually avoids the kind of flooding other Rio Grande Valley cities see. These qualities were the pride and joy of Mayor Othal Brand, who during his 20-year tenure would drive around the city checking for potholes. Beautification has been another source of pride. Keep McAllen Beautiful is a non-profit organization…

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