Tag Archives: Pharr Economic Development Corporation

Scholarship Program Launches for Pharr Students

Scholarship applications are now available for Pharr students via the Pharr EDC Foundation, in partnership with the Pharr Economic Development Corporation and the City of Pharr. The Pharr EDC Foundation will award a total of 150 scholarships. Each will be in the amount of $2,000 ($1,000 per semester) for one academic year. The deadline to submit an application is April 12 by 5 p.m. “We are excited to open the…

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Pharr EDC Foundation Launches

Bobby Carrillo, Daniel Chavez, Ricardo Medina, Eleazar Guajardo, Itza Flores, Dr. Ramiro Caballero, Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez and Victor Perez.

The Pharr Economic Development Corporation, in partnership with the City of Pharr, has launched the newly created Pharr EDC Foundation. As the City of Pharr’s economic development arm, the Pharr EDC has always focused its efforts on creating direct pipelines for students, post-secondary education workforce development, entrepreneurship and business development. These efforts will further expand through the Pharr EDC Foundation with a special focus on education. The Pharr EDC Foundation recently…

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Pharr EDC Launches Grant Program for Businesses

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The Pharr Economic Development Corporation is helping businesses recover from the COVID-19 crisis. Earlier this month, the members of the Pharr EDC board of directors approved the Pharr CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Support). Similar to the federal financial relief program, Pharr CARES provides financial relief in the form of working capital. The forgivable grants between $2,500 and $5,000 are for businesses who have been negatively impacted by the…

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Pharr International Trucking Expo

Pharr International Trucking Expo

The Pharr International Trucking Expo recognizes the importance that the trucking industry has, not only on a national scope, but as a direct impact on the local and regional economy. The expo brings members of the trucking and transportation industry together to discuss issues of relevance. It will also showcase products to this industry-specific target audience. Vendor and sponsorship opportunities available by contacting the Pharr Economic Development Corporation.

RGV Job Fair July 18

RGV Job Fair

The Pharr Economic Development Corporation, in partnership with Workforce Solutions, hosts the fifth annual RGV Job Fair July 18. More than 65 employers from various industries will be on-site seeking qualified individuals looking to advance their professional careers. “Our job fair has been very successful over the years, and it has grown into one of the largest in the RGV,” said Mayor Dr. Ambrosio Hernandez. “This year we have added…

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