Tag Archives: SBA Lower Rio Grande Valley District

National Small Business Week Awards Ceremony & Luncheon

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Lower Rio Grande Valley District celebrates local business with the 2019 National Small Business Week and District Awards. Since 1963, National Small Business Week recognizes the outstanding achievements of America’s small businesses. Recognition are made for contributions to local communities and to the nation’s economy. Tickets are $40 each (available online). Sponsorships are also available.

Program Helps Leaders Emerge

Emerging Leaders

Applications from 22 South Texas businesses were in by the March deadline for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Emerging Leaders Initiative intensive course. Interest is high for the first area offering of the course via the SBA’s Lower Rio Grande Valley District. The SBA started the initiative nationwide in 2008. Yet, this is the first time businesses from Deep South Texas north to Corpus Christi can take advantage locally. “We…

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SBA Administrator Visits RGV

WycoTax owner Christopher Wycoco presented a bouquet of flowers to SBA Administrator Linda McMahon on her visit to Harlingen. (VBR)

Linda McMahon and her husband took a small regional business and built it into a multinational powerhouse brand known as WWE. For non-wrestling fans, that stands for World Wrestling Entertainment, a media and entertainment company primarily known for professional wrestling. Active in WWE from 1980 to 2009, serving as president and CEO, McMahon left the company to mount two unsuccessful runs for the U.S. Senate in her home state of…

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