Tag Archives: Weslaco

Barista & Breakfast at Frost Bank Weslaco

Frost Bank

Frost Bank celebrates the opening of its new Weslaco Financial Center. Guests can enjoy specialty coffees, breakfast pastries and fruit. Frost’s three-day celebration introduces Frost’s innovative design providing greater convenience and service to area customers. This event is free and open to the public.

Weslaco Lunch and Learn Seminar

Dr. Murthy Badiga lunch and learn

Gastroenterologist Dr. Murthy Badiga serves as the speaker for this Lunch and Learn with Doctors Hospital at Renaissance. This event is free for Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce members and Winter Texans, $20 for the general public. Register online or contact the chamber.

Local Engineering Firm Racks Up Awards

The team from SWG Engineering LLC accepts the 2019 Innovative Project of the Year award. Randall Winston, center, holds the 2019 Civil Engineer of the Year award from the American Society of Civil Engineers Rio Grande Valley Branch.

SWG Engineering LLC, a local civil engineering firm, was recently distinguished by two national organizations for the solutions it provided Rio Grande Valley municipalities in 2019. The American Society of Civil Engineers Rio Grande Valley Branch presented SWG with the 2019 Innovative Project of the Year award. The recognition comes for the firm’s canal-to-pipeline conversion for the Delta Lake Irrigation District. SWG turned the A-20 open canal into 4.5 miles…

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Making Their Mark In Healthcare

Vocational nursing students at Valley Grande Institute do skills practice in a lab.

Anabell Cardona was 15-years plus into managing clinics and doctors’ offices in Weslaco and McAllen. It was then she figured the time was right, in her mid-30s, to make a career breakthrough. Cardona recalls having no fear in 2001 as she sat in front of a banker and faced a business loan with six figures in it. She was ready to purchase Valley Grande Institute of Weslaco. “Where do I…

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Operation Safe Talk Open Tomorrow

Operation Safe Talk

The third Young Hearts Matter Teen Dating Violence Operation Safe Talk hotline is tomorrow, Feb. 27. Assistant district attorneys, victim advocates, law enforcement officers, and crime victim liaisons will be available to answer questions dealing with family violence. Anyone who needs assistance or has questions in English or Spanish can call 956-661-6000 from 4-6:30 p.m. and from 8:30-10:35 p.m. Deputies trained in domestic violence will be available to answer questions,…

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Sabor de Weslaco Offers Taste of Weslaco Eateries

Sabor de Weslaco

Sabor de Weslaco takes place Feb. 27, allowing guests a taste of various Weslaco eateries. The fundraiser for Leadership Mid Valley features restaurants such as Teddy’s Barbecue, Nana’s Taqueria, Tailgaters Sports Bar and Grill, and more. Guests can also partake in a silent auction, beverages and live music by Amarie. Sabor de Weslaco is from 6-8 p.m. at Valley Nature Center in Weslaco. Tickets are $35 and available at the…

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Weslaco Speed Networking Lunch

Weslaco Speed Networking Luncheon, Feb. 2020

The Weslaco Chamber of Commerce hosts its next Speed Networking Luncheon with attendees making new connections. Both chamber members and non-members will move around the room in a timed format. Attendees should bring business cards. Davis Real Estate serves as this installment’s sponsors. This event is free for members, $20 for non-members. Lunch will be provided. Call 956-968-2102 to RSVP.

School of Medicine Clinics Broaden Reach

Dr. Sawyer Lambert, an optometrist at the UT Health RGV Vision Center, provides one of the many different types of medical services offered at clinics in the Valley. (Photo provided by UT Health RGV).

The UT Health RGV/Knapp Family Health Center in Mercedes sits across the street from a high school for medical professions. For Dr. Miguel Tello, the proximity of the health center he oversees to the South Texas ISD High School of Medical Professions is more than symbolic. It points to the range of possibilities now available to Rio Grande Valley youth.  “The whole cycle” is how Tello puts it in noting…

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Leadership Mid Valley Celebrates 15 Years

This year marks the 15th year of Leadership Mid Valley. (photo Weslaco Chamber)

The Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce‘s Leadership Mid Valley is celebrating 15 years. The eight-month program seeks to both identify and motivate emerging leaders. It also develops potential for community leadership by exposing participants to the realities, opportunities and issues the community may face. Leadership Mid Valley consists of monthly meetings that focus on one particular industry or topic. These include agriculture, history, healthcare, economics, media and more. In addition,…

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