Author Archives: Selene Guerrero

Proclamation on National Small Business Week, 2020

  President Donald Trump has proclaimed Sept. 20 to Sept. 26 as National Small Business week: During National Small Business Week, we celebrate the resolve and ingenuity of American businesses, entrepreneurs, and workers.  America’s small businesses are at the very core of our Nation’s identity and prosperity, and this week…

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UTRGV Career Center to host Virtual Career Expo Oct. 1

By Amanda A. Taylor RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – SEPT. 18, 2020 – Among the most highly attended expos at UTRGV are Career Expos, which attract employers seeking to hire UTRGV students and alumni for internships and careers. This year, the expo is going digital, to follow all social distancing guidelines…

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Collaborating on our Future

[embed]https://youtu.be/8LZizMa7sWk[/embed] The economy in the Rio Grande Valley is directly impacted by its community. When several different organizations come together and work toward a common goal, they are able to see the results firsthand in the workforce. This is the case with the partnership between Texas State Technical College-Harlingen, Workforce…

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HELP for Small Business Application Deadline Set for Sept. 30

(HARLINGEN, TEXAS – Sept. 8, 2020) – The HELP for Small Business initiative that was first introduced in May, will stop taking applications on Sept. 30, 2020. The program opened in late Spring when the City of Harlingen and the Harlingen EDC recognized the need for help as the COVID-19 pandemic took…

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Governor Abbott Announces Approval Of Emergency Designation For Small Business Disaster Loans From SBA Following Hurricane Hanna

For Immediate Distribution  |  September 2, 2020  |  (512) 463-1826 Governor Abbott Announces Approval Of Emergency Designation For Small Business Disaster Loans From SBA Following Hurricane Hanna AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved Texas' request for an Economic Injury Disaster Declaration…

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Support Small Business, Even Through a Pandemic

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (Aug. 14, 2020) - The spread of COVID-19 has slowed much of life down and has affected small businesses in a big way. The Harlingen EDC recognized a need in April to provide additional help to our small business community and in May launched the HELP for Small…

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