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Kauffman FastTrac Business Series Launched Last Week

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (OCT. 15, 2019) – Ten Harlingen-based entrepreneurs began the Harlingen EDC sponsored Kauffman FastTrac program last week. The courses are offered through the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s Entrepreneurship Commercialization Center. “We are excited to bring back the program to Harlingen, it’s a great asset for all…

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FREE LUNCH & LEARN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES STARTING OCT. 30

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (OCT. 11, 2019) – The Harlingen Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) in partnership with Fastenal Industrial Supply in Harlingen, will be offering professional development courses. Limited registration is now open for the “lunch and learn” classes that start from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 30 and will…

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TOP NEWS: Harlingen Education and Community

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (Oct. 7, 2019) - TSTC Automotive Technology fine-tunes alum’s career Juan Ochoa’s father gave him his first vehicle, a 1993 F-250 diesel truck, and it was this truck that led Ochoa to Texas State Technical College and a successful career. The 21-year-old earned an associate degree in Automotive…

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Harlingen Celebrates its Midcentury Modern Architecture with a Tour

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (OCT. 7, 2019) – Harlingen Mod’s mission is to showcase and promote our city’s midcentury modern architecture and design. Recently, Harlingen Mod became an RGVMod affiliate that aims to celebrate the architects of the Lower Rio Grande. Architects like John G. York and Alan Y. Taniguchi, made their…

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Manufacturing Day Brings Awareness to Jobs in Manufacturing

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (OCT. 4, 2019) - Manufacturing Day focuses on the skilled labor shortage they face, connect with future generations, take charge of the public image of manufacturing, and ensure the ongoing prosperity of the whole industry. Learn more about the national event: https://www.mfgday.com/ Here are some facts you need…

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Harlingen: Hub City

Story originally published in RGVision Magazine: A port with an annual cargo tonnage of 1 million each year. An international bridge with expert personnel and facilities ideal for protecting produce from the Texas heat. An airport with six carriers to connect people to anywhere in the world. Exciting growth and…

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TOP THREE: Harlingen Economy This Week

Harlingen Airport to get two new gift shops, grill HARLINGEN, TEXAS (SEPT. 24, 2019) – Valley International Airport announces that two gift shops will be added at the airport along with a grill upstairs. The gift shops will be operated by Tailwind Concessions of Wilmington, N.C. Tailwind is a company…

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Harlingen Area Chamber of Commerce Celebrates 100 Years

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (Sept. 20, 2019) – The Harlingen Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated 100 years at an event held Thursday, Sept. 19 at the TSTC Cultural Arts Center. Chamber President & CEO Chris Gonzales opened the centennial event by taking a moment to remember David Allex, who recently passed away…

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