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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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Kauffman FastTrac Business Series offered by UTRGV; HEDC sponsors series

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (Aug. 27, 2019) – Kauffman FastTrac is a program offered to aspiring entrepreneurs or current business owners. The program offers participants a crash course in business skills and insight tools, resources, and connects business owners with networks that are important to a growing and successful business. This fall,…

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HEDC attends retail trade show in Austin

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (Aug. 26, 2019) – Retail Live! is an exhibit and reception that brings retailers under one location to brokers, landlords, developers, economic developers and other related industry professionals. There, professionals present their projects, services, and their city to retailers who are expanding or relocating in regions that include…

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