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Harlingen EDC Presents $100,000 to TSTC Foundation Scholarship Fund

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (Jan. 30, 2020) – Today the Harlingen Economic Development Corporation presented $100,000 to the TSTC Foundation. The TSTC Foundation acts as a support system for students in need. The foundation ensures that those facing hardship can continue with their education. The money awarded to the Foundation will benefit…

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Harlingen EDC in the Community

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (Jan. 10, 2020) – The Harlingen Economic Development Corporation works with various partners within the community to ensure that we are working together to improve the quality of life from business, education, shopping, and fun. Additionally, we also attend a number of tradeshows, conferences, and remain informed in…

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Practice Doesn’t Make Perfect, But it Gets Us Close!

An Anectode by Raudel Garza, Harlingen EDC CEO (HARLINGEN, TEXAS - Jan. 6, 2020) -  In the economic development field, people don’t just go to the local economic development office, announce they are economic developers and begin recruiting businesses and marketing the community. It takes practice. It takes patience. It…

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Foreign Trade Zone No. 62 Ranks in Top 3 in the U.S. for Exports

BROWNSVILLE, Texas—Wednesday, December 11, 2019— Foreign Trade Zone No. 62 (FTZ) at the Port of Brownsville remains near the top in the nation for the value of exports, according to the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board’s annual report to Congress released in late November. FTZ No. 62 ranks third in…

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Taking Care of Our Own

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (DEC. 3, 2019) This year proved to be a successful one for the Harlingen Economic Development Corporation in a number of areas, and it has even bigger plans for next year. According to Raudel Garza, manager and CEO of Harlingen EDC, one of the areas that showed the…

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