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Roberto H. Gonzalez

Publisher at Texas Border Business and Mega Doctor News. Roberto Hugo Gonzalez is the 2009 SBA Journalist of the Year Award Winner & The 2009 and 2012 Paul Harris Award recipient.

Brandy Voss from McAllen Seeking a Supreme Court Place

This occasion, Brandy Voss aspires to become one of the nine judges of the Supreme Court of Justice and be able to give opinions that represent a different point of view.

Matt’s Building Materials celebrates 50 Years in Business

The invitation read, "Matt's is celebrating 50 years in business, and we are throwing a big party". That sounded exciting and like a great opportunity, because how many businesses have the privilege of staying in business for that long? Not many, and those that make it, Congratulations!

Brandy Voss Seeks Place 7 on the Texas Supreme Court

June 5, 2019 – Surrounded by friends and family, Brandy Voss announced that she was running for Texas Supreme Court Place 7. Friends who support her did not have any problem contributing to her campaign.
Letty Garza Photo by Roberto Hugo Gonzalez

Kidney Cancer Diagnosis made former KRGV Anchor Letty Garza go into Survival Mode

Early in December of 2016, Letty Garza, a well-known news broadcaster and her daughter decided to adopt a healthy diet for a few weeks. However, the appeal of a quick diet, sometimes creates a desire, with a vengeance, to go back and eat the opposite and much more, which could bring consequences.
Fritz Bergh is a resourceful man with vast knowledge in communications. He has managed to build the highest communication tower in the country, in the Valley of Texas. Fritz Co-owns Rio Radio Supply Co. in McAllen. Photo by Roberto Hugo Gonzalez Dec. 1985. And the front cover of CBS Chronicle newspaper that I published during the eighties. My editions were in Spanish, and at that time, Mr. Fritz Bergh accepted my invitation to be interviewed.

Anecdote: Fritz Bergh, An Exceptional Businessman

It was 1975 when I first entered the radio business. My first job in this field was with KQXX FM 98.5 radio station located at 608 South 10th Street in McAllen, at that time. The building still stands, it is just across from Pep Boys.
Pictured from left to right, Alfredo Garcia, Director of Operations at Noble Texas Builders and a member of the advisory board for IDEA Alamo STEAM, student Jacqueline Villanueva, and her mom Rosalinda Villanueva holding the scholarship check, and Christine Blouch, Noble Charities Director. Courtesy photo

Noble Charities Challenges Idea Alamo Students, provides a $500 Scholarship

IDEA College Preparatory Alamo T-STEM Academy in conjunction with Noble Texas Builders provided the senior students with a work-based learning opportunity through the Graphic Design class to develop a logo for a new in-house company initiative for the Noble Texas Builders and Noble Charities.

South Texas College Is a Tremendous Force That Makes Us Better

In this issue, Texas Border Business is featuring Mario Reyna, STC Dean of Business, Public Safety, and Technology. Dean Reyna has been part of this organization for almost 23 years.

“If You Understand the Mission in Detail, Then You Should Be Able to Sell...

I am talking about Mario Reyna, he is currently the Dean for Business, Public Safety, and Technology at South Texas College (STC). He joined the College almost 23 years ago, he has won recognition among his peers and the respect of the community.
Glen Roney at his office in Kerria Plaza. The interview was extensive about the importance of banking and the maquila industry, which was known as the twin plant concept. At the time, it was directed under the McAllen Industrial Foundation (MIB). Photo by Roberto Hugo Gonzalez

Success in the Valley Didn’t Happen by Itself, Many Great People Helped

More than three decades ago, I had an opportunity to interview Glen E. Roney. He had always been a popular man due to his dedication to the communities of South Texas, and also because of his philanthropic activities.
Pictured from L-R: Lisa Cantu, Texas Community Bank; Theresa Flores, Hidalgo County Head Start Program, and Roger Moreno, Executive Vice President for Texas Community Bank. They presented a $5,000 check as a donation to Hidalgo County Head Start Program in Mission. Photo by Roberto Hugo Gonzalez.

Texas Community Bank donates $5k to Hidalgo County Head Start Program

Texas Community Bank had the best philanthropic year in 2018. Multiple donations were made to selected nonprofit organizations that provide value to residents of the Rio Grande Valley.