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IBC Bank Launches Campaign to End Cancer

IBC Bank Launches Campaign to End Cancer

IBC Bank and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are teaming up once again for the bank's 2019 “Give Cancer the Boot” campaign. The fundraising campaign will run from May 10 through September 27, 2019

Statement from City of McAllen on Respite Center Go Fund Me Page

It has come to the attention of the City of McAllen that there is a Go Fund Me page for a permanent home for the respite center for Catholic Charities. Please note that this site is false and is not an official fundraiser for the non-profit organization.

Chief Snider from the City of Edinburg is asking for your help

A City of Edinburg firefighter barbecue pit has recently been stolen at the Edinburg volunteer fire training field on Doolittle. This specific barbecue pit is used for various city events , by our local schools, businesses, and churches.
Jesse Gonzalez, Attorney

How Do Insurers Value an Injury Claim?

This information was provided by Jesse Gonzalez of the “J. Gonzalez Law Firm” as a public service announcement. For more information call 1-800-CAR-Crash or visit
The Empty Bowls Committee are currently planning for the biggest fundraiser for the Food Bank RGV at Empty Bowls, Sept. 19 at the Pharr Events Center in Pharr, Texas! Pictured back - front: Dr. Chris Castillo, Omar Guevara, Abel Orendain, Ron Meijerink, Andrea Rodriguez, Jackie Flores, Laura Gutierrez, Crisabel Barrera, Norma Guevara, Gabriella Nunnery and Marla Sandavol. There’s plenty of room for sponsors and restaurants so sign up today! For more information, contact Philip Farias, Mgr. of Corporate Engagement & Special Events, by calling (956) 904-4513 or

Empty Bowls Committee Members 2019

The Empty Bowls Committee is planning the best and biggest buffet in the Valley! The 14th Annual Empty Bowls Luncheon and Auction is confirmed for Sept. 19, 2019 at the Pharr Events Center, Pharr, Texas!

Updated City of McAllen Unofficial Election Results

The City of McAllen held a regular election for registered voter residents of McAllen City Commission Districts 4 and 5, today, Saturday, May 4, 2019, for commissioner for each district. Unofficial results for District 5 were pending based on review of provisional ballots by the Hidalgo County Elections Administration Office.
President Alma Ortega Johnson presents a $10K grant to the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Education Foundation. Wells Fargo has a long track record of supporting the community in many aspects. For some time, these activities were suspended and appears that they are coming back. Extraordinary and congratulations!

Wells Fargo Region Bank returns to what it does best, giving back to the...

President Alma Ortega Johnson presents a $10K grant to the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Education Foundation

IDEA Frontier in Brownsville Ranks as Best High School in RGV by U.S. News...

For the 11th consecutive year, IDEA college preparatory schools in the Rio Grande Valley were ranked among the best performing high schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
Last year, Mayor Darling hosted a dinner free and open to the community, in which he, as the chef, helped demonstrate a healthy, low-cost and culturally-relevant meal. Mayor Darling posed for Texas Border Business holding near his ears green onions to bring attention to this event and the importance of eating the right foods. Photo by Roberto Hugo Gonzalez

McAllen MSA Ranked 4th Among Cities with Healthiest Diets

Vegetables, fruits, lean protein, water and dairy, hooray! It’s all about making healthy dietary choices and, according to a recent Gallup and Sharecare’s Community Rankings for Healthy Eating report, the McAllen MSA ranked 4th out of 40 cities across the U.S. with healthiest diets.

IBC Bank Commissions “The Economic Costs of the U.S.-Mexico Border Slowdown” Study From the...

IBC Bank released results from a Perryman Group report the bank commissioned, “The Economic Costs of the U.S.-Mexico Border Slowdown.” The report confirmed the long-touted assertion that U.S. ports of entry are underfunded, understaffed and overwhelmed by increasing levels of trade.