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Pharr EDC Celebrating New Foundation and Board Today, Thurs., 2/25 @ 6 pm

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Pharr, Texas – The Pharr Economic Development Corporation (EDC) in partnership with the City of Pharr, is proud to announce that they will be hosting an Inauguration Ceremony to celebrate the new Pharr EDC Foundation and the induction of the Founding Board of Directors. The event will take place at 6 pm TODAY, Thursday, February 25 at the Pharr Economic Development Corporation (1215 S. Cage Blvd.) in Pharr. 

Victor Perez, Executive Director of the Pharr EDC

“This is an exciting moment for the Pharr EDC and something we have been working towards,” said Victor Perez, Executive Director of the Pharr EDC. “The Pharr EDC Foundation, through the dedication and assistance of its board members, plans to focus its efforts on providing scholarships, internship opportunities, and financial literacy education to students within the City of Pharr,” added Perez. 

As the City of Pharr’s economic development arm, the Pharr EDC has always focused its efforts on creating direct pipelines for students, post-secondary education workforce development, entrepreneurship, and business development. These efforts will further be expanded through the Pharr EDC Foundation, with a special focus on education. 

“Through the Pharr EDC Foundation, we hope to foster relationships within our community to expand educational and workforce opportunities for students and individuals within Pharr, while supporting our economic growth,” said Mayor and Pharr EDC Board President, Ambrosio Hernandez, M.D. “Education is a critical key to workforce development and we are committed to advancing and supporting our future workforce by providing them with scholarships, internships, and resources, to set them on the path to success,” continued Hernandez. 

All media are invited to attend. 

DETAILS
WHAT:  Pharr EDC to Hold Inauguration Ceremony Celebrating New Foundation and Board
WHEN: Thursday, February 25, 2021, at 6 pm
WHERE: Pharr Economic Development Corporation (1215 S. Cage Blvd., Pharr, TX 78577)

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