Texas Border Business
PHARR, Texas – The Pharr International Bridge will be hosting a group of professionals from throughout the Rio Grande Valley, who are part of the RGV Partnership Leadership Program, to discuss the economic impacts of the bridge’s international relations and trade as well as the economy of the Rio Grande Valley.
The event will take place TOMORROW, Wednesday, January 25, 2023, starting at 4:00 pm at the Pharr International Bridge (9900 S Cage Blvd Pharr TX 78577).
The RGV Partnership offers a unique nine-month program that showcases the many industries that make up the Rio Grande Valley. The RGV Leadership Program provides an opportunity to cultivate a relationship with leaders from across the four-county region while addressing the challenges and opportunities impacting the RGV. Program participants have professional careers that include backgrounds in higher education, workforce solutions, business and government affairs, marketing, and county government.
The RGV Partnership Leadership Program group participating in the discussion is tasked with addressing the topic of the economy in the Rio Grande Valley. They will review how the RGV economy has changed over the last 30 years, examine the RGV’s relationship with Mexico, where the economy is heading, and the opportunities and challenges ahead.
“Being a member of this leadership program provides an opportunity to be involved with leaders wanting to explore alternatives to enhancing government programs and services to our community, being a member of that group is a humbling experience,” said Maricela De Leon, MPA. De Leon is a business, legislative and grant-writing consultant and a participant in the RGV Partnership Leadership Program.
Participating in the discussion and addressing the leadership group will be City of Pharr Bridge Director Luis Bazan, local economic development leaders within the border region, and binational partners from the City of Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
For more information please contact Maricela De Leon at (956) 393-9902 or Luis Bazan at (956) 402-4660.
All media is invited to attend.
WHAT: Pharr – Reynosa International Bridge to host emerging leaders to discuss Economic Impacts in the RGV
WHEN: Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 4:00 pm
WHERE: Pharr International Bridge (9900 S Cage Blvd Pharr TX 78577)