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Publisher’s Word: Pharr, Texas Soon to Inaugurate Recently Created Chamber of Commerce

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By Roberto Hugo Gonzalez

As originally published by Texas Border Business newsprint edition October 2017

Rebecca I. Arizmendi, is the new president of the newly created Greater Pharr Chamber of Commerce. Plans to reopen such a valuable entity had been in the works for some time. The current municipal administration, led by Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez, MD know and understand the value of this service to the business community.

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Arizmendi comes at a crucial time. The City’s growth is visible and all over the city, so, the need to organize networking events among the current businesses is a must. Aside from networking, the plans that the new chamber leader has are numerous, and all are aimed to service, nourish, and attract new businesses to Pharr.

In this issue, read more about the Greater Pharr Chamber of Commerce!

A New Federal Court for McAllen: According to Congressman Henry Cuellar, the McAllen Courthouse is one step closer. A key committee of the governing body on U.S. court facilities has decided to recommend that McAllen’s courthouse be considered a priority.

City of McAllen wins 13 gold Pinnacles: McAllen was up against the Tournament of Roses, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and the Kentucky Derby festivals- major players that are very good at what they do and so to be competitive in that market says a lot about McAllen. More inside this issue.

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Paul Moxley and Janet Vackar are the new Man and Woman of the Year 2017:  What a great selection. Two Valley icons share this one of a lifetime distinction. The City of McAllen is fortunate to have such devoted people who care so much about their community that they volunteer their time and support to events, and go above and beyond what is required of them to help create the quality of life that makes McAllen a wonderful place to live.

Vacations at Nation’s Top Two Dude Ranches Offered as Prizes to Valley Children: USA Today readers chose Cherokee Park Ranch in Colorado and Western Pleasure Guest Ranch in Idaho as the top two dude ranches in the country.

This is the sixth consecutive year for the RGV Children’s Arts Festival. Although only two children and their families will ride some of the most beautiful trails in the West next summer, many children will see their writing and artwork published in Kinsolving’s syndicated newspaper column, “Kids Talk About God,” and his online book, “Kids Color Me Bible Gospel of John.” Both can be viewed at KidsTalkAboutGod.org.

Slim Chickens Owners Open Their Third Location: Slim Chickens opened the doors of its newest restaurant in McAllen. The franchise owners are a father and son duo, Jamal and Abdul Hamideh who were so committed to bringing more Slim Chickens to the area.

Topgolf®, the global sports entertainment selects Pharr for its 11th location: Topgolf will begin construction on the 55,000-square-foot venue later this year with an expected opening in winter 2018.

Former Chair of Mission Planning and Zoning Lands Job in San Antonio: Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co., LLC the nation’s largest and most prominent minority- and woman-owned investment bank, announced that Geraldo Perez will join the firm as Vice President, working from its San Antonio office.

Downtown Weslaco Opens Late During ALFRESCO: Longtime business owners in downtown Weslaco are staying open late and taking advantage of larger crowds brought in by the excitement and enthusiasm of the Alfresco Downtown Street Festival.

I know that you will enjoy this issue!

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