Kenneth Shine, special advisor to the UT System on the development of a medical school for South Texas, recently told UTPA faculty and staff that a groundbreaking ceremony could be held next March or April for the first new building for the new university UT is creating in South Texas. It will be a medical academic building.
Mercedes EDC Executive Director Hernan Gonzalez will soon be receiving delivery of giant, university-themed, cowboy boots. The boots will be installed at various downtown locations to boost tourism. Mercedes is home to famous boot makers Rios of Mercedes. The giant metal boots are being made by AC-DC Sign Group of Weslaco.
Legendary businessman Red McCombs will be keynote speaker at a Harlingen Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheon at Jackson Square Events Center on Dec. 11. McCombs founded Red McCombs Automotive Group and co-founded Clear Channel Communications. The McCombs School of Business at UT-Austin is named for him.
City of Laredo Mayor Raul G. Salinas recently named his old friend Alejandro Fernandez ambassador of the Republic of the Rio Grande. The Republic of the Rio Grande was declared a nation by insurgents against the Central Mexican Government on Jan. 17 1840. It lasted 11 months and was never officially recognized.
Regalado ofrece ayuda legal a Mexicanos Un abogado y dueno de una compañia de fianzas ubicado en Edinburg ha establecido una organizacion que ofrece consejo legal a Mexicanos que viven en los Estados Unidos.