Category Archives: Chamber Events

McAllen to be certified as a “Music Friendly Community” on Thursday, April 7

McAllen is among the cities of Austin, San Antonio, and Dallas, just to name a few of the 30 most glorified cities, to receive the official Music Friendly Community designation in the great state of Texas, and the first city to receive the designation in the Rio Grande Valley! As a Music Friendly Community, McAllen is fostering a music scene that will reflect the vibrant and diverse heritage of the RGV. “Being designated a Music Friendly City acknowledges the many opportunities available for live music in the city and shows support for local artists and venues. The City of McAllen encouraged such entertainment as seen in various outdoor events held throughout the year,” said Commissioner Omar Quintanilla, District 3. “The City of McAllen is very proud to have earned the designation as a Music Friendly Community and we strongly believe it only reinforces what we know to be true, that…

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VIDA celebrating 25th Year Anniversary

Valley Initiative for Development and Advancement (VIDA) is celebrating 25 years of ending poverty in South Texas through the power of education!   Celebrate with us on Thursday, October 21, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. at Orchidee Studios in North McAllen. Help us recognize our Investment Partners; The Development Corporation of McAllen and the Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation, Employer Partner; Doctor’s Hospital at Renaissance; Training Partner; South Texas College; Community Partner; Valley Interfaith and a Special Recognition to Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez, M.D. For sponsorships and individual tickets, please contact Christie Cantu at (956) 903-1900 Ext. 106 or (956) 534-3159