Featured, from left: Rep. R.D. “Bobby” Guerra, D-McAllen, and Rep. Sergio Muñoz, Jr., D-Mission, following their respective presentations before the McAllen Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, January 23, 2020, as part of a legislative forum.
Featured, from left: Congressman Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo; Congressman Adriano Espaillat, D-New York; former Edinburg Mayor Joe Ochoa; and Congressman Vicente González, D-McAllen. Cuellar and Ochoa hold degrees from the University of Texas at Austin, which earlier this year earned the prestigious Seal of Excelencia, which is granted to an exclusive group of colleges and universities committed to accelerating Latino student success. This image was taken on Monday, December 2, 2019 during the third annual Christmas Bash & Toy Drive, hosted by González and his wife, Lorena Sáenz González, at the Embassy Suites in McAllen.
Featured: University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine residents at Doctors Hospital at Renaissance. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine students had to work on the front lines in circumstances most residents could never dream of, UTRGV officials recalled on Thursday, November 19, 2020. In medicine, a resident is a physician who has finished medical school and is receiving training in a specialized area, such as surgery, internal medicine, pathology, radiology, and so on.
Featured: Gov. Greg Abbott, in this undated image taken in McAllen. Abbott was paralyzed below the waist on July 14, 1984, at age 26, when an oak tree fell on him while he was jogging following a storm. He had two steel rods implanted in his spine, underwent extensive rehabilitation at TIRR Memorial Hermann in Houston, and has used a wheelchair ever since.
Featured: Ernie Aliseda, Legal Counsel for DHR Health, and a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves, Judge Advocate General Corps – where he served as an Army trial judge – stands at attention during the Presentation of Colors on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, in honor of Veterans Day. The celebration, hosted by DHR Health at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance, 118 Paseo Del Prado, in Edinburg, paid tribute to employees and patients at DHR Health who are veterans of the U.S. military.
Featured, from left: Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, who also serves as Chair, House Committee on Transportation; Sally Fraustro Guerra, President/Publisher, Socialife Magazine, and Real Estate Broker, Coldwell Banker La Mansión Real Estate; and Robert C. Vackar, CEO of Bert Ogden Auto Group. They posed for this image, taken at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance on Thursday, February 6, 2020, during a panel discussion and luncheon, hosted by the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce, featuring area superintendents speaking about the goals they aim to reach, the future of dual enrollment, and the educational challenges they face.