FEATURED, FROM LEFT: Richard Sánchez, Associate Vice President for Governmental Relations, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, and Verónica Gonzáles, Vice President for Governmental and Community Relations, the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, on Wednesday, December 7, 2016, presented a portrait of the inaugural class of students at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine in Edinburg to Hidalgo County Judge Ramón García and the Hidalgo County Commissioners Court in appreciation for the financial help from the county. The county pledged to support the medical school with annual contributions of $1 million for 10 years, beginning in 2014.
Featured: Rep. Eddie Lucio, III, D-Brownsville, was one of more than a dozen statewide figures on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, to participate in The Future of Health Care Symposium hosted by DHR Health at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance.
FEATURED, FROM LEFT: Ronnie Larralde, Executive Director, Edinburg Chamber of Commerce; former Hidalgo County 464th District Court Judge Ysmael Fonseca; and Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, who also serves as Chair, House Committee on Transportation. The image was taken on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, during the grand opening ceremony of Canales’ District Office, which is located in the Edinburg Chamber Depot, 602 W. University Drive. Earlier this month, Fonseca testified in support of House Bill 695, which calls for the establishment of the Rio Grande Valley School of Law. Canales is a joint author of the bill, which was approved on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, by the Texas House of Representatives, and now goes to the Senate for their action.
FEATURED, FROM LEFT: Carlos Cárdenas, MD, Chair, Board of Managers, DHR Health, and Mario Lizcano, Administrator of Corporate Affairs, DHR Health, on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 – Veterans Day – helped welcome and honor DHR Health employees and hospital patients who have served in the U.S. military. The tribute, which observed all COVID-19 precautions such as face mask coverings and social distancing, was hosted by DHR Health at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance, 118 Paseo Del Prado, in Edinburg.
FEATURED, FROM LEFT: Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr., D-Brownsville; Rep. Sergio Muñoz, Jr., D-Mission; Leslie Ward, President, AT&T Texas; Rep. Armando “Mando” Martínez, D-Weslaco; and J.D. Salinas, III, Director, Internal Affairs, AT&T Texas, and former County Judge for Hidalgo County. This image was taken at the South Texas College Regional Center for Public Excellence, located at 3100 South Cage Boulevard in Pharr, on Thursday, January 23, 2020.
FEATURED, FROM LEFT: Sergio Sánchez, Program Director and Show Host at NEWS TALK 710 KURV and kurv.com; Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen; Rep. R.D. “Bobby” Guerra, D-McAllen; Rep Sergio Muñoz, Jr., D-Mission; and Rep. Ryan Guillén, D-Rio Grande City. The five men were participating in the 86th Texas Legislature SessionWrap-up Luncheon on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at the Radisson Hotel McAllen Airport, 2721 S. 10th St in McAllen.
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FEATURED: Rep. Sergio Muñoz, Jr., D-Mission, participates in an announcement on Thursday, January 23, 2020, providing details on a donation of more than $100,000 from AT&T for a pilot program to help low-income students at South Texas College to become first-responders through STC’s Regional Center for Public Excellence, located at 3100 S. Cage Boulevard in Pharr.
FEATURED: Hidalgo County Court-at-Law No. 5 Judge Arnoldo Cantú, Jr., shown here in this image taken on Monday, February 19, 2018, and former Hidalgo County 464th District Court Judge Ysmael Fonseca, submitted testimony on Thursday, March 25, 2021, before the House Committee on Higher Education in support of House Bill 695 by Rep. Armando “Mando” Martínez, D-Weslaco, which proposes the creation of the Rio Grande Valley School of Law.
FEATURED, FROM LEFT: Rep. Armando “Mando” Martínez, D-Weslaco; Cynthia Garza Reyes, Director of External Relations, City of Pharr; and Michael A. Vargas, Public Affairs Liaison, City of Pharr. The House District 39 state representative met with the Pharr city officials in his office at the Texas Capitol on Tuesday, March 9, 2021.