Featured: With the City of Houston downtown skyscrapers in the background, crews work at a portion of the Port of Houston, helping that city rank as the country’s number one region for exports. Energy production and the export of crude oil, along with the increasing global demand for chemicals produced in the region, are major drivers of this success.
Photograph Courtesy PORT OF HOUSTON
Featured: The $88.3 million, 190,000 square foot Bert Ogden Arena, owned by the City of Edinburg, a first-class indoor multi-purpose center located at the corner of Interstate Highway 69-Central and Alberta Road in east Edinburg.
Photograph Courtesy BERT OGDEN ARENA
Featured, from left: Rep. Ryan Guillén, D-Rio Grande City, and Rep. Sergio Muñoz, D-Mission, on July 9, 2015, at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel in McAllen for the 84th Legislative Session Wrap-up Luncheon on Thursday, July 9, 2015, hosted by the McAllen Chamber of Commerce.
Photograph By MARK MONTEMAYOR
Featured, from left: Hidalgo County Commissioner Precinct 1 David L. Fuentes, Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernández, MD, Chief Medical Compliance Officer, DHR Health, and Mario Lizcano, Administrator of Corporate Affairs, DHR Health, following the mayor’s third annual State of the City Address on Thursday, January 17, 2019.
Photograph Courtesy CITY OF PHARR
Featured, from left: Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, Chair, House Committee on Transportation, in March 2019 reenacting for this portrait receiving his Chairman’s gavel from Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen, R-Angleton.
Photograph By HOUSE PHOTOGRAPHY
Featured, from left: Carlos García-Cantú, MD, Director of Surgery, DHR Health; Manish Singh, MD, Chief Executive Officer, DHR Health; Kenneth L. Mattox, MD, Distinguished Service Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Chief of Staff and Surgeon-in-Chief, Ben Taub Hospital, Houston; Ronald M. Stewart, Chair, Department of Surgery, UT Health Science Center, San Antonio; Raúl Barreda, MD, Trauma Medical Director, DHR Health; and Ricardo Martínez, MD, Assistant Medical Director, General Surgery, DHR Health on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance.
Photograph Courtesy DHR HEALTH
Featured: Raquel Pérez, right, posing with her mother and father, Raquel and Fito Pérez, is the youngest of four children and a migrant farmworker, and she will be the first in her family to graduate from a university when she walks on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Spring Commencement at the McAllen Convention Center. The journey to get the diploma took five years. She is one of the first at UTRGV to receive the Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers, under the Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation.
Photograph By SILVER SALAS
Featured: National Waiters and Waitresses Day, scheduled for Tuesday, May 21, 2019, is an opportunity to thank the front-of-house staff for the work they do to make dining experiences special.
Featured, from left: Rep. Eddie Lucio, III, D-Brownsville; Rep. Sergio Muñoz, D-Mission; Rep. Alex Domínguez, D-Brownsville; Rep. Óscar Longoria, D-La Joya; Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg; and Rep. Armando “Mando” Martínez, D-Weslaco.
Photograph Courtesy REP. ARMANDO “MANDO” MARTÍNEZ
Featured, from left: Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernández, MD, and Chief Medical Compliance Officer, DHR Health; Dr. Daniel King, Superintendent, Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District; Dr. Shirley A. Reed, President, South Texas College; Víctor Pérez, Executive Director, Pharr Economic Development Corporation; Thomas J. Walters, Director of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC); Congressman Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo; and Rose Benavidez, Vice Chair, Board of Trustees, South Texas College, and President, Starr County Industrial Foundation, on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at the Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence (RCPSE) in Pharr.
Photograph By PRISCILLA LOZANO