Weslaco Valley Nature Center earns Texas Environmental Excellence Award in Education!
Weslaco’s Valley Nature Center (VNC) is awarded the Texas Environmental Excellence Award in Education, a program of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. The team, led by Executive Director Hollie Johnston, attended the awards ceremony at the Austin Convention Center, in Austin, TX on May 17, 2023. Valley Nature Center (VNC) is a six-acre nature park in Weslaco, TX designed to introduce students and families to the flora and fauna of the Lower Rio Grande Valley (LRGV). The VNC in also the
Weslaco brings you the RGV Youth Preparedness Summer Program
The Weslaco Fire Department and Rio Grande Valley Youth Preparedness, Inc bring you the 5th annual RGV Youth Preparedness Camp. To be held on June 18-22, 2023, in Weslaco, at Estero Llano Grande Camp Thicket. This one-week, residential summer program offers RGV Teenagers a FREE opportunity to participate in a summer program that teaches skills to prepare for small- & large-scale disasters, leadership, and emergency response training. “The RGV Youth Preparedness program helps youth get ahead of a
Weslaco Premiere’s 1015, a Documentary about the Sweet Texas 1015 Onion
On Thursday, March 16, 2023 at the South Texas College Mid-Valley Campus, the Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce proudly debuted, “1015”, a new documentary that highlights the development of the Sweet Texas 1015 Onion. The red-carpet event was a spectacular showcase of the rich culture and agricultural feats for Weslaco. This documentary is a resource that will allow the Weslaco Visitors Center staff to share the story of the 1015 onion and why we celebrate it in Weslaco. In addition to being developed in
Weslaco Chamber announces 2023 Weslaco Royal Court; names 2nd Mr. Weslaco
The Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the 2023 Weslaco Royal Court. The pageant production was held on February 11, 2023 at the Weslaco ISD Performing Arts Center, with the reign beginning effective immediately. The Weslaco Royal Pageant celebrated 66 years of Weslaco Royalty and includes all our royal titles, such as Miss Weslaco, Mr. Weslaco, Junior Miss Weslaco, Little Miss Weslaco, and Miss Texas Onion Fest! Crowned as Miss Weslaco 2023, Rachael Garcia, daughter of Angel and Jolyn