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McAllen City Seal Art Contest

describe the imageCity Seal Art Contest Announcement

The City of McAllen is looking for a design to create a new City Seal. The City Seal will be used on official documents, and may also be used on city flags, websites, official city pins, business cards, letterhead, awards, and other formal places.

The McAllen City Seal should be indicative of the history and culture of McAllen. It should be a design appropriate for multiple uses, from very large to very small.

To enter, go to www.exploremcallen.com/cityseal
and upload your design.

The winning design will be used by the City of McAllen. The creator of the winning design will receive $1,500  and recognition during an upcoming City Commission meeting.

Deadline to submit designs is April 30, 2015. 

City Seal Design Contest Rules

  1. By entering this contest the applicant declares that all entries submitted are original artwork designed by the applicant. By submitting art, the applicant accepts sole responsibility for any infringement on copyrighted materials.
  2. There is no restriction on the number of designs a person may submit.
  3. There is no fee to submit artwork designs.
  4. All entries must be submitted online. Uploaded
    images must not exceed 1200X1200 px, and resolution must not be greater than 72 dpi. Acceptable formats are jpg, gif, pdf.
  5. The selected design will become property of the
    City of McAllen, with all rights assigned thereto in perpetuity.
  6. The McAllen City Commission will select the winning design. Decision of the City Commission is final.
  7. Applicants further declare that they are at least 18 years of age or have the permission of their legal guardian to enter the contest.
  8. The contest is open to all people who reside, work, or attend school or church in McAllen.
  9. The artist submitting the winning entry will receive $1,500.

10. By entering the contest, the applicant agrees to abide by the rules of the contest
as set forth above. All rules are final and binding.  Applicants further agree that if their design
is selected as the winner, winner will agree to the use of his/her name and/or image for promotional and/or  advertising uses for no further remuneration than the stated contest prize.

11. The City of McAllen, McAllen Chamber of Commerce, and their employees, and
volunteers, are not responsible for entries not received due to technical issues and accept no responsibility for technical support of entries.

Online Submission Form

Name_______________________________________________________________

Mailing address_____________________________________________________

City, State, Zip
code_________________________________________________

Email
address________________________________________________________

I certify that I am 18 years of age or older. _____yes       ____no

If younger than 18 years of age, name of legal guardian__________________

Legal guardian’s email address_________________________________________

Legal guardian’s phone number________________________________________

McAllen City Seal Art Contest

City Seal Art Contest Announcement

 

The City of McAllen is looking for a design to create a new City Seal. The City Seal will be used on official documents, and may also be used on city flags, websites, official city pins, business cards, letterhead, awards, and other formal places.

The McAllen City Seal should be indicative of the history and culture of McAllen. It should be a design appropriate for multiple uses, from very large to very small.

To enter, go to www.exploremcallen.com/cityseal
and upload your design.  And visit the McAllen Convention & Visitors Bureau website to upload your design. www.mcallencvb.com

The winning design will be used by the City of McAllen. The creator of the winning design will receive $1,500  and recognition during an upcoming City Commission meeting.

Deadline to submit designs is April 30, 2015.

City Seal Design Contest Rules

  1. By entering this contest the applicant declares that all entries submitted are original artwork designed by the applicant.  By submitting art, the applicant accepts sole responsibility for any infringement on copyrighted materials.
  2. There is no restriction on the number of designs a person may submit.
  3. There is no fee to submit artwork designs.
  4. All entries must be submitted online. Uploaded
    images must not exceed 1200X1200 px, and resolution must not be greater than 72 dpi. Acceptable formats are jpg, gif, pdf.
  5. The selected design will become property of the City of McAllen, with all rights assigned thereto in perpetuity.
  6. The McAllen City Commission will select the winning design. Decision of the City Commission is final.
  7. Applicants further declare that they are at least 18 years of age or have the permission of their legal guardian to enter the contest.
  8. The contest is open to all people who reside, work, or attend school or church in McAllen. The artist submitting the winning entry will
    receive $1,500.

10. By entering the contest, the applicant agrees to abide by the rules of the contest
as set forth above. All rules are final and binding.  Applicants further agree that if their design
is selected as the winner, winner will agree to the use of his/her name and/or
image for promotional and/or  advertising uses for no further remuneration than the stated contest prize.

11. The City of McAllen, McAllen Chamber of Commerce, and their employees, and
volunteers, are not responsible for entries not received due to technical issues and accept no responsibility for technical support of entries.

Online Submission Form

Name_______________________________________________________________

Mailing address_____________________________________________________

City, State, Zip
code_________________________________________________

Email
address________________________________________________________

I certify that I am 18 years of age or older. _____yes       ____no

If younger than 18 years of age, name of legal
guardian__________________

Legal guardian’s email
address_________________________________________

Legal guardian’s phone
number________________________________________ 

City Seal Art Contest-McAllen

City Seal Art Contest Announcement

The City of McAllen is looking for a design to create a new City Seal. The City Seal will be used on official documents, and may also be used on city flags, websites, official city pins, business cards, letterhead, awards, and other formal places.

The McAllen City Seal should be indicative of the history and culture of McAllen. It should be a design appropriate for multiple uses, from very large to very small.

To enter, go to www.exploremcallen.com/cityseal and to the McAllen Convention & Visitors Bureau website and upload your design.

The winning design will be used by the City of McAllen. The creator of the winning design will receive $1,500  and recognition during an upcoming City Commission meeting.

Deadline to submit designs is April 30, 2015.

 City Seal Design Contest Rules

  1. By entering this contest the applicant declares that all entries submitted are original artwork designed by the applicant. By submitting art, the applicant accepts sole responsibility for any infringement on copyrighted materials.
  2. There is no restriction on the number of designs a person may submit.
  3. There is no fee to submit artwork designs.
  4. All entries must be submitted online. Uploaded images must not exceed 1200X1200 px, and resolution must not be greater than 72 dpi. Acceptable formats are jpg, gif, pdf. The selected design will become property of the City of McAllen, with all rights assigned thereto in perpetuity.
  5. The McAllen City Commission will select the winning design. Decision of the City Commission is final.
  6. Applicants further declare that they are at least 18 years of age or have the permission of their legal guardian to enter the contest.
  7. The contest is open to all people who reside, work, or attend school or church in McAllen.
  8. The artist submitting the winning entry will receive $1,500.

10. By entering the contest, the applicant agrees to abide by the rules of the contest
as set forth above. All rules are final and binding.  Applicants further agree that if their design
is selected as the winner, winner will agree to the use of his/her name and/or image for promotional and/or advertising uses for no further remuneration than the stated contest prize.

11. The City of McAllen, McAllen Chamber of Commerce, and their employees, and
volunteers, are not responsible for entries not received due to technical issues and accept no responsibility for technical support of entries.

Online Submission Form

Name_______________________________________________________________

Mailing address_____________________________________________________

City, State, Zip
code_________________________________________________

Email
address________________________________________________________

I certify that I am 18 years of age or older. _____yes       ____no

If younger than 18 years of age, name of legal
guardian__________________

Legal guardian’s email
address_________________________________________

Legal guardian’s phone
number________________________________________

 

 

 

McAllen Art Grant Program Deadline

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Laura Robles, Cultural Arts & Incubator

Coordinator

Phone: 956-687-2787

E-Mail: lrobles@mcallencvb.com 

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Deadline for applications:  12-noon on Friday, March 13, 2015

McAllen— McAllen Art Grant Program is an open submission grant scheme for individual artists and organizations living and working in McAllen. Awards up to a maximum of $1,000 are available to artists and organizations working in the context of art.

           The deadline for submission of a McAllen Art Grant is Friday, March 13, 2015 @ 12pm.  The McAllen Chamber of Commerce and the McAllen Arts Council have been working effectively to promote art within the Valley.  For the upcoming year, the two organizations would like to award grants to artists and organizations that are seeking funding for projects in McAllen.

           Organizations and individual artists that have received grants in prior years have been The Art House, RGV Ballet, South Texas Indian Dancers, The Dance Conservatory of McAllen, South Texas Symphony Association, Los Caminos Del Rio, and David Freeman to name a few.

The grant program in McAllen distributes money from The McAllen Chamber of Commerce and Texas Commission on the Arts to individual artists and art organizations.  The McAllen Chamber of Commerce and The Texas Commission on the Arts are making an important contribution to cultural activities in McAllen. We hope that these new grants will provide a valuable legacy.
          Applications are available at www.mcallenart.com and at McAllen Creative Incubator office at 601 N. Main Street, McAllen Texas.    For more information regarding the grants program or to request an application, please contact: Laura Robles, at the McAllen Creative Incubator at (956) 687.2787 or lrobles@mcallencvb.com.  Completed applications must be received by 12 noon on Friday, March 13, 2015.

Applications, clearly marked Grants Management Unit, should be sent to the McAllen Chamber of Commerce, 1200 Ash Ave., P.O. Box 790, McAllen, 78505.  Please note we cannot accept faxed or emailed applications. We will only consider applications received by the deadline. 

McAllen Nature Center Offers FREE Yoga, Nature Sketching and More

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The McAllen Nature Center has added programs in addition to their continuous weekly programs. Two Yoga for Resilience classes, offered by instructor Jackelin Trevino, will be held on Saturday, February 21st from 11 am to noon and Sunday, February 22nd from 10 am to 11 am. Yoga for Resilience is a yoga program designed to provide any person with the benefits of yoga practice. Yoga has immense benefits beyond the mat- intentional breathing relieves stress and tension within the body and mind while the physical movement increases circulation and range of motion in a gentle and gradual way. Bring a yoga or exercise mat, and water. The sessions are suitable for ages 15 and up and will be cancelled in the event of rain or temperatures under 60 degrees.

bird walk

Nature: Sketching courses taught by artist Victoria Gregory will be offered on Saturday, February 21st and Saturday, March 21st from 10 am until noon. Learn how to begin sketching nature! Bring your own pencil, paper, and clip board if possible. This session is suitable for ages 10 and up and will be cancelled in the event of rain.

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Continuing, McAllen Nature Center programs include Bird & Nature Walks every Wednesday
at 8:30, and Tai Chi every Saturday morning from 9 am to 10 am, weather permitting. Family programs on various nature topics occur on the fourth Saturday of every month. The next program, titled Winged Wonders, will explore all things with wings, and be held on February 28th from 10:30 am to 11:30 am.

McAllen Nature Center is open Wednesdays through Sundays from 8 am until noon. It is located
at 4101 W Business 83, between Bentsen Road and Ware Road. The Center features one half mile of ADA accessible trails which meander through native habitat. The park provides great opportunities to look for birds and butterflies, or simply enjoy a walk in nature. Park admission and programs are free of charge. For more information on the McAllen Nature Center, contact the City of McAllen Parks & Recreation at (956) 681-3333.

PHOTO CAPTION: Free programs at the McAllen Nature Center include Yoga, Tai Chi, Nature Sketching, Bird & Nature Walks and more!

McAllen: Atlas International Soccer Tournament

The 15th Annual Atlas International Soccer Tournament was held in McAllen from December 12-14th.  Here's a short video of the event:

http://www.cameo.tv/c/r3omTJMH

Concurso para Fin de Semana Gratis en McAllen

Registrate para ganar un Fin de Semana Gratis en uno de nuestros hermosos hoteles de McAllen, Texas.

El premio incluye:

    • 2 Noches de estancia (una habitación) en uno de los hoteles de McAllen cercanos a La Plaza Mall
    • 1 Tarjeta de Compras para la Plaza Mall con valor de $100 dlls.

 

El ultimo día para registrarse es el 24 de Noviembre del 2014.

El ganador será notificado el lunes 1 de Diciembre del 2014.

Este Concurso es para Mexicanos mayores de 18 años de edad. Se aplican restricciones. Las fechas se aplicarán a discreción del hotel.

Registrese en: http://blog.mcallencvb.com/free-weekend-getaway

Suerte!

Festival Internacional PalmFest 2014

La Ciudad de McAllen te invita a unirte a nuestra comunidad en la celebración anual del Palmfest 2014,  en el Centro de Convenciones de McAllen el sábado, 4 de octubre y el Domingo, 05 de octubre. Ahora en su octavo año, Palmfest ofrece una variedad de actividades para toda la familia como:

• Principales atracciones
• Pantalla Histórica
• Arte
• Juegos para la familia
• Paseos y actividades
• concursos de cocina
• Demostraciones
• Entretenimiento en vivo
• Alimentos y bebidas

Más información en: www.palmfest.com

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Latina Hope Pogram in McAllen

 

The Latina Hope Program is designed to facilitate the learning, networking and acting of micro-entrepreneurs who want to start a new micro-business and advance their business idea to a more tangible and profitable point. We hope to see you the first and third Wednesday of the Month, from 9am-11am at Calvary Baptist Church, 1600 Harvey St, McAllen. For more information contact Yajaira Villarreal at 956-682-2871 or Laura Robles at 956-687-2787.

El Programa Latina Hope está diseñado para facilitar el aprendizaje, la creacion de redes y la actuacion de los micro-emprendedores que desean iniciar un nuevo micro-negocio y avanzar en su idea de negocio a un punto mas tangible y rentable. Esperamos verle el primer y tercer miércoles del mes, de 9am a 11am en la Iglesia Bautista Calvario, 1600 Harvey St, McAllen. Para mas informacion comuniquese con Yajaira Villarreal al 956-682-2871 o Laura Robles al 956-687-2787.

Latina Hope Session Dates 2014

Register to Win 2 Free Tickets to McAllen Blues Night!!

Valley Keyboards is offering YOU the chance to win 2 FREE TICKETS to McAllen Blues Night!

When: Friday, June 27, 2014 @ 7:00pm

Where: At the McAllen Creative Incubator located on 601 N. Main st. McAllen, TX

Admission: $25 per ticket- available at the McAllen Chamber of Commerce & McAllen Creative Incubator

CLICK HERE to register for a chance to win between now and June 20, 2014

Check out the flyer: docs/2014 blues night flyer1.pdf

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