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Horario de Verano 2015 en McAllen

Para todos los que viajen este fin de semana a McAllen, les informo que el domingo 8 de Marzo dará inicio el Horario de verano, lo que significa que estaremos una hora adelante de México.

Es necesario saber que en México la hora cambiará hasta el primer domingo de Abril, principalmente para las personas que van de compras o que realizarán algun movimiento en los  bancos.

Nos vemos en McAllen !

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Expo de Negocios McAllen 2015

La Cámara de Comercio de McAllen, los invita a participar en la “18a Exposición Anual de Negocios”  un evento líder, que mostrará las últimas novedades de esta práctica comercial y decenas de propuestas orientadas a emprendedores,  inversionistas y a todas aquellas personas  con interés en iniciar un negocio en el Valle de Texas.

“La Expo ha sido testigo de muchos casos de éxito, aquí han crecido muchos negocios y se han consolidado, por lo que seguiremos trabajando para que cada vez las empresas sean más favorecidas, fortaleciendo e impulsando a los emprendedores” dijo Iván González, Vice Presidente de Desarrollo de Negocios y Asuntos Gubernamentales  de la Cámara de Comercio de McAllen.

Algunas de los negocios que han participado durante varios años y han confirmado su participación en este evento son: Wells Fargo, CopyPlus, LFD Furniture y Commercial Kitchen, Nissan, GCS Security, y empresas regias como Aislacoat.

Fecha:          Mayo 7 de 2015

Lugar:          McAllen Convention Center, pabellón B

                    700 Convention Center Blvd.

                    McAllen, Tx.

Para más información favor de comunicarse con Michelle Rodriguez mrodriguez@mcallenchamber.com o 956-682-2871  www.mcallen.org.

 Contactos de negocios - Venta de productos - Muestre su negocio - Network

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Tai Chi y Meditación en McAllen

Participe en una sesión de una hora de Tai Chi y meditación. El Tai Chi ofrece muchos beneficios para nuestra salud en general, sobre todo en el control del equilibrio, de la aptitud y la flexibilidad. Las personas mayores y con discapacidad también pueden trabajar dentro de sus límites para cosechar los beneficios de la actividad física ligera. Use ropa y zapatos cómodos, traiga un tapete y mucha agua.

Edades de 8 años en adelante.

Fecha:           Todos los sábados hasta Mayo del 2015 (exceptuando Abril 4)

Hora:              9:00 a.m. a 10:00 a.m.

Lugar:            McAllen Nature Center, estacionamiento inferior.

4101 W. Business 83, lado sur de la carretera, entre Bentsen Road y Ware Road.

 Por favor sea puntual. 

https://www.facebook.com/McAllenNatureCenter

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City of McAllen Earns Recognition at 2015 Keep America Beautiful Conf

City of McAllen Earns Recognition at 2015 Keep America Beautiful National Conference

McAllen, TX (February 16, 2015) – The City of McAllen received a Keep America Beautiful National Award at the annual Keep America Beautiful (KAB) National Awards Dinner, held during the recent 2015 KAB National Conference in Washington, D.C.

The City of McAllen was honored for distinguishing itself as an exemplary Municipality taking first place in the Government category. The City of McAllen was honored for its Community Revitalization program Project Imagine Tomorrow and its on-going collaboration with local affiliate Keep McAllen Beautiful. The KAB National Awards are open to KAB affiliates, government agencies, nonprofit or civic organizations, and youth groups or schools for program activities during the past year that help create communities that are socially connected, environmentally healthy and economically sound. Established in 1953, KAB consists of a national network of more than 600 community-based affiliates whose programs, initiatives and efforts aim to transform public spaces into beautiful places.

“It’s my privilege to honor the City of McAllen and celebrate its dedication in engaging volunteers to make its community vibrant,” said Jennifer Jehn, president and CEO of Keep America Beautiful. “Award-winning affiliates, such as Keep McAllen Beautiful, serve as a great inspiration in our national effort to keep America beautiful.”

The City of McAllen took first place in the Government category for its implementation and support of multiple community improvement and litter prevention programs including:

  • Project Imagine Tomorrow: The City of McAllen’s Health & Code Enforcement Department launched Project Imagine Tomorrow to help curb the amount of substandard, vacant homes in the City of McAllen. This initiative is currently offering Home Improvement Incentives to Property Owners and Developers that include Roll-off containers, 50% Contractor Reimbursement for Demolitions, Tax Incentives for Home Improvements, and Waiving of Permit Fees. In addition, it is also offering an incentive of Low Interest Home-Repair loans financed and undertaken by Affordable Homes of South Texas, Inc., specifically created for owner-occupants.
  • Collaboration in Paint McAllen Beautiful: The City of McAllen’s Health & Code Enforcement Department and Keep McAllen Beautiful are working together to help low income, elderly, and disabled residents paint the exterior of their home with the help of community sponsors, volunteers, and faith based organizations.
  • Support of Project Clean Neighborhoods: A Keep McAllen Beautiful project that empowers residents in a given neighborhood to clean up their property and dispose of any debris or litter with roll-off dumpsters provided free of charge by the City of McAllen’s Public Works Department.

“Collaboration has been a winning formula in beautifying the City of McAllen,” said Chris Lash, Program Coordinator for Keep McAllen Beautiful. Keep America Beautiful’s National Conference, KAB’s premier educational and networking event, brings together KAB’s national network of state and local affiliate directors, business leaders, policymakers and other national experts who focus on framing new ideas and strategies to build and sustain vibrant communities.

About Keep McAllen Beautiful:

Keep McAllen Beautiful, Inc. is an educational, non-profit organization that develops and expands the awareness of McAllen’s citizens and visitors about littering and proper waste disposal, and promotes the preservation of McAllen’s natural beauty.

About Keep America Beautiful:

Keep America Beautiful is the nation’s leading nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities. With a national network of community-based affiliates, we work with millions of volunteers who take action in their communities to transform public spaces into beautiful places. Through our programs and public-private partnerships, we engage individuals to take greater responsibility for improving their community’s environment. To learn how you can donate and take action, visit http://keepmcallenbeautiful.org/, follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, or view us on YouTube.

To Contact Keep McAllen Beautiful: (956) 681-4562
To Contact Project Imagine Tomorrow: (956) 681-1900

Lanzamiento de la colección de Thalia Sodi en McAllen

Descubre el debut de la colección de ropa, zapatos y accesorios que captura la pasión, carisma y el estilo legendario de Thalia Sodi.

Sé el primero en ver la colección con un evento muy especial para celebrar su  lanzamiento. Habrá moda, música y diversión.

Fecha: Marzo 7 del 2015

Hora: 2:00 p.m.

Lugar: Macy´s La Plaza Mall

Evento sujeto a cambio o cancelación.

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THALIA SODI

COLLECTION LAUNCH

SATURDAY, MARCH 7TH, 2PM

MACY’S LA PLAZA MALL - MCALLEN, READY TO WEAR, LEVEL 1

Discover the debut collection of clothing, shoes, and accessories that captures the passion, charisma and style of the legendary Thalia Sodi. Be the first to see the collection with a very special event celebrating the launch of her collection. Join us for fashion, music and fun. Plus with any purchase of Thalia Sodi shoes, enjoy complimentary engraving.

 

*Event subject to change or cancelation. While time permits.

Valley Symphony Orchestra & Chorale in McAllen Presents

Dr. Andrés Amado

Assistant Professor in Ethnomusicology and Musicology at UTPA

Office: (956) 665-2944

amadopinedaar@utpa.edu

 

Valley Symphony Orchestra & Chorale Presents Chorale Masterpiece at McAllen Civic Center on March 5th

 

Thursday, February 12, 2015, McAllen —The Valley Symphony Orchestra presents Chorale Masterpiece Concert V at the McAllen Civic Center (corner of Exp. 83 & 10th Street) in McAllen on Thursday, March 5 from 8 – 10pm. Don’t miss this exciting concert featuring compositions from the 19th to the 21st centuries, and will include the participation of the Valley Symphony Chorale, and Soprano, Rebecca Coberly.

 

The concert will open with Poulenc’s Gloria, a masterpiece for orchestra and chorus. Gloria sets the movement of the Ordinary of the Mass in celebratory, joyful, and contemplative moods. Dr. Rebecca Coberly, professor of voice at the University of Texas Pan American, will perform the beautiful and dramatic soprano solos. In addition to previous performances with the Valley Symphony Orchestra and Chorale, Dr. Coberly has sung in several solo recitals, oratorios, and concerts. She has also performed famous roles in opera and Broadway musicals such as Susanna in Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro and Mother Abbess in The Sound of Music. With a performance style that is not only technically proficient, but also deeply heartfelt, Dr. Coberly’s singing is sure to touch the audience.

 

After intermission, the concert will continue with the orchestra’s performance of Tchaikovsky’s Capriccio Italien Op. 45. Tchaikovsky composed this orchestral fantasy in 1880 inspired by the Carnival of Rome, which he experienced first hand during a visit to Italy. The catchy tunes evoke Italian street songs and folk melodies audible at that occasion. Then, the orchestra will perform Fetes from Nocturnes by Claude Debussy, which will open with an explosion of melody and orchestral color.  And finally the symphony orchestra will wrap up with Arturo Marquez’ Danzon No. 2 performance, which was written as a tribute to the environment that nourished the genre of dance.

 

Come revel in the beautiful sounds of the Valley Symphony Orchestra and Chorale in Concert V - Chorale Masterpiece. Ticket prices range from $25 for Back House, $35 for Front House and $45 for Orchestra Level tickets.  Senior, student and group discounts are available.[1]   Certain applicable fees apply.  Tickets on sale now at the McAllen Convention Center Box Office located off of Exp. 83 & Ware Rd. (open weekdays from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 PM), at Ticket Master at www.ticketmaster.com or via phone at 1-800-745-3000.

 

 

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McAllen- Music After Hours, Arts & Crafts Fair

Come visit us at the Music After Hours- Arts & Craft Fair.  Crafters are welcome to participate the first Friday of every month.  The next Craft Fair will be held on Friday, March 6, 2015 from 6:00PM to 10:00PM at Archer Park located at 101 N. Broadway, McAllen.  Reserve your space for $20.00 by coming to the McAllen Chamber of Commerce at 1200 Ash Avenue, McAllen, TX, 956-682-2871, between the hours of 8:30AM – 4:30PM, Monday-Friday.  Music After Hours will be featuring great live music!

Rio Roma Concierto en McAllen

El dueto de pop mexicano, autores del soundtrack ¨Vida Nueva¨de la telenovela la tempestad y del ¨Hoy es un Buen Dia¨de la telenovela El color de la pasión, y de otros temas más, se presentará:

Fecha: Viernes 27 de Febrero de 2015

Hora:   8:00 p.m.

Lugar: Auditorio Cívico de McAllen

             1300 South 10th St.

              McAllen, Tx.

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City of McAllen earns recognition at 2015 Keep America Beautiful National Conf

The City of McAllen received a Keep America Beautiful National Award at the annual Keep America Beautiful (KAB) National Awards Dinner, held during the recent 2015 KAB
National Conference in Washington, D.C.

The City of McAllen was honored for distinguishing itself as an exemplary Municipality taking first place in the Government category. The City of McAllen was honored for its Community Revitalization program Project Imagine Tomorrow and its on-going collaboration with local affiliate Keep McAllen Beautiful.

The KAB National Awards are open to KAB affiliates, government agencies, nonprofit or civic organizations, and youth groups or schools for program activities during the past year that help create communities that are socially connected, environmentally healthy and economically sound. Established in 1953, KAB consists of a national network of more than 600 community-based affiliates whose programs, initiatives and efforts aim to transform public spaces into beautiful places.

“It’s my privilege to honor the City of McAllen and celebrate its dedication in engaging volunteers to make its community vibrant,” said Jennifer Jehn, president and CEO of Keep America Beautiful. “Award-winning affiliates, such as Keep McAllen Beautiful, serve as a great inspiration in our national effort to keep America beautiful.”

The City of McAllen took first place in the Government category for its implementation and support of multiple community improvement and litter prevention programs including:

  • Project Imagine Tomorrow: The City of McAllen’s Health & Code Enforcement Department launched Project Imagine Tomorrow to help curb the amount of substandard, vacant homes in the City of McAllen. This initiative is currently offering Home Improvement Incentives to Property Owners and Developers that include Roll-off containers, 50% Contractor Reimbursement for Demolitions, Tax Incentives for Home Improvements, and Waiving of Permit Fees. In addition, it is also offering an incentive of Low Interest Home-Repair loans financed and undertaken by Affordable Homes of South Texas, Inc., specifically created for owner-occupants.
  • Collaboration in Paint McAllen Beautiful: The City of McAllen’s Health & Code Enforcement Department and Keep McAllen Beautiful are working together to help low income, elderly, and disabled residents paint the exterior of their home with the help of community sponsors, volunteers, and faith based organizations.
  • Support of Project Clean Neighborhoods: A Keep McAllen Beautiful project that empowers residents in a given neighborhood to clean up their property and dispose of any debris or litter with roll-off dumpsters provided free of charge by the City of McAllen’s Public Works Department. “Collaboration has been a winning formula in beautifying the City of McAllen,” said Chris Lash, Program Coordinator for Keep McAllen Beautiful.

Keep America Beautiful’s National Conference, KAB’s premier educational and networking event, brings together KAB’s national network of state and local affiliate directors, business leaders, policymakers and other national experts who focus on framing new ideas and strategies to build and sustain vibrant communities.

About Keep McAllen Beautiful:
Keep McAllen Beautiful, Inc. is an educational, non-profit organization that develops and expands the awareness of McAllen’s citizens and visitors about littering and proper waste disposal, and promotes the preservation of McAllen’s natural beauty.

About Keep America Beautiful:
Keep America Beautiful is the nation’s leading nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities. With a national network of community-based affiliates, we work with millions of volunteers who take action in their communities to transform public spaces into beautiful places. Through our programs and public-private
partnerships, we engage individuals to take greater responsibility for improving their community’s environment. To learn how you can donate and take action, visit kab.org, follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, or view us on YouTube.

To Contact Keep McAllen Beautiful: (956) 681-4562
To Contact Project Imagine Tomorrow: (956) 681-1900

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