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CCL Reviews Minimum Standards for Child Care

Child Care Licensing is reviewing all the state’s minimum standards for child care. They will hold public meetings, inviting people to join them to have their voices heard.

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Minitropolis Showcase Hosted By IBC Bank at Sam Houston Elementary

McAllen hosted a Minitropolis Showcase at Sam Houston Elementary to highlight the 19-year-old Houstonville Minitropolis program.

Peter Piper Pizza Donates Dictionaries to Rio Grande Valley Third Graders

Peter Piper Pizza announced today that it will distribute 70,000 free dictionaries to third graders in over 600 schools in 30 school districts in Texas as part of their “Partner in Education” program. Third grade students throughout the RGV will be among the beneficiaries of this generous program. Many Texas schools…

Laguna Vista Adopts New Budget

The Laguna Vista town council recently announced their new budget and the improvements they're planning to make, following the town council meeting. According to the plans, the police and fire departments will receive new equipment.

Weslaco Chamber nCourage Program

The Weslaco Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with Weslaco ISD, is seeking business applications for the 2015 nCourage Youth Program. The mentoring program will take place at participating businesses, beginning with a half-day orientation, on October 6 through 8.  An introductory orientation for the participating…

(img1)Peter Piper Pizza Donates Dictionaries to Third Graders

Peter Piper Pizza Donates Dictionaries to Third Graders

Some excited third grade students at Dr. Carlos Castaneda Elementary School in McAllen were given new dictionaries from the owners of the Peter Piper Pizza Franchise.

High School Equivalency Credential Offered at No Cost

The LIBRE Academy will be offering a High School Diploma Initiative (HSDI) that allows Hispanics to take the GED test to earn a high school equivalency credential for free. The academy will be accepting applications until September 27.

Law Enforcement Participating in Drug Take-Back Day

The DEA announced their 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Sept. 26. Several local law enforcement agencies are going to take part in the event.

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