May 2016 Member Spotlight: Lower Valley Dental Associates

May 11th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

Company Name: Lower Valley Dental Associates Category: Dental Date joined: February 2009 Quality and personalized dental care is what Lower Valley Dental Associates aims to provide to each patient. This family business was started by Brownsville native Claudia E. Rodriguez, DDS, and her husband Jordan Patrick Pirtle, DDS, in 2007. At the time, the closest dentist [...]

A regional approach for the promotion of nature, heritage and cultural tourism

February 19th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |

Brownsville and the Rio Grande Valley is an area rich in historical significance, culture, and natural resources. World-class birding, museums, fish and wild life refuges, Civil War sites, state parks and the only National Park Service site with a primary focus on the U.S. - Mexican War, are all located here. Community members from around the [...]

Coastal Studies Institute and STARGATE

November 11th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Third in a series During the Brownsville’s Chamber of Commerce Chairman’s Chat Oct. 8, UTRGV President Dr. Guy Bailey announced that Cameron County will be the main site for research, consisting of astrophysics and biomedical studies and a new coastal studies institute. Places with deep water access such as Port Isabel and South Padre Island  are [...]

Research and space exploration to raise Cameron County’s economic development

October 22nd, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

First in a series In just a few months, the Rio Grande Valley has witnessed the establishment of some of the most powerful driving forces to impact the community in the future. SpaceX On Aug. 6, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk made the official announcement through Gov. Perry’s office that SpaceX will be located near Boca Chica [...]