Home » Archives by category » Local (Page 20)

Hustle and Bustle

No Comment
Hustle and Bustle

Los Fresnos Seeing Busy Construction Traffic Much new construction has been the norm in and around Los Fresnos recently and is not expected to dissipate soon.  The recent truck traffic, seen coming to and fro the Rodeo Grounds, carrying large timbers resembling railroad ties is associated with a much larger effort known as the Cross […]

Continue reading …
Free Wi-Fi in the Los Fresnos Community Park

The City of Los Fresnos, in conjunction with the Ethel L. Whipple Memorial Library, is pleased to announce the availability of free Wi-Fi in the Los Fresnos Community Park, located on Highway 100 next to the Public Library. The Ethel L. Whipple Memorial Library was awarded the EDGE Initiative Grant which is funded by the […]

Continue reading …
South Texas, North Mexico Border Region Staged for Economic Boom

The Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce held its monthly meeting at the Los Fresnos Inn & Suites on March 24, 2015. The guest speaker was Mr. Marco Saldivar, President of AEM Brownsville/South Padre Island Chapter. AEM is a non-profit organization established in 1996 in San Antonio whose mission focuses on topics related to business opportunities, […]

Continue reading …
New Los Fresnos Walmart Opens for Shoppers

New Walmart provides approximately 300 jobs, plus savings on wide selection of merchandise – in stores and online LOS FRESNOS, Texas, March 3, 2015 – A new Walmart is opening Wednesday, March 11, following a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m. The new store is conveniently located at the corner of Evergreen and Highway 100 […]

Continue reading …
Chamber of Commerce Provides Insight On ADA Compliance for Local Businesses

Continues to bring more Networking Opportunities The Los Fresnos Area Chamber of Commerce held its second general meeting of the year and continues to deliver on its focus to bring more networking opportunities to its members.  At the Tuesday, February 24, 2015 general meeting, the feature presenter was Mr. Stanford Knowles of K+ Architects who […]

Continue reading …
Badeaux to Continue as Director of Miss Los Fresnos Pageant

In 1993 Henry and Ethel Whipple wanted “intellect and beauty to represent this town” and initiated the first Pageant. That year the crowned winner was awarded a $500 scholarship. In 1998, under the direction of Debra Badeaux, the Pageant took on a new and more encompassing form by creating a Scholarship Pageant Program that included […]

Continue reading …
A Brief History of Los Fresnos

Retired Los Fresnos High School teacher, former mayor, owner of Keillor Construction & Lumber Inc and local historian James A. Keillor drafted his A Brief History of Los Fresnos while attending UT-Brownsville while a student in Dr. William L. Adams’ class. The full document can be found at the LFCISD website in the 100th Anniversary […]

Continue reading …
Annual Christmas Parade Brings Los Fresnos Together for the Holiday Season

On December 13th the Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce and the City of Los Fresnos held their Annual Christmas Parade and Park celebration. This years theme having been “Una Posada Mexicana”. The Parade began at 5:00 p.m. and saw a few new comers to the parade. Chamber business members took the parade opportunity to promote […]

Continue reading …

Tale of Two Chambers

No Comment
Tale of Two Chambers

Los Fresnos Area Chamber of Commerce locks arms with Lower Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Executive Director of the Los Fresnos Area Chamber of Commerce, Val Champion, exchanged membership agreements with Executive Director of the Lower Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Tony Gutierrez, on Wednesday, December 3, 2014. The Los Fresnos Chamber shares a common […]

Continue reading …
Expanded Food and Nutrition Program Benefiting Los Fresnos Community

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) helps adults, young families and youth. EFNEP benefits those most at risk to suffer from hunger, food insecurity and the inability to connect with available support systems. EFNEP offers practical lessons in basic nutrition, food preparation, food budget management and food safety in settings convenient for the […]

Continue reading …