About Janie Johnston Lopez

Website Author and Editor for RGV LEAD
28 11, 2021

Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Teacher Workshop

2022-01-04T18:30:14-06:00

November 2021 | Vol.3, Iss. 3 Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Teacher Workshop A Teachers’ Workshop for The Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge was held on November 17th to encourage more teachers to engage their students in this exciting year-long Entrepreneurship initiative. Thank you to Eloy Garza, Weslaco ISD, Stephanie Mendez, UTRGV Center for Innovation and Commercialization, RGV LEAD staff and RGV LEAD Board, RGV Partnership Foundation, Texas Gas Service, MVEC Electric Corp., BBVA, and Ameriprise Financial for your support. We are off to a great start! Eloy Garza, MPS-IMC, marketing instructor at Weslaco [...]

Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Teacher Workshop2022-01-04T18:30:14-06:00
18 11, 2021

“Shooting for Success” Skeet Shoot Winners

2022-01-04T18:16:57-06:00

November 2021 | Vol.3, Iss. 3 RGV LEAD “Shooting for Success” Skeet Shoot Winners Holchemont, Ltd. Team Members left to right:  Rumaldo Guerra, Edgar Hernandez, and Ramon Segovia. Taking First Place and $1,000 at the RGV Lead Inaugural “Shooting for Success” Skeet Shoot was the team from Holchemont, Ltd., a McAllen commercial construction company. Pictured far-left is Lizzy de la Garza Putegnat, Schneider Electric Account Executive and RGV LEAD Board Chair, and far-right is Luis Rodriguez, RGV LEAD Executive Director presenting awards. Earning Second Place honors and $750 at the RGV Lead [...]

“Shooting for Success” Skeet Shoot Winners2022-01-04T18:16:57-06:00
18 11, 2021

Shooting for Success Hits the Target!

2021-12-16T18:10:55-06:00

November 2021 | Vol.23, Iss. 3 “Shooting for Success” Skeet Shoot Hits the Target! Now, this is a perfect formula! Volunteers + Participants = Success! RGV LEAD is ecstatic to report that the Inaugural “Shooting for Success” Skeet Shoot was a big hit! Participants from as far away as Brownsville teamed up with Upper Valley teams to shoot off sixty rounds of ammunition at the El Dorado Sporting Clays on Floral Rd. north of Edinburg. Their aim, in addition to hitting clay pigeons, was to help build scholarship funds for RGV LEAD. Participants were greeted by volunteers [...]

Shooting for Success Hits the Target!2021-12-16T18:10:55-06:00
23 09, 2021

RGV LEAD Board Announces “Shooting for Success” Skeet Shoot

2021-11-09T18:41:23-06:00

Vol.3, Iss. 1 | September 2021  RGV LEAD Board Announces “Shooting for Success” Skeet Shoot  Bird season has started, but RGV LEAD won’t be shooting live birds, just clay pigeons!  That’s right, get your shotguns ready and let’s hear you yell, “Pull!” RGV LEAD - Rio Grande Valley Link-ing Economic and Academic Development is excited to announce it will host the Inaugural “Shooting for Success” 2021 Skeet Shoot Fundraiser on November 12th at El Dorado Sporting Clays just north of Edinburg.  Teams will have several sponsorship levels in which to participate.  The sponsorships range from a 3-person [...]

RGV LEAD Board Announces “Shooting for Success” Skeet Shoot2021-11-09T18:41:23-06:00
20 09, 2021

Life starts all over again . . .

2021-11-09T13:09:34-06:00

Vol.3, Iss. 1 | September 2021 Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall. ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald Thought for the Month September  2021 You know that feeling. You get up one September morning and all of a sudden, it “feels like fall. “ What exactly does “feel like fall” mean? It means that after those long, hot summer days, you can breathe in the fresh air, take nice walks in the evening, plant your fall garden, go to football games, decorate for Halloween and Thanksgiving, buy pumpkin spice lattes at Starbucks, [...]

Life starts all over again . . .2021-11-09T13:09:34-06:00
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