TAMIU Planetarium Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Food, Fun Saturday

Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Texas)-Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) Lamar Bruni Vergara Planetarium celebrates its 10th Anniversary this year and the community is invited to a day of family friendly activities Saturday, April 25 from 12-6 p.m. Peter Davis, Planetarium director, said the celebration, including food, face painting, fun and crafts for children, is open to the public. Planetarium shows will run every 45 minutes and feature “The Accidental Astronauts: An Earth Sun Moon Adventure” and “Cosmic Adventures.” Tickets are $3 for both adults and children. “The Accidental Astronauts: An Earth Sun Moon Adventure” follows the adventures of Cy and Annie and their dog ...

SOTX to Hold Area Spring Games in Laredo April 28-30

Courtesy Steve Helm, Approximately 880 athletes from the Laredo will compete in Track & Field events at United ISD Student Activity Center. LAREDO, TEXAS – Special Olympics Texas’ most popular sport is coming to town! Support SOTX athletes from the Laredo area on Tuesday, April 28 – Thursday, April 30 when they compete in Athletics (Track and Field) at Area 21’s annual Spring Games, held at United ISD Student Activity Center (5208 Santa Claudia Lane, Laredo, TX 78043). This year’s Spring Games will begin with a parade at 8:45 a.m. and an Opening Ceremony at 9:00 a.m. Track and field events will commence ...

April Series of the Healthy Living/Viviendo Mejor (HLVM) Program

Courtesy City of Laredo Health Department, Laredo, Texas— Healthy Living/Viviendo Mejor (HLVM) is a disease self management and family support program of the City of Laredo Health Department (CLHD) that has made a difference in diabetes disease self management by focusing on diabetes prevention” We have conducted nineteen cycles and more than 700 persons have participated. We have seen very positive outcomes such as decreased glucose, hemoglobin A1C, cholesterol and triglycerides levels, which are a sign of a decreased risk of diabetes,” said Dr. Hector F. Gonzalez, Director of Health. The HLVM program targets persons at risk of diabetes, persons ...


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[24 Apr 2015 | Comments Off | ]
TAMIU Planetarium Celebrates 10th  Anniversary with Food, Fun Saturday

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Courtesy Steve Harmon,

(Laredo, Texas)-Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) Lamar Bruni Vergara Planetarium celebrates its 10th Anniversary this year and the community is invited to a day of family friendly activities Saturday, April 25 from 12-6 p.m.
Peter Davis, Planetarium director, said the celebration, including food, face painting, fun and crafts for children, is open to the public.
Planetarium shows will run every 45 minutes and feature “The Accidental Astronauts: An Earth Sun Moon Adventure” and “Cosmic Adventures.” Tickets are $3 for both adults and children.
“The Accidental Astronauts: An Earth …

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(Laredo, Texas)-The South Texas Afghanistan Iraq Veterans Association takes great joy in participating in Earth day in a very unique way.
Veterans from the South Texas Afghanistan Iraq Veterans Association will plant a tree dedicated to the memory of a soldier Killed in Action, Roberto Arizola Jr. A plaque with the veteran’s information will also be placed.
The goal of the association is to remember our veterans and also beautify our community. Persons attending the center can learn of the many sacrifices our veterans have made. Public …

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SOTX to Hold Area Spring Games in Laredo April 28-30

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Approximately 880 athletes from the Laredo will compete in Track & Field events at United ISD Student Activity Center.
LAREDO, TEXAS – Special Olympics Texas’ most popular sport is coming to town! Support SOTX athletes from the Laredo area on Tuesday, April 28 – Thursday, April 30 when they compete in Athletics (Track and Field) at Area 21’s annual Spring Games, held at United ISD Student Activity Center (5208 Santa Claudia Lane, Laredo, TX 78043).
This year’s Spring Games will begin with a parade at 8:45 a.m. …

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April Series of the  Healthy Living/Viviendo Mejor (HLVM) Program

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Courtesy City of Laredo Health Department,
Laredo, Texas— Healthy Living/Viviendo Mejor (HLVM) is a disease self management and family support program of the City of Laredo Health Department (CLHD) that has made a difference in diabetes disease self management by focusing on diabetes prevention” We have conducted nineteen cycles and more than 700 persons have participated. We have seen very positive outcomes such as decreased glucose, hemoglobin A1C, cholesterol and triglycerides levels, which are a sign of a decreased risk of diabetes,” said Dr. Hector F. Gonzalez, …

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Tomorrow’s School District Career Fair at TAMIU  Offers Networking with Local, State Employers

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(Laredo, Texas)-Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) will present the TAMIU 2015 School Districts Career Fair tomorrow, Thursday, April 23.
The bi-annual event, taking place at the Student Center Rotunda from 1-4 p.m., is open to the public.
Career Fair participants will have access to representatives from over 30 local and state school districts offering current employment opportunities.
Ericka Navarro, TAMIU director of employer relations, said the Career Fair would provide participants plenty of opportunities to network with employers and apply for various positions not necessarily related to teaching.
“This …