Tips on Starting Your Nonprofit Organization in Alamo

Each day, thousands of people are inspired to start their own nonprofit organizations. Wanting to help the community runs deep in the veins of many, but starting and sustaining a nonprofit isn’t easy. Organizations face an uphill battle of hard work and dedication, but with driven spirits comes the grand reward of doing what people... read more

Jump-Start Your Business with the PeopleFund Community Workshop

Do you want to get your business off the ground or improve your business marketing campaign? PeopleFund will be holding a workshop dedicated to helping you expand your business on Thursday, July 28th from 9:00 AM until noon in McAllen. With great tips, local speakers and guidance to answer questions, this event will be one... read more

Alamo’s McDonald’s Undergoing Remodeling for Continuous Success

For over five years, Alamo has hosted a franchise from the world’s largest chain of fast food restaurants. Serving countless customers daily, the McDonald’s in Alamo has been filling the bellies of residents with great-tasting food. Our local restaurant knew that investing in Alamo could only mean success, but not without understanding that there comes... read more

Alamo: The Hidden Gem of the Rio Grande Valley

With a diverse community, low cost of living and great cities, the Rio Grande Valley is a unique place for attracting people from around the globe. The impact of our growing population has also caused major expansions, resulting in more businesses calling the Rio Grande Valley home. There is one city, however, that is benefiting... read more

Alamo is a Small Town That Provides Big Opportunity

Have you heard the saying, “Big things come in small packages?” Can this be applied to business? Absolutely. When it comes to any type of business, from startups, big corporations and small businesses, location is always a component of their success. When choosing which city is best for your business, choose one where you’ll dominate... read more

Using Marketing to Build Your Company’s Success

Alamo’s economy is buzzing and bustling at every corner. Since our city is part of the Rio Grande Valley, it is one of the largest and most diverse areas in the state. With nine ports of entry, five international airports and a first-class deep-water port, international business is booming. Alamo is at the heart of... read more

Five Reasons to Move Your Business to Alamo

In the Lone Star State, there’s an old saying that goes, “Everything is bigger in Texas.” Land, population and appetites are abundant here. Texas is home to five of the fastest growing cities in the United States, and that growth is sending a ripple effect to South Texas, specifically Alamo. Contact the Alamo EDC if... read more

Phoebe Snetsinger: A Pioneer in Birdwatching

Taking up birdwatching as a hobby in the 1960s and making notable waves in the community by 1970, Phoebe Snetsinger’s love for these beautiful creatures evolved into a passion after she was diagnosed with melanoma in 1981. Given less than a year to live, birdwatching gave her a new lease on life. Defying her diagnosis,... read more

Energy Saving Tips for Alamo Businesses During the Summer

The most important rule about running a business is to make every dollar count. Learning how to save on electricity during the summer will have a positive impact on your bottom line and hard-earned money. The Alamo EDC is dedicated to helping small and established business save while they grow in our community. The Alamo... read more

Make a Splash for Your Business in Alamo this Summer

Learning to swim is one of the most rewarding experiences a person will go through in their youth. Living in an area susceptible to high levels of heat during summers can bring droves of people to the beach and public swimming pools. For those looking to learn the basics of swimming, the City of Alamo... read more

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