All Cameron County offices are closed today March 31st in observance of Cesar Chavez Day. Our offices will reopen tomorrow Thursday April 1, 2021. Source
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Day 30 of Women’s Herstory month an LGBTQ+ and mental health advocate and super star: Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, actress and advocate. In 2012 Lady Gaga and her mother founded the Born This Way Foundation (sometimes abbreviated as BTWF). It is a non-profit [...]
“On the border, by the sea and beyond” fantastic slogan for the future of #CameronCountyTexas. Proud to be working for our great County! 🌊 🚀🌴 Source
Homebound Harlingen residents can now get a COVID-19 vaccine at home. Details here: http://www.myharlingen.us/page/article/1416 Source
Last March when we celebrated our bailiff’s birthday with an office lunch, we had no idea it would be our last in person birthday celebration as a group. Today we celebrated Jesse Betancourt’s #pandemicbirthday2021 (several weeks late-scheduling issues). As always #TogetherFromAfar Source
Day 29 of Women’s Herstory month a self made woman and Latina at a high government post: Romana Acosta Bañuelos Before her name was printed on paper currency notes as the treasurer of the United States, Romana Acosta Bañuelos had been deported to Mexico as a child in the early 1930s, only to [...]
Day 28 of Women’s Herstory month- a disability rights activist: Helen Adams Keller (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968) was an American author, disability rights advocate, political activist and lecturer. She lost her sight and hearing after a bout of illness at the age of nineteen months. She then communicated primarily using [...]
For the 27th day of Women’s History Month, an accomplished politician and role model: Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton is an American politician, diplomat, lawyer, writer, and public speaker who served as the 67th United States secretary of state from 2009 to 2013, as a United States senator from New York from 2001 to [...]
March 26 of Women’s Herstory month someone new to their field: Mary Anning (1799-1847) was born and raised near the cliffs of Lyme Regis in southwestern England; the rocky outcrops near her home were teeming with Jurassic fossils. She taught herself to recognize, excavate and prepare these relics when the field of paleontology [...]
Day 25 of Women’s Herstory month- the original Queen of soul : Aretha Louise Franklin (March 25, 1942 – August 16, 2018) was an American singer, songwriter, actress, pianist, and civil rights activist. Franklin began her career as a child singing gospel at New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit, Michigan. She eventually ventured [...]