Brownsville Convention & Visitors Bureau Will Host Rally on November 23rd to support Small Business Saturday®

Brownsville Convention & Visitors Bureau Will Host Rally on November 23rd to support Small Business Saturday®

November 19, 2015

Contact: Felix Espinosa (956) 546-3721 or [email protected] News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Brownsville Convention & Visitors Bureau Will Host Rally on November 23rd to support Small Business Saturday®  Brownsville, TX, November 19, 2015 – November 28 marks the sixth annual Small Business Saturday, a day dedicated to supporting the local businesses that create jobs, boosts the economy and… Read more »

Brownsville Recognized as 2015 Playful City USA Community

Brownsville Recognized as 2015 Playful City USA Community

June 19, 2015

City recognized for 3rd consecutive year Brownsville is being honored with a 2015 Playful City USA designation for the third time. The national recognition program honors cities and towns across the country for making their cities more playable. The City of Brownsville has worked to make play areas more accessible to neighborhoods. For example, the… Read more »

BPUB Launches Junior Resaca Explorers Program at Gladys Porter Zoo

BPUB Launches Junior Resaca Explorers Program at Gladys Porter Zoo

May 20, 2015

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB), in partnership with the Gladys Porter Zoo, recently launched its Junior Resaca Explorers program to educate Brownsville students about resacas and the wildlife that live in them. The Junior Resaca Explorers program targets Brownsville students in grades 2-4. It teaches children what resacas are and the… Read more »

League of American Bicyclists visits Brownsville

League of American Bicyclists visits Brownsville

May 8, 2015

BROWNSVILLE, TX – On April 28, 2015 Stephen Clark, a Bicycle Friendly Community Specialist, with the League of American Bicyclists visited Brownsville. Clark is visiting Brownsville to assess and give advice on our city’s cycling program. Brownsville has been selected as a priority city by the organization. Check out this video created by Brownsville.TV.

Brownsville CVB Celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week

Brownsville CVB Celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week

May 7, 2015

BROWNSVILLE, TX – The first full week of May is annually recognized as National Travel and Tourism Week, a tradition first celebrated in 1984, established by a Congressional joint resolution passed in 1983. The Brownsville CVB hosted their 3rd Annual Travel & Tourism Fair on Saturday, May 2nd, 2015 from 9:00am – 12:00pm at our Scale… Read more »

Two Brownsville Institutions  Named Finalists for National Award

Two Brownsville Institutions Named Finalists for National Award

February 24, 2015

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has named the Children’s Museum of Brownsville (CMB) and the Gladys Porter Zoo (GPZ) as finalists for the 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The prestigious award is the United States’ highest honor for institutions that make a significant impact on their local communities.

Brownsville Recognized as Chess City of the Year 2014

August 26, 2014

SOURCE: The United States Chess Federation Brownsville is Chess City of the Year 2014 from Brownsville.TV on Vimeo. Brownsville, Texas was recognized as the Chess City of the Year, both at the Annual Awards Ceremony at the US Open (Orlando, Florida, July 26-August 3) and also in a presentation to the Brownsville mayor and city Commissioners… Read more »

Brownsville Receives RWJF Culture Of Health Prize From The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation In Recognition Of Outstanding Efforts To Help People Lead Healthier Lives

Brownsville Receives RWJF Culture Of Health Prize From The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation In Recognition Of Outstanding Efforts To Help People Lead Healthier Lives

June 25, 2014

SOURCE: City of Brownsville Brownsville, Texas (June 25, 2014) – Brownsville is one of six winners of the prestigious RWJF Culture of Health Prize awarded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The prize honors communities that are harnessing the collective power of leaders, partners, and stakeholders to help residents live healthier lives. Announced today at… Read more »

59th Annual Texas Travel Counselors Conference

April 14, 2014

Texas Travel Counselors from across the state of Texas will visit Brownsville Tuesday, April 15, 2014 from 5:50 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. The Brownsville Convention & Visitors Bureau in conjunction with Gladys Porter Zoo will be hosting an appreciation dinner at Gladys Porter Zoo for about 125 travel counselors and visitor service professionals. These professionals… Read more »