It's another beautiful week in the Rio Grande Valley ...

Congratulations to Trevor Hall, who recently graduated from Law School at St. Mary's University. Yay Trevor!! Attended a wonderful backyard party to mark the occasion at the home of his parents, Amy & Geoff Hall. Seen celebrating were Trevor's beautiful wife Annabell and the Cortina Family, grandparents Maydee Scurlock and Sandy & Helen Hall, and siblings Elise Hall and Blake Hall.

Also seen were Mary Alice & Scott Martin, Misty & Brandon Thompson, Tiffany & Shankar Annamalai (and baby Naveen), Terri & Dennis Burleson, Jane & John Freeland, BethAnn & Mark Freeland, Rita & Dallas Blagg, Debra & Gary Burch, Stephanie & Brent Bottom (and family), Judge Ricardo Hinojosa, Kim & Bernard Seger, Mike Hudsonpillar, Tim & Pam Honeycutt, Hannah Honeycutt, and so many more.

Also ... congrats to a couple of area students recently graduated from Rice University: Ricardo Barrera of McAllen graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Clarissa Balli of Donna graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Sciences. AND, also to graduates of McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland: Turner Allen Conrad of McAllen graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and Cindy Marie Sordo of Mission graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication.

Had fun ringing in the birthday of April Flowers recently at the Flowers' lovely home. Seen at the party were TJ Flowers, Yesenia & Justin Delias, Rita & JP Lopez, Vannessa & Will Eggleston, Jana & Blaine Hendrick, Tessa & Eddie Cowgill, Jared Marks, Claire Broughton, Liana Cisneros, Michael Harris, Roxann Galeazzi, Nicole Stoffel, Mike Flowers, Melanie Schroedter, Aida Moreno, Veronica Savina, Priscilla Garcia, and so many others. Happy 29th, April! ;)

Stopped by to say HOWDY recently for an Aggie Happy Hour at Koko's in McAllen. It was great to see Lucy Garcia, Ruby de la Garza, Omar De Leon, Joel Solis, Hector Diaz, Ramon Meade, TJ Perez, Nina Rodriguez, Laura Caballero, Erin & Eugene Palacios, Fernando Perez, Jason Broughton, Stephanie Morales and Jeff Taylor, just to name a few. This fun group has a great summer lined up -- Old Army Night with legendary coach Jackie Sherrill will be June 24th at Riverside Club ( and a benefit Skeet Shoot will be August 13th (

As for birthdays for this week ...

Belated birthday wishes this week go to AJ De Leon, Michele Whalen and Erika Sudderth Barker from Monday, while Robert Perryman, Werner Doering and Daniela Merlo Smith had birthdays yesterday. Mikenley Heller celebrates her birthday today and birthdays for tomorrow include Mary McKeever and Chris Brann. Coley Walsh will be blowing out her birthday candles on Friday ... and weekend birthday wishes include: Ami Sides, Erren Seale, Rita Rivas, Kim Santos, Mason Sumers, Sandra Pettit and Zack Ewing! Happy Birthday everyone!!

In addition, would like to also wish a belated Happy Anniversary to Karen & David Peterson, who celebrated 41 years of marriage on Monday!!

Upcoming events you should know about ...

Don't forget--this Friday is the first of the Muve Music Outdoor Concert series! As Spring and Summer begin to mash together, the evenings in the Rio Grande Valley are the perfect setting for an outdoor experience in the park! Muve Music will present a series of three Summer events on the oval park grounds of the McAllen Convention Center. Each event will blend the perfect mixture of atmosphere, environment, music, and community: An Artisan Marketplace (featuring locally handcrafted, original arts and items) and local musicians. Dates are Friday, June 10th / Friday, July 8th / Friday, August 12th ( for more info).

I wish you love & blessings in the coming week and I hope to "see you" soon!


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