Wells Fargo Bank presented the McAllen Education Foundation with $6,200 to assist the Foundation in providing support to help foster excellence and enhance educational opportunities for students in McAllen ISD. The Foundation will hold its fourth annual Fiesta Gala from 7-10:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 16, at McAllen Country Club (615 Wichita Ave.).

The McAllen Education Foundation is a philanthropic, tax-exempt, public corporation that operates independently of McAllen ISD and is governed by a board made up of business and civic leaders from the community. For information on sponsorship opportunities and auction donations, visit the Foundation website at mcallenisd.org/community/foundation or call 956-618-6023. Pictured from left are Alex Cardenas, Business Relationship Manager for Wells Fargo; J.A. Gonzalez, Ed.D., McAllen ISD Superintendent; Tiffany Henderson, McAllen Education Foundation (MEF); Gina Millin, MEF; Annie Holand Miller, MEF; Alma Ortega Johnson, South Texas/El Paso Region Bank President for Wells Fargo; Yolanda Gonzalez, Laredo and Upper RGV District Manager for Wells Fargo; and Samira Mohamed Rodriguez, MEF.