winter texan

25th Annual Winter Texan Expo presented by South Texas Health System

What could be better than free health screenings combined with vendor giveaways and great door prizes?  NOTHING, of course!  That's why you'll find all of this, and more, at the Winter Texan Expo & Health Fair!!! This year is the 25th anniversary of the event!  It will be held January 16 and 17, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the McAllen Convention... read more

What’s so great about retirement in South Texas, anyway?

Let me start out by offering a quick disclaimer:  I’m not retired.  Unfortunately, I’m far from it.  And, I’ve never been to retirement destinations in Arizona or Florida, so I personally have nothing to base this column on except the conversations I’ve had over the last 10 years with the hundred-thousand-plus (yes, 100,000+) Winter Texans who come... read more

WHRGV’s 6th Annual Connection Fair – Mission Accomplished!!

            Our mission?  To connect managers, activity directors, board members, and key volunteers from resorts and parks across the Rio Grande Valley with the tools, resources, services, and contacts they need to make all of YOU have a great winter season!             We accepted our mission and held the Welcome Home RGV 6th Annual Connection... read more

What’s next?

It’s been a while since I’ve blogged.  It’s been a busy time, and I kept thinking I will get to it when things slow down a bit.  Since it doesn’t look like that is going to happen any time soon….here we go! Believe it or not, this is Welcome Home RGV's ninth season!  It's because... read more

Celebrate the music of the Beach Boys with Good Vibrations

Good Vibrations Sun, Surf & California Girls!  Those were the days.  Celebrate the music of the Beach Boys with Good Vibrations at Llano Grande Resort & Country Club on Friday, February 26, 2016 at 7 pm.  Doors open at 6 pm. Good Vibrations is the ultimate, exciting tribute to the music and spirit of the... read more

Darryl Lipscomb to call square dancing at the Winter Texan Expo on January 19 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm!

Darryl will be leading square dancing at the Winter Texan Expo on January 19 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm!  Darryl began square dancing in 1959, at the age of 12, and began calling at the age of 14. Darryl made calling his full time profession in1978. Darryl conducts a winter program, In Mission, Texas, for all the "Winter Texans"... read more

Goldwing Express will perform at Winter Texan Expo on January 19 at 2:00 pm!

The Winter Texan Expo will be held January 19 – 20 from 9 am – 3 pm at the McAllen Convention Center.  Goldwing Express will perform on January 19 at 2:00 pm! The 23rd Annual Winter Texan Expo is presented by South Texas Health System.  Sponsors include Amazon Camperforce, Green Mountain Energy, Gulf Coast Eye Institute, HEB, Mercedes Benz... read more