KVEO/ValleyCentral.com wants to recognize the great contributions women have made to our nation and local communities. Remarkable Women is part of a nationwide Nexstar Media initiative to honor the influence that women have had on public policy, social progress and the quality of life.
Throughout Women’s History Month, KVEO/ValleyCentral.com will highlight four local women who inspire, lead and forge the way for other women. It’s not just about one day or one month, it’s about what they do, day-in and day-out.
One woman will be named the Rio Grande Valley Woman of the Year and win a $1,000 donation to her 501-c3 charity of choice! From the more than 100 local winners, one woman will be selected and named Nexstar Media Group’s Woman of the Year! To submit your nomination CLICK HERE!
2022-23 REMARKABLE WOMEN FINALIST
There are so many inspiring women in the Rio Grande Valley, women who are leaders, teachers, mothers and friends. Now, ValleyCentral.com wants to know who are the remarkable women in your life! We want to share their stories. Nominate a remarkable woman in your community on ValleyCentral.com. Submission start date is 11/14/2022 thru 12/17/2022. Make […]
LYFORD, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Teachers can make the biggest impact in the lives of their students. As the Remarkable Women series continues, KVEO introduces you to another amazing woman in the Rio Grande Valley. For Victoria Vasquez-Gonzalez, the tiny town of Lyford is far from small-minded. “The pride that I feel goes beyond any words,” said Vasquez-Gonzalez, […]
MCALLEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — While there are countless people who deserve recognition for the incredible work they do to help others – one woman has been giving back on the frontlines for years. Meet Sister Norma Pimentel: A nun who has been serving the Rio Grande Valley and helping thousands of migrants navigate the immigration […]
EDINBURG, Texas (ValleyCentral) — It’s no secret the valley is full of remarkable women. One of those is Dr. Linda Nelson who has made the Rio Grande Valley her home. Nelson is in charge of clinical operations for UTRGV’S School of Medicine and was the first person in the entire Valley to administer the COVID-19 vaccine when […]
There are so many inspiring women in the Rio Grande Valley, women who are leaders, teachers, mothers and friends. Now, ValleyCentral.com wants to know who are the remarkable women in your life! We want to share their stories. Nominate a remarkable woman in your community on ValleyCentral.com. Submission start date is 11/29/2021 thru 12/31/2021. Make […]
Well all month we’ve been showing you our four finalists for this year’s Remarkable Woman for the RGV, now as a reminder the finalists were at Leah Wise, Patricia Arevalo, Rhodora Elizondo, and Cindy England. Now we want to recognize our local winner that is Patricia Arevalo. Patricia is now the finalist for the national […]
one of our remarkable women finalists Rhodora Elizondo a local teacher who has taken part in numerous charities in the RGV and in the Philippines Local 23 Tylisa Hampton shares her story. “When no one day when I’m old and frankly this would make me smile.” Spending her day job adding and subtracting, “Gonna set […]
A season of remarkable women and one woman comes right here from Harlingen, Local 23’s Rocio Villalobos caught up with Cindy England who volunteers at the local food bank going above and beyond to help those whose needs go beyond food. When Cindy England moved to the Valley to look after her parents, after retiring […]
This month we’re highlighting the women who were doing remarkable things in our community. Today, we shine a light on a Weslaco woman who’s calling is to help others, reporter Mike Jimenez brings us the story. From a young age Patricia Arevalo knew her calling was to be a nurse. She says she has a […]
This month we’re highlighting remarkable women in our area these women were nominated by you and at the end of the month we’ll share who’s the Remarkable Woman of the year, here’s Iris Karami with today’s finalists. Report injury attorney and entrepreneur, Leah Wise, is a Valley native, “We grew up in a small neighborhood […]