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"If You Can See It, You Can Be It"
(Written for the Harlingen Independent School District Media and Public Relations department) Commissioner Julian Alvarez III, representing Labor on the three-member Texas Workforce Commission, appointed by Governor Greg Abbott in 2016, grew up in Harlingen in the Fair Park neighborhood. He attended Bonham and Bowie Elementary schools and played football at Gay Junior High School. While attending Harlingen High School (HHS), he was a letterman in baseball. He graduated from HHS in 1982. His parents didn’t expect him to go to college after graduation. They were hard workers (his father from La Feria sold cars for more than 25 years at Boggus Ford and his mother from Harlingen worked as a bank teller) but they had not attained higher education. The Commissioner's decision to attend college was part of what he calls “mirror association” – his close childhood friends Roberto Gallaga (now an Athletic Coordinator/Athletic Teacher at Memorial Middle School in Harlingen) and Daniel Araiza (now Principal at Secondary Alternative Center in Harlingen) went to Texas A&I University in Kingsville, and he followed suit after briefly attending Texas Southmost College. The Commissioner had to pay for college on his own so he worked as a custodian at The Sportsman in the summers while his father helped by providing his sales commissions when he could. The Commissioner was the first and only member of his family to attend and complete college, earning his Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education degree from Texas A&I. His professional career started at Texas State Technical College (TSTC) in Harlingen. He also worked as a highway patrolman for the Texas Department of Public Safety. He returned to TSTC as their Director of College Information, where he was responsible for getting students in the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) interested in the TSTC programs and support services. He then made the leap into the political arena by serving as the Texas Regional Director for U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson. In that position, he championed legislative and policy issues related to south Texas. He also served as President and CEO of the Rio Grande Valley Partnership where he coordinated programs to advance economic development and employment opportunities. He was appointed to the Texas Workforce Commission in 2016 and has been extended by Governor Abbott through February 2023. As Commissioner, he is responsible for representing the interests of nearly 14.5 million working Texans, the second-largest skilled workforce in the United States, second only to California. During the pandemic the Commissioner informed me that more than 70 companies moved to Texas. The Commissioner was in Harlingen recently presenting Jobs & Education for Texans (JET) grant checks to Santa Maria Independent School District and the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District. When asked what the checks provide, he explained that the funds enable training for students interested in welding (or other industries like auto body and healthcare) with welding stations and virtual reality (VR) glasses. For the students interested in healthcare, they can use a simulator to draw blood or even use a mannequin to simulate childbirth. This unique kind of training allows students to learn right away if the job they believe they wanted is a match or not. Students who complete this training are then able to move on to jobs that require specific certifications and credentials. When I asked the Commissioner what advice he would give to students, he said success doesn’t “necessarily require a four-year degree.” Many of the demanding occupations require industry credentials and other forms of certifications. Another saying he likes to tell young girls is “ if you can see it, you can be it ,” meaning visualize yourself in the job you want, whether it be in coding or Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM)-related fields, and you can make it a reality. The Commissioner informed me that kids in the RGV have many opportunities now and are excelling at the regional, state, and even national levels when competing in such contests as FIRST Robotics. Overall, he said “who you surround yourself can pretty much tell you how you are going to be in the future. Find positive people and be around them.” The Commissioner continued, “be humble with your success that you are going to have in the future” and continue to love your family. Another of his favorite sayings is: “Remember when you wanted everything you have today,” which is a reminder to stay humble and be grateful for what you have and the hard work it took you to get there.
A Raging Good Time
When I told my 8-year-old daughter about the new rage room in Harlingen, Out-RAGE-Us, she wanted to go immediately. Out-RAGE-Us, "the original STX rage room" opened in Harlingen on July 16, 2021. They started with one rage room on opening day, but quickly expanded to two rage rooms, with a new paint splatter room already in the works. I went to their website to make a reservation. They currently have three options: BYOB Bring Your Own Breakables - 15 minutes for $15 per person Regular Session - 20 minutes for $30 per person Big Bang Session - 45 minutes for $50 per person We chose the Regular Session and paid in full to reserve our spot. (Kids are $5 less so I was refunded $5 after our session.) When we arrived, we signed the waiver (or you can save time by filling it out online). We waited for a few minutes while they were cleaning up the room from the previous appointment. We were taken to the back to get suited up with jumpsuit, goggles, construction hats, and gloves. We were asked to choose two items each to use in the rage room. Choices included hammers, baseball bats, and golf clubs. (Pro tip: the golf clubs worked the best for us, doing the most damage!) Once we got into our rage room, we were given some safety instructions and were asked not to hit the walls directly, although we could throw things against them. We were provided with two crates of breakables (plates, glasses, coffee cups, old radios, etc.). Then the timer began and we went for it! I had never seen my daughter like that! She destroyed everything, lol. And I could tell she was having an excellent time. It's hard to think that little kids have stress, but with the challenges of the pandemic, virtual learning, and lack of socialization during Covid, I couldn't blame her! About halfway through our session, the staff asked if we wanted water to drink. I am glad they did because with the jumpsuit and other items we had to wear, we got hot quickly. We took a brief water break and then continued. We had wanted them to record video of us, but the video was only set up in one of the two rooms. I believe they are working on take-home videos for an added cost. I was able to make a quick video of her destroying an old TV. Overall, we had a blast! It was an awesome way to relieve stress. Where else can you break stuff and not get in trouble? My daughter said she wanted to come back again! If you are sensitive to strobe lighting or loud music, this activity might not be for you. Out-RAGE-Us The Original STX Rage Room 802 E. Harrison Harlingen TX 78550 956-434-8005 They are open 5 pm to 11 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday; and 3 pm to 12 midnight on Friday and Saturday (closed on Sunday and Monday). Out-RAGE-Us on Facebook Out-RAGE-Us website
Art Night is Back!
UPDATE: As of June 2021, the event time is 7-10 pm.
One of my favorite community events, Art Night, came back on May 28, 2021. This event is held in downtown Harlingen on the last Friday of the month from 6 pm to 9 pm. Art Night is an opportunity for creatives to showcase their skills, whether it be music, paintings, crafts, or jewelry. For more details, follow Harlingen Art Night on Instagram .
Awesome Alpaca Adventures
We discovered the Alpaquita Ranch in Raymondville, Texas in the spring of 2021. It is a one-of-a-kind experience where you can walk an alpaca, feed them, pet them, and pose for pictures with them. Typical alpaca tours at other properties do not allow you to get up close and personal with the alpacas. Alpaquita Ranch only charges $25/person for 1 and a half hours (previously 45 minutes) of this amazing activity! Go to their website ahead of time to reserve your spot. When you arrive, your tour guide will provide some basic information about alpacas. You must sign a waiver before the tour can begin, as the alpacas may spit or kick. You will learn the correct and safe way to walk an alpaca to minimize any kicking/injuries. The staff can take pictures of you interacting with the alpacas if you ask them and will share the photos with you at the end of the tour. My daughter and I have gone four times now (in March, May, and December 2021 and June 2022). We just love it! It is an awesome way for your family or you and your date to have a unique experience together and have fun. Alpaquita Ranch 6501 Israel Cavazos Raymondville, TX Alpaquita Ranch Facebook Page Alpaquita Ranch Reservation System
Charcuterie for Brunch? Yes, Please!
I've got three words for you: breakfast charcuterie board. My daughter and I went to Chyann's Specialty Treats this morning to try their new brunch offering. We ordered the personal breakfast charcuterie board to share. My daughter is picky, so I thought she would only eat the pancakes, but I wanted her to have some options. She ate nearly everything! She loved the eggs, sausage, pancakes, waffles, and fruit. The only thing she didn't try was the bacon, so thank goodness I got to savor the thick-cut bacon by myself! For two adults, I would suggest ordering the shareable board for 2. We also ordered chocolate-covered strawberries (special for Mother's Day) for dessert. We finished everything; it was all so delicious. My daughter rated them "infinity" stars! Chyann's Specialty Treats is a family-owned business. Josie is the owner and she runs it with her daughter, Chyann. Miguel "Chip" was our server, who was very attentive and friendly. The restaurant itself was clean and decorated with a cute pig theme. We're thinking of starting a new mother-daughter tradition of eating brunch here every Saturday morning! Chyann's Specialty Treats 110 E. Jackson (new location as of June 2022) Harlingen TX 78550 956-496-2454 Brunch is served on Saturday (8 am to 1 pm) and Sunday (9 am to 1 pm); also open for breakfast and lunch 8 am to 3 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday (closed on Mondays and Tuesdays) Dining options: dine in, outdoor dining coming soon Chyann's Specialty Treats on Facebook
Christmas Lights of Hope
(THIS EVENT WILL NOT BE HELD FOR 2022.) Big Red's Ranch of San Benito is known for their awesome family events such as Easter at the Ranch, Fall Family Days, and Christmas at the Ranch. Even during Covid last year, they had a drive-thru light show in April 2020. My daughter and I attended and actually teared up at the beautiful message of hope, which we desperately needed to hear at such a time of uncertainty. This year, they are excited to announce the Christmas Lights of Hope show and Drive Thru event starting on Wednesday, December 1, 2021. You will choose your show time (as early as 6:15 pm or as late as 9:45 pm) and arrive 30 minutes before it. As you arrive you will check in. You will tune your radio station to 87.5FM to listen to Christmas music and hear instructions while in line. You can purchase hot chocolate ($2 for one 12-oz. cup or $6.50 for four cups; marshmallows and whipped cream included) and kettle corn ($6 for one bag or $10 for two bags). There will be a fun pre-show as cars arrive, and then the main show will begin and last 12 to 15 minutes. It’s a scripted show featuring their puppet mascot Big Red, some talking Christmas trees, and a young talking light bulb. There will be lights choreographed to Christmas music and a fun encouraging message. Then you will drive through the ranch's mile-long path of lights. They have added 100,000 computer-controlled pixels (technically 300,000 lights). All of the pixels will be set to music, which you can hear from your car's radio when you switch to 92.1 FM. As part of the drive-thru experience, they have added a game. You can count the number of snowflakes and elves you see. There will be a prize at the end of the drive for the ones who guess correctly. To prevent overcrowding, long lines, and traffic jams, they are selling a limited number of tickets per show and only selling tickets to the Christmas Lights of Hope show online. No tickets will be available at the door. Cost is $20 per car. Purchase tickets for the Christmas Lights of Hope show For those who would rather experience a fun-filled event outside of their cars, the Christmas at the Ranch event is for you. It includes canoes, hay rides, petting zoos, big inflatable slide, carnival games, and much more. Purchase tickets for the Christmas at the Ranch event Big Red's Ranch on Facebook Big Red's Ranch on Instagram Big Red's Ranch's website
Christmas at the Ranch 2022
Big Red's Ranch of San Benito is known for their wonderful family events such as Easter at the Ranch and Fall Family Days. They are back with Christmas at the Ranch Festival for 2022. This event is a way to experience a beautiful ranch at sunset with Christmas music, Christmas lights, a Christmas light show, canoes, hayrides, a campfire, animals, fun activities, and more. This fun Christmas event has become an annual tradition for me, my daughter, and our friends. This year's dates are December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, and 18, 2022. Doors open at 4 pm and it ends at 8 pm. Online tickets cost $12 for adults and kids aged 2 and older (sales close the night before). If space allows, tickets will be sold at the gate for $14 per adult or kid aged 2 and older (cash only). Single mothers and fathers are free when they purchase tickets for their children. Parking is free. Add-ons include pony rides for $4; horse rides for $5; carriage rides for $25 (seats approximately 2-5 people); food; and purchases made from market vendors. This annual event has been highlighted on ValleyCentral.com and CBS 4 . Purchase tickets for the Christmas at the Ranch event Big Red's Ranch on Facebook Big Red's Ranch on Instagram Big Red's Ranch's website
Christmas in Harlingen 2021
Explore Harlingen is compiling a list of Christmas activities in Harlingen for 2021. Please bookmark this page, visit it often, and share it with friends. Featured Event - Christmas Lights of Hope (San Benito) Dates: December 1, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30 Times: vary, please check website Location: Big Red's Ranch, Citrus Ranch Blvd., San Benito TX 78586 Cost: $20 per car Buy tickets online Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops Dates: November 6, 2021 through December 24, 2021 Location: Bass Pro Shops, 101 Bass Pro Drive, Harlingen TX 78550 Santa’s arrival on November 6 at 5 pm; free 4X6 photo with Santa starting November 7, 2021 Reserve your spot on the Bass Pro website Lighting of the Arroyo Date: December 2, 2021 Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm Location: Downtown Harlingen Contact: Downtown Harlingen on Facebook Christmas Parade Date: December 3, 2021 Time: 7 pm Location: Downtown Harlingen Registration begins October 20, 2021. Contact: Downtown Harlingen on Facebook Nativity Nights Drive Thru Date: December 4 and 5, 2021 Time: 5 pm Location: St. Paul Lutheran Church, 602 Morgan Blvd., Harlingen TX 78550 Facebook Event info Christmas at the Ranch (San Benito) Dates: December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19 Times: 3:30 pm to 8 pm Location: Big Red's Ranch, Citrus Ranch Blvd., San Benito TX 78586 Cost: Online tickets are $10/person ages 2 and up; at the gate $12/person, cash only, if they have space. Single parents are free! Buy tickets online Christmas Extravaganza Dates: December 7, 2021 through January 2, 2022 Location: Harlingen Arts & Heritage Museum, 2425 Boxwood, Harlingen TX 78550 Contact: Harlingen Arts & Heritage Museum on Facebook
The King and I Dates: December 9-11 and 16-18, 2021 Location: Calvary Christian School gymnasium, 1815 N. 7th Street, Harlingen TX 78550 Contact: 956-389-2448 J&R Snack Bar Christmas Party Date: December 10, 2021 Time: 5 pm to 9 pm Location: J&R Snack Bar, 602 W. Harrison, Harlingen TX 78550 Contact: J&R Snack Bar on Facebook
The Nutcracker Dates and Times: December 10, 2021 at 7 pm; December 11, 2021 at 7 pm, and December 12, 2021 at 2:30 pm Location: Harlingen Performing Arts Center, 3217 Wilson Road, Harlingen TX 78552 Contact: www.hcisdpa.org
Holiday Sip and Shop Date: December 11, 2021 Time: 5-8 pm Cost: $25, includes wine samples Location: Downtown Harlingen (Jackson Street) Contact: Junior League of Harlingen on Facebook Candyland: A Winter Celebration Date: December 14, 2021 Time: 5-6:30 pm Location: Harlingen Public Library courtyard
Girl Scouts Cocoa & Carols Date: December 16, 2021 Time: 5:30-6:30 pm Location: to be provided with RSVP
Meeting with Santa Date: December 18, 2021 Time: 12-4 pm Location: DeLaCruz Construction & Renovations, 602 S. ”F” Street, Suite B, Harlingen TX 78550
Community Christmas Dates: December 18 and 19, 2021 Time: 5:30-10 pm Cost: $2 per person or toy donation Location: Harlingen Convention Center, 701 Harlingen Heights Drive Contact: RGV Event Management, LLC on Facebook Dinner with Santa Date: December 20, 2021 Time: 6-8 pm Cost: Free pictures for the kids and a free kid’s meal with purchase of an entrée. Location: New York Deli, 122 North “A” Street Contact: New York Deli on Facebook
Christmas in Harlingen 2022
Explore Harlingen is compiling a list of Christmas activities in Harlingen for 2022. Please bookmark this page, visit it often, and share it with friends. Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops Dates: November 6, 2022 through December 24, 2022 Location: Bass Pro Shops, 101 Bass Pro Drive, Harlingen TX 78550 Santa’s arrival on November 5 at 5 pm; free 4X6 photo with Santa starting November 7, 2022 Reserve your spot on the Bass Pro website Christmas Extravaganza Dates: December 1, 2022 through December 30, 2022 Location: Harlingen Arts & Heritage Museum, 2425 Boxwood, Harlingen TX 78550 Contact: Harlingen Arts & Heritage Museum on Facebook Lighting of the Arroyo Date: Thursday, December 1, 2022 Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm Location: McKelvey Park, 1401 S. 77 Sunshine Strip, Harlingen TX 78550 Contact: Harlingen Parks and Recreation on Facebook Hometown Christmas Parade Date: Friday, December 2, 2022 Time: 6 pm Location: Downtown Harlingen Contact: Downtown Harlingen on Facebook Nativity Nights Drive Thru Date: December 3 and 4, 2022 Time: 5 pm Location: St. Paul Lutheran Church, 602 Morgan Blvd., Harlingen TX 78550 Facebook Event info Christmas at the Ranch (San Benito) Dates: December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, and 18 Times: 4 pm to 8 pm Location: Big Red's Ranch, Citrus Ranch Blvd., San Benito TX 78586 Cost: Online tickets are $12/person ages 2 and up; at the gate $14/person, cash only, if they have space. Single parents are free with purchase of tickets for their children! Buy tickets online Movie Night: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Date: December 6, 2022 Time: 5:30 pm Location: Harlingen Public Library, 410 76 Drive, Harlingen TX 78550 Cost: Free Contact: Harlingen Public Library on Facebook Caroling in the Park Date: December 8, 2022 Time: 5:30 pm to 7 pm Location: Gutierrez Park, 501 W. Harrison, Harlingen TX 78550 Cost: Free Contact: Visit Harlingen on Facebook Tree Lighting Ceremony Date: December 9, 2022 Time: 5:30 pm Location: Harlingen Convention Center, 701 Harlingen Heights Drive, Harlingen TX 78552 Cost: Free Contact: Harlingen Convention Center on Facebook I'm Dreaming of an RGV Christmas Concert Date: December 9, 2022 Time: 7 pm Location: Harlingen Municipal Auditorium, 1204 Fair Park Blvd., Harlingen TX 78550 Cost: Free Contact: Come Unto Christ South Texas on Facebook J&R Snack Bar Christmas Party Date: December 10, 2022 Time: 6-9 pm Location: J&R Snack Bar, 602 W. Harrison Ave., Harlingen TX 78550 Cost: Free Contact: J&R Snack Bar on Facebook In Hymn Choir Christmas Concert Date: December 10, 2022 Time: 7 pm Location: Harlingen Community Theatre, 1209 Fair Park, Harlingen TX 78550 Cost: $10 adults, $5 children and seniors Contact: In Hymn Choir on Facebook Holiday Sip and Shop Date: December 15, 2022 Time: 6-8 pm Location: 200 Block of Jackson Street, Harlingen TX 78550 Cost: Free Contact: 200 Block - Downtown Harlingen on Facebook The Nutcracker Ballet Dates: December 15, 16, 17, and 18, 2022 Time: 7 pm (2 pm on December 18) Location: HCISD Performing Arts Center Cost: $15-$20 Tickets — HCISD Performing Arts (hcisdpa.org) Dinner with Santa Date: December 16, 2022 Time: 6:30-8 pm Location: New York Deli, 122 N. "A" Street, Harlingen TX 78550 Cost: Free kid meal with purchase of adult entree Contact: New York Deli on Facebook Singing Christmas Tree Dates: December 22, 2022 (December 23 was cancelled) Time: 6 pm Location: Livingway Church, 102 S. Palm Court Drive, Harlingen TX 78550 Cost: Free Contact: Livingway Church on Facebook Christmas Eve-Eve Bash - CANCELLED Date: December 23, 2022 - CANCELLED Time: 5:30-8 pm Location: First United Methodist Church, 321 E. Harrison, Harlingen TX 78550 Cost: Free Contact: FUMC on Facebook
Easter at the Ranch 2023
San Benito's Big Red's Ranch is hosting its beloved Easter family event, Easter at the Ranch, again for 2023. This is my daughter's and my absolute favorite Easter activity. We've been attending every year since she was 3. With Easter egg hunts, photos with the Easter Bunny, the opportunity to hold real bunnies and baby chicks, hayrides, canoes, and great food, what more could you ask for? NEW FOR 2023 - Big Red's will have two big community egg hunts in their field: 1) 6 pm for kids ages 5 and younger and 2) 6:45 pm for kids ages 12 and younger. You can purchase an additional $2 ticket to participate in this egg hunt. Or you can opt to do this egg hunt instead of their private (one family at a time) egg hunt trails. See the map below for hunt locations and other attractions. Dates for Easter at the Ranch 2023 are March 25, April 1, April 2, April 7, and April 8, 4-8 pm. Admission ticket prices include: $12 per adult or child ages 2+ (online, but sales close the night before) $10 per adult or child ages 2+ (online, for the First Day Special for March 25 only) $14 per adult or child ages 2+ at the gate (cash only) Single parents are FREE Extra charges may include: $2 per Easter egg hunt participant (ONE FREE EGG HUNT ticket for each child 12 and under on April 1-2 and April 7-8 only) $3 for pony rides $4 for horse rides Food is available for purchase Local vendors will be on site selling their unique items No extra charge for parking Easter at the Ranch is a wonderful way for families to enjoy the holiday together, making memories in a safe and fun environment. See you there! Purchase tickets for Easter on the Ranch event Big Red's Ranch on Facebook Big Red's Ranch on Instagram Big Red's Ranch's website Directions to Big Red's Ranch
Easter in Harlingen 2022
Explore Harlingen is compiling a list of Easter activities in Harlingen for 2022. Please bookmark this page, visit it often, and share it with friends. Easter at the Ranch (San Benito) Dates: April 2, 9, 10, 15, and 16, 2022 Time: 4 pm to 8 pm Cost: online (sales close the night before): $10/adult or child ages 2 and up; at the gate (cash only): $12/adult or child ages 2 and up; single parents are free Egg hunt and vendors including pony rides cost extra: $2 per Easter egg hunt participant $3/ride pony rides $4/ride horse rides Location: Big Red's Ranch, Citrus Ranch Blvd, San Benito TX 78586 Contact: Big Red's Ranch Easter Egg Hunt (Primera) Date: April 9, 2022 Time: 9 am to 12 pm noon Cost: Free Location: City of Primera Park, 22893 Stuart Place Road, Primera TX 78552 Contact: City of Primera Community Easter Egg Hunt (Harlingen) Date: April 9, 2022 Time: 10 am Cost: Free Details: We'll hunt for eggs, play fun games, and eat good food. Join us for a great day of family fun. Don't forget your basket and a camera to take pictures with the Easter Bunny! Egg hunt times: Children who may require accommodations to participate, 10 a.m. Ages 1-2, 10:30 a.m. Ages 3–4, 10:45 a.m. Ages 5-6, 11:00 a.m. Ages 7-8, 11:15 a.m. Ages 9–10, 11:30 a.m. Location: Harlingen Soccer Complex, 4515 E. Harrison Ave., Harlingen TX 78550 Contact: Harlingen Parks and Recreation Easter Festival/Resaca City Food Court Date: April 9, 2022 Time: 4-10 pm Cost: Free Details: Meet the Easter bunny; free candy for kids Location: Heavin Memorial Park, San Benito TX Contact: San Benito TX City Hall Family Easter 2022 Date: April 16, 2022 Time: 11 am to 5 pm Cost: Free Details: Egg hunt at 1 pm; photo with the Easter bunny; face painting; egg coloring; crafts; concessions, vendors, music, family fun Location: Harlingen Convention Center, Harlingen TX Contact: Rebecca O. Productions Easter at WISI Church Date: April 16, 2022 Time: 3-5 pm Cost: Free Details: Easter egg hunt, food, games, music, and a special performance from Metamorphix Martial Arts Demo Team Location: Word in Season International, 1509 Morgan Blvd., Harlingen TX Contact: Word in Season International Church Bass Pro Easter Dates and Times: Saturday, April 9, 11 am to 6 pm Sunday, April 10, 11 am to 6 pm Thursday, April 14, 4 pm to 8 pm Friday, April 15, 11 am to 6 pm Saturday, April 16, 11 am to 6 pm Sunday, April 17, 11 am to 3 pm Details: Get a free photo with the Easter Bunny! Location: Bass Pro Shops, Harlingen TX Contact: Basspro.com/Easter Easter Sunday Egg Hunt Date: April 17, 2022 Time: 10:30 am Cost: Free Details: Easter egg hunt open to the community Location: First United Methodist Church, 321 E. Harrison, Harlingen TX Contact: First United Methodist Church , 956-423-0540
Elite Therapeutics of South Texas Massage
Elite Therapeutics of South Texas (Elite) is a massage clinic in Harlingen, Texas. Elite features relaxing, rejuvenating, and affordable massage services such as Swedish, deep tissue, lymphatic, sports, medical, couples, hot stone, sciatica, and Gua-Sha. They also provide reflexology, trigger point therapy, aromatherapy, and cupping. The owner Daniel Limon has 10+ years of experience so you can rest assured that you will be in good hands. Elite strives to listen to their clients and their individual needs to provide the best experience and results possible. Elite is open daily. Hours of operation are: Monday through Friday, 10 am to 8 pm Saturday and Sunday, 12 pm to 5 pm Elite Therapeutics of South Texas 1104 S. 77 Sunshine Strip Harlingen TX 78550 956-793-9989 956-202-4051 Elite Therapeutics of South Texas website Elite Therapeutics of South Texas on Facebook