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If you love coming down to the Rio Grande Valley each winter, you’re invited to become a Winter Texan ambassador. The job is simple: share with your friends all the good times you have in the Valley each winter – away from the snow and ice. In a place where you can play golf almost any winter day. In a place where your MH & RV resort is a community of its own with lots of friends to share in a whole array of fun activities.

You’ll want to tell your friends about the dances in your park, the jam session, craft sales, pancake breakfasts, ice cream socials and the great entertainers performing daily in the resorts. If you like country music, there’s a jam for you and a whole bunch of great bands performing at country-western dances. If your preference is rock-n-roll or bluegrass, you’re not disappointed. There are so many great performers here in the Rio Grande Valley coming from Branson, Nashville and other locales during their winter “off season.”

Be sure to tell your friends about the low, low cost of living in the Rio Grande Valley! Not only do you save a ton of money on heating fuel to keep you warm in the winter, but everything costs less money than in most other areas of the country. It’s a great place to make your retirement dollars stretch further, enabling you to enjoy a great lifestyle with all your new friends in Deep South Texas.

Don’t forget to tell them it’s SAFE here. We all know there has been a lot of bad press about what’s happening in Mexico, but the Rio Grande Valley cities have some of the lowest crime rates in the country.

The Winter Texan Times will be publishing our second annual “Take Home Edition” of the paper on March 15 for you to take home with you so you can show your friends up north all the fun times we have here in the Rio Grande Valley. If you can help us spread the word, give us a call today and tell us how many papers you would like to take back north with you to share with others. Most people take 10 to 20 extra copies of the Take Home Edition to share with their friends. We hope you will do the same and invite your friends to come down with you next winter and give us a try.

Give us a call and we will put you on our list of Winter Texan Ambassadors and make arrangements for you to get the papers you need. If you are leaving before March 15, take some extra copies of our earlier editions, including today’s paper.

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