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As promised, two lucky Winter Texans who participated in this year’s Winter Texan Survey conducted by the Business and Tourism Research Center at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley have been selected as the prize winners for this year’s drawing.

The winner of the Kindle Fire, provided courtesy of UTRGV, is Helen Willis of Tip-O-Texas RV Resort in Pharr. Dennis Bloomingdale, of Illinois, who winters at Tropic Winds Resort in Harlingen, is the winner of the $150 cash prize provided by the Winter Texan Times.

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley conducts the bi-annual Winter Texan survey to study the economic impact of Winter Texans in the Rio Grande Valley. The previous survey conducted during the 2015-16 winter season determined that Winter Texans spend $760 million annually in the Valley, making a significant economic impact.

The university research team led by Dr. Penny Simpson, Business and Tourism Research Center Director, will compile and analyze the data collected and produce a detailed report in the coming months.

Thank you to all the Winter Texans who participated in this year’s survey.

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