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Webb County Heritage News

Request for Proposal (RFP)

Request for Proposal (RFP)

Request for Proposal (RFP) – Exhibit Designer and Fabricator for The REPUBLIC OF THE RIO GRANDE® Museum (Front Gallery) Approximate Project Value: $30,000-40,000 The budget range includes design, labor, installation and materials Sq Ft of Exhibit Space:600 Time Frame:...

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Hey Laredo! Give Us Your Best Shot!

Hey Laredo! Give Us Your Best Shot!

The Webb County Heritage Foundation is calling on all area photographers to submit entries in the ninth annual “Historic Laredo and Webb County” photo contest. Photos should feature a historic building, landmark, architectural feature, landscape, or other subject...

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Heritage Foundation to Receive a Gift of $100,000

Heritage Foundation to Receive a Gift of $100,000

The Webb County Heritage Foundation was one of five non-profit organizations to receive a gift of $100,000 from the Sam N. Johnson, Jr. Charitable Remainder Trust on March 20th. Sammy Johnson and his sister, Betsy Gill were beloved mentors and benefactors to the cause...

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Webb County Heritage Foundation Seeking Scholarship Applicants

Webb County Heritage Foundation Seeking Scholarship Applicants

Every year, the Webb County Heritage Foundation of Laredo conducts a county-wide essay competition among graduating high school seniors, selecting a winner to receive the President of the Republic of the Río Grande® Scholarship. The only criterion used for the winner...

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Nominations Requested for Heritage Awards 2019

Nominations Requested for Heritage Awards 2019

Each year, the Webb County Heritage Foundation recognizes individuals, businesses, organizations, and families that have contributed to the unique architectural and cultural heritage of Webb County.The Foundation invites you to nominate those who have made significant...

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Foundation Names  Heritage Awards Recipients

Foundation Names Heritage Awards Recipients

The Webb County Heritage Foundation has selected eight honorees to receive the prestigious Heritage Award to be presented at the Founders’ Day Luncheon on May 19th at 12 noon at the Laredo Center for the Arts. Each year, the Webb County Heritage Foundation...

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Laredo: A Pictorial History Book-Signing

Laredo: A Pictorial History Book-Signing

The Webb County Heritage Foundation will host a celebration of Dr. Jerry Thompson’s new publication – Laredo: A Pictorial History on Wednesday, August 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Villa Antigua Border Heritage Museum, 810 Zaragoza St. in Laredo. The event...

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Foundation Names Heritage Awards Recipients

Foundation Names Heritage Awards Recipients

The Webb County Heritage Foundation has selected 16 honorees to receive the prestigious Heritage Award to be presented at the Founders’ Day Luncheon on May 20th at 12 noon at the Laredo Center for the Arts. Each year, the Webb County Heritage Foundation recognizes...

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Nominations Requested for Heritage Awards 2017

Nominations Requested for Heritage Awards 2017

Each year, the Webb County Heritage Foundation recognizes individuals, businesses, organizations, and families that have contributed to the unique architectural and cultural heritage of Webb County. The Foundation invites you to nominate those who have made...

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2017 Historic Laredo Calendars Are Here!

2017 Historic Laredo Calendars Are Here!

Laredo, Texas – Just in time for holiday gift-giving, the Webb County Heritage Foundation announces the arrival of the new 2017 Historic Laredo Calendars. The Historic Laredo calendars are the result of a binational region-wide competition that asks photographers to...

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Heritage Radio

Since April, the Webb County Heritage Foundation now has a radio station! Museum Programs Manager Edwardo Garcia developed a limited-range, low-power “radio station” that broadcasts an abridged version of our San Agustín Plaza tour that is accessible on any FM radio...

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