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SpaceX is Coming to Brownsville

SpaceX Announcement
Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez announced today that SpaceX has officially declared Boca Chica Beach in Cameron County as the site for its commercial launch facility. “SpaceX’s presence in the Brownsville area will transform our region by creating jobs and stimulating not only our city’s economy, but that of the entire Rio Grande Valley,” said Mayor Martinez. “Brownsville, along with its many partners, is ready for this next chapter in our history.”

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Click here to view the complete press conference.

RWJF Culture of Health Prize Awarded to Brownsville

Brownsville was notified that it is one of six winners of the prestigious RWJF Culture of Health Prize awarded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The prize honors communities that are harnessing the collective power of leaders, partners and stakeholders to help residents live healthier lives. Announced June 25, 2014 at the Aspen Ideas Festival Spotlight: Health, Brownsville will receive a cash prize of $25,000 in recognition of its commitment to building a Culture of Health.

Learn more about Brownsville's efforts here or watch the video here.

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Brownsville Wins Again !!

All-America City DelegationThe city of Brownsville was named an All-America City by the National Civic League (NCL) Sunday night, June 15, 2014, in Denver, Colorado. The All-America City award recognizes “cities where citizen action has succeeded in making the community a better place to live.” Nine other cities across the United States also were recognized.

Check out the Award Acceptance in the video below.

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lthy Community Challenge: 
The Healthy at H-E-B Community Challenge has come to an end, and thanks to you it was a huge success! Brownsville received 3rd Place in the large-sized city category thanks to 
your participation.

     To view our community's scoreboard and get moreinformation about this challenge, click here.

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Brownsville's semi-tropical climate is recognized as one of the most delightful in the nation. The city has an average temperature of 74 degrees and an average rainfall of 25.55 inches. Average relative humidity is 75.25%. The comfortable year-round climate provides for an abundance of recreational fun and activities. Residents regularly visit Matamoros and South Padre Island as both places are only minutes away.

Brownsville's population is quickly approaching 200,000 and growing. Our sister city of Matamoros has a population is excess of 750,000. As the seat of Cameron County, we are a city rich in history and one of the fastest growing areas in the United States.