HFD Supports the Salvation Army of Cameron County Food Pantry

SouthTX can collection

On Friday, April 15, 2015,  Harlingen Family Dentistry staff joined  the South Texas Academy for the Medical Professions HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) students to combine their can food collections to benefit the Salvation Army, Cameron County food pantry.  A total of 500 cans were presented. Hats off to the HOSA students and their… Read More…

Leadercast Live Summit

left to right-Janie Reyna, RGV Credit Union, Manager San Benito Branch, Maritza Gallaga, Harlingen CISD marketing Coordinator, Gail Thomason, Harlingen Family Dentistry Public Relations Director.

Friday, May 8, 2015, the Harlingen Educational Foundation sponsored a Leadercast Live Summit  held at the Harlingen CISD Performing Arts Center featuring world-class speakers such as Rudy Giuliani, 107 Mayor of New Your City, Aju Brown, Mayor of Compton whose vision made major strides in improving the quality of life of Compton residents.  Super Bowl-winning… Read More…

Horizon Montessori Career Fair

Horizon Montessori career fair

Hat’s off to the staff and teachers at Horizon Montessori, 111, for organizing a terrific career fair. Harlingen Family Dentistry was proud to present Careers in the Dental Field to all grade levels, PK-8th grades. The students were most attentive and asked thoughtful questions.

High School Students win Top Awards at 8th Annual Way To Happiness JROTC Scholarship Competition

Contest winners announced at Harlingen Family Dentistry 
with Judges, Instructors and Dr. Juan D. Villarreal, Sponsor

Harlingen Family Dentistry hosted its 8th annual values-based Scholarship Competition last Thursday. Students were acknowledged and awarded for  their community projects that incorporated The Way to Happiness precepts and JROTC Core Values. Schools from across the Rio Grande Valley participated in the contest. The three winners will share $6,000 in scholarships when they register in… Read More…

National Children’s Dental Health Month With Harlingen Family Dentistry’s “Willy the Walrus”

Willy and Gail at Travis Elementary

The month of February is a very busy and fun month for the staff at Harlingen Family Dentistry as it is National Children’s Dental Health Month. Each February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health for all American children. Harlingen Family Dentistry… Read More…

Dr. Thomason Presents at Harlingen Medical Center’s Doc Talks

Dr. Thomason taking questions throughout his presentation

Dr. Glenn Thomason presented on Wednesday night, February 18, 2015, at Harlingen Medical Center’s Doc Talks for close to 50 attendees. A presentation hosted once a month for senior citizens of the community. The presentation titled, “The Oral Health Connection”, discussed periodontal disease and the connection periodontal disease has to other systems throughout the body…. Read More…

Congratulations to the Harlingen High School JROTC Cadets!

harlingen JROTC

Congratulations to the Harlingen High School JROTC Cadets for the First Place win at the Fifth Brigade Drill Team Championships held in San Antonio, February 6, 2015, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. JROTC high school programs from seven states entered the competitions. The schools entered are the best in their state having won… Read More…

Bonham Nurse Becky Dominguez Welcomes Willy the Walrus

Bonham Elementary with Willy the Walrus

Seven hundred and seventy-seven children had great time learning about the importance of keeping their teeth clean and healthy. Teachers and children saw the diagram of a tooth and how it connects to the entire body. The role of sugar was explained and the various foods that we should eat and the foods we should… Read More…

Red Ribbon Week in the Rio Grande Valley

Red Ribbon Week

We love Red Ribbon Week and promoting healthy, drug-free lifestyles in our community. Our certified drug educator, Joseph Sauceda, was busy this week teaching kids in Edinburg, Harlingen and Raymondville the benefit of a drug-free lifestyle. Thanks to Joseph and all our educators, administrators and support staff for their efforts to keep our community happy… Read More…

HFD Hosts Harlingen Chamber of Commerce Youth Leadership Class, 2014

Harlingen Chamber Youth Leadership 023

Twenty-five Harlingen high School and Harlingen High School South students arrived at Harlingen Family Dentistry, Monday, October 13, 2014, excited to learn about Harlingen Family Dentistry and the outreach programs the organization provides to the community. Harlingen Family Dentistry is focused on educating their patients as well as the community-at-large as to the importance of… Read More…