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City of Socorro Launches Shop Local Business Directory

SHOP LOCAL SOCORRO! To encourage economic development, support our local business community, and foster Socorro pride, the City of Socorro has launched a new Shop Local Business Directory! #ShopLocalSOCO  Shop Local is the new business directory for businesses in Socorro, created to help businesses promote their products and services. Shop Local is a platform for …

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December 2023 SOCO Breakfast at Los Corajudos del Gordo

Socorro small businesses network with resource partners and local officials HO, HO, -hold up a minute! We couldn’t let the holiday season pass us by without one more SOCO Breakfast. This month’s SOCO Breakfast was graciously hosted by the new Los Corajudos del Gordo restaurant located at 681 Horizon Blvd., in Socorro, Texas. And boy, …

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Socorro, Texas, becomes Foreign Trade Zone No. 302, the 3rd FTZ in El Paso County

Socorro receives an official Grant of Authority from the Foreign Trade Zone Board SOCORRO, TEXAS – On November 13, 2023, the City of Socorro received notice from the United States Foreign Trade Zones Board that its application to establish a Foreign Trade Zone (“FTZ”) under the Alternative Site Framework was approved. The approval of the …

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Texas Transportation Commission approves $16,174,505 for trail project along Historic Mission Trail in Socorro, Texas

AUSTIN, TEXAS – (October 26, 2023) – The Texas Transportation Commission (TCC) approved $16,174,505 in Transportation Alternatives funding for the City of Socorro to develop a 7-mile segment of the Paso del Norte Trail along the historic Mission Trail in Socorro, Texas. The City of Socorro will use this financial assistance for planning, engineering, design …

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Socorro Comprehensive Plan First Community Meeting

Save the Date Join us for theSocorro Comprehensive PlanFirst Community Meeting Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2023Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM MDTCity Council Chambers860 N Rio Vista Rd. Socorro, TX 79927 What will be covered? Comprehensive Plan Purpose & Goals Community Questionnaire Interactive Engagement Opportunities For more information, contact: Lorrine Quimiro, MPA, AICPCity Planner Development …

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Safety First! EPCC’s Risk Management Institute provides FREE safety workshop

Putting employee safety on the forefront – Safety First! The E.G. Chayo Apodaca Community Center was excited to welcome the EPCC Risk Management Institute for a 2 hour Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) workshop on Friday, August 18, 2023. City of Socorro employees took part in an in depth workshop covering the importance of PPE in …

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Socorro First Responder Mental Health Program

The Socorro First Responder Mental Health Program is now available thanks to a grant through the Office of the Governors. The first responder mental health program helps first responders by providing mental health training, peer support, and resources to help cope with the daily stress of high risk public safety incidents. The goal of the Socorro …

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Lift Fund Grow Now Program supports Socorro businesses

The Grow Now Event was held at E.G. Chayo Apodaca Community Center on May 16, 2023. The Grow Now Accelerator is a comprehensive training program designed to help current and aspiring entrepreneurs gain knowledge and resources to start and strengthen their business.  Laptops were provided to the first 10 eligible applicants! Food and drinks were …

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