On October 26, IDEA Public Schools hosted a press conference and tour of their Camp Rio facilities located on approximately 85 acres of wildlife preserve on the north end of Brownsville, Texas. Each summer, Camp Rio provides a summer camp experience for IDEA students in the Rio Grande Valley. Tina Buford, the East Foundation Education Project Manager, was a featured speaker at the event.
A Harlingen woman is among 15 appointed to the Governor's Commissioner for Women by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott today. Tina Yturria Buford of Harlingen is the education project manager for the East Foundation developing natural resource education programs for South Texas youth.