Profiles

Taxidermist Rene Escamilla with some of the trophies he has completed at his shop in Brownsville. (VBR)

Taxidermist Preserves Wildlife

Texas white-tailed deer, fish, birds, reptiles and even African animals often find their way to Rene Escamilla, who can preserve them for hunters and fishing enthusiasts who want to keep a trophy. Escamilla is an expert in taxidermy, or the practice of stuffing or mounting an animal’s body for display or even educational purposes. And the Brownsville taxidermist probably knows that line of business better than most of his colleagues…

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Personal Touch Secures Customers

  As technology races ahead by leaps and bounds, one thing never changes when operating a business. In the end it’s all about customer…
Brownsville

Promoting a Passion for Fitness

It started as “a hobby business,” a vehicle for a husband-and-wife team of physical therapists to promote their passion for fitness. The vision that…
Harlingen

A Lifetime of Designing

As a young architect, Calvin Walker left Louisiana to work in the Rio…
Brownsville

Bountiful Harvest Predicted for Citrus

Rio Grande Valley citrus groves and packing houses are buzzing with…
Weslaco

Family ‘Goes Green’ with Recycling Business

Recycling in the Rio Grande Valley may not be as prevalent as it is in…
Brownsville