On August 21, 2013, the NINOS, Inc. Board of Directors, Policy Council Officers, Executive/Head Start Director and employees gathered to celebrate the securing of a $2,999,100 USDA Rural Development Community Facilities Loan for the construction of a new administrative facility. The facility will benefit the rural residents from the Rio Hondo area. Since the facility will serve as NINOS, Inc.’s main support facility, it will have a positive impact not only to Rio Hondo but to Cameron and Willacy counties as well.
The plaque was presented to Albert Garcia, the NINOS, Inc. Board President, by Mr. Roel Gomez, the USDA Rural Development Area Director. The Honorable Congressman, Filemon Vela, was also present to congratulate the NINOS, Inc. administrators and employees for serving the children and families of the 37thDistrict.