At Welcome Home RGV, we love the Valley’s Winter Texans. But we realize that a growing number of Winter Texans love the Valley so much that they have decided to make it their permanent home. We decided to dub them ‘Converted Texans,’ and we created the Converted Texan event to celebrate and honor these brave men and women who have chosen to sweat through the summers with the rest of us. Our Annual Converted Texan Fiesta will be held April 11, 2019 at the Hynes Event Center at Llano Grande Resort.
We recognize the economic impact Converted Texans have on the Valley economy and honor the contributions they make through countless hours of volunteer community service in our hospitals, libraries, and schools, as well as for our non-profit organizations. We also throw in some real South Texas fun by having our Converted Texans take an ‘oath’ during the Conversion Ceremony to “absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign football team, university, barbecue sauce, jalapeno peppers, boot maker or pick-up truck…” There’s more to this oath, and we’d love for you to be on hand to hear the entire thing.