Weslaco Chamber Seeks Award Nominees

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Weslaco Chamber Seeks Award Nominees

Weslaco Chamber President/CEO Barbara Garza in 2019 with the 2019 award winners: Velma Hirlas of Peter Piper Pizza, Luis Reyes, Mary Mattar, Carla McCaleb, Joe Vidales and Emiliano Montenegro.
Weslaco Chamber President/CEO Barbara Garza in 2019 with the 2019 award winners: Velma Hirlas of Peter Piper Pizza, Luis Reyes, Mary Mattar, Carla McCaleb, Joe Vidales and Emiliano Montenegro.

The Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Weslaco Chamber Awards Program. Each year the chamber recognizes and celebrates the achievements of member companies through a series of awards programs.

New categories this year include Ambassador of the Year, Rising Star, Unsung Hero and Educator of the Year. This is in addition to the Lifetime Achievement Award, Man or Woman of the Year, and Business of the Year.

The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated exceptional business achievement and outstanding commitment to Weslaco’s business community over a period of time. The “Man or Woman of the Year” recognizes a Weslaco citizen who has served the community unselfishly over the last three years. The “Business of the Year” recognizes a Weslaco business serving the community unselfishly.

The deadline for nomination submission is 5 p.m. Oct. 23.  Nominations must be comprehensive, and should focus on the service and accomplishments based on the individual or business being nominated.

A nomination form is available online.

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