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Ninth Annual “Taste of Texas”

The Laureles Ranch House Museum

Join the Brownsville Historical Association in celebration of Texas History Month for “Taste of Texas.” The evening features a sampling of wine, beer, liquor and food pairings unique to the Lone Star State. March is Texas History Month. For the last eight years, the BHA has explored a unique part of Texas’ history and culture through its tastings. In past years, they have introduced the importance the Lone Star state…

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Exploring Your Market

This workshop teaches potential and existing business owners the importance of market research and its impact on key business decisions. Learn about the following: The importance of market research Tools to conduct market research Small businesses and their target markets Relevant industry trends and what they mean Competitors and how small businesses compare Quantifying market research for business decisions Registration is available online.

From Recipe to Reality: A Foodpreneur Round Table


Potential foodpreneurs are invited to attend a food-product workshop and panel-led discussion on food idea-generation; food industry-rules; food product-testing; and best practices from experienced foodpreneurs. Guest speakers include the City of Brownsville, TX – Municipal Government Public Health Department Food Division; A & B Labs; and LGI Foods. 956 BBQ Rub has also been invited. “This session is designed for individuals who need further information on the first steps to…

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Charro Days Mixer

The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce and Texas Regional Bank host the annual Charro Days Mixer. The event features food and snacks and a performance by the UTRGV Ballet Folklórico dance group. Attendees should bring their best Charro costume and practice their Grito for a chance to win door prizes. Admission is $10 for chamber members, $20 non-members. Register online or by contacting the chamber.

Valley Economic Forecast Good

Salvador Contreras, director of UTRGV’s Center for Border Economic Studies, summarizes his findings in a 2019 economic forecast for the Rio Grande Valley. (VBR)

Deep South Texas is expected to see economic growth again this year, although the increases in activity may be a little smaller than the numbers for 2018, according to an economic forecast compiled by Salvador Contreras, director of the Center for Border Economic Studies at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. “Texas had a strong 2018,” Contreras said. “This year may not be as strong but we will have…

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TSC To Offer Associate Degree in Nursing


The Texas Board of Nursing unanimously granted Texas Southmost College initial approval to establish a new Associate Degree Nursing education program. The program will begin with the upcoming fall semester. “The re-opening of TSC’s ADN program was one of the priorities of the college and the board of trustees, and we’re excited to have achieved it,” said TSC Board of Trustees Chair Adela Garza. “TSC’s nursing program has a long…

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Methods for Business Planning Workshop

This Methods for Business Planning workshop is ideal for home-based business owners, solopreneurs, and small business owners wanting to start their business. Attendees will use the Business Model Canvas, with the guidance of the instructor, to learn how to identify features that make your company or product attractive to customers and understand important aspects of a business venture. This workshop will be held over three sessions taking place Feb. 5,…

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Business Strategy Workshop

Workshop is ideal for marketers, managers or owners wanting to grow their business. Attendees will use the Business Model Canvas, with the guidance of the instructor, to learn methods for customer retention and how to identify features that make your company or product attractive to customers. This is a three-session course with meetings on Feb. 5, Feb. 12 and Feb. 19 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. each day. Register online or by…

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Brownsville Speed Networking at Venture X

Join the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce for an evening of speed networking at Venture X. Participants will be seated among five others. Each person will have the opportunity to make a brief introduction of their business, while also sharing their business cards or flyers. After every person has taken a turn introducing themselves, there will be two minutes of networking. Bring a minimum of 60 business cards with you to…

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