Tag Archives: Brownsville

White Diamond Masquerade

The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce hosts its White Diamond Masquerade. The night includes dining, dancing to live music and a grand raffle of a diamond. The Bienvenidos Committee, one of the largest committees at the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce, organizes the masquerade. The committee takes an active role in our community’s development by officially welcoming new member businesses to both the chamber and the city. Proceeds from this event will support…

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Join Spectrum Reach and the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce for lunch while gaining insight into the media landscape. Topics: How Consumers are Digesting Content Advertising Options for Today How to Use Data Across All Screens Advertising Best Practices Panel discussion to follow with expert advice featuring: Sally Martinez, local sales manager, Spectrum Reach Patrick Moton, advanced advertising sales manager, Spectrum Reach Eric Fantich, digital creative director, Fantich Media Prize giveaways…

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Drink 4 Pink

Support a good cause with the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you to come out and support a good cause. The inaugural Drink 4 Pink will help benefit those in need. Proceeds will go to assisting Divas in Pink & the Brownsville Independent School District. Pink attire is encouraged.

BPUB Fall Community Tour

power poles

Get a behind the scenes tour of the Brownsville Public Utilities Board Electrical System. Meet BPUB employees and managers. Transportation will be provided to all sites. The tour will conclude with lunch and a Q&A session. RSVP by Oct. 14. For more information, contact Sr. Comm. and PR Coordinator Anna Putegnat at 956-983-6462 or Sr. Admin. Assistant Kaitlynn Meza at 956-983-6281.

Brownsville Hosts Paella for Prosperity

Paella in Prosperity

Ready to have one of Spain’s ancient-styled dishes cooked by some of the best Rio Grande Valley chefs? If so, head out this Saturday, Oct. 19, to Brownsville’s Historical Market Square for the first annual Paella for Prosperity. The food extravaganza will take place for a good cause. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Close to 20 cooking teams will be doing their best to come out with the best entries…

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Brownsville Hosts Paella for Prosperity

A meal like this one from two Brownsville firefighters will be the main dish at this Saturday's Paella for Prosperity in Brownsville.

Ready to have one of Spain’s ancient-styled dishes cooked by some of the best Rio Grande Valley chefs? If so, head out this Saturday, Oct. 19, to Brownsville’s Historical Market Square for the first annual Paella for Prosperity. The food extravaganza will take place for a good cause. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Close to 20 cooking teams will be doing their best to come out with the best entries…

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Spruce Up Your Holiday Marketing Plan Livestream Workshop

Six Ways to Prepare for a Successful Holiday Season

Join the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce for a Spruce Up Your Holiday Marketing Plan workshop. Google and Constant Contact team up again for a holiday livestream and will teach three important ways to reach customers online, just in time for the holiday shopping rush. Prior to this workshop, small businesses should visit Google.com/smallbusiness to create an action plan for themselves. Topics include: Google My Business listings online advertising email marketing Registration…

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TSTC, Mueller Co. receive TWC Skills Grant

Back row, Executive Director for Workforce Solutions Cameron Patt Hobbs, TSTC Executive Director for Workforce Training and Continuing Education Victor Blalack, TSTC Business Relationship Manager for Workforce Training and Continuing Education Robert Quintanilla. Bottom row, TSTC Provost Cledia Hernandez, Manufacturing Manager for Mueller Co. LLC Sergio Marroquin, Product Engineer for Mueller Co. LLC Alexis Salinas, Texas Workforce Commission and Commissioner Representing the Public Bryan Daniel.

A Texas Workforce Commission grant will allow Texas State Technical College and Mueller Co. to advance the technical skills of more than 80 Mueller Co. employees. TSTC will provide the workforce training for employees at the Brownsville location. Bryan Daniel, TWC’s chairman and commissioner representing the public, presented both organizations with the $107,705 Skills Development Fund grant. “TSTC is at the forefront of employer and student success,” said TSTC Provost…

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Free Latin Jazz Festival This Weekend

This weekend’s Latin Jazz Festival will bring the reverberating sounds of congas, drums, guitars, saxophones and other musical instruments to Brownsville. From today, Oct. 10, through Oct. 12, the 23rd annual music and dance spectacle will feature three well-known groups hailing from this part of South Texas. They are The Clay Moore Group, The Brew and Del Castillo. The Brownsville Society for the Performing Arts hosts the festival which saw its beginnings 23…

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Employer Incentives

Free seminar on employer incentives covers topics such as: Americans with Disabilities Act: Common questions posed by employers Work Opportunity Tax Credits Federal Bonding Program State and federal resources available for businesses that hire persons with disabilities State Vocational Rehabilitation Services For more information, call 956-368-5200, ext. 4307, or 956-346-7538. Registration is available online.