Tag Archives: Edinburg Chamber of Commerce

Public Affairs Live Stream: COVID-19 Healthcare Forum

Edinburg Healthcare forum

The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce Public Affairs Committee hosts a panel of hospital CEOs and government leaders in a live stream. These leaders will share first-hand insights and experiences on July 1. Find out what leaders have learned and what they have to say about where we are. Hear where they think we are going as the situation continues to evolve and unfold. Register online. For more information, contact the…

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“Member Bingo” Supports Edinburg Restaurants

Member Bingo

The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce is encouraging social distancing in a creative way by launching its Member Bingo. The bingo-style game encourages citizens to patronize participating restaurants, as local businesses take a hit from COVID-19. Each square on the bingo card features a different Edinburg Chamber member. Players must order to-go from any of these members, spend a minimum of $10 and save their receipts. Once the “BINGO” is complete,…

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Local Webinar Addresses SBA Disaster Loans

The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce joins the SBA’s Lower Rio Grande Valley District Office to provide a webinar about the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program April 3 at 10 a.m. This webinar will address and inform small businesses with an interest in applying for the SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan. The program covers vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue due to…

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Edinburg Honors Leaders at Banquet

The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce recently held its 87th annual Installation Banquet, recognizing community leaders with various awards.

The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce recently held its 87th annual Installation Banquet. More than 250 local business and community leaders were in attendance for a social hour and fine dining. During this time, many local leaders (including the 2019 Man and Woman of the Year, 2019 Ambassador of the Year, 2019 Leadership Award, and the 2019 Distinguished Business Awards) received recognition. Carlos and Sister Guerra, owners of La Muneca Cattle…

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Edinburg Names Man and Woman of the Year

Edinburg Chamber Man and Woman of the Year Carlos and Sister Guerra

Carlos and Sister Guerra, owners of La Muñeca Cattle Company, are the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 Man and Woman of the Year. For 30 years, Carlos and Sister Guerra have hosted the La Muñeca Field Day the first Saturday of October. The day brings in kids from all over South Texas to compete in livestock, hay judging and weight guessing contests. Speakers from across the state come to talk to 4-H…

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Edinburg Chamber Hosts Spooktacular Installation

Last year’s Edinburg Chamber award recipients with outgoing President Jennifer Garza and Executive Director Ronnie Larralde.

The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce board of directors and staff are planning a Spooktacular Soiree annual Installation Banquet for Oct. 23. The 6 p.m. event will take place at Marbel Event Center, 1101 Alberta Road. The Banquet will honor Hiren Govind as incoming chamber president and Jennifer Garza as outgoing president. The evening will feature an elegant and Spooktacular theme and dinner. Presentations include those of Man and Woman of the…

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What’s Behind the Numbers?

financial statements

Small business owners may attend a free financial management workshop about financial statements. “What’s Behind the Numbers? Use the Financial Statements to Measure Your Business Success!” discusses the meaning and importance of the financial statements to measure business performance and as decision-making tools for business management and growth planning. The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce hosts the training with the UTRGV Small Business Development Center presenting. UTRGV SBDC Director Maria Juarez-Serna…

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Edinburg Chamber Public Affairs Luncheon

Congressman Vicente Gonzalez

The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce Public Affairs Committee will welcome U.S. Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) as the keynote speaker for the Public Affairs Luncheon. Gonzalez is currently serving his second term in the U.S. Congress as the elected representative of the 15th District of Texas. As a small business owner, Gonzalez understands the challenges facing American businesses. Gonzalez was influenced by his father, a Korean War veteran, to help individuals fight for their…

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Edinburg Chamber Seeks Man & Woman of the Year

Edinburg Chamber of Commerce 2018 Man and Woman of the Year Robert and Janet Vackar

The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking nominations for Man and Woman of the Year for 2019. Robert and Janet Vackar, owners of Bert Ogden Auto Group, were the 2018 Man and Woman of the Year. The chamber encourages everyone to nominate someone who exceeds in professional and civic commitment. They should also be avid in volunteerism within the community of Edinburg. The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce Man &…

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UTRGV Veterans Receive Inaugural Scholarships

Scholarship recipients include (seated) Juan Cerda, John Garcia, Gabriel Carrizales, Juan Gonzalez, Carla Blevins and Hector Villanueva. (photo Edinburg Chamber)

UTRGV veterans are the recent recipients of the inaugural Texas Cook’Em High Steaks in Edinburg Veteran Scholarships. During the planning of the 14th annual Texas Cook’Em: High Steaks, the Edinburg Chamber made the decision to award five $1,000 scholarships. When H-E-B heard of this endeavor, they quickly and generously chose to match that amount. Recipients are Juan Cerda, John Garcia, Gabriel Carrizales, Juan Gonzalez, Carla Blevins, Hector Villanueva, Brandon Bunch, Rosa…

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