Tag Archives: Edinburg Chamber of Commerce

Edinburg Chamber Power Punch at Lunch 

Mario Lizcano, J.J. Flores, Rolando Garza, Ronnie Larralde, Jennifer Garza, Pablo Villarreal Jr., Kelly Salazar and Hiren Govind

Linebarger Goggan Blair and Sampson hosts the Power Punch at Lunch, one of the Edinburg Chamber’s most notable social-networking events. The free presentation explains each aspect of property tax and will also include questions from the public. Speakers include Hidalgo County Tax Assessor Collector Paul Villarreal Jr., Chief of Operations Eva Mireles and Hidalgo County Appraisal District Chief Appraiser Rolando Garza. Also on hand are Assistant Chief Appraiser Jorge Gonzalez and…

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Winter Texan Expo Jan. 17

Edinburg Winter Texans

The Edinburg Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce host a Winter Texan Appreciation Day and Expo Jan. 17. The event includes live music by Sweet Water Band RGV, food and a chance to win door prizes. “Winter Texans continue to be vital to our community,” said Ronnie Larralde, executive director of the Edinburg Chamber and Edinburg CVB. “Their visits to Edinburg assist our growing economy and…

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Larralde to Lead Edinburg Chamber

Noe “Ronnie” Larralde

On Jan. 7, the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce board of directors made the announcement that Noe “Ronnie” Larralde will lead the organization as its new executive director. Larralde, who served as the interim executive director since September, replaces former president Letty Gonzalez. Prior to his appointment, Larralde served as the director of Marketing and Special Events for seven years. Prior to joining the chamber in 2012, Larralde worked at First National…

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Edinburg Chamber Feeds Multiple Families

Edinburg Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, Staff and Board of Directors presenting Thanksgiving meals certificates to the Edinburg families. On Wednesday, November 14th, the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce (ECOC) Ambassadors presented Thanksgiving meals to Edinburg families at the Saint Vincent De Paul Center at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors presented Thanksgiving meals to Edinburg families Nov. 14 at the Saint Vincent De Paul Center at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Chamber Ambassadors reached out to eleven families from the Edinburg Area by providing 11 prepared meals. These meals included turkey and all the fixings for their holiday. Making donations were the Chamber Ambassadors, Hidalgo- Starr County Medical Society, Rio Valley Realty, Best Western Plus…

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Edinburg Chamber to Honor Vackars

Robert and Janet Vackar

The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce‘s 2018 Man and Woman of the Year will receive honors Nov. 9 at the chamber’s annual Installation Banquet. This year’s honorees are Robert and Janet Vackar, owners of Bert Ogden Auto Group. Recognition of Jennifer Garza as incoming president of the chamber board accompanies the celebration of the Vackars. Garza is currently the vice president of operations for Superior Health Plan. Also receiving recognition are Agustin Lozano…

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Edinburg Seeks Executive Director

edinburg hiring

The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce and Edinburg Convention & Visitor’s Bureau is currently accepting applications for an executive director. The executive director is a key representative for business owners and employers in Edinburg. The position focuses on membership, tourism and advocacy, as well as quality of life. The executive director is responsible for the overall operations of the organization, being responsible to the board of directors for a full range of…

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Nominations Open for Edinburg Awards

2017 Man and Woman of the Year Manuel Cantu and Dr. Linda Villareal

The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Man and Woman of the Year. The chamber encourages the public to nominate those who exceed in professional and civic commitment, as well as show avid volunteerism within the community of Edinburg. According to the chamber, those up for nomination should: Provide valuable service by devoting both time and energy to improve the quality of life for others…

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Texas Cook’Em Seeks BBQ Competitors

Edinburg Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board Alex Rios samples a piece of rib-eye steak at the 2017 Texas State Championship Cook-off in Edinburg. (photo Edinburg Chamber)

The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce and the Texas Cook’Em Committee are currently accepting entries for its 13th Annual Texas Cook’Em: High Steaks in Edinburg. Cooking entries are $250 for all four entries that includes rib-eye steak, half chicken, pork spare ribs and brisket. The best of the best will be compete for $30,000 and a years’ worth of bragging rights. Texas Cook’Em is sanctioned by the International Barbeque Cookers Association and the Steak Cookers…

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Edinburg Seeks Man & Woman of the Year Nominations

2016 winner Cris Torres

Winners announced at chamber annual banquet The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for its annual Man and Woman of the Year awards. Nominees must be an Edinburg resident, own a business in Edinburg or work in Edinburg. In addition, nominees should demonstrate a commitment to the community via a sharing of time and talent, devotion of time via volunteerism, and have a personal commitment to civic endeavors…

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