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Leadership Edinburg Class Graduates

Leadership Edinburg Class XXX held its graduation celebration recently with friends, family, and staff at Bob’s Steak & Chophouse. The graduates join a group of more than 500 Edinburg citizens who have made their way through the Edinburg Chamber class to encourage a better Edinburg and help make a long-term impact. “Become servant leaders in your community,” said keynote speaker Ida Acuña-Garza to the graduates. “There are so many opportunities to…

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Edinburg Public Affairs Luncheon

Guy Bailey

The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce will host a Public Affairs Luncheon featuring keynote speaker Guy Bailey. The UTRGV president will present a “State of the University Address.” Under Bailey’s leadership, UTRGV has had success in multiple areas. Student retention, research expenditures and philanthropic gifts to the institution have increased dramatically. In 2018, UTRGV was ranked the fourth-best university in Texas behind UT Austin, Rice and Texas A&M. Overall, UTRGV awards…

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Pacheco Joins Edinburg Chamber

Zayda Pacheco

Zayda Pacheco the new director of membership for the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce. She will work closely with leadership and staff to forward the mission of the chamber while expanding and improving the membership program. “We’re excited to have Zayda on board,” said Ronnie Larralde, executive director of the Edinburg Chamber. “She is taking on a very important role for our business community .We are confident that her experience and…

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Leadership Edinburg Paints Bright Reminder

Leadership Edinburg mural

As passersby on Closner Boulevard in Edinburg approach the City of Edinburg’s Recycling Center, something new may catch their eyes. A new mural, highlighting the city-wide efforts to recycle, now dons the side of the recycling building. The mural is now a part of the landscape thanks to the efforts of the Edinburg Chamber’s Leadership Class XXX end-of-year project. Submission for the mural came in from ECISD high schools via the Leadership…

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Unlawful Employment and Compliance Matters

SBA logo

The SBA hosts a workshop to give business owners a better understanding of unlawful employment practices and reducing compliance vulnerabilities. Officials from the U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency will present information to help understand employment compliance matters. Two sessions are available: 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-3:30 p.m. For more information or to register, contact Reynaldo Vasquez.

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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Edinburg Chamber Names Marketing Director

DeAnna Daniel Garza

DeAnna Daniel Garza is now the director of marketing and special events for the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce. She will work closely with the Executive Director Ronnie Larralde, for all of the chamber’s events. She will aid in member outreach, retention and developing different avenues to increase business development. “We are excited to have DeAnna come on board. She is a dedicated and driven individual and will be a great…

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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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