Tag Archives: Edinburg Chamber of Commerce

Edinburg Chamber Seeks Man & Woman of the Year

The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking nominations for Man and Woman of the Year for 2020. Nominations are due Dec. 1 by 5 p.m. The candidate, throughout his/her career and personal work should leadership characteristics. The chamber is also seeking a person who has successfully demonstrated abilities as an individual, as a team member and as a leader. Nominees should have a willingness to serve and assist other…

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Caffeine with Colleagues

Caffeine with Colleagues

The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce hosts its monthly Caffeine with Colleagues Oct. 15 with guest speakers John and Mark X. Cronin, co-founders of John’s Crazy Socks. John and Mark will share insights into the unified workplace they have created, where people with differing abilities work side-by-side. They will also discuss the benefits of their approach. The webinar will share how entrepreneurship is an option for people with differing abilities. Business…

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Edinburg Chamber Announces Board

Veronica Gonzales

Veronica Gonzales now heads up the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce as president of the board for 2020-2021. Gonzales is the vice president for Governmental and Community Relations at the University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley. “As the incoming President of the Board, I look forward to continuing my work with the chamber to advance commerce and quality of life to Edinburg,” said Gonzales. Gonzales first joined the board in…

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Edinburg Chamber Donates to Boys & Girls Club

The Edinburg Chamber and its business members donated school supplies to the Boys & Girls Club of the Rio Grande Valley after hosting a two-week-long school supply drive. The start of the 2020-2021 school year may look very different but many students must still purchase school supplies. The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce made the decision to help parents alleviate this stress. Distribution of the supplies took place at the club…

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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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