Tag Archives: Edinburg Chamber of Commerce

Local Chambers Plan Joint Mixer June 3

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The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce will host the RGV Hispanic Chamber during a joint member mixer June 3. The event takes place at Walk-On’s Bistro in Edinburg from 5-7 p.m. Attendees will have an exclusive chance to network and socialize with Edinburg and RGV Hispanic chamber members. “One of the many roles of a chamber of commerce is to strengthen our relationships and connections, not just in our city, but…

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Texas Cook’Em Event Returns July 4

American Country Award winner Easton Corbin headlines the 15th Annual Texas Cook’ Em: High Steaks July 4. (photo eastoncorbin.com)

Texas Cook’ Em: High Steaks makes its return July 4 in Edinburg, complete with vendors, live music, a children’s fun area and its state championship barbecue event. In 2019, Texas Cook’ Em drew 120 cooking teams from across the state with more than 3,000 citizens in attendance. Texas Cook’Em is one of Texas’s biggest BBQ purse, awarding $16,000 to the winners. Competitors will battle it out on the grill to…

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Business of the Month Nominations Go Public

The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce is now taking nominations for its June Business of the Month from the community. The Edinburg Chamber invites the public to thank a business for their contributions to the area and service by participating in the nominations. The business must be a current member of the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce. The selected business will be announced during an upcoming Business of the Month Mixer. They…

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Edinburg Chamber Hosts Member Orientation

The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce invites the community to an interactive orientation on how to get the most value of a chamber membership. The event takes place in a choice of two sessions April 29  at the chamber office. The sessions are at 8:30-10 a.m. and noon to 1:30 p.m. at 602 W. University Drive. The orientation will provide new members and prospective members a brief introduction on the Edinburg…

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“Anatomy of Cyber Attacks” Webinar

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The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its “Anatomy of Cyber Attacks” webinar April 14. Cyber security expert Tom Ervin, a computer scientist at FBI Headquarters San Antonio, will conduct the presentation. Ervin will discuss various cyber threats.This presentation will have a live demonstration of multiple malware, threat vectors and provide examples of the ease at which attackers can compromise your data. About Tom Ervin Ervin has been supporting…

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New Membership Director Joins Edinburg Chamber

Christina Barrera

Christina Barrera is the new director of membership for the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce. Barrera will work closely with leadership and staff to forward the mission of the chamber by expanding and serving more than 300 chamber members. “Christina’s passion to serve others and her understanding of marketing and sales made this a clear choice,” said Ronnie Larralde, executive director at the Edinburg Chamber. “We are excited to welcome her to…

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Edinburg Honors Man & Woman of the Year

Mario Lizcano and Linda Tovar, Edinburg Chamber of Commerce's Man & Women of the Year.

Mario Lizcano and Linda Tovar are the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce’s Man & Woman of the Year, respectively. The two receive the honors due to their positive impact on the Edinburg community. According to the chamber, both “demonstrated exceptional leadership and commitment to civic engagement to benefit our community.” Mario Lizcano currently serves as DHR Health’s administrator of Corporate Affairs. He also serves as Edinburg Census Committee chairman, promoting efforts…

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Edinburg Hosts Drive-Thru Holiday Wonderland

Holiday in the Park

Beginning Dec. 12, residents can experience Edinburg Municipal Park as a drive-thru wonderland. Thousands of twinkling lights will be on display at Holiday in the Park from 6-10 p.m. nightly through Jan. 2. The festive event is free to the public and includes approximately one mile of themed entertainment. The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce, City of Edinburg and Edinburg EDC organized this year’s event. “Seeing our community leaders come together…

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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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