Tag Archives: Edinburg Chamber of Commerce

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 Raid Benefits United Way

Edinburg Chamber Raid Aug. 2019

The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce and its ambassadors chose H-E-B on W. Freddy Gonzalez Drive for its Chamber Raid for the month of August. The benefactor of the raid was the United Way with contributions going to its school supply drive. The ambassadors bought in close to $200 in school supplies. Chamber Raids allow ambassadors, board members and volunteers from the Edinburg Chamber to “raid” a local business to make purchases.…

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Leadership Edinburg Accepting Applications

Graduates of Leadership Edinburg Class XXX. (photo Edinburg Chamber)

The Leadership Edinburg steering committee is currently accepting applications for Leadership Edinburg Class XXXI. The continuing education program gives its class members the opportunity to practice their leadership skills. Participants may also brush up on different community topics such as history, education, healthcare, politics and quality of life. Applications for Leadership Edinburg are due Aug. 23. Representatives state the program is “an effective way to ensure the future leaders and managers…

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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

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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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