Tag Archives: Edinburg

Building Your Online Presence

“Building Your Online Presence” teaches small business owners how they can optimize their online reputation; manage their brand through proactive engagement; enhance their marketing strategy through digital media; connect with customers; review their “online score-card;” and more. Digital media expert Jeanette Greider with AIM Media Texas presents this session. The session is hosted by the UTRGV SBDC and Edinburg Chamber of Commerce. There is no fee but pre-registration is required.…

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Project Please To Grow Special Ed Leaders

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Faculty in the UTRGV College of Education and P-16 Integration have been awarded a $1.2 million grant for Project PLEASE, a collaborative initiative to help grow leaders in special education administration. “Project PLEASE is a personnel training grant that will give scholarships and stipends to 14 vetted candidates to complete their doctorate in education in special education administration,” said Hsuying Ward. Ward is an associate professor of Human Development and…

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Hidalgo Proclaims Home Care and Hospice Month

The Commissioners Court proclaims November as National Home Care and Hospice Month.

The Hidalgo County Commissioners Court recently proclaimed November as National Home Care and Hospice Month. The proclamation is in honor of the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists and social workers who make a difference for those they serve. Accepting the proclamation was Texas Association for Home Care and Hospice Board President Jon Scepanski. “We help the elderly and disabled preserve their dignity and maintain their independence while receiving…

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Exploring Your Market

“Exploring Your Market” is a session that teaches potential and existing business owners the importance of market research and its impact on key, business decisions. Tools to conduct market research; target marketing; relevant industry trends; competitors; and quantifying market research for business decisions are topics of discussion. “Prospective and existing business owners are both encouraged to attend. When launching businesses, in addition to addressing other critical questions, owners must know…

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Boots to Business Reboot Edinburg

Boots to Business Reboot is a two-step training program that provides an overview of business ownership as a career vocation. Participants receive an outline and knowledge on the components of a business plan and a practical exercise in opportunity recognition. An introduction to available public and private sector resources is also included. Step one is the Introduction to Entrepreneurship course eligible to veterans of all eras, service members (including members…

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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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Customer Service Plus!

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The “Customer Service Plus!” seminar gives participants a better understanding of: why customer service is so important to the success of their businesses and organizations how to meet customer expectations and satisfy customer needs how to deliver excellent customer service; and how to become a powerful problem-solver UTRGV SBDC hosts the session in partnership with the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce. There is no fee for chamber members to attend. A…

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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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Hidalgo County Holds Auction on Drug-Seized Vehicles

Hidalgo County will hold a Surplus Auction by Auction Marketing Oct. 19 at 10 a.m. The auction will include the sale of police seized cars, trucks, tractor trailers and trailers. Interested buyers can pre-register and view items Oct. 17 and Oct. 18 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office Grounds. Online registration is only available for online bidding at amtauctions.com. All other buyers must register onsite.…

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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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