Tag Archives: Edinburg

Local Chambers Plan Joint Mixer June 3


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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Reserva Opens Second Location at School of Medicine

Reserva Coffee Roasters begins a new chapter, opening at the UTRGV School of Medicine’s Team-Based Learning Center in Edinburg. (photo Paul Chouy, UTRGV)

The owners of Reserva Coffee Roasters began a new chapter recently when they opened their doors at the UTRGV School of Medicine’s Team-Based Learning Center in Edinburg. Owners Michelle and Danny Quiroz are two legacy UTRGV alumni. The construction planning for the Team-Based Learning Center started in 2018 and included a space for a potential café. UTRGV officials explored different service operators but settled on teaming up with a locally owned…

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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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Local Advertising Professor Recognized

Kimberly Selber

UTRGV professor Kimberly Selber was recently awarded the 2021 Outstanding Advertising Educator of the Year Award. The accolade comes from the American Advertising Federation District 10. The award recognizes AAF members who have made contributions to both the growth and improvement of advertising through the academic process. “I’m humbled to have my career in education recognized and it has been an honor to have had the opportunity to teach and…

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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


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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Front Yard Displays Spread Cheer

Cynthia Salazar and Carlos Rivera of Yard Fonts of Edinburg.

Even through challenges, separations and hardships, the need to share special moments or celebrate never diminishes. The spreading of good cheer is a celebrated part of life, and Yard Fonts and RGV Yard Cards are both instrumental in bringing families and friends together one yard at a time. With their decorative and creative front yard displays, the two Hidalgo County-based businesses splash color and spark celebrations, especially when loved ones…

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Experience Brings New Vision To Edinburg

UTRGV's main campus is in Edinburg as well as the main office of its regional medical school.

Ron Garza built a reputation as an administrator who could foster cooperation among Rio Grande Valley cities when seeking state funding and developing transportation systems.  He served for years as the executive director of the Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council. The job allowed him to work on projects with county judges, mayors and city managers across the Valley. Regional agreements are becoming more the norm in a historically divided…

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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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