Tag Archives: South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce

Ladies Kingfish Tournament


The Ladies Kingfish Tournament is the first all-ladies tournament in the State of Texas. Two divisions of anglers, Bay and Offshore, compete. Anglers fishing in the Bay Division will vie for trophies in the categories of redfish, trout and flounder. Anglers in the Offshore Division complete in the categories of king, bonito, blackfin tuna and dolphin. Trophies go to the first four places in each category. Grand Champion Bay and Grand…

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SPI Quarterly Public Affairs Luncheon

Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino

The South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce Business Services Education and Training Committee welcomes Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino as he presents the State of the County Address. Required reservations are $20 for chamber members, $25 for future members through June 19. After June 19, registration is $25 for chamber members and $30 for future members. Reservations the day of the luncheon or walk-ins are $30 for everyone. No refunds after…

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SPI Public Affairs Luncheon

Public Affairs Luncheon, Keith Phillips

The South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce Business Services Education and Training Committee welcomes Keith Phillips to this Public Affairs Luncheon. Phillips, with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas – San Antonio Branch, will present the 2019 Economic Forecast for Texas and the Rio Grande Valley. Event begins at 11:45 a.m. Registration is $20 for chamber members and $25 for future members through April 2. Registration after April 2 is…

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SPI Coffee and Conversation


Join the South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce’s Coffee and Conversation as they discuss the latest plans on Spring Break 2019 “Texas Week.” Speakers include those from City of South Padre Island police and fire departments, and the SPI Convention Centre. Open to all chamber members and prospective members. Coffee will be served.    

Finding Solutions to Bad Behavior

Human resources expert Dr. Marco Garza talks with business people about progressive discipline in the workplace. (VBR)

One of the least favorite aspects of a supervisor’s job is having to discipline, and possibly terminate, an employee. It can be fraught with emotion and legal pitfalls if not done correctly. But there are ways to minimize the unpleasant and sometimes risky task. Former corporate human resources manager Marco E. Garza, who today serves as assistant chair and faculty with the Department of Management at the University of Texas…

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