Tag Archives: Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce

Weslaco Area Chamber Honors Residents

The Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual membership and awards luncheon Oct. 30 at the Knapp Medical Conference Center. Chamber recognitions included Man, Woman and Business of the Year, as well as the Lifetime Achievement Award. Also receiving recognition were Volunteer and Board Member of the Year recipients. Man of the Year The 2019 Man of the Year is Joe Vidales, Weslaco’s resident expert historian. Vidales has been…

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Fall Prevention Celebration

acReady, steady, balance, go! Experience ways to prevent falls at the Fall Prevention Celebration. Learn ways to keep your home safe Attend a balance screening and fitness class Have your hearing screened Get your medications reviewed Have your eyesight screened Attend a Tai Chi demonstration Free refreshments, healthy snacks and prizes.

Leadership Mid-Valley Business After Hours

The Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce and Capital Title host a mixer in honor of Leadership Mid-Valley Class XV. The after-hours mixer is part of the Weslaco Chamber’s schedule of events for Texas Chamber of Commerce Week. The weeklong celebration of chambers of commerce across the state of Texas takes place Oct. 14-18. Leadership Mid-Valley is an eight month program of the Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce. It seeks to…

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Leadership Mid-Valley Now Recruiting

Leadership Mid Valley, a program of the Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce, will host a recruitment mixer Aug. 13 at 5:30 p.m. This event will give individuals the chance to talk to LMV alumni and ask questions about the program. The Weslaco Chamber is currently accepting applications for the next class that will begin in September. Applications for Leadership Mid-Valley are due Aug. 21 at 5 p.m. Leadership Mid Valley…

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Leadership Mid-Valley Accepting Applications

Leadership Mid-Valley XIV

Leadership Mid-Valley is now accepting applications for Class XV to begin in September. The eight-month program seeks to identify and motivate emerging leaders and then develop their potential for community leadership. This is done by exposing them to the realities and opportunities as well as problems of the community. Leadership classes begin in September and conclude in May. Participants meet once a month for tours, seminars and hands-on learning experiences. Session…

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Weslaco Speed Networking Luncheon

Laura Espinoza of the Weslaco Chamber of Commerce, center, with South Texas Federal Credit Union representatives Jessica Marin and Cesar Leal

The Weslaco Chamber of Commerce Speed Networking Luncheon includes attendees making new connections as they move around the room in a timed format. Participants should bring business cards. South Texas Federal Credit Union serves as this month’s sponsor. The event, which includes lunch, is free for members, $10 for non-members. Call the chamber to RSVP.

Texas Onion Fest 2019

Texas Onion Fest

The Texas Onion Fest celebrates the development of the world famous Texas 1015 Onion which was developed in Weslaco. The name of the 1015 onion consequently came from the suggestion of Oct. 15 as the planting date. The festivities include live entertainment on two stages, the Onion Eating Contest, food, commercial booths and kiddie rides. Additionally, the Dancing Horses will perform twice at the Charro Arena. Highlights also include the…

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Weslaco Speed Networking Lunch

Weslaco Speed Networking

Make new connections as you move around the room in a timed format during this Speed Networking luncheon. Don’t forget the business cards. This event is free for Weslaco Chamber members, $10 for non-members. Lunch will be provided. Call 968-2102 to RSVP.

Leadership Mid Valley Accepting Applications

Leadership Mid Valley Class XIII

The Weslaco Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting applications for Leadership Mid Valley Class XIV. The eight-month program for emerging leaders develops potential for community leadership via realities, opportunities and problems of the community. The class will start in late September and concludes in May.  Participants meet once a month for tours, seminars and hands-on learning experiences. Session topics include government, healthcare, education, media and other important community issues. Students also…

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