Tag Archives: Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce

Sabor de Weslaco Offers Taste of Weslaco Eateries

Sabor de Weslaco

Sabor de Weslaco takes place Feb. 27, allowing guests a taste of various Weslaco eateries. The fundraiser for Leadership Mid Valley features restaurants such as Teddy’s Barbecue, Nana’s Taqueria, Tailgaters Sports Bar and Grill, and more. Guests can also partake in a silent auction, beverages and live music by Amarie. Sabor de Weslaco is from 6-8 p.m. at Valley Nature Center in Weslaco. Tickets are $35 and available at the…

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Leadership Mid Valley Celebrates 15 Years

This year marks the 15th year of Leadership Mid Valley. (photo Weslaco Chamber)

The Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce‘s Leadership Mid Valley is celebrating 15 years. The eight-month program seeks to both identify and motivate emerging leaders. It also develops potential for community leadership by exposing participants to the realities, opportunities and issues the community may face. Leadership Mid Valley consists of monthly meetings that focus on one particular industry or topic. These include agriculture, history, healthcare, economics, media and more. In addition,…

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Weslaco Chamber Announces New Board

Robert Donaldson, Alex Montenegro and Omar Rodriguez

Three new members are now on the Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. Robert Donalson of Texas Regional Bank, Alejandra Montenegro of Frost Bank and Omar Rodriguez of Rio Bank all accepted the nominations to serve a three-year term. Donalson is a loan officer at Texas Regional Bank in Weslaco. He is a graduate of Leadership Mid Valley XI and served on the…

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Mid-Valley Christmas Parade and Santa Dash 5K

Mid-Valley Christmas Parade 2019

The City of Weslaco, the Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce and the Weslaco 100 committee host the 25th Annual Mid-Valley Christmas Parade at 10 a.m. Kicking off the parade at 9 a.m. will be the return of the Santa Dash 5K. The festive fun run/walk will have hundreds of Santas running through Downtown Weslaco. This year, the parade will take place during the day, as part of the Weslaco 100…

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Bobby Calvillo Named Board Chair

Robert “Bobby” Calvillo

Robert “Bobby” Calvillo is the board chairman of the Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. He began his service on the Weslaco Chamber board in 2015. For the last 23 years, Calvillo has served as executive director of Affordable Homes of South Texas Inc. AHSTI is one of the largest non-profit housing producers in the country. It serves as a subdivision developer, builder and mortgage company…

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Weslaco Chamber Ambassadors Name Leaders

Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors 2019-2020 leaders

The Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors held its first-quarter meeting at Don Pedro’s Restaurant in Weslaco on Nov. 6. Here, Daryl Smith of Smith Security Group was elected to continue as Ambassador chairman. With the election, Maria Belmares of Designer Zoo Closet Exchange and Laura Lopez of LaserLux are now Ambassador chair-elect and Ambassador captain, respectively. The Weslaco Area Chamber Ambassadors are a highly visible group of volunteers who…

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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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