Tag Archives: Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce

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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Sales: Believe in Yourself

Chris’mere Mallard pumps up participants during group activities at a sales seminar in Weslaco. (VBR)

Selling is hard work, and successful sales people constantly push the envelope and step outside their comfort zone. “There is nothing good inside your comfort zone,” Chris’mere Mallard told about 30 sales people during a recent seminar at the Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce. And, to prove his point, Mallard used interactive tactics to put most everyone in the room on the spot, either in group exercises or individual challenges.…

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Head Shot Event

  Irene Thompson Photography offers 15-minute sessions to update professional head shots. The background is shown in the accompanying photo sample. Final shots will be emailed in jpeg format. Cost is $75 for Weslaco Chamber members, $90 for non-members. Fee includes photo touchups. Call 956-968-2102 to schedule.

Lunch and Learn Seminar

Join the Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce for a Lunch and Learn seminar presented by Progressive Synergy Coaching and Consulting Group. Learn how to achieve greatness when you are equipped with the right knowledge. Admission is $10 for Weslaco Chamber members, $20 for non-members. Lunch will be provided. Call 956-968-2102 to RSVP.