Tag Archives: Weslaco

Opening Doors to Government Contracting: Women Owned Small Business Program

At this workshop participants will learn about the Women-Owned Small Business Contracting Program (WOSB) and the Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business Contracting (EDWOSB) Program, the benefits of being an Women-Owned Small Business certified firm, and if you qualify for the WOSB or EDWOSB program. In addition, particpants will learn about the WOSB’s application process. If your business is owned and controlled by a woman, and you have a product or service…

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Workplace Violence workshop

Two back-to-back workshops are provided to assist local businesses and organizations with real-world scenarios, preventive recommendations, and action plans for emergencies. Presented by Weslaco PD, sponsored by Montalvo Insurance Agency and Smith Security Group. This event is free for Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce members, $20 for non-members. Call 956-968-2102 to RSVP.

Upcoming Expo Services Area Veterans

STC Veterans Expo

The Office of Veterans Affairs at South Texas College will host a Mid-Valley Veterans Expo April 25, consisting of area vendors distributing information of the benefits and services available to veterans in the community. Vendors at the expo will assist veterans with applying for grants. Fund utilization options include rent, utilities and daycare for children, as well as tuition assistance and transportation. Organizations attending will provide a wide range of services. These…

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Opening Doors to Government Contracting: Federal HUBZone Program

Participants learn about the Federal HUBZone Program, the benefits of being a HUBZone certified firm, and if you qualify for the HUBZone program. In addition, participants will learn about the HUBZone application process. If your business is located in a HUBZone area, and you have a product or service you can sell to the federal government, and want to take advantage of federal contracting opportunities, then this workshop is for…

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Upcoming Hurricane Expo provides disaster education

hurricane

The Rio Grande Valley Hurricane Expo takes place April 28. The event is designed to educate Rio Grande Valley residents about both risks and dangers, as well as action to take before, during and after a hurricane. The event takes place in Building I of the South Texas College Mid-Valley Campus, Building I in Weslaco. From 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., exhibits, presentations and information booths will all be offered.…

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Opening Doors to Government Contracting: 8(a) Business Development Program

At this workshop participants, will learn about the 8(a) Business Development Program, the benefits of being an 8(a) certified firm, and if you qualify for the 8(a) program. In addition, you will learn about the 8(a) application process. Workshop is for businesses owned and controlled by at least 51 percent or more by an economically and disadvantaged owner, have been in business for a minimum of two years, have a…

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“Unit Investment Trusts: the Basics” workshop

The Weslaco Chamber of Commerce’s latest installment of the Lunch and Learn series features Guerra Insurance & Financial Services, whose representatives will provide a general overview of the unit investment trust option.  The event is free for Weslaco Chamber members, $10 for non-members. call 956-968-2102 to RSVP.

Meet the Buyer – U.S. Department of Agriculture/APHIS

Join the SBA’s Lower Rio Grande District Office for a “Meet the Buyer” one-to-one, mini-matchmaking opportunity with Contracting Officer Martha Garza with U.S. Department of Agriculture/Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of Moorefield AFB, Edinburg, Texas representing the Lower Rio Grande Valley Region. Garza will be available to provide the resources for doing business with the USDA APHIS to area small businesses for supplies, services and construction contractors No Fees…

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