Tag Archives: Weslaco

How Will Tax Reform Affect Small Business? 

Congress recently passed the first major tax legislation in 31 years. In this two hour seminar presenters will navigate through the major changes of the tax reform and how they affect small business. Key business tax revisions included in the bill and how they apply to small business How the tax reform will affect personal income tax returns Planning for potential tax savings This program is intended for business owners and controllers. Presenters include:…

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State of the Valley

Regional judges panel includes Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino Jr., Hidalgo County Judge Ramon Garcia, Starr County Judge Eloy Vera and Willacy County Judge Aurelio Guerra. Registration is $15 for Society for Marketing Professional Services – Rio Grande Valley members, $25 non-members.

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.

Beam-Signing Launches UTRGV Entrepreneurial Hub

Area leaders sign a beam to be used in the construction of the new Weslaco UTRGV Center for Innovation and Commercialization in Weslaco, (Photo by Paul Chouy, UTRGV)

Leaders launch collaborative Center for Innovation & Commercialization Local and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley representatives came together Jan. 10 for a beam signing ceremony to launch the collaborative Center for Innovation & Commercialization. The new CIC building will serve the Valley as a regional entrepreneurial hub and catalyst for economic growth. Administered jointly by UTRGV and the Weslaco EDC, the center aims to accelerate the success of companies and scalable enterprises…

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CodeRGV to Host First Area Hackathon


All backgrounds invited to create projects to benefit the RGV People of all technology expertise, from total beginner to experienced programmer, are invited to participate in CodeRGV‘s first Hackathon at the Weslaco EDC. The event takes place overnight, Jan. 20-21, and brings together people from different skills and professional backgrounds to make projects that can benefit the Valley. The Hackathon features exclusive data from across the Rio Grande Valley, from historical…

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