Tag Archives: Weslaco

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 Hosts Century Leader Luncheon

(photo Weslaco 100)

Kicking off the Weslaco 100 celebration on Dec. 6 is the Century Leader Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Knapp Medical Center Conference Center. Ray Perryman will serve as the keynote speaker. Perryman, the unofficial Texas economist with a sense of humor, is the president and CEO of The Perryman Group,  an economic research and analysis firm based in Waco. His firm’s more than 2,000 clients since inception…

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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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Magic Valley Empowers Communities

Kids in Lasara at the playground built and funded by Magic Valley and Noble Builders. (photo MVEC)

The first Magic Valley Electric Cooperative utility pole went up in 1937. It was on Mile 9 West in Weslaco. The cooperative was in business and would establish seven principles that would guide it. The seventh principle is one that is at the heart of what Magic Valley has done for more than 80 years. It’s “Concern For Community,” as the value states. This is a value that still lives…

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Weslaco Chamber Luncheon & Meeting

The Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce presents its annual Luncheon and Meeting. Here, the chamber will recognize its Man, Woman and Business of the Year, as well as the Lifetime Achievement Award. Reservations are $25 per person, table sponsorships are available. Register online or call 968-2102 to make reservations with payment.

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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Tour Highlights Weslaco’s 2019 Developments

Kapal Cabinet operations in Weslaco. (photo Weslaco EDC)

Rolling by the Kapal Cabinet House, a director with the Weslaco Economic Development Corporation makes an observation of what economic vitality means to a city. “Everyone enjoys seeing life back in the building,” said Steve Valdez as he moderates the Weslaco EDC’s 2019 bus tour.  The tour is an annual event that brings together community and business leaders to view Weslaco’s economic gains. They also witness how the EDC’s efforts…

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