The Weslaco Chamber of Commerce works for the development and voice of business success in the Weslaco area by providing opportunities for businesses and individuals who invest in the community. Located in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley, Weslaco is home to three exceptional nature parks, a historic downtown and a rich culture. Families can take advantage of affordable real estate, first-rate schools and a strategic location that is perfect for living and doing business in the Rio Grande Valley. Welcome!
Summer 2018 Social Media Seminar Series begins Aug. 1
The Weslaco Chamber will host a weekly Social Media Seminar series in the month of August, beginning on Wednesday, August 1 at the Weslaco Business Visitor & Event Center board room. Presented by CEO Methods, the seminars will focus on one particular social media site each week, while the first one will be a general overview of social media marketing.
The schedule is as follows: Wednesday, August 1 – Intro to Social Media; Wednesday, August 8 – Facebook Marketing; Wednesday, August 15 – Instagram Marketing and Wednesday, Aug. 22- LinkedIn Marketing.
Fee for Weslaco Chamber Members is $20 per seminar, or $50 for all four seminars with pre-payment. Non-member fees are $30 per seminar, and $75 for all four seminars with pre-payment. Seating is limited. Call 956-968-2102 to RSVP. The Weslaco Business Visitor & Event Center is located at 275 S. Kansas.
Morning Meet Up
Tuesday, August 14
7:30 am to 9 am
Weslaco's Daily Grind
409 S. Missouri
Join us for breakfast and networking as we hear from guest speaker Elizabeth Vargas, Public Information Officer for the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Disaster Assistance. Elizabeth will present an overview of the U.S. Small Business Administration and talk about federal disaster loans for businesses of all sizes, private nonprofits, homeowners and renters.
$5 for members, $10 for non-members. Call 968-2102 to RSVP.
Texas Onion Fest volunteer receives statewide recognition
Texas Onion Fest volunteer Alex Montenegro was awarded the 2018 Volunteer of the Year Award at the Texas Festivals and Events Association (TFEA) annual conference held at the McAllen Convention Center in July. Alex was recognized for her dedication to volunteering as the Finance Sub-Committee Chair for Texas Onion Fest, which is held every March at Mayor Pablo G. Pena City Park in Weslaco. READ MORE...