• Chamber Events & Programs


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    Ribbon Cutting and Groundbreaking ceremonies are a service for members of the Weslaco Chamber to celebrate new members, new locations, new additions to the establishment, and grand openings. Ribbon cutting and ground breaking ceremonies must be scheduled 2 weeks in advance.  Call 956-968-2102 to schedule your event.

     

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    The Speed Networking Luncheon is a fun way to make new contacts in a timed format.  It occurs every month on either the first or second Wednesday of the month from 11:30 am to 1 pm at the Business Visitor and Event Center, 275 S. Kansas. This event is free for members and $10 for non-members.

     

    Business Seminars are designed to train businesses in the areas of human resources, customer service, marketing, finance, computer software, and more. Call the Weslaco Chamber for a seminar schedule, or if your member business would be interested in presenting a relevant topic.

     

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    Candidate Forums are held for local elections.  Questions are formulated for the business community and by the business community to focus on the issues that directly affect Chamber members and businesses in general.  The candidate forum is held at the Business Visitor & Event Center conference room.

     


  • Weslaco Beautiful, a committee of the Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce, was established to “develop and expand the awareness of recycling and litter prevention and work for the beautification and preservation of Weslaco's natural resources.”  Weslaco Beautiful awards a commercial and residential beautification award several times throughout the year to homes and businesses with a well-groomed landscape that utilizes native plants. 

    Leadership Mid Valley is an eight-month program which seeks to identify and motivate emerging leaders and develop their potential for community leadership by exposing them to the realities, opportunities and problems of the community. Click here for more information.

    Texas Onion Fest is an annual festival that celebrates the development of the sweet Texas Onion, which took place in Weslaco.  Enjoy food vendors, live entertainment, recipe contests, cooking demonstrations, dancing horses, kiddie rides, a car show and more! For more information, click here.

    Texas Scholars is a program that encourages Weslaco 8th graders to choose higher level classes in order to be better prepared for the workforce or college when they graduate from high school.  Committee members visit Weslaco junior high schools and present to 8th graders.