loader image

COVID-19 Fatalities
Updated on Sep 27, 2020 10:49 pm
COVID-19 Fatalities
Updated on Sep 27, 2020 10:49 pm
Sunday, September 27, 2020
84.1 F

Edinburg Chamber Seeking Nominations for Man & Woman of the Year

Most Read

Funding for A New Federal Court Building Now A Reality

In 1988, the McAllen office of the United States Attorney's Office in the Southern District of Texas opened by leasing an eleven-floor all-black facility located on old Business Highway 83 and Bicentennial. The building was originally the site of the Texas Commerce Bank.

Women of Distinction 2020

The RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Women's committee proudly announces the recipients of the 2020 Women of Distinction Award.

Weslaco EDC and the City of Weslaco has developed a ROUND TWO COVID-19 Program

In response to the adverse economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Economic Development Corporation of Weslaco (EDC) and the City of Weslaco has developed a ROUND TWO (2) COVID-19 Weslaco Small Business Recovery Assistance Loan/Grant Program to provide assistance to Weslaco-based businesses suffering from financial impacts related to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

Bonnie Gonzalez, a Professional That Cares

It is reassuring to know that someone and a board of directors work diligently to better the health of the Rio Grande Valley residents.

Edinburg CISD virtual conference attracts thousands of educators, parents

For the first time in its nine-year history, the Technology Department from the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District recently hosted its annual innovate conference virtually.
- Advertisement -
Bob and Janet Vackar
Bob and Janet Vackar
- Advertisement -

Texas Border Business

Edinburg – The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking nominations for Man and Woman of the Year for 2019. Robert and Janet Vackar, Owners of Bert Ogden Auto Group, were named the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce 2018 Man and Woman of the Year. 

The Chamber of Commerce encourages everyone to nominate someone who exceeds in professional and civic commitment, and who are avid in volunteerism within the community of Edinburg. 

The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce Man & Woman of the Year should be a person who:

  • Has provided valuable service by devoting time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community in the way of volunteerism.
  • Has demonstrated a commitment to his/her community by sharing of time and talent in ways that benefit the community or individuals within it.
  • Has demonstrated exceptional personal commitment to civic endeavors outside of professional obligations.
  • Has demonstrated community service in civic or service organizations, non-profit boards, religious groups or other involvements, such as merchants’ associations, chamber of commerce or educational activities.

Nominees must also be an Edinburg resident, own a business in Edinburg, or work in Edinburg.  Nominations must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 4th, 2019, and must be accompanied by a resume.  Nominations will not be accepted after that date.  Forms to nominate Man and Woman of the Year can be downloaded fromwww.edinburg.com or picked up at the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce.  Please mail or drop off nominations to the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce, Attention: Selection Committee, 602 W. University Drive, Edinburg, TX 78539. You may also email nominations to marketing@edinburg.com.

This year’s Annual Installation Banquet will be held on Wednesday, October 23rd at 6:00 pm. This year the event will take place at Marbel Event Center in Edinburg, located at 1102 E. Alberta Rd. The Installation Banquet is being held to recognize Mr. Hiren Govind, with Best Western Plus Edinburg Inn & Suites, as incoming President of the Board for the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce. Tickets to attend the Annual Banquet are $35 per person, or $350 for a table of eight. Sponsorships are also available for this exciting event.

At the Annual Installation Banquet, The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce will also recognize the Chamber Ambassador of the Year, an Outstanding Leadership Award, and Distinguished Business Awards. For more information or to RSVP for this event, please contact the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce at 956-383-4974. 

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Latest News

Pharr and Corpus Christi Schools Receive 2020 National Blue Ribbon Honors

Yesterday, the United States Department of Education (USDE) announced that 26 Texas schools have been recognized as National Blue Ribbon schools for 2020.

U. S. Senator Urges CDC To Release Coronavirus Data

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today sent a second letter to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield requestingadditional data on the coronavirus and answers to help clarify areas in which disinformation and confusion have occurred since the pandemic began.

Sister Pimentel named in Time 100 Most Influential People

UTRGV Distinguished Alumni Sister Norma Pimentel has been named to the Time 100 Most Influential People.

Count on Edinburg Census Parade

In a final effort to raise the Census response rate, the City of Edinburg will host the Count on Edinburg Census Parade Saturday, September 26, 2020.

Border Patrol Agents Seize more than $1M Worth of Drugs

On Thursday, Rio Grande Valley agents seized marijuana and methamphetamine worth more than $1M dollars.

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -