HARLINGEN AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE | CHAMBER CONNECT | A ugus t 1s t, 2016
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 | 8-9 a.m. Harlingen Area Chamber of Commerce | 311 E. Tyler Ave. With the 85th Legislative Session on its way, the Harlingen Area Chamber of Commerce has reserved one morning each month for open discussion as it relates to potential legislative agenda items.
This Month’s Topic:
Coffee and Pan Dulce will be provided at the event.
UPCOMING EVENTS Buenos Dias Harlingen: Healthcare Tuesday, August 2nd 8 a.m. - 9 a.m. 311 E. Tyler Ave. Harlingen, TX 78550
Back-to-School supply drive
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benefiting local community students
July 25 - August 13 Donation Items Needed:
Do you have a business idea? Are you interested in starting your own business? This seminar will provide you with the information and steps necessary for a smart start, plus get you ready for your one-to-one, business advisement session for ongoing assistance!
Business After Hours Mixer @ Bloomers Thursday, August 4th 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 2001 S. 23rd St. Harlingen, TX 78550
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Loose-leaf paper Spiral Notebooks Folders Crayons Scissors 2 Pocket Folders Backpacks
Packs of: ¥ Loose-leaf paper ¥ Pencils No. 2 ¥ Color pencils ¥ Eraser ¥ Glue/Glue-sticks ¥ Markers ¥ Rulers
RIBBON CUTTINGS COMING SOON
* Brainstorm your business idea with purpose! * Determine potential consumers. * Review your financial position. * Develop a concrete plan of action. THERE IS NO COST TO ATTEND, BUT PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
*All SESSIONS WILL BE HELD AT: Harlingen Area Chamber of Commerce, 311 E. Tyler, Harlingen, TX May 24, 2016/2:00-4:00 pm
July 5, 2016/ 2:00-4:00 pm July 19, 2016/ 2:00-4:00 pm
September 6, 2016/2:00-4:00 pm November 8, 2016/2:00-4:00 pm September 20, 2016/2:00-4:00 pm November 22, 2016/2:00-4:00 pm
June 7, 2016 / 2:00-4:00 pm June 21, 2016/2:00-4:00 pm
August 9, 2016/ 2:00-4:00 pm August 23, 2016/ 2:00-4:00 pm
October 4, 2016/2:00-4:00 pm October 18, 2016/2:00-4:00 pm
December 6, 2016/2:00-4:00 pm
Now Accepting Applications for Youth Leadership Harlingen
Deadline to apply is Friday, September 16, 2016. For more information, please contact Vanessa Camacho, Vice President: [email protected]
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Raymondville Thursday, August 4, 2016 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Member Location: 220 N. Expressway 77 Raymondville, TX 78580
When you donate 3 NEW items at the Chick-fil-A at Harlingen locations you will receive a FREE Chick-fil-A coupon! Drop-off Site: 1021 Dixieland Rd. Harlingen, Texas, 78522 (956)365-3833 www.chick-fil-a.com/harlingen
Drop-off Site: 1814 S. Bus. 77 Sunshine Strip Blvd. Harlingen, Tx 78550 (956)412-0550 www.chick-fil-a.com/sunshinestrip
No purchase necessary. Limit one per person, regardless of number of visits. Not valid with any other offer. While supplies last. Valid only at Chick-Þl-A at Harlingen Locations. Starts July 25th and ends August 13th 2016. © 2014 CFA Properties, Inc. Chick-Þl-A¨ , Chick-Þl-A Stylized¨, Eat Mor Chikin Cowz¨ are trademarks of CFA Properties, Inc.
United Way of Northern Cameron County Thursday, August 11, 2016 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Member Location: 320 E. Harrison Ave. Harlingen, TX 78550
El Clavo Lumber Building Supplies Thursday, August 18, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Member Location Grand Opening 114 N. H St. Harlingen, TX 78550 1 Year Anniversary Ribbon Cutting Carlito’s Wine House Wednesday, August 24, 2016 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Member Location: 204 W. Jackson Ave. Harlingen, TX 78550
Monday August 22nd 7 am – 6 pm
Tuesday August 23rd 7 am – 3 pm
Harlingen Medical Center MOB Conference Room Sponsored by Harlingen Medical Center Cash, Credit/Debit Cards & Payroll Deduction
10% Discount Off Your Entire Check! This discount DOES NOT INCLUDE alcoholic beverages. The 10% discount MAY NOT be used for delivery.
Thursday, August 4, 2015 5 PM — 6:30 PM Special Offer Free Bluetooth accessory with purchase of hearing aid! Receive a free hearing screening by our Licensed Hearing Specialist. We have the latest in hearing aid technology and we have financing that fits everyone's budget. Call for your appointment (956)622-3236
2001 S. 23rd Street Harlingen, TX 78550 FREE MYSTERY VALUE BONUS CARD Valid until December 31, 2016 This is valid everyday. Click here for more details.
BIG DISCOUNTS TO: Veterans, Seniors, Law Enforcement, Firemen & Teachers
Valid until December 31, 2016 Click here for more details.
RSVP online or by calling the Chamber For more information, contact Febe Zepeda, Events Manager, at 956.423.5440 or [email protected]
5th Annual Champagne Brunch Silent Auction & Raffle Jackson Square Event Center 301 E. Jackson Saturday, September 24, 2016 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
DROP OFF DATES: JULY 29TH - AUGUST 19TH SCHOOL CLOTHING & BACKPACK CAMPAIGN Donate Much Needed New School Supplies
Help Local Schools Fill Their Campus Clothing & Backpack Closets. High School Students. Each school, especially the elementary, Donate much SCHOOL Paperneeded • Crayons •NEW Pencils • Binders suppliesneeds clothes for kids: socks, shoes, Erasers • Rulers • Scissors • Color Pencils jackets, sweaters, pants, and backpacks for local Elementary, Middle and High School and they keep all these in a Backpacks • Pocket Dictionaries Construction Paper clothing closet on campus.
Join us this help kids succeed! Foryear Localand Elementary, Middle &
Students. Pre-Registration Available at: FOOTWORKS 2224 South 77 Sunshine Strip # 94 Harlingen, TX 78550 (956) 423-3131
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* color pencils Chamber Board of Directors: Ricky Leal | Chairman Frank Espinoza | Immediate Past Chair Michael Allex | Chair-Elect Josh Fields | Secretary Brenda Ivory | Treasurer Rick Ledesma Lupe Gonzales Daniel Listi Ed Sokolosky Eric Ziehe Traci Gonzalez Tre Peacock
Chamber Staff: Chris Gonzales Vanessa Camacho Febe Zepeda Jennifer Crist Emily Gonzalez Alexis Alaniz
For more information, please contact
Jessica Belschner or Kathy Preddy * paper
at the United Way of Northern Cameron County office * crayons at (956) 423-5954 or email [email protected]
GOLD PARTNERS * back packs Aloe Laboratories
* pocket dictionaries
* construction paper
TITANIUM PARTNERS City of Harlingen Harlingen Medical Center Valley Baptist Health System
SILVER PARTNERS AEP Texas American Leather Church’s Chicken El Clavo Lumber BBVA Compass Bank Clermont LLC Farmers Insurance - Jose Davila Agency Dish Network Farmers Insurance - Norma Villarreal IBC Bank Hino Gas Sales, Inc. Nevill Business Machines Janine Marie Photography PLATINUM PARTNERS Linda Trevino Burke, D.D.S. Pena Eye Institute Boggus Ford South Texas Independent School District Lone Star National Bank First Community Bank Valley International Airport Muniz Rio Grande Pharmacy, LLC Long Chilton, LLP For more information, please contact Jessica Belschner or Kathy Preddy Palms Behavioral Health Center Valley Morning Star At the United Way of Northern Cameron County officePlains Capital Bank Wells Fargo Bank (956) 423-5954, or E-mail [email protected]
Surgery Center Qualfon Robinson IT Consulting Shepard Walton King Insurance Group Texas Gas Service United Capital Financial Life Management United Launch Alliance
BRONZE PARTNERS Bert Ogden Harlingen Auto Plaza Bill Guthrie Sports, Inc. Gillman Auto Group Frost Bank Harlingen Economic Development Corp. McCullough & McCullough Attorney’s at Law MOOD: South Texas Nolan Perez, MD Gastroenterology Port of Harlingen Authority RGV Credit Union Salinas, Allen & Schmitt, LLP Security Service Federal Credit Union Texas Regional Bank TSTC Foundation Uhlhorn Family Partnerships Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation