President’s Message – May 2016

May 11th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Recently, WalletHub, a leading personal finance outlet, listed Brownsville as the 7th Best City for Hispanic Entrepreneurs. According to WalletHub, their analysts checked the Hispanic business climate in 150 of the largest U.S. cities to help aspiring entrepreneurs and established businesses find the most fertile ground for their enterprises. Brownsville was the only city in the [...]

February 2016 Member Spotlight: Brownsville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

February 25th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

  Company Name: Brownsville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Business Category: Adult Care Services, Medical Date joined: November 2004 Services: I.V. Care, Wound Care, Alzheimer’s Care, Dietary Services, and others. Brownsville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (BNR) opened its doors in 2005 and is one of 33 rehab centers in Texas, managed by parent company Regency Post-Acute Healthcare [...]

November 2015 Member Spotlight: Country Casuals

November 20th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , |

      Company Name: Country Casuals, Inc. Business Categories: Apparel and Retail Date Joined: January 1987 Products: Ladies’ clothing, accessories and gifts; baby clothing and accessories. Country Casuals is a family-owned and operated clothing and accessories boutique. Their mission is to “always provide fine goods and exceptional service to the residents of Brownsville and Matamoros.” [...]

Protecting your business against cyber crime

September 30th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , |

Frost Bank of Brownsville hosted a Lunch & Learn workshop titled “Protecting you and your company from cyber fraud”, presented by Frost Certified Information Privacy Professional Louis Barton, on September 10, 2015. Barton presented advice on how to avoid and respond to online risks to a group of local business community members, gathered at the Brownsville [...]

2015 Annual Diamond Ball Sponsors

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Chairman’s Message-March 2015

March 20th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |

Greetings – Our city is beautiful, prosperous and growing. It is exciting to be part of such an active Chamber; one that promotes the businesses of our community and helps build a great future for generations to come. On February 25, as part of The Charro Days Fiesta, the Chamber hosted a Mixer in partnership with Wells Fargo. [...]

16th Annual Diamond Ball

March 19th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |

Get Ready for a Night of Glitz and Glamour! The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce will roll out the red carpet for the 16th Annual Diamond Ball at the Brownsville Events Center, on Friday, May 15, 2015. The theme this year will be “Hollywood”. The Diamond Ball is a formal dinner and dance where a one-carat diamond, sponsored by Nevill Document [...]

Business Opportunities with the HUB Certification Program

March 12th, 2015|Tags: , , |

The Inaugural South Texas Business Opportunity Forum was held at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Brownsville Campus, on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. The UTPA Rio South Texas Regional Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), in conjunction with Congressman Filemon Vela and Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr., presented this forum to help businesses find growth opportunities through [...]

Chairman’s Message-February 2015

February 20th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Greetings – Many communications during this time of year start out with an acknowledgement of how things have calmed down a little after the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. But this is Brownsville, folks! We seem to be bustling all year round! I’m happy to say that any communication that’s Chamber-related is going to [...]

A regional approach for the promotion of nature, heritage and cultural tourism

February 19th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |

Brownsville and the Rio Grande Valley is an area rich in historical significance, culture, and natural resources. World-class birding, museums, fish and wild life refuges, Civil War sites, state parks and the only National Park Service site with a primary focus on the U.S. - Mexican War, are all located here. Community members from around the [...]