January 4 – Attend the RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce at the first Manic Monday Mixer networking event of the new year. It will be held at Ramses’ Tacos & Tequilas, 2230 S. 77th Sunshine Strip in Harlingen from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. If you would like to promote your business feel free to donate a door prize. For more information call 956-928-0060 or email email@example.com. Face masks and social distancing are required.
January 14 – The RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (RGVHCC) will host a Dinner & Chalupa networking event. A limited number of tickets are available for the dinner and 20 games of Chalupa to be held at the Double Tree hotel in McAllen. Tickets are $50. Every entry will get four cards with 80 chances to win a prize. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with dinner served promptly at 6 p.m. and the games beginning at 6:30 p.m. Any business donating a prize valued at $50 or more will be able to purchase one ticket at half price. Each prize is valued at $50 or more. For more information or tickets, call 956-928-0060.
January 15-17 – The 2021 McAllen Marathon Scott Crane Memorial Run will be held as a virtual race experience and supported by a series of virtual events. Runners will have the option to complete their race distance anywhere and anytime during those dates or with an option to defer to 2022. Runners currently registered for the 2021 McAllen Marathon Scott Crane Memorial Run will receive an email with additional details on how to make their selection. All virtual participants will receive a runner box that will include a runner shirt and bib along with sponsor gifts. Finisher medals will be available for pickup during a drive-thru finish line event held the week after the virtual event. Registration is available at www.mcallenmarathon.com.