July 16 – Take your shoes off and sit a spell at the Old Fashion Bonfire & S-mores by the Beach event hosted by the RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. It runs from 8 p.m. to midnight. Bring a lawn chair, swimsuit and towel, BYOB, guitars, boom box and best jokes for a casual networking opportunity. Call 956-928-0060 for the location and to pre-register. Cost is $25 per person.
August 25 – The RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will host a Congressional Review luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at Embassy Suites, 800 Convention Blvd. in McAllen. Learn about U.S. Congressional and Texas State legislative updates from elected officials and how bills will affect business, education, health, transportation and more. A question and answer session will follow.For more information or to make a reservation, call the RGVHCC office at 956-928-0060.
August 26 – The South Texas Senior Summit, hosted by the RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bert Ogden Arena, 4900 S. I69C in Edinburg. The health and wellness event will offer educational presentations, exams from the UTRGV School of Medicine, screenings and activities. Snacks and lunch will be provided. Call the RGVHCC office at 956-928-0060 for information.
August 28 – The International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS) will host the 42nd Collage Annual Gala at the McAllen Convention Center Ballroom. The IMAS will be honoring the City of McAllen for its steadfast support of the museum and its mission for 54 years. Tickets and sponsorship to Collage are available at theimasonline.org or by phone at 956-681-2800.
October 22-24 – The RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will host First Annual RGV Jalapeño Amateur Championship. The three-day event will have a practice round on Friday with formal play on Saturday and Sunday. Spots are open for 150 golfers to sign up and participate. Maximum handicap allowed is 24, and the format is two-player team Florida Scramble. The handicap index differential between the two players may not exceed 10. The USGA Handicap System will be used. For a registration form or sponsorship information, call the RGVHCC office at 956-928-0060.