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HARLINGEN AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ¦ Chamber Connect ¦ January 12, 2015
January 15, 2015
5:00—7:00 p.m.
422 N. L St.
Harlingen, TX 78550
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Board of Directors
Frank Espinoza
Dr. Linda T. Burke
Immediate Past Chair
Ricky Leal
Michael Allex
Lyle Garza
Carlos Cuellar
Rick Ledesma
Josh Fields
Lupe Gonzales
Brenda Ivory
Matt Stone
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Calendar of Events
House of Frames
Business After Hours Mixer
New Location
Wednesday, January 14 ¦ 11:30 a.m.
212 W. Jackson St.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
5:00 p.m. — 7:00 p.m.
Sugar Magnolia Photographs
Friday, January 16 ¦ 2:00 p.m.
111 N. 3rd St.
Residence Inn- Marriott
Grand Opening
Thursday, January 22 ¦ 11:30 a.m.
109 Bass Pro Dr.
Vantage at Harlingen
Papa Joe’s Burgers & Stuff
422 N. L St., Harlingen, TX 78550
Lunch and Learn
Listening, Empathy & Healing
Presented By: Dr. Barbara Baggerly-Hinojosa
Friday, January 23, 2015
12:00 p.m. — 1:00 p.m.
Harlingen Area Chamber of Commerce
311 E. Tyler Ave., Harlingen, TX 78550
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Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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1 Rancho Viejo Drive
Rancho Viejo, TX 78575
(956) 350-4000
Rancho Viejo, Texas – Wendy Werley
Bullock, director of sports and wellness at
Rancho Viejo Resort & Country Club, has
been named a Master Kids Teacher after
earning her third consecutive Top 50 Kids
Teachers Award from the U.S. Kids Golf
Since 2008, U.S. Kids Golf has named
Master Kids Teachers to honor instructors
for their ongoing efforts in growing the
game of golf among kids. These individuals have earned the distinction of Master
Kids Teacher by winning the Top 50 Kids
Teacher Award three or more times. Being
named a Master Kids Teacher is the highest
honor an instructor can receive from U.S.
Kids Golf. There are 104 teachers who have
received this honor, 28 of whom joined the
ranks in 2014.
The U.S. Kids Golf Top 50 Kids Teachers Award annually recognizes the world’s
most outstanding youth golf instructors.
The class of 2014 includes golf professionals from 22 states, Canada, Costa Rica and
Mexico, with recipients chosen from 533
Applicants complete an online survey
and winners are chosen based on their
contributions to junior golf, such as: time
devoted to teaching young golfers; innovation, creativity and fun in their programs;
communication; parental
involvement; and overall effort to grow the
“I’m honored to be recognized by an
organization so dedicated to helping kids
have fun learning the lifelong game of golf
and encouraging family interaction that
builds lasting memories,” said Werley.
A Class-A member of the LPGA, Werley
also is an accomplished athlete who not
try Club is a private, family-oriented resort
community that stretches across 1,400 lush
acres in the Rio Grande Valley at the southern tip of Texas. Offering an inviting yearround climate, it has been concluded that
the Rio Grande
Valley has 340 playable days of golf per
year, more than anywhere else in the United
For more information about Rancho
Viejo Resort & Country Club call 956-3504000 or visit online at
About Rancho Viejo Resort & CountrClub
Wendy Werley Bullock
only competed professionally in the U.S.
and Japan in golf, but also advanced to the
finals in the U.S. Olympic Tennis Trials in
1984. She also trademarked Wellness Golf,
a program developed through her
collaboration with Dr. Deepak Chopra, one
of the world’s most
foremost experts in mind body medicine.
Managed by Atlanta-based Mosaic Clubs
and Resorts, Rancho Viejo Resort & Coun-
Opened in 1971, Rancho Viejo’s two golf
courses, El Diablo and El Angel, are framed
by resacas, the ancient waterways of the
Rio Grande Delta. Also located on property
are two excellent dining facilities and 12
meeting/event venues with capacity of 10 to
800 people. Rancho Viejo’s award-winning
swimming pool boasts a large waterfall and a
beach landing. Resort guests stay in standard
room, or 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom villas, offering
the privacy of a conventional hotel room with
all the amenities of a luxury home. Rancho
Viejo is just minutes from myriad cultural
and recreational attractions, including the
pristine beaches of South Padre Island, the
Port Isabel Lighthouse, two National Wildlife Refuges popular with birders, the Gladys
Porter Zoo and the Brownsville Museum of
Fine Art.
For Further Information:
Kaitlin Looby, Director of Marketing
Mosaic Clubs & Resorts
678-679-0523 x303
[email protected]
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Downtown Harlingen Walking Tours
Date: December 13, 2014 - March 28, 2015
Date: January 12, 2015 - January 16, 2015
Downtown Harlingen Segway Tours
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Downtown Harlingen
Tours begin in the Public Parking Lot
at West Harrison and the railroad tracks.
Credits, Deductions and Taxes for your Business
Business Seminar
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
U.S. Small Business Administration
2422 E. Tyler Street, Suite E.
Harlingen, TX 78550
Beyond Arts Gallery Presents
“Dreams, Hope & Magic” by Puente
Date: January 15, 2015 - March 7, 2015
Texas Business Conferences Presents
“Employment Law Update”
Date: January 15, 2015 - January 16, 2015
11th Annual Winter Texan Appreciation Fiesta
Monday, January 19, 2015
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Casa de Amistad
1204 Fair Park Blvd.
Harlingen, TX 78550
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City of Harlingen
Harlingen Medical Center
Valley Baptist Health System
Aloe Laboratories
Hino Gas Sales, Inc.
Nevill Business Machines
Pena Eye Institute
Valley Morning Star
Boggus Ford
First Community Bank
Long Chilton, LLP
AEP Texas
IBC Bank
Linda Trevino Burke, D.D.S.
Lone Star National Bank
Janine Marie Photography
Platinum Surgery Center
Muniz Rio Grande Pharmacy, LLC
Salinas, Allen & Schmitt, L.L.P.
Shepard Walton King Insurance Group
Texas Gas Service
United Launch Alliance
Valhaven Wealth
Bert Ogden Harlingen Auto
Card Investment Group, Inc.
Gillman Auto Group
Frost Bank
Harlingen Economic Development Corp.
MacPherson’s Medical Supply
McCullough & McCullough
Attorney’s at Law
MOOD: South Texas
Nolan Perez, MD Gastroenterology
Port of Harlingen Authority
RGV Credit Union
Security Service Federal Credit
Texas Regional Bank
Uhlhorn Family Partnerships
United Healthcare
Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation
Valley International Airport
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