APRIL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
The Del Rio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce held their Monthly Membership Meeting on Thursday, April 12th, the IBC Bank hosted. Our guest speaker, Samuel Mqtash, who stepped in for Kevin Buford presented about opening a business and its challenges. Being new to the Del Rio area, Mr. Mqtash has to start from the ground up in our small town. Now a year later after facing challenges his business Orange Designs is successful. After Mr. Mqtash’s presentation about his business, attendees enjoyed light refreshments. Door prizes were donated by Ramada, Cripple Creek, Robert’s Jewelers, IBC Bank and Ueta. Door prize winners included Mr. Scarbo and Tina Martinez .
"Connie Mendoza" - Administrative Assistants luncheon
The Connie Mendoza Administrators Luncheon was held on Wednesday, April 25th. This event was in honor of Ms. Maria Consuelo “Connie” Mendoza. Connie was the Finance Director of the Del Rio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce before her untimely death. She had a dream of hosting an event to show appreciation to the Administrative Assistants who play an important role in the success of the businesses in Del Rio. This year, we made her dream a reality. Mr. Gilbert Granados from the John Maxwell Team was the keynote speaker. We also presented the Administrative Assistant of the Year Award to Paola Rocha who is the Administrative Assistant at the HEB business office. The money raised will go to a scholarship in Connie’s honor.