Las Brisas Apartments celebrated their Ribbon Cutting on July 7, 2017 to welcome everyone and to meet the new Property Manager for Las Brisas Apartments and Las Brisas Manor. The event was celebrated by staff, tenants and guests which participated in a raffle and enjoyed food and refreshments.
Las Brisas Apartments was built in 2003 and houses a total of 76 multifamily units ranging from 1 bedroom to 4 bedrooms. Each apartment is equipped with central heat & air, ceiling fans in every rooms as well as refrigerator, stove, dishwasher and washer & dryer connections. We also have a club house, pool and a laundry facility on site.
In addition to Las Brisas Apartments we also manage Las Brisas Manor which is a 55 and over community. Las Brisas Manor was built in 2012 and offers 1 bedroom and 2 bedrooms apartments for a total of 48 units. All units are equipped with each unit is equipped with central heat & air, ceiling fans, stove, refrigerator, dishwasher and washer & dryer connections.
We also have a community room, gym, nurse’s station and a game room/media room. For more information on either property contact Gregorio Arrambide Jr. at 830-775-6500 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday June 23rd, 2017, the DRHCC said so long to Judith Montalvo who had served as Administrative Assistant for nearly three years. Ms. Montalvo decided to move, after her daughter’s graduation from DRHS, to be closer to where her daughter will pursue higher studies in the Fall. We wish them both the best and hope they will stay in touch.
Following Judith’s departure, we are happy to welcome Ms. Edith Gonzalez, a Del Rio High School senior student, to fill the Administrative Assistant’s position. Edith comes to us highly recommended by her director. Edith, the daughter of Juan Jose Gonzalez and Monica Gonzalez, is well versed in office procedures, technology, and fluent in both English and Spanish. We invite you to visit or contact her for Weekly Blast ads, flyers for promotions and any other assistance that you may need.
Reducing backlog of cases was among the numerous improvements to the 63rd/83rd District Attorney’s office cited by D.A. Michael Bagley at the August DRHCC Monthly meeting hosted by Texas Community Bank.
D.A. Bagley, who represents Val Verde, Terrell, and Kinney Counties recognized and credits his staff, the team who helps him accomplish the goals he set out for the District Attorney’s office. One such goal was improving professional relationships with the law enforcement community by conducting various training seminars. Establishing a professional appearance of the elected office is also of utmost importance and the reason for being accessible to the public, having a sign placed on the D.A.’s door, and increasing staff without increasing costs to the counties were also Bagley’s informational and often motivational speech, new membership plaques were presented to Texas Parks and Wildlife and MG Photography.
Membership announcements included HEB Unit Director Janie Garcia stated curbside shopping coming to Del Rio in August! IGNC President Dora Alcala announced the much anticipated Vegas on the Border event on July 28 will help raise scholarship funds for Miss Del Rio Court winners. President Otila Gonzalez announced the Amistad Ambassadors will be under the new direction of Mary Mota.
Anyone interested in serving on this committee should contact the DRHCC office or Mary Mota. Texas Community Bank and event host Executive Vice President Sylvia Owens gave an update on the construction of the new TCB downtown branch and also announced various types of home mortgage financing is a new service available at Texas Community Bank.
DRHCC thanks Door Prize sponsors Texas Community Bank, Malinda’s Restaurant, Cripple Creek, Border Federal Credit Union, and Ramada.
Please join us at the next DRHCC Membership meeting on Thursday August 10th with State Rep. Poncho Nevarez providing a legislative update with Border Federal Credit Union hosting this event.
The 4TH Annual Gutierrez Scholarship Dance was held on Saturday, May 27, 2017 and was a successful event. The event which was held at the Pecan Ball Room at the Civic Center featured Special Guest “Happy the Comedian” as Master of Ceremonies and a performance by Raulito & Grupo Remedio. A surprise performance by Ram Herrera, “The Most Wanted Man” also relightes the crowd. These performances were in memory of Rualito’s Brother and boyhood friend of Ram Herrera, Emilio Navaira “El Rey del Rodeo”. In total, the DRHCC gave out five scholarships of $1,000.00 and five memorial scholarships in the amount of $500.00 totaling more then $7,000.00 in scholarshpips. Congratulations to our scholarship recipients.
Daniela Velasco - Gutierrez Family Scholarship - Maria V Schultz - Gutierrez Family Scholarship
Leslie Torres- Gutierrez Family Scholarship - Jenny Elizalde - Gutierrez Family Scholarship
Christina M. Stovall - Gutierrez Family Scholarship - Rhynne G. Gallegos - BBVA Compass Bank Scholarship
Andrea S Guerrero - Alfonso Alcala Memorial Scholarship - David Flores - Luis L Garcia Memorial Scholarship
Annick C Ortiz- Petra & Frances Gonzalez Memorial Scholarship - Jacqueline Rosales - Border Federal Credit Union Scholarship
These students will be attending our local colleges to further their education and are the future leaders of our community.
This event was made possible also by the numerous donations and by the people and businesses who purchased tables and tickets for this event. All proceeds from this event go to the Scholarship fund to assist students.
The Del Rio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce would like to Thank our Sponsors for the event: Miguel Gutierrez, Your Store Rent to Own, City of Del Rio Silver Eagle Distributors, Brown Automotive, Las Brisas Apartments, Dora Alcala & Alejandro Garcia, Ashley Home Store, Gattis Pizza, Ram Country, West Central Net, The Brown Plaza Association, Mirage Decor and MG Photography. A special thanks goes to the donors of the memorial and business scholarships: Border Federal Credit Union, BBVA Compass, The Gonzalez Family, The Garcia Family and the Alcala Family for their generosity. Without your participation this event and scholarships would not be possible. Thank you
Gregorio Arrambide - Director of Education
Del Rio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
The Del Rio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce held its May membership meeting at the Imperius Events located on highway 90W by the lake. Presenters for the evening were Maria Martinez, CEO of the Border Federal Credit Union and Elizabeth Vela- Serrano of Damsel In Defense. Both presenters shared information on the products that their businesses offer to the public and invited the public to visit them. We at the chamber very much appreciate their participation.