Tag: San Benito Chamber of Commerce

Chamber has a home, city support

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Staff Writer Reporter@sbnewspaper.com The City of San Benito’s newly chartered Chamber of Commerce has a home, as of Monday, Feb. 23. The Chamber had been defunct for several years. According to individuals formerly associated with the entity, the dissolution was multifaceted and reportedly stemmed from a combination of declining membership, dwindling participation …

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Chamber to select a home

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX  Staff Writer Reporter@sbnewspaper.com The newly-formed San Benito Chamber of Commerce could have a new home before the end of February. Chamber President Lionel Betancourt said “We are looking at all options.” Betancourt added, “we’ve been looking in other places. There are several locations we are trying to work with and see if …

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Chamber of Commerce reignited

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX  Staff Writer Reporter@sbnewspaper.com “This Chamber got started with a lot of design for hope,” said Lionel Betancourt, President of San Benito’s newly-formed Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber had been defunct for several years. According to individuals formerly associated with the entity, the dissolution was a result of declining membership and dwindling participation. …

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Area Business Owners Association’s mission up for discussion

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com The Area Business Owner’s Association – an organization created to serve in a similar capacity as the defunct San Benito Chamber of Commerce – plans to establish its mission at the next scheduled meeting. Set for 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 30 inside the Vega Professional Building, located at 216 …

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Citizens unite to form new chamber

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com A movement in San Benito to form a new chamber of commerce is gaining steam, thanks in large part to the efforts of several businessmen and community members. A group of merchants and representatives of various organizations and entities, including the City of San Benito and the Rotary Club …

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Pride Home and Business of the Month

The Gonzales residence, located on the 300 block of Elvira St., has been named the San Benito Chamber of Commerce Pride Committee Pride Home of the Month for March. Shown (from l-r) are Pride Committee representative Bertha Wilson, Chloe Rinaldi, homeowner Lidia Gonzalez and her daughter (Chloe’s mother) Anna Rinaldi, and Pride Committee representative Debbie Layton. (Staff photo by Michael Rodriguez)

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