Mike Govind and Cris Torres named Edinburg Chamber of Commerce 2016 Man and Woman of the Year

Edinburg- It was an evening of celebration for the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce (ECC) at Memorial Event Center. The Edinburg Chamber held its Annual Installation Banquet on Thursday, November 10, 2016. The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce was pleased to recognize Mike Govind and Cris Torres as the 2016 Man and Woman of the Year. “It was wonderful to see over 200 community members come together to honor the amazing work of our award recipients”, said ECC President Letty Gonzalez.

Congratulations once again to all of the Chamber awardees: 2016 Man of the Year: Mike Govind (Owner, Best Western Plus Edinburg Inn & Suites), 2016 Woman of the Year: Cris Torres (Vice President/ Loan Officer, Greater State Bank), Leadership Award: Judge Terry Palacios’ (Law Offices of Garcia, Quintanilla and Palacios ), 2016 Ambassador of the Year: Jennifer Vasquez (BlueWave Carwash ), and 2016 Fire Fighter of the Year: Antonio Salazar Jr. Edinburg Fire Department). The Chamber would like to thank Marty Martin (Rio Valley Realty) for his outstanding work as 2015-2016 Chairman and welcome Jacob De Leon (Memorial Funeral Home) as our incoming chair for 2016-2017 year.

The Man and Woman of the Year selection was based on a community-driven committee process that selected a man and woman that exceeds in professional and civic commitment and avid volunteerism within the community of Edinburg. The Chamber of Commerce encourages everyone to nominate someone you may know who fits the criteria. For more information on the Edinburg Chamber Man and Woman of the Year, please contact the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce at 956-383-4974.