SPONSORSHIPS | LOCAL PROGRAMS | INVOLVEMENT GROUPS

We are passionate about caring for our community, and we focus extensively on working within the local area to support and uplift the causes that impact the people around us. We strive to help the groups and organizations that impact underserved individuals in our area. These are a few of the causes that we devote our time and efforts:



Women's City Club of Laredo


We are proud to support the Women's City Club of Laredo, a renowned local organization committed to supporting the local Laredo community since 1949 through its various charity drives and events. Fundraising events support local non-profits such as Catholic Charities Diocese of Laredo, the Women's City Club Nursing Scholarship Endowment, Casa De Misericordia, Laredo Area Community Foundation, and various other local organizations.



Texas Exes Laredo Chapter


Oscar Lopez is an alumni of the University of Texas at Austin and gladly supports the local Laredo Chapter of the Ex-Students Association of The University of Texas. The Laredo Chapter gives out scholarships every year to deserving local students. Funding for these scholarships is provided by funds raised annually by local activities.



Laredo A&M Club


Gilbert Bermea is an alumni of Texas A&M University and faithfully supports the local Laredo A&M Club through Texas A&M The Association of Former Students. The Laredo A&M Club hosts events and fundraisers to raise funds for scholarships given to deserving local students.



WBCA Laredo


The Washington’s Birthday Celebration Association serves to pay homage to George Washington by celebrating his birthday. The Association patriotically and reverently perpetuates the memory of the “Father of our Country” in a manner that fosters and promotes a better understanding and goodwill among the people of the Americas. In addition, the Washington’s Birthday Celebration Association facilitates economic growth, tourism, city promotion and educational funding through the organization of annual community events. Gilbert Bermea is honored to serve as a board member of the WBCA Board of Directors.



Laredo Chamber of Commerce


The Laredo Chamber of Commerce is committed to providing vision and leadership in the development, encouragement, promotion, and protection of the business, tourism, local industry, and educational interests of the Laredo metropolitan area. They encourage the orderly development of resources, people, and infrastructure of the area while being a politically proactive force to ensure the success of the Laredo metropolitan area.



Laredo Economic Development Corporation


Incorporated on November 17, 1966, the mission of the Laredo Economic Development Corporation is to promote and foster the economic and industrial development of the Laredo region. The Laredo EDC strives to be an organization defined by its visionary leadership, recognized for its integrity and contributions toward the economic development and vitality of Los Dos Laredos and the Webb County region. LEDC serves as the primary private sector point of contact providing assistance to new and expanding business prospects. LEDC promotes and markets Laredo, Webb County, and the sister city of Nuevo Laredo as a dynamic region for global trade and market opportunities for targeted industries. Louie Mendoza is a proud member of the Laredo EDC and is active within the organization.