Minority Business Council

Mission: To encourage active participation and involvement of all groups on the Victoria Chamber of Commerce.

Action Points:

  • Raise scholarship funds for minorities to encourage higher educational attainment rates within the minority community.
  • Conduct Cinco de Mayo Celebration annual event in May to promote Hispanic Heritage and raise funds.
  • Work with the DeLeon Club to organize and run the annual Christmas dance as a fundraiser.


Cinco de Mayo – La Celebracion is May 4th

Cinco de Mayo – La Celebracion will be held May 4, 2013 from 12:00 noon to 11:00 pm in DeLeon Plaza in downtown Victoria.  La Celebracion will feature live music, food, crafts, folklorico dancers, and a kids play area.  Always a great time and fun for all ages.  Come out and join us for Mariachi, Ballet Folklorico, and lots of family fun. For over 25, the Minority Business Council of the Victoria Chamber of Commerce has brought you the Cinco de Mayo Celebracion and this year will be bigger and better than ever.

This year’s sponsors include Civil Corp., Del Papa, First Victoria, Hartman Distributing, HEB, and INVISTA.  The Celebracion is FREE admission, so bring out your lawn chairs and enjoy the day.  PLEASE no ice chests.  Lots of food and refreshments of all kinds.

Musical lineup includes:

12:00 noon – 1:00 pm                    VISD Ballet Folklorico

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm                          VISD Mariachi

3:00 pm – 3:45 pm                          Presion

2:45 pm – 4:00 pm                          YMCA Ladies Zumba Dancers

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm                          Grupo Vida

5:00 pm – 5:15 pm                          YMCA Ladies Zumba Dancers

5:15 pm – 6:15 pm                          24/7

6:15 pm – 6:30 pm                          Drum Line

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm                          S.A.G. Los Amigos

7:45 pm – 9:15 pm                          Elida Reyna y Avante

9:30 pm – 11:00 pm                        Jay Perez

Admission is FREE, so come out and enjoy the festivities.  Proceeds for this event in part provide scholarships for deserving minority students to attend Victoria College and the University of Houston-Victoria. For more information call (361) 573-5277.