ABOUT THE EVENT
On Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, in Downtown Victoria at One O’Connor Plaza, VBEC (Victoria Business and Education Coalition), Hispanic Council of Victoria, and Challenged Athletes Dream Complex will host the once in a life time rappelling event called “Over the Edge Victoria”. All of the funds raised for this event will stay in Victoria to help these three organizations work towards building a better community for Victorians.
VBEC – To increase support for our youth in the community through mentoring,
character building activities, job readiness training and career exploration.
Hispanic Council of Victoria – To promote leadership, by supporting economic development,
growth and education of our Victoria County Hispanic Community.
Challenged Athletes Dream Complex – To continue to earn funds to be able to partner with the
City of Victoria to build a new integrated playground where children without physical and
mental challenges can play with children that do have these challenges. We want “all”
children to be able play together!
Be a part of this unique event because it is like no other!!! This is the first ever “rappelling” event off One O’Connor Plaza, the “tallest” building in Victoria. As a sponsor, your company name will be well advertised through announcements, banners, and social media as recognition for your commitment to helping Victoria build a better community.
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.
Cinco de Mayo is May 7th
Cinco de Mayo will be held May 7, 2016 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 years, the Hispanic Council of Victoria of the Victoria Chamber of Commerce has brought you the Cinco de Mayo and this year will be bigger and better than ever.
This year's sponsors include Civil Corp., Del Papa, Hartman Distributing, HEB, INVISTA, and Toyota of Victoria. Cinco de Mayo admission is $5, so bring out your lawn chairs and enjoy the day. PLEASE no ice chests. Lots of food and refreshments of all kinds.
For more information call (361) 573-5277.