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Mission Foodpreneur Fest Benefits Food Pantry

The City of Mission plans to honor its food and restaurant entrepreneurs at its first Foodpreneur.

The City of Mission is celebrating its entrepreneurs in the food industry with its first-ever Foodpreneur Fest on Oct. 24. It plans to use the event as a fundraiser for the city’s food pantry. The city is partnering with the Mission Economic Development Council and the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce in hosting the event on Oct. 24 at 6 p.m. at the Mission Events Center. Attendees at the event…

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Mission is an All-America City

Mission delegation celebrates after gaining All-America City honor in Denver.

Mission earned All-America City recognition for the first time in its history on the same weekend that it lost a local hero, police Cpl. Jose Luis “Speedy” Espericueta.  The weekend of June 22-23 was a joyous one. City leaders were in Denver to compete for and eventually gain the All-America recognition. Earning the award came after months of preparation to go with the years of work that went into the…

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Mission EDC’s Cristina Garza featured in CityLab

Cristina Garza

Garza talks on educating workforce Mission EDC’s Program Director Cristina Garza is featured in an interview with CityLab, a stand-alone site of The Atlantic, which is described as exploring and explaining “the most innovative ideas and pressing issues facing today’s global cities and neighborhoods.” Garza’s interview is part of CityLab’s new series, “City Makers: Getting to work – What’s next in workforce development?” Read about how Mission EDC is educating the local…

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