Tag Archives: Mission

Mission Lions Market Days

Mission Lions

Join friends and neighbors for Mission Lions Market Days the second Saturday of each month. The market includes arts and crafts, antiques, jewelry, clothing, food and music. Free community bingo is also part of the event.

Local Author Debuts New Children’s Book

Jack's Journey

Local author and educator Alejandra Breeden has published “Jack’s Journey,” her debut children’s book sharing the story of a cheery donkey who must embark on an adventure to deliver a mysterious and precious gift. In “Jack’s Journey,” Breeden illustrates the trip Mary and Joseph took from Nazareth to Bethlehem to deliver baby Jesus through the eyes of their trusty donkey. As Jack excitedly ponders the meaning behind the gift he…

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Mission Lions Market Days

Mission Lions

Join friends and neighbors for Mission Lions Market Days the second Saturday of each month. The market includes arts and crafts, antiques, jewelry, clothing, food and music. Free community bingo is also part of the event.

GMCC Golf Tournament

GMCC Golf Tournament

The Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce hosts the Mission Citrus Golf Classic May 7. Registration and breakfast begin at 7:30 a.m., tee-off follows at 8:30 a.m. Registration is $500 for teams of three. Fee includes course fees, golf cart, gift bags, breakfast and lunch. Sponsorship options are available. A portion of the proceeds benefit Mission CISD students. To pre-register, contact C.J. Sanchez.

Winter Texan Market Days

Winter Texan Market Days

The Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce hosts its Winter Texan Appreciation: Market Days April 14. Market Days is a way to celebrate Winter Texans staying in Mission and throughout the RGV. GMCC will host a day of live music, business and food vendors as well as free health screenings by event sponsor Mission Regional Medical Center. This event is free and open to the public. For vendor opportunities, call 956-585-2727 or…

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Winter Texan Fiesta 2021: Drive-In Concert

Winter Texan Fiesta 2021

The Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual Winter Texan Fiesta Drive-In Concert Feb. 25 at the Mission Event Center. Day-long festivities include live music, businesses and food vendors. The Winter Texan Fiesta is a special way to celebrate and recognize the Winter Texans staying in Mission and throughout the Rio Grande Valley. This years event has a limited quantity of tickets. Tickets are on sale now at the Greater…

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Buenas Tardes Luncheon: Legislative Update

Buenas Tardes Luncheon, Feb. 21

Join the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce at the Mission Event Center Feb. 17 for the Buenas Tardes Luncheon with a legislative update. The luncheon includes a dynamic and insightful panel discussion with U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar and State Representative Sergio Munoz Jr. Veronica Gonzales, UTRGV vice president of Governmental & Community Relations serves as moderator. Ticket options and sponsorship opportunities are available. Register online. For more information, contact GMCC…

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5X5 “Bombshells” Into H-E-B

Brunette Bombshell

“Brunette Bombshell” from Mission-based 5×5 Brewing Co. is now available at seven Rio Grande Valley H-E-B stores. It is the brewery’s first beer to enter the retail market. The Mission EDC, in an announcement, says the release is made possible through an exclusive partnership with L&F Distributors. As the largest distributing brewery in the area, 5×5 Brewing Co. is one of a number of businesses receiving Mission EDC support over…

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Grant to Create More Than 300 Jobs in Mission

The Mission Economic Development Corporation recently received a $3 million grant to aid in the improvement of the city’s infrastructure. These improvements will protect the city against future natural disasters and strengthen areas that will house manufacturing operations. The grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration will fund critical infrastructure improvements to support the growth of Mission’s Shary Village Industrial Park and surrounding areas. In addition, a…

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SBA Honors Local Small Businesses

Michelle and Danny Quiroz, owners of Reserva Coffee Roasters

Today, SBA’s Lower Rio Grande Valley District honored the 2020 District Small Business Week awardees for six small business categories. The virtual ceremony is part of National Small Business Week going on now through Sept. 24. Michelle and Danny Quiroz of Reserva Coffee Roasters were named the district’s Small Business Persons of the Year. Both previously had successful careers working for large companies. However, Michelle’s passion for coffee drove their…

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