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Mission Lions Market Days

Mission Lions

Join friends and neighbors for Mission Lions Market Days Oct. 9. The market includes arts and crafts, antiques, jewelry, clothing, food and music. Free community bingo is also part of the event. The market takes place every month on the second Saturday.

Lunch & Learn: The Lifecycle of a Customer

Lunch & Learn: The Lifecycle of a Customer

Join the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce Sept. 29 for “Lunch & Learn: The Lifecycle of a Customer.” Maria Garcia, public relations manager of SAMES, Inc. will discuss the five levels of the cycle of a customer.  This event is free for GMCC members, $15 for non-members. Registration and menu item selection instructions are available online.

IDEA’s Dinner & Auction Scholarship Concert

IDEA concert

Join IDEA’s Dinner & Auction Scholarship Concert Sept. 18 at Las Palmas Race Park. The event aims to raise $600,000 for college scholarships. The night will begin with an outdoor, socially-distanced dinner and auction, followed by live entertainment from a Texas country band. More information is available online or by contacting Rose Marques.

Buenas Tardes Luncheon-Community Leader Spotlight

Buenas Tardes Luncheon, Sept. 2021

The Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce presents its Buenas Tardes Luncheon Sept. 16, spotlighting community leaders. Honorees include Sarah Hammond, president of Atlas Electrical, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Plumbing Services; State Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa; and Nick Rhodes, president of Rhodes Enterprises. Tickets are $50. Table sponsorships are available for $425. Register online or contact the chamber.

Mission Mother & Daughter Finalists in Quest for Texas Best  

Cynthia Villarreal and Ximena Martinez of La Casa de mi Abuela

In 2016, Cynthia Villarreal and daughter Ximena Martinez turned meal prepping to creating fresh dinner options that were ready in minutes. They used what they learned in Villareal’s nana’s traditional Mexican kitchen. Their creations then became La Casa de mi Abuela, a line currently of seven stews and products. The duo are now one of 20 contestants who will present their products for H-E-B’s Quest for Texas Best. A panel…

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Hidalgo County To Hold Online Surplus Auction

Surplus Auction

Hidalgo County will hold a Webcast Surplus Auction of fleet vehicles, heavy equipment and general merchandise at the Precinct 3 Motor Pool July 27. Interested buyers must register at amtauctions.com. Bidding starts July 26 at 10 a.m. and continues until the last item sells. The public may view items in person at the Precinct 3 Motor Pool July 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The facility will close noon to…

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Mission Lions Market Days

Mission Lions

Join friends and neighbors for Mission Lions Market Days July 10. The market includes arts and crafts, antiques, jewelry, clothing, food and music. Free community bingo is also part of the event. The market takes place every month on the second Saturday.

ICED CUBE Mirrors Flavor Of The RGV

The ICED CUBE Strawberry Supreme Raspa begins with any snow cone flavor. Vanilla ice cream, fresh strawberries, and sweet cream are added to create this supreme raspa.

At 16, Eliza Garza’s father ignited the raspa flame within her. Her dad saw that South Padre Island needed a raspa stand. He believed his family could run it every summer. Garza carried that flame with her as she finished high school and worked as an event planner, fundraiser, energy broker and idea generator. Last year, a friend of Garza’s took charge of the Beach Resort at South Padre Island…

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Mission Lions Market Days

Mission Lions

Join friends and neighbors for Mission Lions Market Days July 10. The market includes arts and crafts, antiques, jewelry, clothing, food and music. Free community bingo is also part of the event. The market takes place every month on the second Saturday.

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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