Tag Archives: Mission

Customs Revises Traffic Hours At Anzalduas Bridge 

The Anzalduas Bridge (photo U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

A McAllen/Mission-area bridge is reducing hours of operations for southbound traffic as traffic volume from Mexico has declined with restrictions imposed during the coronavirus crisis.  Beginning Monday, April 6, the Anzalduas Bridge will see hours reduced for incoming traffic from Mexico. Northbound traffic on Anzalduas will operate from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hours of operation for southbound traffic will remain unchanged and be open for traffic from 6 a.m.…

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The Basics of Branding

The “Basics of Branding” workshop gives new business owners an understanding of the process of: branding a business the three branding principles steps to branding development how to protect a brand Marcela Arredondo, a senior business and trade advisor with the UTRGV SBDC presents the workshop. “A brand is much more than a logo or a company name in a fancy font. It is a promise made and delivered to…

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Winter Texan Fiesta

Winter Texan Fiesta

The Winter Texan Fiesta is a way to celebrate and recognize the Winter Texans staying in Mission and throughout the Valley. On Feb. 15, the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce will host a day of live music, business vendors and other goodies. Tickets will be necessary to redeem free lunches and t-shirts. Doors Open at 10 a.m. The Winter Texan Fiesta festivities will take place over two days with the Artesano…

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IMAS Empty Barrels Supports Food Bank RGV

The IMAS and Food Bank RGV kick off Empty Barrels project at 5x5 Brewing Co. with Brew-seum committee and supporting partners. Empty Barrels will raise food and funds for the Food Bank RGV and on final display at Brew-seum on April 4.

The International Museum of Art and Science will soon host its first-ever Empty Barrels: A Food and Fund Drive to benefit the Food Bank RGV Inc. Empty Barrels is a collaborative project that aims to bring artists and communities together to raise awareness and funds to fight hunger in the RGV. A donation of six wine and whiskey barrels from 5×5 Brewing Co. in Mission and Hilmy Cellars in Fredericksburg…

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Buenas Tardes Luncheon with Keynote Speaker Julian Alvarez III

Hear from Texas Workforce Comissioner Julian Alvarez III as he discusses business development forecast. Sponsorships, including reserved tables, are available. To view the packet of opportunities, contact the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce. Individual tickets for the luncheon are available for $25. A sponsor table of 10 is $300. Register online or contact the chamber for more information.

Hidalgo Holds Vehicle and Machinery Auction

Samples of vehicles and heavy machinery available for surplus auction.

Hidalgo County will hold a surplus auction by AMT Auctions at the Precinct 3 Citizen Waste Collection Site Jan. 15. The auction will include vehicles, trucks, tractors, backhoes and construction equipment. This event is open to the general public. Interested buyers can pre-register and view items on Jan. 24, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and then Jan. 25 from 8-10 a.m. on site at 8116 N. Los Ebanos Road in Mission.…

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Mission PAWsible Hosts Pet Fair

Pets and owners are signed in to Wellness on Wheelz at the Mission PAWsible pet fair.

Health and pets were the names of the game Jan. 11 as Mission PAWsible held a pet fair at Bannworth Park and its dog park. Pet vendors were on site selling their favorite pet goodies and welcoming all dogs to come join them.  The main attraction was Wellness on Wheelz, a mobile veterinary clinic serving South Texas. Wellness on Wheelz veterinarians provided basic checkups, vaccines, heartworm testing and prevention, and…

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Public Invited to Design New Community

Killam workshops

Killam Development is inviting the public to participate in a series of design workshops the week of Jan. 13-17 to help plan a new community near Sharyland Plantation. In a unique, hands-on design experience, people of all ages will help make decisions about quality of life issues. This includes walking and biking trails, park space, access to entertainment and more. Consultants from Able City and Dover, Kohl & Partners will…

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Brewery Apprenticeship Tackles Regional Demand

Veteran-owned and operated 5×5 Brewing Co. is a craft brewery in Mission that is pioneering high quality beer by tackling a labor issue early on. There is an ever-increasing interest for craft beer amongst RGV locals. A brewery apprenticeship program could very well be the missing link between supply and demand in our area. With their rapid growth, 5X5 Brewing Co. anticipates labor issues to arise regarding the abundance of…

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