Want to Get Your Business Ahead? 8 Reasons Why You Should Join A Chamber of Commerce

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The digital age has undoubtedly changed the way businesses interact with their clients. In an era of social media and digital presence, chambers of commerce may seem to be a bit behind the times—but that’s far from the truth. Despite the growth of the online world, business organizations like your local chamber of commerce can offer you tangible, real world benefits that you won’t find anywhere else (sorry Facebook). Members often receive numerous perks, much needed exposure, and amazing networking options. If aren’t sure what the next steps are to push your business ahead, then consider the following reasons why

The Rio Grande Valley is Growing and Business is Booming

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The Rio Grande Valley has seen quite a bit of change over the last couple of decades and the next couple of years is set to continue this trend. While Hidalgo County officials expect to see the county’s population hit the one million mark by 2020, the Texas Demographic Center projections has estimates falling slightly short of that. Regardless of the slight variation, the fact remains that the Rio Grande Valley continues to be one of the fastest growing regions in America. In fact, the Mcallen-Edinburg-Mission metro area became the 5th largest Texas metropolitan statistical area in 2015. Whether or

The Perfect Romantic Gesture: Valentine’s Day Ideas You can Find in Mission

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It’s that time of the year again. Love is flowing, hearts are full, and  . Valentine’s Day is just a few weeks away, and for some of us, that means planning, planning, and then more planning. We want to make sure the day is just as special as our significant others. Some of us will opt to treat that special someone in our lives with an intimate dinner and a lavish gift. Others of us may choose a more simple gesture like a beautiful bouquet of flowers along with some delectable candy. But whatever your choice might be, your Greater

Go BLUE for Diabetes!

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The Mission Chamber, it’s board and staff are all committed to not only business growth but the general health and wellness of our community. Debra Franco, a Mission Chamber Board Member, is the President and Founder of The South Texas Juvenile Diabetes Association. STJDA has filled a need in the community for families struggling with how to help their children. November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and there is so much that can be done to raise awareness! Children with diabetes are a special group of individuals who live everyday with challenges unique to them. The South Texas Juvenile Diabetes Association has