The Perfect Mother’s Day Gifts For 2017: Part 2

Mother’s Day is an important day of celebration for the women in our lives, so it shouldn’t be overlooked. Your Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce wants to make sure that you’re aware of all the options you have when celebrating this momentous holiday. It’s safe to say that the community of Mission and its surrounding area offers plenty of opportunities and places to check out while you are planning for Mother’s Day. Let’s take a look! Grabbing a Bite One of the best things we can do with our mothers is simply spend some time with them. Nothing says quality

The Perfect Mother’s Day Gifts For 2017

We have the chance to celebrate a number of occasions and people every year. From Easter to Thanksgiving, Presidents’ Day to Columbus Day, there always seems to be a holiday to celebrate. But there’s only one day of the year specifically set apart to honor the women in our lives who are mothers. This May 14th, join together with your Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce to celebrate Mother’s Day, as we take a little extra time to show our appreciation for all the mothers across the Rio Grande Valley and the rest of nation. Mother’s day is a day of

New Year, New Perspectives

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It’s that time of the year again – resolution season. This is when we make promises to ourselves and hope for great things to come our way in the new year. Yes indeed, our resolutions take a lot of time, effort, and commitment to accomplish, that’s why your Mission Chamber of Commerce wants to help you reach the goals that you have set for yourself. Losing weight and leading a healthier lifestyle are some of the top choices for many when selecting a New Year’s resolution. Luckily, the City of Mission has an array of businesses that can help you

SBA seeks nominations for Small Business Person of the Year

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Place Your Nomination for SBA’s Small Business Person of the Year and Business Champion Awards Do you know an exceptional entrepreneur, small business owner, or community member who is an ideal model of success through adversity? Well, now is the perfect time to show them some recognition and honor their business acumen. The Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce is ecstatic to announce that the SBA’s Lower Rio Grande Valley District is currently seeking nominations from the public for Small Business Person of the Year, as well as other champions of small business. Awards in district, regional, and national recognition are

Finding the Best Gift in Mission this Holiday Season

Shopping, shopping, and then more shopping is probably all you’re thinking about right now. Being right in the midst of the holiday season, the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce knows that you want to make sure that everyone on your Christmas list gets the perfect present. With Christmas only about 3 weeks away, it’s definitely going to feel like that time is going to fly right by us! Luckily for you, the City of Mission and its surrounding communities, has more shops than you can handle. Plus, because family members and loved ones have different personalities and tastes, having such

The Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce Welcomes New Member “The Bryan House”

What do you get when you put together a healthy serving of museum, a pinch of historical home, a side of bed and breakfast, and the perfect site for a wedding and other events? Well, The Bryan House of course. The Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce is more than happy to welcome them as one of the newest members of our trusted organization that works towards the success of our business members in the City of Mission and the surrounding area. The Bryan House, which was built more than a century ago in 1909 by distinguished American politician William Jennings

Mission’s National Butterfly Center is Spreading its Wings

Here at the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce, we’ve always known that there was something oh-so-special about Mission’s National Butterfly Center (NBC), and now the entire nation is going to know it too. PBS’ Emmy award-winning series, “Nature,” is set to begin filming a brand new episode on butterflies at our very own National Butterfly Center in Mission. The 100-acre National Butterfly Center is the ideal location to film these graceful and amazing creatures, as it provides host and nectar plants that attract a bevy of butterflies and moths. In fact, nearly 150 butterfly species are native to our Rio

Keep that Summer Body Going During Fall at these Fitness Centers

Mission definitely has some great eateries, from the delectable The Loretto Bistro to good ol’ Ace’s BBQ, there’s always something delicious on the menu. But while we’re out enjoying that savory Mission flavor, it’s also important to take care of the rest of our bodies just as much as we take care of our stomachs. And with the holiday season starting to peak its turkey neck around the corner, now is the perfect time join a gym or fitness center. Not only will you keep that summer body during fall, but you won’t have to stress about having too much

Record Breaking Year for Mission-McAllen-Edinburg Metro

The U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker, recently released a report that points to great news for not only the City of Mission, but for the entire Mission-McAllen-Edinburg metro region all together. The report, known as the International Trade Administration’s 2015 Metropolitan Area Export Overview, determined that the Mission-McAllen-Edinburg, TX metro area reached a record breaking $5.3 billion in total goods exports. There was an $11 million goods exports increase from 2014 to 2015, which helped the region become one of the top performing areas in comparison to 63 other metro regions. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Pritzker noted that, “Exports

Chamber Member Caltia Construction

The award winning Mission Chamber Member, Caltia Construction, is currently being featured on the RGV New Homes Guide website for their superb engineering quality, electrical efficiency, and cost effective durability.  Led by the highly qualified and experienced Raul A. Perez, an ITESM Tech of Monterrey Mechanical and Electrical Engineer graduate, Caltia Construction is a residential and commercial building juggernaut.  Established in 2006, Caltia Construction has come to be highly respected and prized by its clients for offering only the highest quality construction standards alongside the most innovative products and methods.  For Raul Perez and his accomplished team at Caltia Construction,