Places to Stay & Eat in Mission During the Summer Games of Texas 2017

Slip on those wristbands, pull up those gym shorts, and wrap that headband around your noggin, because the Summer Games of Texas is returning once again to the Rio Grande Valley. Your Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce would like to inform all the locals, visitors, and athletes competing in the Summer Games of Texas this July about the many quality services and hotel options the City of Mission offers. A Brief History About the Summer Games of Texas The Games of Texas was created by the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation(TAAF) in the summer of 1986 and in its initial iteration

Make Father’s Day Truly Memorable in Mission, Texas

Father’s Day is a special day for the men who have persevered through sleepless nights, long work days, and offered unwavering dedication to give our generation the prosperity and the strong foundation the City of Mission has today.Why not return the favor by treating Dad to some of the finer things Mission has to offer? We here at your Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce want to help honor our local fathers and show our appreciation for their sacrifices by recommending to you a few places that can make their Father’s Day a truly memorable experience. Great Restaurants for Great Dads

Plan Your Summer Fun with Local Businesses in Mission

With summer just around the corner, your friends, family, and neighbors are no doubt making plans for special events, BBQs, and vacations – or staycations. While you may be able to schedule a getaway with your family at some point during the summer, don’t forget to enjoy all the fun activities your City of Mission has to offer. Fill up you and your kids’ summer break with family-friendly indoor and outdoor activities all within the Rio Grande Valley region. Your Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce invites you to support local business this summer by visiting these venues: Mission Entertainment Venues

Enjoy This Memorial Day Weekend With Mission Chamber Members

Memorial Day is the national holiday in which we look back at the sacrifices made by those in America’s armed forces and join together in celebration of their lives and the freedom they have fought for. Your Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce recognizes that this holiday also entails a three-day weekend, which provides us all with some much needed time to spend with our friends, family, and neighbors. Enjoy your Memorial Day weekend this year with a variety of fun activities and plenty of delicious South Texas food brought to you by some of our Mission Chamber members. Memorial Day

GoMission App is Now Available!

Are you a savvy shopper? Do you love spending less and getting more? Stop dealing with key tags that get lost. Stop digging through that messy kitchen drawer that still has coupons from 2002. Put the smart back in your smartphone and get the sweetest local deals by downloading the GoMission app today! With an easy-to-use interface, bright visuals that guide you to exactly where you want to be, and an awesome map feature that finds the best deals near you, GoMission is the perfect app for adventure and new experiences.   Developed for the community of Mission and its

In need of a Spring Break adventure? Mission has just the thing.

With March upon us, everyone probably has one question hovering somewhere in their mind: What’s the plan for Spring Break? No need to worry though, because your Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce has a variety of members who offer an assortment of options for those who want to stay closer to home during the break. All of these members provide families and friends a great opportunity to get outside and enjoy the outdoors, especially as spring rolls in. Plus, as an added bonus for parents, you can keep the learning going by visiting these local attractions, regardless of what age

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

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

Retail Business is Booming

As originally published by the Rio Grande Guardian International News Service, according to the International Council of Shopping centers, despite the struggling Mexican peso, Mexican nationals are continuing to shop in droves all along the Texas border. Regardless of recent rhetoric about further developing the border wall, shopping centers are being built, or expanding, all throughout the Greater Rio Grande Valley. Tom Fullerton, a professor of economics at the University of Texas El Paso, recently researched the economic contribution of Mexican nationals and found it to be at about $4.5 billion in retail sales. This sheer amount of capital flowing

Asadero Los Cabritos

Asadero Los Cabritos: El Verdadero Sabor del Cabrito! Owners Adan Perez and Anabel Ramirez are 100% involved in every aspect of their restaurant, Asadero Los Cabritos Restaurante. Just walk in on any given day. You will see Adan invested in every part of the kitchen’s activities and you will catch a glimpse of Anabel greeting every hungry customer as they walk in. They are famous for their cabrito al pastor. Try it guisado or fritada if you’re feeling adventurous. They pride themselves on their authentic charro beans, which are a customer favorite. Of course, if cabrito is not what you’re