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

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

Go BLUE for Diabetes!

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

Hip Holiday Parties in Mission

Tis’ the season to be thankful, and what better way to show our gratitude than by throwing a fiesta to celebrate all that we are appreciative for. Parties are some of the greatest memories that we hold throughout our lives, so when planning one, we want to do all we can to make it fabulous. The City of Mission has an array of resources available to those of us living here in the Rio Grande Valley to help us host what just may be the party of the century! Whether you like them sweet and simple, or grand and extravagant,

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

Let Freedom Ring: Shopping on the 16 de Septiembre

16 de Septiembre is well known locally as not only Mexico’s Independence Day, but also as a great day to get some shopping in…especially in the City of Mission. If you weren’t aware, the City of Mission has an array of shopping centers designed for those interested in quality products, modern fashion, and one-of-a-kind jewelry. One of the most interesting boutiques is Renee’s of Sharyland, located at 2600 East Griffin Parkway in Mission. This amazing shop dazzles with a wide assortment of purses, gifts, jewelry, shoes and clothes. You know from the second you walk through the door, that it’s

Spilling The Beans: Best Coffee In Mission

It’s no secret that coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the world, and sometimes, you just need a good ol’ cup of joe to help you take on the day.  The Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce has the perfect members for all you coffee lovers out there to stop by and check out.  With our wide number of community businesses, offering a huge variety of coffees in different styles and flavors, we guarantee there’s no limit to the experiences you can indulge your taste buds in. Jitterz Coffee Bar If you’re cruising around in the City of