Mission Economic Resiliency, Innovation, and Training (MERIT) Project

  MISSION, Texas – The City of Mission and Mission Prosperity Ventures were recently awarded a $100,000 grant from the Economic Development Administration under the agency’s Economic Adjustment Assistance projects that help communities design and implement strategies to bring about change to their economy in response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The EDA grant is matched by $25,000 in local investment from the City of Mission to fund the Mission Economic Resiliency, Innovation and Training (MERIT) Project, which is geared towards assisting existing businesses with recovery from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and improve resiliency to

Marine Corps League

Dear GMCC Member, It’s not too late to support a local Veteran nonprofit organization. The RGV Detachment of the Marine Corps League is hosting their inaugural Devil Dogleg Golf Tournament on September 16 at Shary Municipal Golf Course in Mission! Oh, and did we mention they are a member of the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce? Sponsor a team from your business, or better yet, they also a have number of sponsorship opportunities, so check out their event page! www.mclrgv.org/devildogleg

Back to School

Dear GMCC Member, In partnership with our Premier Investor, South Texas Health System and Rio Grande Valley Diabetes Association join us for Back to School Drive-Thru Bash. First, 30 cars get a free backpack! When: Saturday, August 14th from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Where: 202 W. Tom Landry, Mission, TX 78572  


ADRIAN VILLARREAL PRESIDENT & CEO IBC BANK 1. How long have you been in business? IBC Bank has been serving the Hidalgo County community since 1990 with full service Commercial, International and Retail departments including a retail branch network of 29 locations throughout the County. 2. What is your business best known for? Our bank is best known for focusing on the needs of our customers by offering quality products and services such as Free Checking, a full array of electronic services and 7- Day Banking. Additionally, the bank is fully committed in supporting the communities we serve. 3. What

Hard Work, Dedication, and Sacrifice Equals the American Dream

Many people want the American Dream, some have to sacrifice to achieve it. Such is the case of Juan Rafael Cano and his wife Sara. Both worked tirelessly and made many sacrifices to finally tell their story with pride. How I met them, it does not matter, what matters that I met them and got to know them during an interview at their headquarters of Cano & Sons Trucking Co. Their company has brought many opportunities for drivers, shop maintenance mechanics, and produce warehouse personnel. Juan Rafael and Sara needed one trailer truck, the only way to be able to give a

Mission Chamber Announces Circus Extravaganza – Themed Gala to Recognize Achievements of Members

MISSION, TX – The Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce will be hosting it’s highly anticipated Annual GMCC Awards Gala: A Circus Extravaganza on October 17, 2019, at the Mission Event Center, located on 200 N. Shary Rd, Mission, TX. The Circus Extravaganza will bring together business and community leaders to celebrate the organizations’ accomplishments, members, and supporters. The event will kick off with a cocktail hour and an opening act featuring aerialist and circus entertainment. Guests can enjoy an evening filled with spectacular decorations, an elegant dinner amongst Mission’s business community, dancing, and an awards ceremony. As a tradition, the

Greater Mission Chamber hosts Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Subdivision

MISSION, TX – The Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce, City of Mission, and Mission Economic Development Center are pleased to announce the Groundbreaking Ceremony for Mirabelle Subdivision. The event will be held on June 11, 2019, at 9:00 A.M. Located on the corner of Shary Rd. & Business 83. The City of Mission will soon be home to 99 new home lots. The project that was announced in May of 2019 is one of Domain Development Corps newest high-end gated subdivisions.  “A development of this scale helps reinforce our message that Mission is continuing to grow in all areas. We

Official Board Member Selection Now Open!

Dear Chamber Member, It is election time once again for the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce 2019-2020 Board of Directors! We will have two, three-year term positions open for nomination. Only nominations submitted by current chamber members in good standing can be accepted and are able to serve. A member of the Board of Directors who is absent from three (3) regular board meetings of the Board of Directors per fiscal year shall automatically be dropped from serving on the Board, unless confined by illness or their absence approved by the Chairperson of the Board of Directors. A biography of each