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

Full E-STEAM Ahead

The Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce and Grande Produce is offering Mission CISD and Sharyland ISD students $1000 E-STEAM Scholarships. Forward thinking Mission is taking the initiative to further develop and promote the E-STEAM education related programs to provide an effective education-to-workforce pipeline to address the region’s growing need for advanced manufacturing workers and entrepreneurs, skilled in science, technology, engineering, art/design, and mathematics. The city and its supporting organizations such as the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce and Mission EDC recognizes the means to generate value in the 21st Century is through the innovative combination of science and technology with

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,

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

Don’t Hate Networking: 11 Must Read Tips

It’s a term many cringe at. Networking. Some of us dread going to an event where we feel forced to interact with others.  It can be awkward, uncomfortable, and out right difficult to just to get the gall to try and start a conversation.  We’ve probably all been there; scanning the room in hopes that someone comes up to us first. The reality is that networking can be viewed as a necessary pain that one must tolerate, or as a great opportunity to expand their client base, develop business partnerships, find a better job, or simply make a name for

New Member Orientation

Are you a new member of our Chamber or could you use a refresher on all the ways your Chamber membership benefits you and your business? Join us at our New Member Orientation Wednesday, September 7 at 9:00 a.m. here at the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce located at 202 W. Tom Landry. A light breakfast will be served. Please RSVP at http://missionchamber.app.rsvpify.com/

BBQ Throwdown

As summer comes it an unfortunate end, the Mission Chamber of Commerce would like to wind things down with a little South Texas comfort food. The Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce, along with Mercedes-Benz dealership of San Juan, will be hosting their first ever Chef’s BBQ Throwdown & Car Show! This is a free event for all Rio Grande Valley residents and a chance for families to enjoy a night out before getting back into the groove of the school year.  Because the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce supports all students, especially those who are committed to furthering their education,

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

Pete Jaramillo Insurance Services

Pete Jaramillo Insurance Services is dedicated to you. Their real focus is on employee benefits, such as group health insurance. Pete Jaramillo and his team of agents serve groups of all sizes. From clients with 2 to 1200 employees, they help find the most affordable and comprehensive coverage to suit your needs.  Not only do they specialize in group benefits, but individual health insurance is also a priority. As a result of the affordable care act, individuals are now eligible for subsidies and Pete Jaramillo Insurance Services covers that market. With a huge following of loyal clients and businesses, Pete

Jitterz Coffee Bar

Jitterz Coffee Bar: Not Your Everyday Coffee Shop Take a drive north on Conway in Mission on any given evening, and when you get to the brand new, large and brightly lit Jitterz Coffee Bar sign, you know you’re about to step into a coffee haven. When Jitterz first opened its doors in 2003, owner Gabriel De La Garza had a unique and ambitious vision of introducing craft coffee to the close-knit community of Mission. With the unwavering encouragement from friends and family who were welcomed into De La Garza’s home with a homemade cup of java straight out of