Five Mistakes to Avoid When Naming Beneficiaries

If you’ve ever spent time working through your estate plan, you know how important it is to select and update your beneficiaries. Failing to do so can result in costly mistakes

If you’ve ever spent time working through your estate plan, you know how important it is to select and update your beneficiaries. Failing to do so can result in costly mistakes – for you and your loved ones. Here are five common mistakes that can easily be avoided with a bit of proactive planning: Mistake #1 – Not naming a beneficiary on all accounts. Ensure you have beneficiary designations on all of your retirement, investment and banking accounts, as well as your insurance policies. If you don’t name a beneficiary on one or more accounts, your estate becomes the beneficiary

Congratulations to Texas International Produce Association for being our Member of the Month!

Texas International Produce Association

The Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) was created in 1942 by a group of industry leaders who shared a vision to expand the Texas produce industry. These industry pioneers understood that by working together they would be able to reap greater benefits, thus TIPA was formed to represent the business, economic, and political interests of Texas-grown fruits and vegetables. For more information, please visit their website https://texipa.org/ GMCC asked Dante Galeazzi, CEO/President of TIPA a few questions to gain better knowledge of TIPA.

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

JULY 2021 MEMBER OF THE MONTH

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

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

Welcome to Mission, TX Twin Oaks Apartments

Mission, TX – Twin Oaks Apartments just opened its doors February 2019 and has already impacted the lives of its residents. The apartment complex, developed, owned, and operated by the Tejas Housing Group, houses 104 units and accommodates for people with disabilities. Twin Oaks Apartments offer individuals, families, and seniors a safe, comfortable living environment at an affordable cost. This objective is achieved by utilizing the Federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program. Working in conjunction with the local governing bodies of each municipality, and strives to become a valued member of the community. For more information on Twin Oaks