DATE: March 20, 2020

TO: GMCC Members, Visitors and Community

FROM: Brenda Enriquez, President & CEO of GMCC

SUBJECT: COVID-19 Plan of Action


Mission Chamber accessible to our members and community working remotely

This plan is in response to the standards and precautionary measures of the Center for Disease Control, Federal, State and Local governments during this pandemic and declaration of the National Emergency by President Donald Trump. It will be effective from Monday, March 23 through Friday, April 3, unless otherwise determined.

The health and safety of our employees, members, visitors and our community is of utmost importance to us. Due to the unforeseen and evolving COVID-19 hard times, our office building is temporarily closed. GMCC Members will be hearing from us during these next two weeks as we will be checking-in to answer questions you may have.

However, we are still accessible to our members, community and visitors needing information during normal business hours, Monday through Friday from 8:30AM through 12PM and from 1PM through 5PM in the following methods:

For member referral information, Visitor Center information, Tourism, the Community Calendar, or to set up an appointment with a Chamber representative contact Esmer Stone by telephone at (956) 585-2727 or (956) 890-0270, or by email at

To provide Business Updates such as your new hours of operations, pick-up order options, etc. or any information you would like us to share on our Social Media platforms, please contact our Membership Director Amanda Rodriguez by cell at (956) 240-5066, by email at or on our GMCC Facebook directly.

Regarding the cancelled Golf Tournament, signature events, workshops/seminars, please contact our Vice President CJ Sanchez by cell at (956) 240-4047 or by email at

To reach the Finance Department, email Jennifer Espinoza at

All of our team members have information about the resources available from the Small Business Administration, Texas Workforce Commission and US Chamber of Commerce.

Remember, we are your resource during this difficult time. Please do not hesitate to contact me directly or any of our team members. The strongest communities have relied on each other and I am certain we will get through this together, as a community and family of the Rio Grande Valley. May God bless the Rio Grande Valley and the United States of America!

Here at Mission Chamber of Commerce, we want to make sure that our clients are informed with up-to-date information on COVID-19 in order to benefit the health and safety of our communities. Below, we have compiled verified news sources with current updates and announcements regarding the handling of the coronavirus in our region. Please continue to check back for the most recent information, and consider sharing with your friends and family on social media.

National Updates

This information is straight from the CDC if you want learn more click in the link below

CDC Online Newsroom Welcome to the CDC Online Newsroom, a one-stop source for journalists seeking public health information. Global media and the general public can access current and archived press releases, media advis

Hidalgo County Updates

This information is straight from the Hidalgo County Twitter Account if you want learn more click in the link below