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  • Final touches underway for 83rd Annual Parade of Oranges in Mission

    Mission, TX- The Texas Citrus Fiesta Parade of Oranges has grown to become one of the largest parades in South Texas, an annual tradition that attracts about 100,000 people. In addition to its signature floats made of citrus fruit, the parade features spirited marching bands, exciting dance performances, stunning citrus-themed pageant gowns, and a royal co...

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  • Mayor’s Brunch highlights Mission citrus industry

    Mission, TX- The annual Mission Mayor’s International Brunch, a tradition that stretches back to the 1970s, will be another memorable one this year. The event will take place Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 at the Mission Event Center. “This brunch is a unique opportunity for us to celebrate our international friendships and pay homage to the citrus industry, ou...

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  • Blind tennis tourney to be held in Mission

    Mission is the only RGV city to offer blind tennis program   Mission, TX- Players from around the Rio Grande Valley, Laredo and Mexico will hit the courts at the Boys & Girls Club of Mission Bannworth Unit for the International Blind Tennis Association Tournament on Saturday Jan. 18, 2020. As many as 20 players between the ages of 8 and 26 who are...

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  • Mayor’s Brunch Highlights Mission Citrus industry

    Congressman Henry Cuellar will serve as keynote speaker   Mission, TX- The annual Mission Mayor’s International Brunch, a tradition that stretches back to the 1970s, will be another memorable one this year. The event will take place Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 at the Mission Event Center. “This brunch is a unique opportunity for us to celebrate our inte...

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  • Mission to forge ties with Fortin de las Flores

    Sister city signing with the Veracruz town will be the 26th for Mission    Mission, TX- The City of Mission is gearing up to sign a sister city agreement with Fortin de las Flores, Veracruz. The signing will take place at the Mayor’s International Brunch on Jan. 25, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. at the Mission Event Center. “Together, Mission and Fortin will ...

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  • Mission Crime Stoppers brings smiles to children this Christmas

    More than 300 children will enjoy Christmas thanks to Kops for Kids   Mission, TX- The Mission Police Department and Mission Crime Stoppers are gearing up to provide an extra dose of holiday cheer for underprivileged children. They are hosting the annual Kops for Kids and approximately 350 preselected families will enjoy Christmas because of the toy g...

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  • Code.Org Names Mission EDC its 2019 Champion of Computer Science

    Mission, TX. Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 – Code.org and CSTA (Computer Science Teachers Association) named Cristina Garza, Director of Social Impact of the Mission Economic Development Corporation, a recipient of the 2019 Champions of Computer Science Award in the Organization category. Code.org, a nonprofit focused on providing equitable access to computer s...

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