News & Events

  • Mission Crime Stoppers hosting Turkey Giveaway

    More than 200 families will enjoy Thanksgiving thanks to the effort   Mission, TX- It has become a heartwarming tradition in the City of Mission to give a Thanksgiving meal to those in need. Mission Crime Stoppers is once again hosting their annual Turkey Giveaway and plans to hand out more than 200 meals to needy families on Friday Nov. 22, 2019. The fam...

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  • Mission hosting Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting

    31st annual holiday lights and delights will run two days   Mission- Ring in the season with Mayor Dr. Armando O’Caña and Mission city leaders.  The City of Mission will kick off the holiday season with the Mayor’s Annual Tree Lighting and this year, the celebration will run two days. The public is invited to Leo Peña Placita Park on Friday, Nov. 22,...

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  • Ribbon cutting set for Mission Bannworth expansion

    Project provides a second full service Boys & Girls Club location in Mission   Mission, TX- The Boys & Girls Club of Mission is taking their services to the next level. Mission city leaders are hosting a ribbon cutting Thursday Nov. 14, 2019 for the Bannworth Boys & Girls Club Gym expansion. The move will transform the current location into a ...

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  • Mission FD reminding residents about heater safety

    Heaters can be a safety hazard if used improperly Mission, TX- During this cold spell, Rio Grande Valley residents may be trying to stay warm by using heating equipment in their homes. However, using heaters carelessly can cause serious damage, injuries and even death.  Mission firefighters are encouraging all residents to learn how to prevent heater fire...

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  • Mission FD hosting “Stop the Bleed” training

    Program teaches bystanders how to assist in an emergency before help arrives     Who:     Mission Fire Department   What: Mission FD is hosting another “STOP THE BLEED,” training course. Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and call-to-action. It is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage everyday citizens to become trai...

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  • Mission to host first Veterans Day Festival

    Patriotic tribute will span four days   Mission, TX- Each year, thousands of people unite to commemorate Veterans Day, a holiday that honors all those who have served the country in war or peace — dead or alive — although it is largely intended to thank living veterans for their sacrifices. This year, the City of Mission is honoring local military hero...

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  • Meet the City of Mission’s Pet of the Week

    Meet the City of Mission’s Pet of the Week:  This is Morgana. She’s very friendly and active and is about a year old. If you would like to make Morgana part of your family, please contact the Mission Pawsible Program at 956-580-8741, M-F, 8AM-5PM. The City of Mission Animal Shelter is located at 227 Abelino Farias, and is open throughout the week and on...

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  • Mission ranked one of the best places in the nation to trick-or-treat

    Mission, TX– If parents and children are looking to get the most out of their trick-or-treating excursion for Halloween, the City of Mission is the place to be. Mission ranked among the best in America for the annual tradition, according to a new ranking. The list, compiled by the financial website SmartAsset, ranked the best places in the United St...

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  • Decorate A Golf Cart To Honor A Veteran

    Civic groups: we need your help! Mission is hosting our first ever Veteran’s Day Parade Nov. 9. We’re excited to pay tribute to the heroes who have served our country. We need the community to participate in this great event by decorating a golf cart for the Veterans that will ride them down the parade route. Patriotic themed of course. Here’s...

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