South Irving welcomes Farmers Boy’s Market

Irving residents can enjoy farm-fresh vegetables from Farmers Boy’s Market, open Mondays through Saturdays at 1216 Rock Island at MacArthur Blvd. The market, owned by Frankie Elmore and his daughter Amanda, opens at 8 a.m. and closes when items are sold out. Elmore plans to expand the market to include even more products and fresh foods […]

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any hotter, Hot Rocks rolls in

(Rockwall) Make plans to ride in the Rockwall Rotary Club’s 25th annual Hot Rocks Bicycle Race and Ride on Saturday, Aug. 13. Children, families, beginners and avid cyclists are expected to participate in the event that includes 13.5, 43 and 57 mile courses. The race will start and finish at 1201 TL Townsend Drive in Rockwall, at […]

Annual Congressional Forum to discuss legislation affecting Dallas businesses

(Dallas) The Dallas Regional Chamber and members of the North Texas Congressional Delegation will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 in the Landmark Ballroom, Hyatt Regency Dallas, for the Annual Congressional Forum. Federal issues and legislation impacting businesses in the region will be discussed. Congressional members will offer short remarks, followed […]

Irving Mayor, City Council to host Town Hall meetings

Irving Mayor, City Council to host Town Hall meetings

(By Irving Chamber/IrvingChamber.com) Irving residents are encouraged to come out and meet with newly elected Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne and City Council members from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at one of three upcoming Town Hall meetings: July 27, Heritage Senior Center, 200 S. Jefferson St. Aug. 2, Irving Mall, 3880 Irving Mall (lower level, […]

In-Sync rescues exotic cats from dying owner

  (Wylie) Just days before her death, an exotic cat owner in Poetry, TX signed over more than 20 lions, cougars and tigers to In-Sync Exotics, a wildlife rescue and education center in Wylie. Some of the rescued cats are in need of urgent care after being confined to waste-ridden horse stalls with little or […]

Meet Martin, Blue Ribbon’s adoptable pet of the week

(Rockwall) Can you see through that thicket of hair? There’s an adorable little dog in there waiting to get out. If Martin is this cute already, you can imagine what he’ll look like after he’s been bathed and groomed. He also has a winning personality. Meet Martin at the Rockwall Animal Adoption Center at 1825 […]

Free haircuts, supplies at Wylie ISD Back-to-School Fair

Free haircuts, supplies at Wylie ISD Back-to-School Fair

(Wylie) Free school supplies, hair cuts and vision screening are available for Wylie ISD students during the Back-to-School Fair from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6 at the First Baptist Event Center in downtown Wylie. Students must attend the fair in order to receive supplies, and pre-registration is recommended. Because supplies are limited, Wylie […]

School fairs prepare kids for class, but are parents ready?

I remember the first time my son went fishing and discovered that cleaning a fish did not mean giving it a bubble bath. It rocked his world. Then we took a family trip to San Antonio, to visit the Alamo. My son cried in disappointment, because he thought we were there to see Elmo.  As […]

Rowlett Chamber welcomes Ambit Energy

The Rowlett Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for new member, Ambit Energy.  Contact owner and senior consultant Robert Price in Rowlett at 214-403-1458 or click here for more information. Photo courtesy of RowlettChamber.com. To share your news, events and business announcements, email editor@BlueRibbonNews.com.    

Fly to Australia with DFW business people

Business men and women from across North Texas will be headed to Australia this fall to “do some business” as they explore the sights of Sydney and Brisbane. Join them on their 11-day excursion, Oct. 21-31, with stops at the Sydney Opera House and the Great Barrier Reef. The Dallas Regional Chamber and the Fort Worth Chamber teamed […]