Anyone 18 years or older who lives or works in the City of Allen may apply to participate in the free Citizens Police Academy, a 12-week course that begins Thursday, Sept. 9 and covers everything from criminal law and patrol tactics to surveillence. The course is presented twice a year by the Allen Police Department’s Community Relations Unit […]
Join Lakeside Biz, a new Rockwall-area professional networking group, as they meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of every month at the Hilton Bella Harbor, 2055 Summer Lee Drive on Lake Ray Hubbard. The cost is only $3. The Mistra offers lunch specials for attendees. To learn more, visit lakesidebizz.com. To […]
Buffet-style dinner, bar, gaming, contests and a live auction await those attending the Royse City Chamber’s Casino Night beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12 at Occasions at Stone River, 1250 FM 2453. The cost is $35. The dress is resort casual. Proceeds benefit the Chamber’s Community and Business Development budget. To register, call the […]
The Fort Worth Chamber’s 25th Anniversary Golf Classic is expected to draw more than 300 players to Ridglea Country Club on Monday, Sept. 19. The annual golf tournament includes lunch and awards dinner, as well as the opportunity to network with Fort Worth business leaders. To share your news and events, email editor@BlueRibbonNews.com.
Irving-based ExxonMobil Foundation recently donated $500,000 to build a malaria diagnostic laboratory for the HopeXchange Medical Center at its health facility inKumasi,Ghana. The contribution will provide HopeXchange, an institution dedicated to malaria prevention and treatment, with resources to to improve malaria diagnosis. The center will also serve as a site for clinical trials of anti-malarial […]
Pepco Energy Services, a subsidiary of Pepco Holdings Inc., recently established its Texas headquarters at 1200 Walnut Hill Lane, Suite 1300, in Irving. Pepco Energy will serve its prospective client base comprising federal, state, municipal and local government agencies, as well as commercial and industrial customers. To share your news and events, email editor@BlueRibbonNews.com.
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 […]
(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 […]
(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 […]
(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, […]