‘Make a Connection’ event open to all at Jason’s Deli

(Rowlett) The Rowlett Chamber of Commerce hosts a ‘Make a Connection’ networking event from 8 to 9 a.m. every Thursday at Jason’s Deli, 5601 Liberty Grove Road, Suite 100. There is a $3 fee for coffee/juice and a morning snack. You do not need to be a Chamber member to attend. Bring plenty of business […]

Technology Showcase aimed at helping small business owners

(Dallas) The Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will host its third annual Technology Showcase, Moving Ahead/Connect & Recharge, from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13 at Dallas Info Mart, 1950 N. Stemmons Freeway in Dallas.   More than 350 small business owners are expected to participate in this showcase which features two-hour breakout sessions on how to […]

Plano selects human resources director

(Plano) The City of Plano recently announced the hiring of Jim Parrish as Human Resources Director, effective Oct. 3. Parrish’s prior service includes Deputy City Manager for the City of McKinney; Human Resources Director and Assistant Human Resources Director for the City of Amarillo; and service in the finance area for the City of Amarillo. He […]

Ex-Cowboy Daryl Johnston to open Smiling Moose Deli

[Dallas Business Journal] (Plano) Former Dallas Cowboys player and Fox television football analyst Daryl “Moose” Johnston is planning to open a new deli concept in Plano. Johnston is a co-owner of Smiling Moose Deli, with Ronnie Davis, owner of Playmaker Marketing and a 20-year sports executive with the Cowboys, Mavericks, Rangers and Stars. The Colorado-based […]

‘Shop Rowlett Now’ offers discounts for buying local

Think local, buy local (Rowlett) The Rowlett Chamber of Commerce recently rolled out its 2011-12 “Shop Rowlett Now” program, which offers consumers special discounts at retail stores, restaurants and other businesses in Rowlett. The 2011-12 “Shop Rowlett Now” discounts began Sept. 1. Pick up a discount card for $10 at the Rowlett Chamber office, located at 3910 Main […]

Royse City Chamber welcomes North Texas Hyundai

The Royse City Chamber of Commerce is happy to welcome North Texas Hyundai to their membership. A group recently took a short road trip to Greenville to be treated to a special luncheon and tour of the facility, which is located at 7311 Interstate 30. Contact owner Craig Wilcox and the rest of the North Texas […]

Allure Restaurant at Chandler’s Landing opens to public

[TheRockwallNews.com]  (Rockwall) After months of renovation, the long-awaited, lakeside Allure Restaurant at Chandler’s Landing Marina is now open to the public. Featuring fine dining with spectacular sunset views of Lake Ray Hubbard in the spacious Main Dining Room, casual dining with live weekend entertainment in the Bar & Grill, several banquet & meeting rooms, plus even […]

Temps aren’t the only high numbers in N. Texas

[Dallas Chamber Blog] (Dallas) Throughout the Summer the North Texas region has received high marks from both local and national media outlets.  Texas has a strong economy and DFW is leading the way.  Just last weekend DRC President Jim Oberwetter was interviewed by the Washington Post saying: “that, overall, the state’s economy has benefited from a light hand […]

‘Leads Over Lunch’ networking opportunity Sept. 15

(Addison/Dallas)Leads Over Lunch, a networking series sponsored by the Dallas Business Journal, is designed to help you expand your business network in one short hour. The next event is scheduled for noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15 at Truluck’s Seafood, Steak and Crab House, 5001 Beltline Road in Addison. The round-table set-up includes a luncheon […]

Timely treats from Brendals Bakery & Cupcake Couture

(Rowlett) At Brendals Bakery & Cupcake Couture in Rowlett, they specialize in baking special creations for special occasions – everything from anniversaries, birthdays, baby showers, bridal showers, Quinciñeras, retirement parties, wedding cakes, groom’s cakes – and anytime there’s a reason to celebrate. “It is an honor and privilege to create a centerpiece for your special […]