The Irving Heritage Society has been advised that they have been awarded a grant from Humanities Texas for the 5th Annual “Celebrating Irving: The City and The Man” month long project. Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, conducts and supports public programs in history, literature and philosophy, and other humanities disciplines.

In reference to the grant, State Representative Linda Harper Brown said “I am pleased to support the Irving Heritage Society’s continued efforts to showcase the many unique aspects of our city’s heritage. Thanks to them, each April the citizens of Irving are reminded of what makes their hometown so special, and I encourage all residents and visitors to participate in the many activities being held as part of ‘Celebrating Irving:  The City and The Man’.”

For details on the “Celebrating Irving” events, visit or call 972-252-3838 for more information. All activities are free, open to the public, and are varied in nature for all age groups.

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