the Chamber, is shown presenting the US Chamber’s 2012 Blue Ribbon award to
Brian Smith, owner of Big State Drug Store. Irving is home to 12 national Blue Ribbon Small Businesses as designated
by the US Chamber, more than any other City in America.
As a tribute to the Chamber’s focus on its small businesses,
the Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Tourism has selected Irving
as the host for the Governor’s 2012 North Texas mall Business Forum on August
2nd, which will include a luncheon with featured speaker, Nolan Ryan, CEO and
President of the Texas Rangers. Small
businesses leaders may register for the Forum by going to the Chamber’s website
calendar at www.irvingchamber.com.