Irving Chamber will host Congressional leaders at inaugural 2014 Congressional Roundtable

By GREATER IRVING-LAS COLINAS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Three members of the Texas Congressional Delegation have confirmed their participation in the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural 2014 Congressional Roundtable. The roundtable will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Aug. 18 at the Omni Mandalay Hotel – Las Colinas, 221 E. Las… Keep Reading »

Chamber hosts ribbon-cutting for Table and Tavern

The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the rebrand of Table and Tavern, formerly Sfuzzi of Las Colinas, on July 25. Irving City Councilman Allan Meagher, Coppell Mayor Karen Hunt and Coppell City Councilwoman Nancy Yingling attended the ribbon-cutting. Table and Tavern General Manager Tyler Brown discussed the rebrand and new… Keep Reading »

Irving has 2nd Best Post-Recession Recovery

Irving ranked No. 2, behind Laredo, in cities with the Best Post-Recession Recovery. The study, conducted by personal finance social media network WalletHub, evaluated the progress of local cities in propelling their economic growth. Irving ranked No. 9 in the economic environment rank and No. 3 in the employment and earning opportunities putting Irving at a… Keep Reading »

La Cima Club kicks off its 8th Annual ClubCorp Charity Classic

News from the Chamber’s Nonprofit Network La Cima Club will host its 8th Annual Charity Classic on Aug. 22, 2014 from 6 to 10 p.m. The evening will include food, live music, and silent & live auctions benefiting Augie’s Quest (ALS-TDI), ClubCorp’s Employee Partners Care Foundation, and the local charity Irving Cares. Last year, La Cima raised… Keep Reading »

Irving Chamber leadership will participate in MDA Lock-Up Fundraiser July 31

News for the Chamber’s Nonprofit Network On Thursday, July 31, Irving Chamber Interim President and CEO Shawn Callaway and Vice President of Investor Relations Marvin Bond, along with other business and civic leaders throughout Irving, will participate in the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Lock-Up fundraiser at 5:30 p.m. at The Ranch of Las Colinas Restaurant, 857 W…. Keep Reading »

North Lake College announces changes to Logistics Technology Program

Investor News: North Lake College The logistics technology field is estimated to have double-digit growth between now and 2022. In response to the estimated growth in the field, North Lake College is announcing changes to the college’s Logistics Technology Program, including online courses. The certificate program now has two smaller, but just as important, certificates… Keep Reading »

Registration, sponsorships open for Communities in Schools Dallas Region Third Annual Flowserve Golf Tournament

News from the Chamber’s Nonprofit Network Tee off for a great cause at the Third Annual Flowserve Golf Tournament benefitting Communities In Schools of the Dallas Region. Spend a day on the green while bringing in some “green” to support dropout prevention and increase graduation rates. Bring along other golfers and make it a foursome,… Keep Reading »

Annual Steps & Strides event benefitting nonprofit Family Promise of Irving needs walkers and runners

News from the Chamber’s Nonprofit Network Family Promise of Irving is seeking walkers and runners for their 4th Annual Steps & Strides 5K, 10K and one-mile fun run Sept. 6 at Hackberry Creek Church, 2000 Kinwest Parkway in Irving. Registration starts at 7 a.m. The one-mile family fun run and walk starts at 8 a.m. and the… Keep Reading »

Why Ex-Im Is Vital to Small Businesses in Texas

Debate in Congress over the future of the U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) is coming to a head. Absent congressional action, Ex-Im will be unable to provide new loans or guarantees to American exporters after its charter expires on September 30. In other words, Ex-Im will be forced to close its doors if Congress doesn’t act…. Keep Reading »

Kroger will kick off Stuff the Bus campaign July 30 to benefit Irving ISD students

Investor News: The Kroger Co. Kroger’s collection drive aims to equip thousands of students in Irving, Arlington, Dallas and Fort Worth ISDs with supplies for the new academic year Kroger, Coca-Cola, Fox 4 KDFW, My 27 KDFI, and Clear Channel Radio Dallas (106.1 KISS, NOW 102.9, Lone Star 92.5, 102.1 The Edge, 97.1 The Eagle, iHeart Radio) have teamed… Keep Reading »