Congressman Marc Veasey brings ‘Marc Means Business’ initiative to South Irving Kroger

Investor News: The Kroger Co. On Monday, Nov. 24, Congressman Marc Veasey worked at Kroger Store No. 495 on South MacArthur Boulevard in south Irving for his ‘Marc Means Business’ initiative. Congressman Veasey visits businesses in the 33rd congressional district and works at the business for several hours as a part of the initiative aimed at better… Keep Reading »

The Shams Group selected as a finalist in Fierce Innovation Awards

Investor News: The Shams Group The Shams Group (TSG) announced today that it has been selected as a finalist in this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards:  Healthcare Edition, an awards program from the publisher of FierceHealthIT, FierceHealthcare, and FierceMobileHealthcare.  TSG was recognized as a finalist in the category of Population Health Management. We were selected as… Keep Reading »

Irving’s Unemployment Rate Declines Again

Presented by: The Greater Irving – Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce The unemployment rate for the City of Irving has declined to 4.2% as of October 2014, which is the lowest it has been since May 2008. This rate compares favorably to the State of Texas which had an overall unemployment rate of 5.1% and… Keep Reading »

City of Irving Revenue Opportunities

Presented by City of Irving The City of Irving has the following revenue opportunities available:  3B011-15AM Arts Center – Main Gallery Renovation; 061D-15F Engineering Services for Emergency Generator Installations; and 060M-15 Professional Consultant Services for Civic Engagement Policy. For more information about these opportunities, you may go to, or contact the City’s Purchasing Department… Keep Reading »

Culinary Students Presented Meal Concepts to iFratelli

Presented by Irving ISD The Culinary Arts and Hospitality Program at Jack E. Singley Academy has partnered with Medical City Children’s Hospital and iFratelli Ristorante for the Kids Fit Menu Challenge. Medical City connected the students with the local eatery to create a child’s meal that is healthy and nutritious. iFratelli presented their available ingredients… Keep Reading »

Nimitz Library Wins $1,500 in National Contest

Presented by Irving ISD The Nimitz Project Center and Library won $1,500 and first runner-up in the Build Something Bold library design contest sponsored by School Library Journal. The award, in partnership with LEGO Education, recognizes the best in school library design. Read about the library’s renovations here:  

Irving accepting entries for its holiday parade

Presented by City of Irving The online entry form is now available for the 2014 Holiday Extravaganza Parade, which will be at 4 p.m. Dec. 6 in the Heritage District of Downtown Irving. Irving welcomes community participation, from walking groups to marching bands, decorated vehicles and trailers. There is no fee to enter a group… Keep Reading »

City recreation centers hosting holiday can drive

Recreation centers across Irving are collecting canned food and pantry items through Nov. 30 to donate to Irving Cares this holiday season. Collection bins are located near each center’s front office and are accessible during regular business hours, which vary according to location. Irving Cares was founded in 1957 and is committed to providing essential… Keep Reading »

City closings announced for Thanksgiving holiday

Presented by City of Irving In observance of Thanksgiving, libraries will close at 5 p.m. Nov. 26, recreation centers will close at 6 p.m. Nov. 26, recycling centers will be closed Nov. 27, Irving Arts Center will be closed Nov. 27 and only administrative offices closed Nov. 28, and there will be no residential trash,… Keep Reading »

Irving Recreation Centers Offer Thanksgiving Break Camp

Presented by City of Irving City recreation centers will offer a holiday camp for children in grades K–5 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 24–26. A variety of activities will be offered in a fun and safe environment, including arts and crafts, gym games, field trips and more. Campers are asked to bring a… Keep Reading »