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Want to part of the 2018 Leadership Irving-Las Colinas Class? Application deadline is August 4

The Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for its 2017 Leadership Irving-Las Colinas Class. Application must be received by Friday, August 4, 2017. Leadership Irving-Las Colinas is a reputable eight-month program that provides education and awareness of community opportunities, challenges and resources through classes in leadership development, community involvement, public safety, education,… Keep Reading »

City of Irving Revenue Opportunities

  The City of Irving has the following revenue opportunities: 156M-17 Police Department School Crossing Guard Service 146V-17 Microfilm Conversion 148V-17 Heavy Truck Suspension Parts and Repair & Tire Repair 153V-17 Automotive Lubricants Supplemental II 154V-17 Heavy Truck Brakes and Parts II 157D-17F Annual Sub-Surface Utility Exploration (Potholing) Contract For details on each of these… Keep Reading »

AT&T Byron Nelson Golf Tournament

Some of the world’s greatest names in golf will be in Irving May 15-21 for the AT&T Byron Nelson, marking the 35th year in Irving. Among the players planning to tee off are the 2016 AT&T Byron Nelson champion, Sergio Garcia; Dustin Johnson, who is ranked No. 1 in the world; and North Texas native… Keep Reading »

How the promises of big data create new revenue for this Irving company

In Japan, 40-percent of 7-Eleven’s sales come from what can be called fresh food – eats that aren’t prepackaged and, therefore, carry much smaller windows before expiration. Inventory efficiency is, of course, key: stock too much and you’re wasting product, too little and your customers are unhappy. To view the full article, please visit: www.bizjournals.com Presented… Keep Reading »

FelCor merging with Maryland hotel investment company in $1.18B deal

After courting an offer from another North Texas hotel investment company, Irving-based FelCor Lodging Trust has agreed to merge with RLJ Lodging Trust(NYSE: RLJ). The $1.18 billion all-stock transaction, announced Monday, will create a hotel-focused real estate investment trust with an enterprise value of $7 billion and market capitalization of $4.2 billion. The combined entity… Keep Reading »

Georgia Farrow Recreation Center expansion plans

In this excerpt from ICTN’s “City Source,” see how the City of Irving is gathering input as it plans the expansion of Georgia Farrow Recreation Center. A second gymnasium, expanded fitness room, and new locker rooms are in the plans. Presented by ICTN

‘OK, who’s your caddie?’ – LPGA Volunteers of America Texas Shootout

With the LPGA Tour back after a week off, several questions left hanging in Hawaii will be answered at the Volunteers of America Texas Shootout. The fifth edition will boast the strongest field in tournament history, adding to the intrigue of the 72-hole event. Most of the top 20 in the Rolex Rankings, including the… Keep Reading »

Colony Drive Bridge Ribbon Cutting

Members of the Historic Hospital District Neighborhood Association joined Irving city leaders to celebrate the new Colony Drive Bridge. Crews replaced the bridge as part of a major drainage improvement project on several South Irving channels. The goal is to reduce flooding, and handle the increased runoff expected from the expansion of State Highway 183…. Keep Reading »

Irving-Las Colinas Chamber celebrates “BEST in Irving”

BEST in Irving is the Chamber’s annual online competition where customers vote for their favorite local services, attractions and restaurants that deliver outstanding quality and service. The BEST in Irving ballot, with a total of 39 categories, received more than 11,000 votes this year. The annual celebration in conjunction with the 5-Star Mixer, sponsored by… Keep Reading »

Here’s Why DFW is a Data Center Magnet

Dallas-Fort Worth data center providers are going big or going home — with the expectation the region’s ranking among data center hubs in the United States will soon bring in the major hyper scale cloud providers. Read the full story from the Dallas Business Journal.