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Slim Chickens Continues Expansion in Dallas, Brings Better Chicken to Irving

Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, is bringing fresh chicken tenders and wings with unrivaled flavor to Irving, Texas. This restaurant is the fourth North Texas location for brand veterans, Courtney Lindley and Bob Gregg. The Irving restaurant opened at 3265 Regent Blvd on Monday, February 27, 2017, joining… Keep Reading »

U.S. Chamber and MetLife Creating Quarterly Small Business Index

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and MetLife have agreed to a partnership targeting small businesses that includes the creation of a quarterly small business research index. The deal also provides for local market events focused on small businesses and extends to the chamber’s annual national Dream Big Small Business Awards program in Washington, D.C., as well. “There’s… Keep Reading »

Irving-based Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen acquires largest franchisee

Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen, a full-service restaurant based in Irving, Texas, has completed its acquisition of 44 restaurant locations from Kentucky-based Greer Companies, the company’s largest franchisee. The purchase increases Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen’s corporately-owned restaurants to 139 out of the 164 locations nationwide, adding locations in Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina…. Keep Reading »

Webcast Series Small Business Academy, provides small businesses with tips, tools and inspiration for success

Learn how to build your winning team and create a stellar workplace culture at the upcoming Office Small Business Academy webcast.  Experts Speakers to include: Carol Roth, Office Small Business Academy host, on-air contributor to CNBC, speaker, and author of The New York Times best-selling book, The Entrepreneur Equation. Les McKeown, best-selling author and CEO of Predictable Success, reveals the… Keep Reading »

Irving-based Vizient closes 2016 with record growth, expanded services and an unwavering commitment to the members it serves

  In a year that saw Vizient, Inc. (“Vizient”) announce a new brand identity, complete a merger combining VHA Inc., University HealthSystem Consortium and Novation and acquire MedAssets’ Spend and Clinical Resource Management (SCM) segment and Sg2, Vizient continues to keep its focus squarely on the needs of its health care members. “The needs of… Keep Reading »

Dr. Jason Conn joins Healthcare Associates of Texas at Coppell office

  Healthcare Associates of Texas announced today the addition of Dr. Jason Conn to their Coppell team.  Charles Powell, MD, Chief of Clinical Operations, says “Dr. Conn is a top-notch physician that was a perfect match for our team of well trained, well-spoken and caring physicians.  His advanced skill set combined with our technology was… Keep Reading »

J Douglas Overbeck MD, FACC named Texas Super Doctor by Texas Monthly for 10th time

  Tuscan Cardiovascular and Vein Center, based in Irving, Texas, announced today that J. Douglas Overbeck MD, FACC has again been selected as Super Doctor by Texas Monthly as one of the top Cardiologists in the state. In addition to this great honor, his selection qualifies him for the Super Doctor Hall of Fame, having… Keep Reading »

American Airlines takes flight with Barton Elementary

The students of Barton Elementary School welcomed 84 volunteers from American Airlines on Thursday as they celebrated “JA in a Day” with Junior Achievement of Dallas. This marks the 15th year American Airlines has participated in the successful program with Barton Elementary. Volunteers from various sectors of the company led classes across every grade level,… Keep Reading »

City of Irving revenue opportunities

The following revenue opportunities are available from the City of Irving: 020V-17F Ford OEM Parts 019V-17F Dodge OEM Parts 021M-17F Professional Golf Course Management Services 023V-17 Sale of Scrap Metal and White Goods for Recycling 022V-17 Custodial Services for Landfill Offices For additional information, go to, or contact the City’s Purchasing Department at 972-721-2631…. Keep Reading »

Irving-based Alliance Family Of Companies makes Inc. 5000 list once again

Alliance Family of Companies is having another tremendous year, according to CEO Justin Magnuson. Alliance ranked No. 177 overall, 16th for Top Health Companies, and 11th for Top Texas Companies on the 2016 Inc. 5000 List. Alliance experienced a whopping 2,073% increase in revenue over a three-year period, reporting $28.1 million in revenue in 2015,… Keep Reading »