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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 »

Join Irving Mayor at the 2017 State of the City

  Hear from Mayor Beth Van Duyne at the 2017 State of the City on Jan. 24 at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, 500 W. Las Colinas Blvd. Mayor Van Duyne will highlight innovation initiatives, economic development progress as well as provide updates on education, public safety and infrastructure in Irving. This event… Keep Reading »

Irving plans radio show tribute in honor of MLK

The City of Irving will honor the life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at 6 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd. The annual observance of the humanitarian and civil rights leader’s legacy will feature a radio show tribute including the news, pop culture, politics, sports and… Keep Reading »

Irving Police, Fire Departments help families with Blue Christmas

The Police and Fire Blue Christmas Organization is preparing for the season of giving. The 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization hosts a series of annual events in December to help raise funds and provide food and Christmas presents to Irving families and children in financial need. The organization, which has grown since its inception in 1979, relies… Keep Reading »

Recreation centers organize canned food drive

  Throughout the month of November, Irving recreation centers will be collecting canned food and pantry items to donate to Irving Cares this holiday season. Collection bins will be located near each center’s front office and will be accessible during regular business hours. Cimarron Park Recreation Center, 201 Red River Trail, (972) 910-0702 Georgia Farrow Recreation… Keep Reading »

Irving salutes Veterans, Troops in honor of Veterans Day

This year, the City of Irving again joins forces with various community organizations to appreciate the men and women of the armed forces. Veterans Day Ceremony 11 a.m. Nov. 11 Former Central Library auditorium, 801 W. Irving Blvd. The Irving Veterans Memorial Park Committee will host a Veterans Day program with music, moments of reflection… Keep Reading »

Irving Recreation Centers hosting fall carnival series in October

  Children of all ages are invited to the Fall Carnival Series hosted by the Parks and Recreation Department. The fall carnivals will be held at various recreation centers throughout the city (see schedule below). Tickets are 25 cents each or five for $1 at Northwest, Georgia Farrow, Lee and Senter. Mustang and Cimarron carnivals… Keep Reading »

Tip an Irving firefighter Oct. 14

  Stop by Cheddar’s, 700 IH-635 Service Road, Irving, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 14 for a great meal served by your hometown Irving firefighters to support Special Olympics Texas. This is an annual fundraiser organized by Irving Fire Department, and firefighters will be working hard to serve… Keep Reading »

Community event to shine a light on domestic violence

In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the City of Irving will host Illuminate Irving, a free, family-friendly event for the entire community 5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 18. Illuminate Irving will honor domestic violence victims, as well as friends and families of those touched by this pervasive crime. The goal for the event is… Keep Reading »

Irving Chamber hosts exclusive discussion on Doing Business with Japanese Companies

The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce will host an exclusive panel discussion on Thursday, September 22, at the Four Seasons Resort & Club Dallas at Las Colinas (4150 N. MacArthur Blvd. Irving, TX 75038). The discussion will be moderated by Dallas Business Journal Publisher Tracy Merzi and will begin at 7:30 a.m. At the… Keep Reading »