Annual Best in Irving event recognizes business community and leaders selected by the public

The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce with celebrity host Gloria Campos entertained a sold out crowd at the Chamber’s annual Best in Irving Awards Celebration at the Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas in Las Colinas on April 10. The annual event and awards celebration recognizes winners from an online contest hosted by the Irving… Keep Reading »

Chamber hosts successful Export-Import Bank panel

The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce hosted a well-attended business briefing on the Export-Import Bank of the United States and its important role in international trade, job creation and job growth in North Texas and around the state. The Export-Import Bank of the United States is the official export credit agency of the United… Keep Reading »

North Hills Preparatory In Irving Aces Verizon Innovative App Challenge

North Hills Preparatory in Irving has made the grade, as a team of its students has been named one of eight winners of the second Verizon Innovative App Challenge.  The team’s app, Leave No Trace, encourages the prudent use of electricity, water and heat to reduce energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions. Created by the… Keep Reading »

Prime Therapeutics pharmacy fill-station experience explosive growth in Irving

Pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics has expanded from 100 employees to 800 in the 10 years it has been located in Irving. Since opening in 2004, Prime’s mail-service pharmacy and contact center operations in Irving have continued to expand its workforce, increase the amount of space it leases, and adopt new technology to enhance and… Keep Reading »

Report: Texas ranks among leaders in financial transparency

Texas ranks highly when it comes to letting taxpayers know how state government spends its money, according to a new report from the U.S. Public Interest Research Group. The report, called “Following the Money 2014,” named Texas the fourth most transparent state in providing online access to government expenditure information, behind Indiana, Oregon and Florida. Texas’… Keep Reading »

Cookie lovers rejoice! Tiff’s Treats is coming to Irving

Tiff’s Treats announced it will open its sixth store at the end of the month at 114 E. John Carpenter Freeway, Suite 110.  The store will host a grand-opening fundraiser from 9 a.m. to noon on April 26, with proceeds from the sale benefiting A Wish with Wings and a Fort Worth cancer patient whose… Keep Reading »

Top 5 reasons to support Ex-Im Bank

For decades, the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im) has quietly enabled U.S. exporters to win foreign tenders and create American jobs by financing and insuring foreign purchases of U.S. goods. Ex-Im’s benefits to the U.S. economy have been tremendous. By providing financing and guarantees for about $50 billion in U.S. exports in 2012,… Keep Reading »

Jackson-Shaw starts work on large business park near D/FW Airport

Dallas-based developer Jackson-Shaw has begun the initial phase of a business park near Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport that will total 70 acres and more than 1 million square feet of space upon completion. The tract, named Parc Royal, is one of the last remaining parcels of land near the airport. Jackson-Shaw has begun work on… Keep Reading »

Electronic Recycling Event – Saturday, May 3

Whatever you do, don’t just trash it!  That old computer, cell phone, television, or any other electronic item for that matter, when not properly recycled could put toxic materials into our air, water, and land.  Instead, bring anything that once ran on electricity to Snappy Salads for recycling on Saturday, May 3, 2014.  Snappy Salads… Keep Reading »

Irving Operations Update – April 14t, 2014

Strategic Goal No. 2: Nurture and Promote Vital, Vibrant Neighborhoods Community Achievement Award – Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) has recognized Irving as one of 10 winners of the 2014 Governor’s Community Achievement Awards for outstanding community improvement. The award is one of the most coveted annual environmental and community improvement honors in Texas. The winners… Keep Reading »