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Chamber member, IGNITE Texas, to partner with Irving MacArthur High School

The Irving ISD announced that IGNITE Texas has signed on as an official Partner in Education with MacArthur High School. The nonprofit has established an after-school curriculum for year-round student engagement. The program will provide high school girls civic education, exposure to women in political leadership, hands on training and work opportunities, and a peer… Keep Reading »

Irving Arts Center offers free art lectures Saturday and Sunday

Presented by: Neighborsgo The Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., presents an Artists Talks/Lecture Series in conjunction with The Gallery of Artists: Diverse Artistic Expressions of Nature Exhibition. The exhibition runs through Sunday in the Main Gallery. Here is the schedule of the free programs: SATURDAY 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.–Robert Caldwell shares the inspiration… Keep Reading »

Irving’s Singley Academy seeks more mentors

Presented by: Neighborsgo As part of the push by the Irving ISD to provide mentors to as many students as possible, Singley Academy counselor Jill Dotson is offering a Mentoring for Success program called “Together Everyone Achieves More Success,” or TEAMS. The program requires a community volunteer to be paired with a teacher for every… Keep Reading »

Volunteers needed for 23rd Annual Trash Bash

Presented by: City of Irving Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) is looking for volunteers to help make Irving cleaner and greener during this fall’s 23rd Annual Trash Bash. This year’s cleanup will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 27 at T.W. Richardson Grove Park, 333 E. Interstate Highway 635 (LBJ), at the Northeast corner… Keep Reading »

Irving Main Street Event

Presented by: City of Irving Mark your calendars for Sept. 19-20, when Irving’s Heritage District is transformed for the Main Street Event. The two-day celebration will feature a number of bands and food options, as well as crafts, clothing and jewelry for sale. Main Street also will feature a car show and a Fun Zone… Keep Reading »

Construction Update: MacArthur Blvd., O’Connor Blvd. and Grauwyler Road (Video)

Presented by: ICTN The City of Irving’s Capital Improvement Team provides updates on some of the major road construction projects in Irving. Residents are highly encouraged to sign up for Road Construction email notices, which deliver timely information about road closures in Irving. Notifications are sent weekly and include information about upcoming road closures and… Keep Reading »

A message from Former Chairman Robert Martinez

Dear Fellow Board and Chamber Members,   Some of you may be aware that every Wednesday from 8 to 9 a.m., there is a meeting of community opinion leaders called the Henry Holmes Breakfast Forum at the Las Colinas Country Club. This is an informal gathering to which all are welcome and at which community leaders,… Keep Reading »

Donuts R Us relocates from State Highway 183 to North Belt Line Road

By GREATER IRVING-LAS COLINAS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE The Irving Economic Development Partnership, has helped relocate another State Highway 183 business. Due to the expansion of State Highway 183, long-time Irving business Donuts R Us had to relocate from their location at SH-183 and MacArthur Boulevard to 809 N. Belt Line Rd., near Conflans Road. Donuts R Us… Keep Reading »

Kroger Stores Hiring 20,000 Employees

Investor News: The Kroger Co. The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), the nation’s largest grocery retailer, announced that its family of stores is hiring to fill an estimated 20,000 permanent positions in its supermarket divisions. “Kroger’s growth trajectory creates more job opportunities for current and future employees,” said Katy Barclay, Kroger’s senior vice president of human… Keep Reading »

27 Irving professionals begin 2015 Leadership Irving-Las Colinas program

By GREATER IRVING-LAS COLINAS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce kicked off its 2015 Leadership Irving-Las Colinas Class on Sept. 4 at La Cima Club. 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,… Keep Reading »