Annual Steps & Strides event benefitting nonprofit Family Promise of Irving needs walkers and runners

News from our Nonprofit Network Family Promise of Irving is seeking walkers and runners for their 4th Annual Steps & Strides 5K, 10K and one-mile fun run Sept. 6 at Hackberry Creek Church, 2000 Kinwest Parkway in Irving. Registration starts at 7 a.m. The one-mile family fun run and walk starts at 8 a.m. and… Keep Reading »

Why Ex-Im Is Vital to Small Businesses in Texas

Debate in Congress over the future of the U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) is coming to a head. Absent congressional action, Ex-Im will be unable to provide new loans or guarantees to American exporters after its charter expires on September 30. In other words, Ex-Im will be forced to close its doors if Congress doesn’t act…. Keep Reading »

Kroger will kick off Stuff the Bus campaign July 30 to benefit Irving ISD students

Investor News: The Kroger Co. Kroger’s collection drive aims to equip thousands of students in Irving, Arlington, Dallas and Fort Worth ISDs with supplies for the new academic year Kroger, Coca-Cola, Fox 4 KDFW, My 27 KDFI, and Clear Channel Radio Dallas (106.1 KISS, NOW 102.9, Lone Star 92.5, 102.1 The Edge, 97.1 The Eagle, iHeart Radio) have teamed… Keep Reading »

Beth Bowman will lead Irving Chamber as President and CEO

The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce elected Beth Bowman, currently chief development officer and interim vice president of economic development, as its new president and CEO, effective Aug. 15. “I’m honored to be the next president and CEO of the Irving Chamber,” Bowman said. “It’s truly an honor to be able to continue the… Keep Reading »

Spireon opens office in Irving, plans for expansion

The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting to welcome Spireon to Irving on July 17. Irvine, Calif.-based Spireon opened its sixth office in the nation in Irving nearly two months ago with 20 employees. Spireon plans to expand to 60 employees in Irving by the end of 2014, and to 100 employees… Keep Reading »

Irving offer classes on gardening and landscape care

Irving’s Think Green…Be Green team is offering two classes to help residents learn to be better stewards of the planet. The classes are as follows: –Landscape Care for New Homeowners: New homeowners and gardening novices can learn basic lawn care, landscape and sprinkler techniques in this class from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the… Keep Reading »

Texas Musicians Museum Aims to Boost Tourism in Downtown

Presented by: City of Irving A prized collection of rare music memorabilia will have a new home next year when the Texas Musicians Museum relocates to downtown Irving. If Texas Musicians Museum Curator Tom Kreason has his way, music enthusiasts from across the globe will flock to Irving for an up-close look at rare collectors… Keep Reading »

New Subway in South Irving

Presented by: neighborsgo Tony Cimaglia and his son have lived in Irving for 30 years. They just opened up their second Subway in south Irving. They say it’s one of the biggest in the area and one of the few to have a metro-type decor. It’s located at 821 North Belt Line Road, at Conflans.

Free Felines in July

Presented by: City of Irving The Irving Animal Care Campus (IACC) is offering free cat adoptions during the month of July. Only cats one year and older are part of the promotion. The IACC is experiencing some of the highest animal intake numbers on record this year, and staff members are eager to match wonderful… Keep Reading »

Job Fair at Irving’s Central Library

Presented by: City of Irving Recruiters from local companies will meet with job seekers to discuss employment openings, collect resumes and schedule interviews from 1 to 4 p.m. July 24 at Central Library, 801 W. Irving Blvd. For more information, call (972) 721-2326.