MetroTex Association of REALTORs tour Irving and Parkland Hospital with DART and Irving Chamber

The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce partnered with the MetroTex Association of REALTORs and DART to provide a unique tour of Irving’s economic growth from the DART Orange Line on April 23. The tour also visited the new Parkland Hospital. The Parkland tour was arranged by Dallas County Commissioner Dr. Elba Garcia.  The tour began at… Keep Reading »

Ribbon-Cutting Recap: Dale Carnegie Training

The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting for Dale Carnegie Training on Wednesday, April 23. Dale Carnegie has hosted leadership training workshops and sessions for 102 years. Dale Carnegie Training is currently hosting workforce development workshops through Chamber University at the Irving Chamber. The upcoming workshop on May 20 focuses on communicating across generations in… Keep Reading »

Ribbon-Cutting Recap: DFW Pipe Restoration and Plumbing

The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting for Irving small business DFW Pipe Restoration and Plumbing on Monday, April 21. Irving residents, and husband and wife, Lisa and Patrick O’Brien have owned the company for nine years. Those who attended the ribbon-cutting enjoyed lunch and learned about DFW Pipe Restoration’s niche in the… Keep Reading »

American Eagle’s name change to Envoy becomes official

American Eagle Airlines said goodbye to that name on Tuesday and began operating as Envoy. While the regional affiliate of American Airlines Group (Nasdaq: AAL) will go by a different corporate name, the planes will continue to fly under the American Eagle brand and will carry their familiar livery and logos. American Eagle will be… Keep Reading »

Texas Workforce Commission to present job training grant in Irving

Conexis Benefits Administrators and Mentor Texas have partnered with North Lake College to provide job training using a $895,319 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission. TWC chair and commissioner Andres Alcantar will present the check at 10 a.m. today to CONEXIS president Michael Close and Jennifer Hannah of Johnson & Johnson (Mentor’s… Keep Reading »

Texas adds more than 8,000 jobs in March

Texas added 8,300 jobs in March, bringing its yearly total to 67,290, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. The figure is down from February’s job creation total of 67,290, but contributes to an annualized 2.1 percent growth. Texas jobs grew at a 2.3 percent rate in 2013. Jobless rates… Keep Reading »

City of Irving election candidates

Registered voters will cast their ballots during early voting from April 28–May 6 and on Election Day, May 10. Any resident who is a registered voter may vote for the mayor’s seat. Places 3 and 5 are single-member districts and only registered voters living in the respective districts may vote for these candidates. This year’s… Keep Reading »

City of Irving road construction updates

The City of Irving works hard to minimize the disruption caused by road construction, and in doing so, wants to keep everyone apprised of construction projects, timelines and traffic flow. While we apologize for the traffic cones, we also know construction means new and improved infrastructure, as well as community growth. Growth brings in the… Keep Reading »

Operations Update – April 21, 2014

Strategic Goal No. 2: Nurture and Promote Vital, Vibrant Neighborhoods Fritz Park Project – Keep Irving Beautiful, the Parks and Recreation Department, Canon USA employee volunteers and family members, along with four North Lake College Service-Learning students, worked together painting at the Fritz Park Petting Farm on March 29.  A total of 65 volunteers donated… Keep Reading »

Ribbon-Cutting Recap – McAlister’s Deli

The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce hosted a Ribbon Cutting for McAlister’s Deli. The new deli is located on 3501 Regent Blvd. Irving, Texas 75063. As with all McAlister’s locations, the Irving location provides customers with a quick dining experience, a friendly atmosphere and personal service. Expect a unique menu with over 100 items including… Keep Reading »