City of Irving revenue opportunities

The following revenue opportunities are available from the City of Irving: 163D-16F Professional Services for Irving Heritage Museum – Planning, Content, Design, Fabrication and Installation of Exhibits 3B062-16AM – Parks Trailers 3B061-16AM, Water Trailers 3B066-16AM, Media Wall Parts For additional information, go to, or contact the City’s Purchasing Department at 972-721-2631.  You may also receive… Keep Reading »

Irving’s unemployment rate sets new record since 2005

Irving’s unemployment rate has decreased to 3.1 percent from 3.2 percent in April.  This is the lowest rate that has been since before 2005.  The success of the Irving Economic Development Partnership wins helped contribute to this low unemployment rate. Economic development is critical to the quality of life in the Irving-Las Colinas community. Irving’s… Keep Reading »

Kimberly-Clark names new chief marketing officer

North Texas’ eighth-largest publicly-traded company has named a new executive to its C-suite. Irving-based Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE: KMB) announced the promotion of Scott Usitalo to chief marketing officer. Usitalo first joined the company in 2008 and has held several leadership roles, most recently serving as president of Kimberly-Clark’s family care business in North America. His… Keep Reading »

Main Street Ambassadors march on the Capitol

After two days of listening to exciting speakers, small business owners at America’s Small Business Summit set their sights on Capitol Hill to send a clear message to lawmakers—Roll Back Regulations Now!  One of the many regulations Washington is piling on small businesses is the new overtime rule that raises the level for salaried workers… Keep Reading »

University of Dallas announces goals for the next decade

One of the nation’s finest academic institutions sits on the highest elevation in Dallas County.  But the University of Dallas may well be one of the area’s best kept secrets.   University President Thomas Keefe is determined to change that perception, and he shares details on the institution’s successes over the past five years and his… Keep Reading »

Business owners invited to Midtown Express task force meeting on Wednesday

SouthGate Constructors, the lead contractor for the Midtown Express project, will host its next Business Owner Task Force 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 22 at its Field Office, 2220 Chemsearch Blvd., Suite 100. Any businesses or business representatives along or near the Midtown Express Corridor are invited. The meeting is intended for business owners along… Keep Reading »

Input sought on Irving community needs

  Each year, the City of Irving receives grant funds that help with a variety of community programs, including home repairs, homelessness prevention, funding of nonprofit programs and other services. In preparation for 2016-17 fiscal year grants, the city’s Housing and Human Services Department (HHS) is seeking input for the 2016-17 Annual Action Plan. The resident… Keep Reading »

Irving Arts Center makes a call for volunteers

The Irving Arts Center is searching for residents to serve as 2016-18 Advisory Grant Review Panelists.  Irving residents who have knowledge of the visual and/or performing arts as practicing artists, experience through other participation in the arts, or attend a variety of arts events as a consumer are eligible to apply. Panelists volunteer time as… Keep Reading »

Irving-based, NEC Corporation of America, hiring systems national account manager

Presented by NEC Corporation of America NEC Corporation of America is seeking a national account manager in Irving, TX headquarters. Title: National Account Manager Location: Irving, TX Summary: Responsible for the overall relationship between NEC Retail Solutions and its Customers, managing all facets of the business relationship and marshalling the Company resources necessary to achieve… Keep Reading »

#exploreirving: Irving citywide scavenger hunt June 18

Presented by Credit Union of Texas, the Irving citywide scavenger hunt, #exploreirving, will begin at 2 p.m. June 18 at the Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd. and end at the Texas Musicians Museum. This is a community initiative organized by Irving-based nonprofits, the Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau, Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of… Keep Reading »