City of Irving revenue opportunities

Presented by Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce The following revenue opportunities are available from the City of Irving:  193M-15F – Sale of Scrap Metal and White Goods for Recycling 3B110-15AM – Fire Nozzles 3B108-15AM, Trinity View Fence 001D-16F – Merchant Card Services 006M-16F – Stage, Sound, and Lighting Production for City of Irving Special… Keep Reading »

Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas wins architecture award

Presented by neighborsgo   The Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau announces the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas recently received the 2015 North American Copper in Architecture Award. Now in its eighth year, the award program, presented by the Copper Development Association Inc., recognizes North American buildings that demonstrate the exemplary application of copper and… Keep Reading »

University of Dallas in Irving welcomes largest freshman class ever

Presented by neighborsgo   College life for the University of Dallas’ record-breaking freshman class of approximately 400 students officially starts today. The Class of 2019 is the largest in the university’s 59-year history. The first day of class for most students will be Wednesday. Notable new students in the class of 2019 include an Olympic hopeful… Keep Reading »

Irving Mayor launches police appreciation program

Presented by City of Irving Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne says it’s high time to honor the good work police do, and she’s challenging other North Texas mayors to do the same. Mayor Van Duyne held a press conference on Aug. 19, at the Irving Convention Center to announce her new appreciation campaign called HIGH… Keep Reading »

Kroger Donates $71,000 of school supplies to six school districts – including Irving ISD

Presented by Kroger 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) teamed up again this year to help deserving students start the new school year off right. From Wednesday, July 29, through Sunday, August 16,… Keep Reading »

Irving-Based USMD Holdings names new CFO

Presented by D Healthcare Daily   Irving-based USMD Holdings has named a new chief financial officer. Jim Berend will be the highest-ranking financier of the publicly traded system of hospitals, cancer centers, and physician clinics throughout North Texas. Most recently, he spent about seven months as CFO of the outpatient, physician-owned surgical hospital system Victory… Keep Reading »

TeenTyme selected as Toyota of Irving ‘Charity of the Month’

Presented by TeenTyme Toyota of Irving has selected TeenTyme to be their ‘Charity of the Month’ for September. Teen Tyme, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, provides a variety of services and support youth between 12 and 19 years old. The non-profit organization is now accepting contributions for Seminar of Hope. The seminar addresses major issues facing… Keep Reading »

Rep. Kenny Marchant recognizes Eagle Scouts

Presented by neighborsgo Congressman Kenny Marchant showed his appreciation of scouting by hosting his 11th annual Eagle Scout Ceremony Monday at the National Boy Scouts of America headquarters. The event was part of a week-long celebration of Eagle Scouts, the highest ranking in scouting. Marchant welcomed 51 scouts from the 24th Congressional District who attained… Keep Reading »

Irving prohibits cell phones in school zones

Presented by neighborsgo Irving reminds motorists that the use of cellphones while driving in active Irving school zones is prohibited. The guidelines, which are enforced during active school zone hours, prevent motorists from engaging in calls by talking or entering and reading text messages. Those who violate the ordinance could receive a Class C misdemeanor,… Keep Reading »

Irving ISD seeks mentors

Presented by neighborsgo   Irving ISD schools are looking for mentors to work with students in all grade levels. Mentors are paired with a student and are asked to give 30 minutes of their time one day a week. Research published by Child Trends has shown that mentoring has a profound effect on student achievement… Keep Reading »