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Monday, August 03 2015
Granbury ISD is seeking volunteers from local businesspeople and community members to join the district’s Speakers Bureau – a chance for the Granbury and Hood County community to share their knowledge and experiences with GISD schoolchildren. “Strong schools work hand in hand with a strong community and strong local businesses,” stated GISD superintendent Dr. James ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Monday, August 03 2015
For the second year in a row, the Granbury Chamber of Commerce states its support for the four-lane relief route west of Hwy. 377 and the city of Cresson. As this is a much debated issue, the public is encouraged to include their comments on the proposed project to the TxDOT District Office. The attached form may be downloaded and must be submitted or postmarked by August 7, 2015. To read the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Friday, July 31 2015
Recently, the Hood County News reported a story concerning the renaming of Loop 567 in Granbury to the Lance McLean Memorial Highway. Sheriff Roger Deeds has received the confirmation from the state approving the change. To move forward, however, funds must be raised to purchase the necessary signage through TxDOT. At their monthly board meeting on July 30, 2015, the Granbury Chamber Board of ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Friday, July 31 2015
Granbury High School graduate Savanna Shelnutt recently received a four-year $18,000 college scholarship from the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. The award was presented during the Texas FAA state convention held July 15, 2015, in Corpus Christi. A former Granbury FFA member, Shelnutt was a member of the GHS Class of 2015. She plans to attend Texas A&M University to major in animal science. ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, July 29 2015
The Granbury High School Pirate Band will begin preparation for the fall marching season during a summer band camp beginning on Tuesday, July 28, 2015. All band students will report daily 7:30 A.M. until 4:30 P.M. through the beginning of school year, which starts on Monday, August 24. The drumline, color guard, and section leaders begin a day earlier than the rest of the band on Monday, July 27. ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, July 22 2015
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held for the newly formed GCH Concrete on Tuesday, July 21st. This family-owned and -operated company is located at 5621 Old Granbury Road. The Petty family previously supplied the booming gas well business with service but have recently moved into the concrete business, providing for both residential and commercial projects. Give them a call today for all your ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Friday, June 26 2015
Niche.com has released their current ratings of public schools and towns in Texas. No surprise, Granbury ranks in the top 15 of public schools and in the top 10 of best towns with a population under 100,000. Even better...Granbury also ranks in the top 15 in the state of Best Towns to Raise a Family in Texas. An extra category that Granbury ranks high in is the Safest Towns in Texas. This ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Education
Thursday, June 25 2015
At the recent Texas Chamber of Commerce Conference in Frisco, the Granbury Chamber of Commerce received top honors in the media contest in two distinctive categories...Best Website and Best Directory/Community Profile. The Area Guide & Membership Directory has won this prestigious category for the past five years, but this is only the second time we brought home the website award. The new ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, June 25 2015
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on June 23rd for the new department at Lake Granbury Medical Center - Solis Mammography. This new department takes up most of the ground floor of Medical Building #2 and provides all of the mammography and outpatient imaging for the hospital. You can expect a level of professional attention and personal care with Solis Mammography. This is a comprehensive ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, June 25 2015
The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees approved a teacher incentive compensation plan during a special called meeting on June 22, 2015. The Granbury Teacher Excellence Initiative (GTEI) allows teachers to build a portfolio in order to receive additional compensation beyond a general base salary increase. The program, which will begin in the 2015-16 school year, includes three main components: ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, June 24 2015
The Granbury Optimist Club recently presented $5,000 to Operation School Supplies, a local charitable organization that provides free school supplies to Hood County schoolchildren from families with economic need. Operation School Supplies board vice president Jeff Meador updated Optimists about the program during the club’s weekly breakfast meeting on June 23, 2015, at the Granbury Church ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Tuesday, June 23 2015
The Chamber presented their monthly Luncheon on June 19th at the Pecan Plantation Country Club. It was full capacity in attendance to hear the latest updates on the 114th Legislation from Congressman Mike Conaway. Several topics were covered and questions were fielded from the audience on a diversity of issues now being debated in Congress. For more information on bills sponsored or co-sponsored ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, June 16 2015
This week, Tarleton State University’s W.K. Gordon Center for Industrial History of Texas announced its participation in Blue Star Museums to show appreciation to all active duty military personnel, including National Guard and Reserve, and their families through Labor Day. Participation provides free admission to all military personnel and their families. The effort is a collaboration ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Monday, June 15 2015
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on June 10th for the new facilities of Daffan Mechanical Air Conditioning & Heating. The new facilities - located at 4000 Acton Highway, Suite 101 - offer state-of-the-art services and top-ranked technicians. In addition to Chamber board members and ambassadors, members of Daffan's own family were present...including the official mascot, Daisy! Daffan ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Friday, June 12 2015
Celebrating its 19th season, the Theatre at Tarleton’s Summer Studio will present six performances of Robert Harling’s Steel Magnolias , beginning Thursday, June 25 at the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center workshop theatre on the Tarleton State University campus. The Tarleton workshop theatre transforms into a beauty parlor in Chinquapin, La., for the story of Steel Magnolias , ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, June 10 2015
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on June 9th for the new Collision Center at Jerry Durant Toyota in Granbury. The newest addition is now open at 5100 Highway 377 East and offers the latest technology in collision repair services. Jerry Durant Collision Center has over 300 years of combined experience with their I-CAR Certified technicians. Call them today at 817.330.9015. Ribbon Cuttings are ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, June 10 2015
The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees approved a contract extension for superintendent Dr. James Largent and heard a report on bond construction during its regular monthly meeting on June 8, 2015. “Everyone sees the tremendous job that Dr. Largent has done with the physical improvement to our schools with the bond program. What they don’t see is the many efforts he makes behind the ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Tuesday, June 09 2015
Get into the swing of summer and enjoy live music, refreshments and fellowship with former Tarleton State University Texans during the Alumni Association’s Summer Mix events. The Tarleton Alumni Association (TAA), with title sponsorship support from Hard Eight BBQ, Barefoot Athletics and Sodexo, will host two Summer Mix events for former students, their families and community friends of ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, June 05 2015
The Chamber held the semi-monthly MemberLink Breakfast on June 4th at the Hilton Garden Inn. The Breakfast gives members the opportunity to network with each other and promotes visibility for their business and products. It was also a chance for the Chamber to introduce their newest employee, Morgan Lindsey, Events Coordinator. Morgan comes to us as a new graduate of Tarleton State University. ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Friday, June 05 2015
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on June 4th for the new location of enVision Creative Services, now located in the Granbury Square Plaza shopping center. enVision has been a Chamber member since 2007. The company can handle all marketing needs, from sketches concepts to brand strategy, from style guides to stationery...they have it covered! Call them today at 817.330.9015. Ribbon Cuttings are ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release

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