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Friday, April 17 2015
Granbury ISD career and technical education director Judy Gentry is the new president of a regional CTE educators association. The Career and Technical Educators of North Texas serves the Dallas-Fort Worth area covered by the Regions 10 and 11 education service centers. The regional group is a division of the Career and Technology Association of Texas, which serves as the educators’ primary ...read more
Categories: Education
Tuesday, April 14 2015
A ribbon cutting event was held on April 9th for Glenn-Aire Company's 40th Anniversary and Customer Appreciation Day. On hand to celebrate the momentous occasion were Mike Scott, President & CEO of the Granbury Chamber; Mayor Nin Hulett and his wife, Jan; and numerous Chamber Ambassadors and Board of Directors. Representing Glenn-Aire was owner Jeff McKenzie; his wife and the ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Tuesday, April 14 2015
Weatherford College will celebrate Earth Day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22, at the Kramer Flag Plaza. There will be several community and college groups present at the event promoting individual responsibility to sustaining our planet. Groups scheduled to be present include the City of Weatherford Recycling, Parker County 4H, Parker County Master Gardeners, Natural Resource ...read more
Categories: Education
Monday, April 13 2015
The Chamber's Business After Hours event for April was held at Glenn-Aire Company on the 9th, in conjunction with the company's own 40th Anniversary event. Attendees were welcomed with hors d'oeuvres, wine, and festivities which included door prizes and a grand prize drawing for a full Trane WiFi thermostat and security system. Congratulations to Glenn-Aire for their new addition to ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Monday, April 13 2015
Granbury ISD school campuses have named their Teachers of the Year for the 2014-15 school year. Selected for the campus honors were: Acton Elementary School: Shanna McPherson Acton Middle School: Chris Elrod Baccus Elementary School: Lori Williams Brawner Intermediate School: Dray Duncan Crossland Ninth Grade Center: Becky Evart Granbury High School: Jacqui Bradshaw Granbury Middle School: Jeff ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Friday, April 10 2015
Schools in Granbury ISD will dismiss classes early on Friday, April 10, 2015, which is the last day of the fifth six weeks grading period. Elementary and intermediate campuses will dismiss at 11:45 A.M. The middle schools, Crossland Ninth Grade Center, and Granbury High School will dismiss at 1:00 P.M. Buses will transport students home early based on this schedule. The Extended School Day ...read more
Categories: Education
Thursday, April 09 2015
Granbury HS Marine Corps Jr. ROTC Cadet Captain Hayle Carlile and Cadet Major Jacob Fleshman will be awarded American Legion Bronze Medals for Military Excellence and Scholastic Excellence respectively. The awards ceremony will take place at GHS James Wann Sports Center on Apr. 23, 2015 at 6PM. Cadet Captain Carlile demonstrates the highest qualities of leadership, discipline, character, and ...read more
Categories: Education
Thursday, April 09 2015
The Granbury Chamber of Commerce coordinated a presentation by the U.S. Chamber on Wednesday, April 8 th at the Pecan Plantation Breakfast Club meeting. Following is an excerpt from “ The Business Case for Immigration Reform” presented by John Gonzales, Senior Regional Manager, Congressional & Public Affairs for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce: The U.S. Chamber’s goal is ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic
Tuesday, April 07 2015
The Chamber's semi-monthly MemberLink Breakfast was held on April 2nd at the Hilton Garden Inn. The event was sponsored by Delaine's Place Bookkeeping & Tax Service. Among the topics presented by Mike Scott, President & CEO, was the unveiling of the new Chamber website. This new website offers members the ability to log directly into their account to make changes, submit events ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Monday, April 06 2015
Stars will shine big and bright, day and night, deep in the heart of the Tarleton State University campus this spring, when the university planetarium reopens with digital high-definition technology. Two projectors will cover the planetarium’s interior dome, which is 40 feet in diameter, with full-motion video of the night sky. Tarleton professors will transport students around the galaxy, ...read more
Categories: Education
Monday, April 06 2015
Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center theater students will present the musical “Footloose” on May 1-3, 2015, at the GHS Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center. Based on the 1984 movie starring Kevin Bacon, the production features classic 80’s music including the title song, “Holding Out for a Hero,” “I’m Free,” “Let’s Hear ...read more
Categories: Education
Monday, April 06 2015
Attendance for our ribbon cuttings, grand openings, and Chamber member visits for the first quarter 2015 have far exceeded expectations! Thank you to all our ambassadors for their hard work. The award for Ambassador of the Quarter (1st Quarter 2015) was a tie!!! And the winners are (drumroll please)... DEBBIE TEMPLE (BAYLOR SURGICARE AT GRANBURY) and STAN WASIELEWSKI (INDIVIDUAL) Kudos for all ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Monday, April 06 2015
A ribbon cutting event was held on March 31st for the new Granbury Business Development Network. The event, held in the Great Room of Quail Ridge, included Chamber ambassadors, GBDN developers, and members of the general public. The GBDN is a networking group whose purpose is to bring businesses together to develop and grow partnerships in the area. The group offers yearly memberships and takes ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Thursday, April 02 2015
Band directors from Acton Middle School and Granbury Middle School will host two open house events and instrument fittings in April 2015 for incoming new band members at the AMS and GMS band halls. The come-and-go events will be 4:30-6:00 P.M. on Thursday, April 23 and Tuesday, April 28 and is open to any fifth grader or other middle school student who has not yet signed up for band. “We ...read more
Categories: Education
Tuesday, March 31 2015
The Chamber held a Women In Business Luncheon on March 24th at the Granbury Association of Realtors location on James Road. It was a full house present for guest speaker, Susana Guerra Privett from the U.S. Census Bureau. Susana presented information on how businesses can excel by "Using Census Data for Community and Economic Development." The Bureau offers many free tools to businesses ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Thursday, March 26 2015
The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees heard a report on bond construction at Granbury High School during its regular monthly meeting on March 23, 2015. Scott Barnes, construction manager for the Buford Thompson Company, reported that construction was going well despite weather delays from recent snow days and rain. Subcontractors are about two weeks behind on the new ninth grade wing but had ...read more
Categories: Education
Monday, March 23 2015
On Tuesday, March 24, a delegation of students, faculty and staff will join alumni, administration and friends of the institution in Austin for Tarleton State University Day at the Capitol. The event will bring together a statewide network of Tarleton supporters to meet with legislators and their staff members to increase public and legislative support for the university during the 84 th ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Friday, March 20 2015
The monthly Chamber Luncheon was held on March 20th at DeCordova Bend Estates Country Club. This month's sponsors were Glenn Aire Company (premier), First National Bank (table), and Central Texas Title (table). In addition to sponsoring the event, Glenn Aire announced their 40th Anniversary Celebration in conjunction with the Chamber's Business After Hours event on April 9th. The event is ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Thursday, March 19 2015
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on March 17th for the newly remodeled Hood County office on Fall Creek Highway. The previous office had been in use since 1987. The newly redesigned facility measures over 19,000 square feet and includes a new community room, an expanded warehouse, and a new vehicle maintenance are. United Co-Op was able to utilize over 20% of regional materials to complete this ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Thursday, March 19 2015
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on March 17th for Moncrief Cancer Institute at the Granbury Resort Conference Center. Moncrief is celebrating thei addition of their new Mobile Medical Unit. This 18-wheeler set up will provide survivorship services for those diagnosed with cancer. It is the only one of its kind in the U.S. and will make trips to Granbury twice monthly to provide the following ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Wednesday, March 18 2015
Tarleton State University’s program for Digital Media Studies will host a presentation by Christopher Blay, a north Texas artist and photographer, at noon on Thursday, March 19. The talk, which is free and open to the public who may bring their own lunch, will be held in the Workshop Theater in the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center. The Liberian-born Blay received a bachelor’s of fine ...read more
Categories: Community, Education

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