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Leadership Frisco Class XXI Announced

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The Frisco Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the members of Leadership Frisco Class XXI. The 24 members were selected from the largest and most competitive pool of applicants in the 21-year history of the program. Leadership Frisco is a nine-month community leadership program sponsored by the Frisco Chamber of Commerce. The purpose is to develop a pool of …

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Monday Mailbag A Difference of Halves in 2017, FC Dallas Captaincy Roles and Formation Talk

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FRISCO – The Mailbag questions keep rolling on in after another game passes without an FC Dallas win. Let’s dive on in before we shift the focus to Minnesota this weekend. “What happened to the team from the first third of the season that was leading the league? Same roster, yet different results. #MailbagMonday” – @RedArmyHooligan A lot has happened since …

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FISD Congratulates 43 National Merit Semifinalists

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Frisco ISD high schools are proud to announce that 43 Frisco ISD students have been named National Merit Semifinalists for 2018. The National Merit® Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships.High school students enter the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®). Of the 1.5 million entrants, some 50,000 with the …

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Volunteers Needed for ISM, Business Professionals Sought

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Frisco ISD seeks volunteers to offer professional advice to nearly 400 high school juniors and seniors involved in the Independent Study and Mentorship (ISM) program.  This is a great opportunity to mentor a young person who will enter the workforce in a few short years. ISM is designed to help students explore their interests and prepare for the future. Over …

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Collin College Hosts ‘Proof’ Photorgaphic Exhibition

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September 19, 2017 – THE ARTS gallery will host “PROOF,”photographic works by Professor Byrd Williams, Sept. 27-Oct. 25in the Spring Creek Campus gallery space. The exhibition is free and open to the public. Williams is a fourth-generation photographer best known for hisurban work in the U.S. and Europe. He produces extremelydetailed photographs, usually as triptychs, using a large formatcamera. Williams has taught photography for 26 years at Collin College. Apublished writer and international artist, his work has been shownand collected at the Amon Carter Museum, Museum of Fine ArtsHouston and the Stadt Museum of Trier Germany, as well as inmany publications and collections throughout the U.S. and Europe. In 1997, Williams was selected as an …

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Collin College Announces 2017-2018 Film Series

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Sept. 18, 2017- Showcasing the strong spirit of the ordinary working person, the 2017-2018 Collin College Auteur Film Series will bring the authentic voice of the multitudes to the screen with a “Caste of Thousands: Films About the Working Class.”  All screenings are free and open to the public. Doors open 30 minutes before the film begins, and seating is limited. …

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Tree Time

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Fall is a great time to plant trees, and here in Frisco, we love our trees! They provide beauty for the eye, shade for the body, and a break from the wind. But be careful when selecting your tree as some are better suited for our area than others, and some better fit our spaces. Before you plant, plan ahead. …

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Frisco Chamber of Commerce Adopts Hurricane Impacted Chamber and Community

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The Frisco Chamber of Commerce announced that it will be “adopting” the Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce and community as part of the TCCE/TAB Disaster Recovery Initiative.  The goal of the “Adopt a Chamber/Community” program is to come alongside Texas hurricane affected chambers and assist them during the long-term recovery period, as well as engage community partners and local businesses …

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RoughRiders Lead Double-A In Attendance For 13th Straight Year

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DR PEPPER BALLPARK HOSTED MORE THAN 480,000 RIDERS FANS IN 2017 FRISCO, Texas (Sept. 14, 2017) – The Frisco RoughRiders finished the 2017 season as the top draw among all 30 Double-A Baseball franchises across the country for the 13th consecutive year. The RoughRiders, the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, drew 480,320 fans to Dr Pepper Ballpark for 69 regular …

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Frisco Chamber of Commerce Business Behind Sports Luncheon

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The Frisco Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce another sold-out event, the Business Behind Sports luncheon, which will be held on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 11:15 AM. The Business Behind Sports luncheon, sponsored by Baylor Scott & White Sports Therapy & Research at the Star, will be held at the new Omni Frisco Hotel. Joe Trahan, Sports Anchor/Reporter-WFAA, …