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Livin’ on a Prairie

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Frisco sits in ecoregion 4, the Blackland Prairies.  This means that we have heavy clay soil that is extremely fertile, and notoriously difficult to water properly.   Part of the reason for this is that clay is slow to absorb water. Once the clay has water, it likes to hold onto water; once it dries, it shrinks and cracks.  The trick …

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Mustang Creek Estates of Frisco to Host Special Community Event on Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

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FRISCO, Texas May 19, 2017 – The number of people living with Alzheimer’s disease is on the rise, and researchers expect that number to keep going up. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, and according to The Alzheimer’s Association, someone in the United States develops the disease every 66 seconds. It is not a guaranteed part of …

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HALL Group and Zagster Launch Frisco’s First Bike Share Program at HALL Park

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New program underscores HALL Park’s continued commitment to health & wellness FRISCO, Texas (May 18, 2017) — HALL Group and Zagster, Inc. today announced the launch of a new bike share program that will provide all HALL Park tenants and visitors with a convenient, affordable and healthy way to get around the Park and its surrounding destinations in Frisco. HALL Park’s …

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Made in the Shade!

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One of the nice things about living in Frisco is the abundance of trees and all of the shade they provide.  Who doesn’t love finding a cool, shady spot to relax in and watch the world go by?  But the thing we love about trees is also the thing that drives us crazy: the shade!  Grass just won’t grow in …

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Barrels of Fun!

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Frisco WaterWise would like to thank everyone who participated in this year’s rain barrel sale & distribution!  Thanks to your efforts, we placed 157 barrels this year alone! Distribution day took place on Saturday, April 22.  Girl Scout Troop 7399 arrived early in the morning and cheerfully helped with distribution – despite the cold and wet conditions!  We had a steady …

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Spring is in the Air

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As we move back into our region’s active growing season, help Frisco be WaterWise by following a few tips for a beautiful lawn that saves water and money. Follow Frisco’s watering recommendations. Don’t just turn on your sprinkler and set it to operate arbitrarily once a week – water with the weather! Help us save water by watering only when …

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Saving From A Rainy Day

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Here in Frisco, we enjoy having the finer things in life; nice places to eat and shop, green roads and neighborhoods, beautiful homes and landscaping, elegant living all around.  But we also like to be environmentally friendly and cost savvy.  One perfect solution to achieving all of these goals is to harvest rainwater for supplemental irrigation. Rainwater is great for …

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#Who I Run For: In the Mix

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Juice industry leader blends love of running with Texas Big Star Frisco, Texas – Matt Kafka began his passion for running with a mission to shed unwanted pounds. As senior director of operations for juice beverage company Jamba Juice, maintaining a healthy lifestyle remains a top priority.  We learned of the ingredients for his decision to #RunBigStar and are honored to …

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Frisco Chamber of Commerce Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) Investor Panel and Inaugural Fast Pitch Competition

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The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!), a nine-month program of the Frisco Chamber of Commerce, guides Middle School and High School students through the process of starting a real business. YEA! Frisco teaches students not only the importance of social and business entrepreneurship, but also the process by which one establishes a business enterprise or social movement. On Wednesday, April 5, …

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Design Your Outdoor Space

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For many of us, warmer weather gets us thinking about spending more time outdoors, specifically in that wonderful extension of our homes; our yards!  Unfortunately, the sad reality is that we get outside and are disappointed by what we see and frustrated about how to fix it.  Well rest easy, because WaterWise is here to help! This Saturday from 8 …