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Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas Announce 2017 Women of Distinction Keynote Speaker

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DALLAS – Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas (GSNETX) announced today that the first African American woman in space, Dr. Mae C. Jemison, will be the keynote speaker at the annual Women of Distinction Luncheon on Friday, November 3 at the Omni Dallas Hotel. The Women of Distinction Luncheon honors extraordinary women who have made significant contributions toward advancing opportunities for …

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At Home Outdoors

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Here in Frisco we have truly beautiful homes!  Part of what makes these homes so beautiful is the landscaping that surrounds them. Good landscaping allows you to extend your living space out of doors, and to fit your lifestyle.  As with any project, the key to success is planning.  What would you like in your outdoor living room?  Space for …

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Heart of Stone

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Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and you may be contemplating spending a lovely evening out in the backyard around the fire pit with your special someone.  As you design your space to provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere, consider including permeable and pervious surfaces to better absorb rainwater and prevent runoff.   Each of these options function in a slightly different way once installed. …

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Collin College Celebrates African American History Month With “Ain’t I a Woman?” Performance

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Feb. 9, 2017- In celebration of African American History Month, Collin College will host the live theatrical and musical performance, “Ain’t I a Woman?,” from 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 21 at the college’s Central Park Campus Conference Center, 2400 Community Avenue in McKinney. Free and open to the public, the performance is named in honor of abolitionist Soujourner Truth …

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Taste The Good Life With Hannah Swensen

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FRISCO, TEXAS (February 7, 2017) — Join bestselling author Joanne Fluke for a delectable evening at Frisco Public Library on March 2, from 6:15-8 pm. Fans of the Hannah Swensen mysteries are hungry for details about Banana Cream Pie Murder. Those who attend the private reception and author presentation can get the inside scoop on this latest title and all …

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Getting Ready for the Green

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Here in Frisco, our residents are conscientious and results driven.  Our residents want green lawns in the summer, and they want it as cheaply and environmentally-friendly as possible.  One of the ways to achieve this type of lawn is to follow the weekly watering recommendations that you find in this very newsletter.  Another way to achieve this is to properly …

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Health Leads in a BIG Way

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Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Frisco is top sponsor of half marathon & 5K in Frisco   Frisco, Texas – The North Texas Community Giving Foundation (NTCGF) and the Tug McGraw Foundation, are pleased to announce that healthcare industry leader, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Frisco, is the title sponsor of the 2nd annual TexasBig Star Half Marathon & …

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More Than Just a Pretty Face

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If you’ve driven around Frisco, you’ve probably noticed the planted boulevards and traffic dividers.  While we hope you’ve noticed how beautiful it all is, the City of Frisco also wants you to know that those lovely grassy areas all fit into a larger design to help protect our watersheds and control stormwater runoff. As part of Frisco’s overall plan of …

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Don’t Just Hide, Conserve Inside!

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Winters in North Texas can be an exciting time of year, weather-wise. We zoom from frigid to warm, blustery to still, and wet to dry; finding ourselves more often inside our houses than out.  As you look forward to the consistently warmer temperatures of spring and summer, why not take advantage of that indoor time to make sure your still …

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It’s Not Easy Being Dormant

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Living in Texas, it is easy to suppose the world should be green year round, but we all know that winter hits Frisco too. Letting your grass and gardens go dormant in the fall and winter is one sure fire way to conserve water and respect our environment. But that doesn’t mean you should go dormant too! Winter is the …