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It can be tempting to allow turfgrass to be the dominant feature of your yard. However, not only...

Rains delay opening debut of Water Park expansion at Frisco Athetic Center

Rains delay opening debut of Water Park expansion at Frisco Athetic Center

Opening rescheduled for first weekend in June:  “As much as we would love to be able to open...

At The Direction Of Rep. Scott Turner, The Texas House Honors Chuck & Michelle Wright

At The Direction Of Rep. Scott Turner, The Texas House Honors Chuck & Michelle Wright

(Austin, TX) - Today, Representative Scott Turner directed the Texas House of Representatives to...

Story Time at Stonebriar Centre Pottery Barn Kids Features Father’s Day Theme Tuesday, June 16

Story Time at Stonebriar Centre Pottery Barn Kids Features Father’s Day Theme Tuesday, June 16

Children invited for Story Time every Tuesday in June at 11 a.m. FRISCO, TX (May 20, 2015) –...

Centennial Medical Center Recognized with Gold-Plus Award for Heart Failure Care

Centennial Medical Center Recognized with Gold-Plus Award for Heart Failure Care

Frisco, Texas – May 20, 2015 — Centennial Medical Center (CMC) has received the Get With The...

Frisco Police Incident Reports 05/18/2015-05/24/2015
DATE          CFS#       OFFENSE/INCIDENT LOCATION05/20/2015 15046919 ACCIDENT INVOLVING DAM TO VEH>=$200 DAM 8400 WARREN PKWY05/20/2015 ...
Frisco Police Arrest Reports 05/18/2015-05/24/2015
ARREST#  DATE       CHARGE LOCATION OFFENSE 15001062 05/18/2015 DALLAS PKWY / WARREN PKWY DWI (2ND) 15001063 05/18/2015 1800 PRESTON ON THE LAKE SPEEDING 15001064 05/18 ...
Mosquito pool tests positive for WNV; Frisco to spray tomorrow, May 22
(May 21, 2015) The City of Frisco will apply larvicide and spray for mosquitoes after receiving confirmation today a mosquito pool tested ‘positive’ for West Nile virus (WNV).  No human cases ...
Frisco Police Incident Reports 05/11/2015-05/17/2015
DATE          CFS#       OFFENSE/INCIDENT LOCATION05/11/2015 15044050 ACCIDENT INVOLVING DAM TO VEH>=$200 DAM 3300 PRESTON ...
Frisco Police Arrest Reports 05/11/2015-05/11/2015
ARREST#  DATE        CHARGE LOCATION OFFENSE 15001010 05/11/2015 8100 GAYLORD PKWY SPEEDING VIOLATE PROMISE TO APPEAR ALLEN PD WARRANT ALLEN PD WARRANT 1 ...
Rains delay opening debut of Water Park expansion at Frisco Athetic Center
Opening rescheduled for first weekend in June:  “As much as we would love to be able to open Memorial Day, unfortunately the rainfall has caused a delay,” said Rick Wieland, Director of Parks ...
Story Time at Stonebriar Centre Pottery Barn Kids Features Father’s Day Theme Tuesday, June 16
Children invited for Story Time every Tuesday in June at 11 a.m. FRISCO, TX (May 20, 2015) – Pottery Barn Kids at Stonebriar Centre invites kids to stop in for Story Time every Tuesday in June at 1 ...
Frisco Education Foundation Supports Graduating FISD Seniors
The Frisco Education Foundation (FEF) presented more than $660,000 to nearly 600 Frisco ISD seniors during its annual Scholarship Night, held May 14 at Dr Pepper Arena. A total of 776 college schol ...
Crosswalk Kids' Annual Summer Kick-off Festival
June 7, 2015, 6pm – 8pm, Frisco Commons Park:  Crosswalk Kids' annual Summer Kick-off festival is 2 free hours of family fun for kids and families to shake loose the school “daze” blues, j ...
Frisco ISD eNewsletter: May 15, 2015
Registration Underway for Current Students  Parents of current Frisco ISD students received emails this week inviting them to register their children for the 2015-16 school year or indicate that ...
At The Direction Of Rep. Scott Turner, The Texas House Honors Chuck & Michelle Wright
(Austin, TX) - Today, Representative Scott Turner directed the Texas House of Representatives to formally recognize Frisco residents Chuck and Michelle Wright for their assistance in getting a correct ...
Centennial Medical Center Recognized with Gold-Plus Award for Heart Failure Care
Frisco, Texas – May 20, 2015 — Centennial Medical Center (CMC) has received the Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality impr ...
Meet Frisco's WalChicken
Have you seen the famous, or infamous, Walmart chicken? Many photos are being posted on different Frisco-based social media outlets, so we thought we'd investigate. We went to the rumored location, a ...
Lice Lifters DFW Treatment Center Opens In Frisco As First Franchise In Texas
New Center Opened by Local Mom Features Quick, All-Natural Process Guaranteed to Work Without Harsh Pesticides FRISCO, Texas -- Head lice. It’s a pesky and all-too-common problem that can be tough ...
Dirk Nowitzki’s 2015 Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game Presented By Baylor Medical Center At Frisco
Benefiting the children’s charities of the Dirk Nowitzki Foundation and Heroes Foundation His strike zone may be greater than most but that doesn’t deter Dallas Mavericks legend Dirk Nowitzki f ...
Landscape Diversity
It can be tempting to allow turfgrass to be the dominant feature of your yard. However, not only can large expanses of turfgrass create an overly homogenous landscape that lacks definition, but most ...
Got Mud?
The spring rains have brought much-needed water to our region - filling our lakes and refreshing our streams. However, with all this rain, many North Texas residents are now encountering a pletho ...
Liberty Institute Senior Counsel To Speak To Republican Women On Wednesday
Michael Berry, Senior Counsel and Director of Military Affairs for Liberty Institute, will be the featured speaker at the Wednesday, May 20, 2015 lunch meeting of the Denton Republican Women’s Club. ...
Free Culinary Classes for Adults and Children at Williams-Sonoma at Stonebriar Centre
FRISCO, TX (May 12, 2015) – With a host of classes for chefs of all ages, Williams-Sonoma in Stonebriar Centre is the place for learning more about cooking. Free Technique Classes for adults provi ...
Using Drip Irrigation Indicator Stakes
As a 90% efficient method of watering, drip irrigation is a great way to use water wisely and a cost-effective choice for many lawns and landscapes. However, confirming when drip ...
Know Your Enemy: 5/29 at Sporting KC
FC Dallas will look to bounce back from Saturday’s defeat as the team travels to the heartland Carter Baum FCDallas.com   FC Dallas will look to bounce back from Saturday’s defeat in Mo ...
Alfaro, Mazara go yard as Riders cruise 10-1
Thompson throws six strong earning his fourth win of season By Hunter Kirk / Frisco RoughRiders FRISCO, TEXAS (May 26, 2015) - The Frisco RoughRiders started their six game homestand on a hig ...
“Roughriders Red Ale” Now Available At Dr Pepper Ballpark
Custom Beer Crafted By Franconia Brewing Company FRISCO, TEXAS (MAY 21, 2015) – Just in time for another Thirsty Thursday, the Frisco RoughRiders are excited to introduce RoughRiders Red Ale, a cus ...
Know Your Enemy: 5/23 Montreal Impact
FC Dallas begins franchise-long road swing against re-focused Impact Carter Baum FCDallas.com FC Dallas will begin the longest road stretch in club history on Saturday night as they travel to Mon ...
Hamilton, Gallo go yard in Riders 8-1 victory
Thompson fires three hit pitching performance against Midland By Hunter Kirk / Frisco RoughRiders   FRISCO, TEXAS (May 20, 2015) - Frisco took care of the Midland RockHounds on Wednesda ...
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers-June 19-28
Repertory Company Theatre raises the roof for our 2015 Summer Musicals with SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS-June 19-28 at University of Texas at Dallas Theatre-Floyd & Lookout, Richardson. Shows F ...
Catch the Weekend Buzz! 05/22/2015-05/24/2015
Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve compiled a list of activities for easy viewing. If you would like to add an event in future editions, please send it to ...
McKinney Performing Arts Center announces Friday Night Flicks summer lineup
Enjoy the unique experience of viewing cult classic movies in the restored theater of the historic Collin County Courthouse as the McKinney Performing Arts Center (MPAC) continues its hit Friday Nig ...
Catch the Weekend Buzz! 05/15/2015-05/17/2015
Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve compiled a list of activities for easy viewing. If you would like to add an event in future editions, please send it to ...
Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza Debuts its First Texas Restaurant May 21
Free Pizzas for Blaze Pizza Fans at Frisco Location on Friday, May 22 FRISCO, Texas (May 12, 2015) – Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza announced today it will be heating up the Frisco pizza scene with its ...
Participants Journey into Volunteerism

The Leadership Frisco Advisory Council is proud to announce the participants for the 2011-2012 year, the 15th class for the program.* Leadership Frisco, a nine-month community leadership program sponsored by the Frisco Chamber of Commerce, develops a pool of qualified, well-informed individuals set to assume leadership roles in the community. It seeks out local, highly motivated individuals interested in expanding their leadership skills, deepening their sense of civic responsibility and heightening their involvement in volunteer opportunities, neighborhood associations and the community as a whole.

The program, which starts in September with a team building day, includes one full day each month dedicated to exploring the inner workings of Frisco’s government, educational system, economic development, service organizations, regional issues, leisure and culture, and public safety. Participants will also learn about and get to practice skills critical to working with volunteers and groups in the community and their businesses. Members of the program will also select and complete a class project during their year that benefits Frisco.

For more information about the Leadership Frisco program or to find out about potential sponsorship opportunities, please contact the Frisco Chamber of Commerce at (972) 335-9522 or visit www.friscochamber.com/chamber/leadershipfrisco. The Chamber introduced the Leadership Frisco program in 1997 to educate and prepare future city leaders and community volunteers.

Leadership Frisco 2011-2012
Class XV

Name / Employer Position

Jennifer Atwood / St. Philip’s Episcopal Church – Director, Bright Zone Ministry

Eric Back / Backs Strategic Marketing & Communications – Consultant Marketing Representative Baylor Medical Center at Frisco

Roxanne Barton / Virtual Previewz – Owner

Mark Bennett / Strasburger & Price, LLP – Partner

Nicole Bursey / Frisco Family Services – Executive Director

Cal Bostwick / Cobb, Fendley & Associates – Principal

Bryan Brickman / RE/MAX Premier IV – Real Estate Agent

David Craft / Walker Bright, P.C. – Attorney

David Crysup / HNTB – Program Manager/Dallas Office Operations Manager

Angel Floyd / Frisco Chamber of Commerce – Director, Marketing & Special Events

DJ Jones / BB&T – Financial Center Leader II, AVP

Bob Moore / Moore Insurance Group, LLC – Owner/Agent

Ann Marie Kappel / New York Life – Financial Professional

Katrina Moore / SCS Network – Attorney/Owner

Kristen Pannell / EFA Processing, LP – Associate General Counsel

Laura Radcliffe / HP – Program Manager

Marla Roe / City of Frisco – Executive Director, Frisco Convention & Visitor Bureau

Beth Sampson

Steve Stennett / Jones Day – Partner

Kathleen Stewart / City of Frisco – Director of Marketing, Frisco Economic Development Corporation

Veorge Weathersby / JP Morgan Chase Bank – Credit Review Associate/AVP

James Wiggins / PlainsCapital Bank – President, Frisco

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