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Catch the Weekend Buzz!  09/19/2014-09/21/2014

Catch the Weekend Buzz! 09/19/2014-09/21/2014

Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve compiled a list of activities for easy viewing....

 Frisco Father Honored by Mayor for his Cancer Contributions

Frisco Father Honored by Mayor for his Cancer Contributions

Local Man Receives Official Proclamation Declaring September Blood Cancer Awareness Month Frisco,...

RBFCU Opens Two Collin County Branches

RBFCU Opens Two Collin County Branches

LIVE OAK, Texas – The second-largest credit union in Texas has expanded its reach into the Dallas...

Less Watering for Cooler Temperatures

Less Watering for Cooler Temperatures

According to some recent weather reports, the North Texas region may expect to enjoy some cooler...

Pending Changes in Interest Rates?

Pending Changes in Interest Rates?

If you're a parent like me, you always tend to be more suspicious when your children are quiet...

Frisco Police Incident Reports 09/08/2014 - 09/14/2014
DATE              CFS#          OFFENSE/INCIDENT LOCATION09/13/2014 14081648 ACCIDENT INVO ...
Frisco Police Arrest Reports 09/08/2014 - 09/14/2014
ARREST#   DATE             OFFENSE/CHARGE LOCATION 14001812 09/08/2014 7200 STONEBROOK PKWY MINOR IN POSSESSION OF CIGARETTES O ...
Community Open Houses Invite Residents to Share ideas for Frisco's Future; First of Four Meetings Wed., Sept. 10
(September 9, 2014)  “What do you want Frisco to be in the next ten or twenty years?”  Share your answer in person by attending a Community Open House in your neighborhood beginning Sept ...
Frisco Police Incident Reports 09/01/2014 - 09/07/2014
DATE              CFS#         OFFENSE/INCIDENT LOCATION09/01/2014 14077941 ACCIDENT INVOLVING DAMAGE TO VEH>=$200 5800 FM ...
Frisco Police Arrest Reports 09/01/2014 - 09/7/2014
ARREST#   DATE            CHARGE LOCATIONOFFENSE 14001738 09/01/2014 7500 423 FAILED TO SIGNAL TURN FAIL TO REPORT CHANGE OF ADDRES ...
Frisco ISD Trains High School Students on Ways to Improve Campus Climate
Frisco ISD is empowering its student leaders to take a more active role in building positive school climate. About 80 high school students from across the District took part in a training program on ...
Dillon International Becomes One of Two U.S. Agencies Licensed to Provide Adoption Services to Children in Vietnam
Dillon International has been named—in announcements by the U.S. Department of State and by the Ministry of Justice’s Department of Adoptions in Vietnam—as one of two U.S. agencies selected to p ...
Calling Local Professionals to Volunteer for Frisco ISD ISM Business Symposium
Frisco ISD seeks volunteers to offer professional advice to approximately 250 high school juniors and seniors involved in the Independent Study and Mentorship (ISM) program. ISM is a challenging cour ...
Frisco ISD Plans New Elementary for 2015, Names New Schools
The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees voted Monday evening to accelerate construction of a new elementary school to relieve Ashley Elementary in the northeast portion of the District. Construction will no ...
Frisco ISD to Celebrate New Elementary Schools
Frisco ISD invites students, parents and community members to help celebrate the opening of its four newest elementary schools. The District will host an official dedication ceremony at each campus h ...
Frisco Father Honored by Mayor for his Cancer Contributions
Local Man Receives Official Proclamation Declaring September Blood Cancer Awareness Month Frisco, TX (September 16, 2014)  Steve Rigby will forever remember his son’s 16th birthday and how it ...
RBFCU Opens Two Collin County Branches
LIVE OAK, Texas – The second-largest credit union in Texas has expanded its reach into the Dallas area with the opening of two new branch locations. Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union opened its n ...
THIS SATURDAY the FFS Food Pantry is Open to Accept Donations!
Most Needed Items: Non-perishable items Peanut Butter Jelly Sandwich Sliced White/Wheat Bread Canned Pasta Meals (Ravioli, Spaghetti O's, etc.) Boxed Meal Helpers (Hamburger Helper, etc.) Boxed Mac a ...
Ebby Halliday Realtors In Frisco Hosts Charity Golf Tournament And Lexus Raffle To Benefit City House
Frisco, Tex. (September 10, 2014) – Ebby Halliday Frisco will be hosting its Sixth Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Stonebriar Country Club on Thursday, October 23. One hundred percent of the proce ...
Collin County White Ribbon Rally 10/2
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. To bring awareness to our community, the Collin County Council on Family Violence (CCCFV), an initiative of the Junior League of Collin County, and the Co ...
Less Watering for Cooler Temperatures
According to some recent weather reports, the North Texas region may expect to enjoy some cooler weather in the next few weeks. With the milder temperatures reminding us that fall is indeed around th ...
Pending Changes in Interest Rates?
If you're a parent like me, you always tend to be more suspicious when your children are quiet than when there is the typical running through the house and sibling bickering. Of late, there seems to b ...
State Senator Jane Nelson To Address Denton County Republicans September 18th
State Senator Jane Nelson will be the keynote speaker at the Thursday, September 18, 2014 monthly meeting of the Denton County Republican Party. She is expected to give an update on the upcoming elect ...
Help us Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer by running or walking in the 29th annual Oktoberfest Run for the Children 5K/1M
Join the fight against childhood cancer by running or walking in the 29th annual Oktoberfest Run for the Children on Saturday, September 20, 2014. This family-friendly event is presented by Tom Thumb ...
“Leadership Lessons Of Ronald Reagan” To Be Theme Of Denton County GOP Victory 2014 Kickoff Rally
It’s hot in Texas, as hot as the 2014 political scene. As the days count down toward Election Day in November, it will grow even hotter! No one loved a good political race more than our 40th Preside ...
Plantation Golf Club Joins The Footgolf Movement
DALLAS – FootGolf, an increasingly popular combination of golf and soccer played with a regulation soccer ball on a shortened golf course, is now available at Plantation Golf Club. The course has be ...
FC Dallas Forward Blas Perez wins MLS Player of the Week
Perez wins weekly award after scoring both goals in FCD's 2-1 win over Vancouver NEW YORK (Monday, September 15, 2014) – FC Dallas forward Blas Perez was voted Major League Soccer Player of the W ...
Strong second half performance in Salt Lake undone by late goal
Strong second half performance undone by late Saborio goal Daniel Robertson FCDallas.com   SALT LAKE CITY - In another exciting matchup of Western Conference heavyweights, it was just one m ...
Legends Release 2014-2015 Schedule
FRISCO, TX, (Sep. 9, 2014) - The Texas Legends will open the 2014-15 NBA Development League season with a two-game road trip to the West coast prior to their home opener, traveling to Bakersfield Nov. ...
For The 'Riders, That's All She Wrote
Fun-filled season ends in Midland By Chris Vosters / Frisco RoughRiders   MIDLAND, TEXAS (SEPTEMBER 6, 2014) - After 143 games, a memorable 2014 campaign is in the books for the Frisc ...
Catch the Weekend Buzz! 09/19/2014-09/21/2014
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 ...
Night of Improv
From 8 to 10 p.m. Friday, September 26 in the Black Box Theatre, Frisco Discovery Center, 8004 N. Dallas Parkway. Frisco Community Theatre presents Frisco Improv Players' evening of laughter with clea ...
Mosasaur Exhibit to open October 4 at the Heard Museum
By: Darlene Sumerfelt In 2008, an amateur fossil hunter by the name of Deniz Oktay walked along Duck Creek in Garland, Texas and saw something fossil hunters love to see: bones! Erosion in the creek ...
Catch the Weekend Buzz! 09/12/2014 - 09/14/2014
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 ...
2014 Pumpkin Patches, Festivals, and more! **Updated 9/15**
2014 Pumpkin Patches, Festivals, and more! If you would like to add an event please send it to \n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ...
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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