AMS Musical "Annie Jr." Slated for November 14-16

Acton Middle School theater students will be presenting Annie Jr. on November 14-16, 2014.  Performances on Friday, November 14 and Friday, November 15 will begin at 7:00 P.M. in the AMS cafeteria. There will also be a matinee at 2:30 P.M. on Sunday, November 16. “Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie, the world-wide phenomenon, was the winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical,” according to a synopsis from Music Theatre International. “With...

MemberLink Breakfast 10-23-2014

The Chamber hosted a MemberLink Breakfast on October 23 at Hilton Garden Inn. Thanks to our sponsors: Jim Snyder - Express Way Oil & Lube, and Kelly Dias - Kelly Dias Accountancy (pictured below, respectively). Great time sharing "How You Motivate Yourself Each Day." Some wonderful tips were shared from a great group of business professionals!

Ribbon Cutting - Send Out Cards

The Chamber hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for a new Chamber Member - Send Out Cards. Micky Shearon shared the many ways Send Out Cards can save you time and money sending birthday, anniversary or thank you cards without the hassle of pen, paper, stamps, envelopes, or mailboxes. Send Out Cards will print, stuff, stamp, and mail the cards that you have designed and personalized at the scheduled time you choose. Both home and businesses benefit with this service. A variety of gifts can also be...

School Trustees Hear Financial Accountability Report

The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees heard a state financial accountability reports during its regular monthly meeting on October 21, 2014.  During a public hearing, assistant superintendent for finance and operations Dobie Williams stated that the school district was recognized for superior achievement through the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST) for the 2012-13 school year.  The program, which is a financial accountability system required by state law and maintained...

Pirate Football Gearing Up for Coach to Cure Muscular Dystrophy

A four-year old Granbury boy suffering from Duchenne muscular dystrophy has led Granbury Pirate football coaches to join the nationwide college football initiative Coach to Cure MD for the second year in a row.  The cause will be featured during the Granbury-Fort Worth Southwest on Friday, October 24, 2014. Jax Madrigal will join the Pirate football squad as an honorary captain during the pre-game coin toss. Duchenne is the most common fatal genetic disorder diagnosed during early...

Chamber Luncheon - October 17, 2014

The monthly Chamber Luncheon was held on October 17th at DeCordova Bend Estates Country Club.  Mike Scott, President and CEO, made a Great To Be Granbury (G2BG) presentation to the attendees.  State Representative Jim Keffer commented on the positive outlook of our business community and state. This presentation is available on the Chamber Facebook page for download. Derrick Cuenca, CEO of Lake Granbury Medical Center, gave an overview of LGMC and the Affordable Healthcare...

Chamber Classic - Results and Thanks

The Chamber Golf Classic was held on October 6th at Harbor Lakes Swim and Golf Club.  Thank you to all the sponsors, players and volunteers who made this tournament a fun and successful event. The players had a day of beautiful weather, great networking opportunities, food and fun.  Congratulations to the winners:

GISD Superintendent Convenes Student Advisory Committee

Granbury ISD superintendent Dr. James Largent convened the school year’s first meeting of the Superintendent Student Advisory Committee (SSAC) on October 13, 2014.  The group includes students from Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center. Largent established the committee in 2012 to have an opportunity to interact with students in a positive and productive manner. “This group of high school students will meet with me several times this year for an informal...

Community Supports FFA Program - October 9th

Hundreds turned out at Granbury High School on October 9, 2014, for the annual Granbury FFA barbecue dinner and auction.  The organization raised several thousand dollars to support program activities. A smoker was the grand door prize, with numerous other auction items and prizes available.  FFA is a dynamic student-led leadership development organization for students of agricultural education. The FFA changes lives and prepares students for premier leadership, personal growth and...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Rue 21

Rue 21 hosted a Chamber Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on October 10th.  Their store is located at 301 Highway 377 (Staples shopping center).  Kyle Carpenter, Manager, is proud of his store that is ranking 10th in sales nationwide.  Kyle is a graduate of Tarleton State University and has been at this store for the last seven months.  Rue 21 has over 1,000 stores.  After the ceremony, the attendees found some great bargains.  Visit www.rue21.com or call 817-573-5777....