Women in Business Luncheon - July 29, 2014

The Women in Business Luncheon was held on July 29th at the Granbury Association of Realtors office.  The luncheon was a sell out.  Guest speaker, Diane Consolino, gave an informative message on "How To Ask for What You Want and Get It."  She discussed how to build your confidence, how to assess your skills, and how to give yourself permission to be powerful - including  the "power stance" (pictured below).  It was a fun and enlightening presentation...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Pediatric Rehab

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held for Pediatric Rehab on July 24, 2014 in Granbury located at 300 S. Morgan Street.  Diane Beaver, owner, and her staff offer speech, occupational and physical therapy for children ages 1 - 20.  They also have offices in Weatherford and Ft. Worth.  Diane introduced her friendly staff and shared how they treat their patients like family. Diane stressed that early intervention is critical for speech disorders, autism, down syndrome and other medial...

JROTC Unit Recognized as Naval Honor School

The Marine Corps JROTC unit at Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center has been named a Naval Honor School.  Of the 238 schools throughout the nation, only twenty percent of Marine Corps JROTC programs received this recognition.  The Granbury unit was one of ten in the 53-school region selected for the honor. “We are very proud of the cadet’s hard work and dedication and would also like to thank all teachers, staff, and administrators at the ninth grade...

School Trustees Hold 2014-15 Budget Workshop

The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees held a workshop to review proposals for the 2014-15 budget on July 21, 2014.  Dobie Williams, assistant superintendent for finance and operations, made a presentation to board members regarding anticipated revenue and expenditures for the upcoming school year. The proposed general operating budget is $58.1 million.  This represents a decrease of $3.31 million primarily due to a lower amount needed for “recapture,” as GISD will send...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Gym-Kat Sports Center

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held for Gym-Kat Sports Center at their new location, 454 Holly Hills Cemetery Road.  Kassie Hooser and her family and staff are proud of the business that offers recreational and competitive gymnastics, trampoline and cheer classes.  Exercise classes for all ages, birthday parties and Friday Fun Night are also offered. Over 30 employees assist with the many activities Gym-Kat offers in their spacious facility.  The business was started in 1979...

Marines JROTC New Cadet Orientation Set for August 5-7

The Granbury Marine Corps JROTC will hold a new cadet orientation on August 5-7, 2014, at Granbury High School. The three-day orientation will provide students with information and expectations about the JROTC program for the upcoming school year.   New cadets should report to the JROTC classroom by 9:00 A.M. each morning, and sessions will end by 1:00 P.M. daily. Lt. Col. Scott Casey, the Senior Marine Instructor, will provide students and parents with a “welcome aboard brief...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - N Design & Decor

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held for the new N Design & Decor located at 1204 Waters Edge.  The owner, Kim Bates, and her daughters, Ryan Culberson and Lanie Nivens, offer high-end furniture, home decor, accessories, lighting, and a wedding registry.  Store hours are Monday - Friday, 10am - 6pm, and Saturday, 10am - 5pm.  Visit their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Ndesignanddecor or call 817-579-9962. Here, Emily Payne, Chamber Ambassador presents the Chamber...

New Student Registration Begins Week of August 4

Students new to Granbury ISD may register for the 2014-15 school year during the week of August 4, 2014.  This is for students who have not previously been enrolled in Granbury ISD.  All new students should bring a copy of their birth certificate, shot records, Social Security card, proof of residence (such as a utility bill), parent/guardian state-issued identification card (if available), last report card from previous school, and most recent state test scores (if applicable)....