Chamber Member Luncheon 1-24-2014

The Chamber held the first 2014 luncheon on Friday, January 24 at the Granbury Resort Conference Center.  Over 100 members attended the event.  Guest speaker, Dr. Jim Largent, GISD Superintendent shared the great news of where our district ranks compared to other districts. Sponsors for the event were:  Lake Granbury Medical Center, First Financial Bank and Willsher and Associates.  The next luncheon is scheduled March 21 at Pecan Plantation. Kay Stone from Willsher and...

Largent Gives "State of the District" at Chamber Luncheon

Granbury ISD superintendent Dr. James Largent provided a “State of the District” at the Granbury Chamber of Commerce luncheon held January 24, 2014, at the Granbury Resort Conference Center. First, Largent updated the chamber members regarding the $84.975 million bond program approved by voters in the November 2013 election.  The district has been working with the Huckabee architectural firm for several months and just hired the Buford-Thompson Company at the construction...

Granbury FFA Joins State Effort to Assist West ISD

Granbury FFA members recently joined Texas agriculture students throughout the state in raising more than $130,000 to help West ISD restore what was lost after the April 17, 2013, fertilizer plant blast that destroyed much of the school district’s facilities. The campaign for West FFA began in August when members of the state organization learned that their fellow members would be attending school in portable buildings with nowhere to practice the hands-on aspect of the career and...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Lakeview Dental

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held for Lakeview Dental located at 1309 Paluxy Road on January 21, 2014.  Dr. Jonathan Heizer, DDS and his staff are proud of the remodel and naming of the facility.  Dr. Heizer's vision statement is: "A Christian first and provide Christian-based dentistry." He specializes in family and cosmetic dentistry. His hours are M - Th. 8 am to 5 pm and some Fridays.  Visit www.drheizer.com or call 817-573-5677.  Welcome!

Granbury ISD School Board Hires Construction Manager

The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees met for its regular monthly meeting on January 20, 2014, and hired a construction manager to undertake facility projects for the $84.975 million bond program approved by voters in the November 2013 election. The board selected Buford-Thompson Company to be the construction manager-at-risk.  The Fort Worth-based company will work alongside the Huckabee architectural firm, which has been spearheading the bond project.  BTC has 35 years of experience...

JROTC Rifle Team Shines at Junior Olympics Trials

Members of the Granbury Marine Corps JROTC shined at the Junior Olympic Air Rifle Trials held January 11, 2014, on the campus of Texas Christian University. has been selected to compete in its first-ever national competition. Granbury High School was represented by Rebecca Anderson, Hunter Dowell, Stephen Schofield, and Tyler Morrissette. Dowell (pictured above) posted an impressive 547 out of a possible 600 in air rifle, placing him third in the state. Anderson, Schofield, and Morrissette had...

Weatherford College Opens Online Scholarship Application

Weatherford College officials have opened the online application system for fall 2014 scholarships. The deadline to apply for scholarships is March 21. The WC Foundation, supported by private donations since 1978, oversees more than 110 permanent scholarship endowments. For the 2013-14 academic year, the Foundation has given more than $160,000 in scholarships to WC students. “I would encourage any student planning to attend Weatherford College next year to go ahead and apply for...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - 360 Nutrition

A Ribbon Cutting ceremony was held on January 16 for 360 Nutrition - Dana Curtis, located at 3246 Fall Creek Highway. We welcome Dana and Tim to the Chamber.  They specialize in health, nutrition and fitness and open at 7:30 a.m. during the week and alternating Saturdays 10:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.  In addition, they offer, free to the community, a fitness camp on M,W & F stating at 5:30 a.m.  Visit  www.goherbalife.com/danacurtis.