Ruth's Place - Mueller Building Dedication

Ruth's Place held a building dedication ceremony on October 9 at 1411 Crawford St.  The event included a parade followed by dedication of the Mueller building and recognition of sponsors and volunteers to celebrate the expansion of Ruth's Place. Becky Mauldin, Executive Director, kicked off the event.  Proclamations and a key to the city were presented to Bryan Davenport, Mueller, Inc.  A special guest, Bob Phillips from "The Texas Country Reporter," was...

Chamber Classic

The Chamber Classic was held on October 6 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.     

GHS National Honor Society Inducts 75 New Members

Seventy-five Granbury High School students were inducted into the National Honor Society at a ceremony held on September 29, 2014, in the Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center. Selection was based on the four criteria of the organization:  scholarship, leadership, service, and character.  Students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 as well as the recommendation of the faculty.  Membership not only recognizes students for their accomplishments but challenges them to...

Women in Business Luncheon 9-30-2014

The Women in Business Luncheon was held on September 30 at Granbury Association of Realtors building.  Group Networking was the program.  Sponsors were Central Texas Title, Streeter Electric and Smart Seal Insulation.  The next WIB event will be announced soon.  Below, Kylee Peterson, from Central Texas Title spoke to the group about how "Networking is Like Buying a House."  Great program and thanks to all who attended and to the sponsors of the event.

GISD Bond Update - 9/30/14

9/30/2014 Update Update on two fronts: First, the Buford-Thompson Company (the construction manager-at-risk) is proceeding with “punch list” items for the controlled entry vestibules at all elementary and middle school campuses.  In addition, work is progressing on the addition at Oak Woods School, which will be the last part of this project involving all eight campuses.  Completion of the Oak Woods addition is planned for December.  The picture below is of the new...

CHAMBER CLASSIC UPDATE

REGISTER NOW - ONLY TWO TEAMS SPOTS AVAILABLE and THREE INDIVIDUAL SPOTS!! Raffle Tickets are on sale at the Chamber. We have nearly $4,000 in raffle items - 11 drawings. Look at the great gifts!

Ground Breaking - YMCA

The Ground Breaking Ceremony for Hood County YMCA was held on Monday, September 22 on James Road, across the street from Acton Middle School.  Mike Scott, Chamber President and CEO kicked off the event.  Lisa Gossard, Executive Director - Hood County YMCA, introduced elected officials and YMCA representatives. Many people have worked hard to make this all possible.  Lisa gave special thanks to the Board, Commissioner's Court, Granbury ISD and Hood County Board of...

Chamber Participates in Employer Day - September 19th

Granbury Chamber members were invited to participate in the Employer Day hosted by the 136th Airlift Wing and the Texas Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) on September 19, 2014 at the Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base. This event highlights the continued support of our “Citizen Soldiers” in our nation’s military operations around the world.  It also provides employers with a better understanding of the Guard and Reserves’ roles in our...

Chamber Luncheon

The chamber member luncheon was held on Friday, September 19th at DeCordova Bend Estates Country Club.  Heather Harward from H204TEXAS addressed the state water plan. Sponsors for the event were First Financial Bank, Glenn Aire, Waterview Retirement Living and Preserve Granbury.  The next luncheon is set for October 17th at DeCordova Bend Estates Country Club.  Guest speaker is Derrick Cuenca, Lake Granbury Medical Center.  

Granbury ISD School Board Hears Academic Accountability Report

The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees heard a state academic accountability report during its regular monthly meeting on September 15, 2014.  Assistant superintendent Carol Howard reported that the district and all campuses met the state accountability standard.  The system, which was developed by the Texas Education Agency last year, incorporates student achievement, student progress, closing performance gaps, and post-secondary readiness.  GISD students had a strong performance in...