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2014-07-29 12:41:04

Company plans to expand with help from city MCKINNEY, Texas, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Encore Wire Corporation announced their plans for a major expansion at the McKinney City Council work session on July 28, 2014. This year, one of McKinney's largest employers is celebrating its 25(th) anniversary by growing. Encore Wire, the one-stop source for residential and commercial wire, plans to celebrate by investing more than $30 million to expand its manufacturing facilities and...

2014-06-19 23:08:08

Announcing it as “the first commercial building in Dallas to be designed by an internationally acclaimed architect since the 1980s,” officials from Crescent Real Estate Holdings LLC today broke ground on McKinney & Olive. Designed by award-winning Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, McKinney & Olive is a one-of-a-kind, 20-story structure offering world-class architecture, premier office space and unrivaled visibility in the vibrant pedestrian-oriented Uptown Dallas neighborhood....

2014-06-04 23:13:38

McKinney residents who want to serve their community have an excellent opportunity to meet with representatives from the city and county boards and commissions, as well as area nonprofit organizations, at the SERVE McKinney Open House scheduled for Wednesday, June 11. McKinney, TX (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 McKinney residents who want to serve their community have an excellent opportunity to meet with representatives from the city and county boards and commissions, as well as area nonprofit...

2014-05-22 12:21:24

MCKINNEY, Texas, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Flight, a fully licensed air ambulance company that provides around-the-clock medical air transport for emergency and nonemergency patients from rural area hospitals, has selected McKinney National Airport (TKI) as its new headquarters. First Flight will lease a 12,000 square-foot hangar and offices at the airport. The space will serve as the base for supporting operations in East Texas. First Flight will be headquartered at the...

2014-05-09 23:09:10

The McKinney Chamber of Commerce will host its 17th Annual Golf Classic on Monday, June 2 at the Stonebridge Ranch Country Club Dye Course. This is the Chamber’s largest fundraiser of the year hosting an average of 200 golfers and over 300 attendees. McKinney, TX (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 There will be two shotgun times for golfers to choose from. The first scramble begins at 8 a.m. and the second at 1:30 p.m. Lunch will start as the first round of golfers roll in. There will be grilling on...

2014-05-02 08:21:33

McKinney National's Air Traffic Control Tower Also Ranked Number One MCKINNEY, Texas, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McKinney Air Center, the fixed based operator (FBO) that provides fuel and other services to aircraft at McKinney National Airport (KTKI), has been named best in the nation in the 2014 Pilots' Choice Awards by FltPlan.com. In addition, the air traffic control tower at McKinney National Airport was named number one in the Pilots' Choice Awards. In announcing the award,...

2014-04-09 12:35:04

Nepris provides teachers an effective solution to engage students in STEM subjects MCKINNEY, Texas, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nepris, an online platform that makes it possible for K12 teachers and students to connect with industry experts, brings real world relevance and improves student engagement in STEM subjects. "A recent study by Microsoft found that 57 percent of boys and 68 percent of girls who chose a high tech career say they were inspired by one person, or one event,...

2014-04-08 12:22:26

MCKINNEY, Texas, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of McKinney and the McKinney Economic Development Corporation congratulate Encore Wire for being named One of America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies by Forbes. GMI Ratings provides Forbes with the ratings. The ranking is developed by reviewing accounting and governance behaviors of more than 8,000 publicly-traded companies in North America. Factors considered include high risk events, revenue and expense recognition methods,...

2014-04-04 23:37:44

Crescent Real Estate Holdings LLC announced that prestigious law firm Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP has signed a lease at McKinney & Olive, Crescent’s newest development in Dallas’ Uptown, offering the latest in world-class design by architects Pelli Clarke Pelli. Gardere, founded in 1909 and regarded as one of Texas’ leading law firms, will lease 109,000 square feet and occupy four floors at McKinney & Olive. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Crescent Real Estate Holdings LLC...

2014-03-28 16:21:06

ARLINGTON, Va., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Effective today, the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) announced it has appointed Lisa Vienna as director, business management and Matthew McKinney as manager, public affairs for the association. Ms. Vienna brings a wealth of experience directing association finances and human resources, as well as strong experience in information technology and building management. Mr. McKinney has proven communications and...


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