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2014-09-19 23:00:25

The McKinney Chamber of Commerce (MCOC) board of directors announced that Lisa Urban Hermes, IOM, will serve as president and CEO of the organization. With more than 1,200 members and a mission of empowering members to achieve economic success, MCOC is one of the largest chambers in the region. McKINNEY, Texas (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 The McKinney Chamber of Commerce (MCOC) board of directors announced that Lisa Urban Hermes, IOM, will serve as president and CEO of the organization....

2014-09-18 23:12:43

Thunder Mountain Elementary Creates a Monkey Maze with American Parks Company™ McKinney, Texas (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The school days at Thunder are about to get infinitely more fun with the addition of a new commercial playground structure from American Parks Company. Located in School District 51 of Mesa County Valley Colorado, Thunder Mountain Elementary offers a vibrant community of students and educators. Their website offers a number of links for parents to continue to...

2014-08-29 08:27:01

MCKINNEY, Texas, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- London-based Barclays Bank has selected McKinney, Texas, as the new site for one of the company's innovative technology centers. Barclays, a Global Fortune 500 company, is an international financial service provider engaged in personal banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth management. Barclays will move into the McKinney Corporate Center 1 building at Craig Ranch, developed by VanTrust Real Estate, LLC....

2014-08-21 12:21:01

New facility brings 120 full-time jobs MCKINNEY, Texas, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced the addition of two new package distribution facilities in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, one facility to open in the city of McKinney. The distribution facility located in McKinney will bring approximately 120 new full-time jobs to the area. By 2017, UPS will also bring over 200 part-time jobs to McKinney. "We are honored to have the world's leading package...

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,...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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