McKINNEY (Oct. 24, 2016) – The 2016 State of the City, scheduled for next Thursday, Nov. 3, will offer local residents and business people an overview of recent accomplishments and a glimpse at plans for the future. Community leaders are likely to offer examples of how McKinney is growing and the improvements being made to our community.

You can register to attend the event, which begins at 11 a.m. at Christ Fellowship Church, 2801 Orchid Drive in McKinney. The public is encouraged to attend. Presenting sponsors for State of the City are Methodist McKinney Hospital and the City of McKinney.

Leaders from several key local organizations – McKinney Independent School District (MISD), the City of McKinney and Collin College – will focus on current and future projects, discussing important programs and presenting a vision for the future of McKinney. Also, this year the new City Manager, Paul Grimes, will be joining Mayor Loughmiller as one of the speakers for the City.


  • Registration and sponsor exhibits open (11 a.m.)
  • Lunch (11:30 a.m.)
  • Program (noon – 1 p.m.)

Panel of Speakers:

  • Brian Loughmiller, Mayor, City of McKinney
  • Paul Grimes, City Manager, City of McKinney
  • Dr. Rick McDaniel, Superintendent, MISD
  • Dr. Neil Matkin, President, Collin College

For more information about the event, please contact Jocelyn Hudson at the McKinney Chamber of Commerce.

Additional sponsors for the event are:

Platinum Sponsors
Pogue Construction

Gold Sponsors
Baylor Medical Center at McKinney
Independent Bank
Pat Lobb's Toyota of McKinney

Silver Sponsor
North Texas Job Corps

Copper Sponsor
Encore Wire Corporation

Bronze Sponsors
TXU Energy
Randolph Brooks Federal Credit Union
Craig Ranch
Kimley-Horn & Assoc.,  Inc.