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Chamber Quarterly Luncheon Keynote Speaker Focuses on Business Success in Texas

The McKinney Chamber of Commerce hosted its Spring Quarterly Luncheon on Thursday, April 14 at Eldorado Country Club. Over 100 Chamber members were in attendance. The luncheon was sponsored by...
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Clint Bruce Speaks on Heroism and Leadership at McKinney Chamber Annual Meeting and Quarterly...

Heroism and leadership were the themes from guest speaker Clint Bruce at the McKinney Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Business Meeting and Quarterly Luncheon, held Thursday, Jan. 23 at Eldorado...
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Super Bowl XLVIII in McKinney

  Super Bowl XLVIII is this Sunday (Feb. 2) at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., and for the first time it will be held in an open-air stadium (AKA...
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Leveraging Your Online Presence’ Topic of First Competitive Edge Business Education Session

  The McKinney Chamber of Commerce kicked off their new Competitive Edge Business Education Series, a program sponsored jointly with the McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), on Tuesday, Jan. 14. ...
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Socks for Seniors: Looking After Residents of McKinney and Collin County

UPDATE: The McKinney Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, led by Michael Dodson, completed the annual Socks for Seniors. The team broke their record, reached beyond this year's goal and collected...
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Griffin Jewelry Announces Move to New Store Location

Griffin Jewelry, McKinney’s oldest jeweler, recently moved to its new location, 2811 Craig Drive in McKinney, in Eldorado Plaza, on the northwest corner of Eldorado Parkway and Central Expressway. Cherye...
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A Miracle of Modern Medicine on Display at Medical Center of McKinney

Monday, March 4, 2013 brought anticipation to Andre and Nadiya Boldware and their two-year-old daughter Julianna as they realized baby Anderson would soon be born. However this birth was hardly...
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McKinney Student Wins VFW Award for Essay on the Constitution

Lauren Bellatti of McKinney was recently named as one of several winners in the 2013 National Voice of Democracy Program, sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW).  She...
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Mission Regan Finds New Uses for Old Medicines and Supplies

McKinney is one of the most charitable cities in Texas, and Mission Regan is another example. Mission Regan was started in late 2011 by the husband and wife team of...
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Sylvan Learning Coming to McKinney

The newest of 13 Texas Sylvan Learning locations will be opening on Monday, Feb. 25. Brothers Chris Pittner and Jano Pittner are the franchise owners in McKinney, located at 6840...
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McKinney City Council Approves Expansion of The Samaritan Inn

On Tuesday night, the McKinney City Council approved rezoning of 15.5 acres to expand The Samaritan Inn, allowing the charitable organization to expand to meet the needs of the...
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Valentine’s Day in McKinney

February is the month of love, and Valentine’s Day is a great day to celebrate with loved ones near and far. McKinney has a host of special offerings for...
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Super Bowl XLVII in McKinney

The Super Bowl brings people together, and where there are people a party or a celebration will follow. In its humble beginnings in January 1967, the Super Bowl was just...
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For Community Lifeline Center, Bigger has Become Better

The start of the new year has ushered in change for the Community Lifeline Center (CLC). The McKinney-based non-profit organization was closed from Dec. 11 to Jan. 2 as they...
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Business Successes Celebrated at Quarterly Luncheon

Aaron S. Demerson, Executive Director, Office of the Governor – Economic Development and Tourism, was the keynote speaker at the McKinney Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Business Meeting and Quarterly...
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Recent Deaths of Two Princeton High School Students Leave Community Shocked

Two sophomore students at Princeton High School have died in individual events in the past three months, and the Princeton ISD and the community are being proactive to open...
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Local Photographer Joins Others in Honoring The Olivia Act

McKinney-based photographer Brooke Richardson has joined other photographers across the nation to celebrate The Olivia Act, named after one of the children killed in Newtown, Conn., shooting on Dec....
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College Football Game Coming to Allen

Allen High School's new $60 million football facility, Eagle Stadium, will host a college football all-star game on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013. The game is called "Texas vs. The Nation"...
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2013 Priorities Addressed at Legislative Preview

McKINNEY (Dec. 11, 2012) — Local control and reduction of unfunded mandates were the central themes at the City of McKinney and McKinney Chamber of Commerce's 2013 Legislative Preview...
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