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...

Ribbon Cutting - Flames Seafood Bar & Grill

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held for Flames Seafood Bar & Grill on September 18 located at 1030 Highway 377 East, Stuite 100.  Owners, Flamur and Alban Halili have been in the restaurant business nearly all their lives. Their parents, Zimmy & Zoia,  founded Pasta Fina in Granbury in 1998.  Flames offerers a variety of seafood specialties, lunch and dinner specials and a full bar.  They are open 7-days a week from 11 am to 10 pm and until 11 pm Friday and...

GHS Juniors Begin Leadership Program

Several Granbury High School juniors attended a team building retreat on September 11, 2014, at the Riverbend Retreat Center in Glen Rose.  The group is the new class for the Junior Leadership Granbury program. Sponsored by Leadership Granbury, the program is designed to create an awareness of community resources and needs, enhance leadership skills, and help identify future leaders. The retreat included activities such as low-ropes course, zip line, and archery. The students will meet...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Kim's Black Belt Academy of Granbury

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held for Kim's Black Belt Academy of Granbury on September 10th located at 804 West Pearl Street.  Josh Poland, owner, greeted the guests and introduced Grand Master Kim.  Josh offers a variety of Korean Marshal Arts and self-defense, self-control, and anti-bullying techniques.  Contact Josh or any of his friendly staff at 817-579-1200 or visit www.kimsblackbeltacademy.com.

Granbury ISD Stowaways to Hold Dance Clinic on October 24

The Stowaways dance and drill team will be holding a dance clinic on Friday, October 24, 2014.  The clinic is open to girls in kindergarten through eighth grade, and participants will perform prior to a Granbury Pirate football game. The clinic will be held from 4:15-5:45 P.M. at the Crossland Ninth Grade Center gymnasium. Registration is $35 and includes a certificate, t-shirt, and performance if payment is received prior to Friday, October 17. Immediately following the clinic, the...