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New arena at Will Rogers takes shape


The proposed Will Rogers Memorial Center arena continues to take shape as voters head for a Nov. 4 election to decide whether to approve new taxes to help pay for the $450 million facility.

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Fort Worth-based Woodmont plans $80M Hard Rock Hotel retail center

Woodmont Outlets of Fort Worth, an affiliate of The Woodmont Co., has partnered with Cherokee Nation Businesses for a proposed upscale retail development at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

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Cooking Class: Fort Worth chef brings home the gold

Toques off to Timothy Prefontaine. The executive chef at the iconic Fort Worth Club is currently the best in the nation, according to the American Culinary Federation. Prefontaine earned the title of 2014 U.S.A.’s Chef of the

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Fort Worth firm 'simplifies' advertising

Reaching customers requires more than price slashing and flashy ads. In today’s competitive marketplace, machines – not men and women – are essential to tapping new markets and

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Trinity Valley School leader to leave in May 2015

Gary Krahn, head of school for the past eight years at Trinity Valley School in Fort Worth, will leave his position in May 2015 when he and his wife Paula will move

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Irving chamber names interim president and CEO

Shawn Callaway, chief operating officer at the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce since 2010, has been named interim president and chief executive officer.
Callaway officially took over May 1, Chris Wallace’s last day as president and CEO. Wallace will begin his new role as president of the Texas Association of Business, the chamber of commerce of Texas, in Austin on May 15.
The chamber board approved Callaway’s appointment as interim leader until a permanent president and chief executive is hired for the position by Aug. 11.
Callaway served as vice president of marketing and communications at the Irving chamber and previously was a regional account director of the Dallas-Fort Worth region for Bolt Public Relations.
The chamber also named Beth Bowman as interim vice president of economic development.
Bowman has served as chief development officer for the chamber since 2010.

Betty Dillard
bdillard@bizpress.net
 

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