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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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Barnett still packs economic punch, study finds

Despite reduced drilling and unstable gas prices, Fort Worth continues reaping the rewards of the Barnett Shale, according to a newly released study by The Perryman Group.7

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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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Fort Worth Chamber announces new officers

The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce recently elected new officers and incoming board directors for 2014-2015.
Officers are: Chairman Bob Pence, president and CEO, Freese and Nichols; Vice Chairman Dee Kelly Jr., Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP; Treasurer Wade Wallace, regional president, Southwest Bank-Fort Worth Region; and Bill Thornton, president and CEO of the Fort Worth Chamber.
Incoming directors are: Joel Michael Barber, Capital One; Alec Barry, Southwest Bank-7th Street Banking Center; Tom Galbreath, Dunaway Associates LP; Robin Hamilton, Wells Fargo- Sundance Square; Tom Harris, Alliance Air/Aviation Services; Telvin Jeffries, RadioShack Corp.; Andrew Johnsen, BNSF Railway Co.; Dione Kennedy, Performing Arts Fort Worth; Steve Peglar, WhitneySmith Co.; Eric Schrader, Buzz Custom Fence; Susan Sheffield, GM Financial; Robert Warner, Alcon Laboratories Inc.; David Williams, Chase Bank; and Hadley Woerner, Frost Bank-Downtown Fort Worth.
New executive committee members are: Joel Ballew, Texas Health Resources; John Black, Merrill Lynch & Co.; Linda Christie, Tarrant Regional Water District; Reagan Ferguson, Pressman Printing; Wayne Huddleston, U. S. Small Business Administration; Pepper Hudson, Pepper-L Specialties; Stan Lynch, Freese and Nichols Inc.; Cynthia Sadler, Bank of Texas; Shanon Watt, Frost; and Cal White, Southwestern Exposition & Livestock Show.

Betty Dillard
bdillard@bizpress.net


 

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What do you think of the new plans for a new Will Rogers arena and changes at the Convention Center?