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Two from Fort Worth appointed by Gov. Abbott to university boards

Steve Hicks, a University of Texas System regent who has been a vocal opponent of regents who have criticized the system’s flagship campus in Austin, was reappointed to the board by Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday. 

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Fort Worth draws closer to deal with Lancaster developer

City staff are planning to introduce the developer Feb. 3 at a meeting of the City Council's Housing and Economic Development Committee.

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Compass BBVA names Happel CEO for Fort Worth

BBVA Compass has appointed Brian Happel, most recently the Fort Worth city president, its chief executive officer of Fort Worth.

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Energy Transfer Partners, Regency Energy announce $18B merger

Energy Transfer Partners LP of Dallas and Regency Energy Partners LP have entered into a definitive merger agreement.

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Fort Worth minority business receives nationwide grant

Cuevas Distribution Inc., a minority- and woman-owned business in Fort Worth, is one of 20 small businesses nationwide to receive a $150,000 grant from Chase as part of the Mission Main Street program.

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Headlines: Jay Leno to perform at UNT Health Science Center benefit

Jay Leno, host of “The Tonight Show” for 22 years, will be the featured performer at “An Evening with a Legend,” sponsored by the UNT Health Science Center Foundation to benefit the university’s research, education and health care mission.


Presented by Chase and J.P. Morgan, Leno will appear at 8 p.m., Nov. 6, at Fort Worth’s Bass Performance Hall.
The benefit performance celebrates the partnership between UNT Health Science Center and the Fort Worth community.
Leno, the recipient of The Kennedy Center’s 2014 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, is a 15-time Emmy Award nominee, winning twice, including the 1995 Emmy for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series for “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”
Ticket sales will begin later this summer and sponsorship package information will be available soon at www.eveningwithalegend.com.

-Betty Dillard
bdillard@bizpress.net
 

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