Posts Tagged ‘Tarrant County’

TXU Names First North Texas Energy Leadership Awards Winners

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

TXU Energy announced the five North Texas companies winning the inaugural TXU Energy Leadership Award Program honors. The five winners exhibited “impressive, measurable results” across the award program’s five energy-related categories said Gabe Castro, vice president of business markets for …

United Way of Tarrant County is Accepting Applications for Social Innovation Contest KERNEL

Posted by Meredith McGrath

United Way of Tarrant County is now accepting applications for its third annual social innovation contest, KERNEL. 

The local chapter of the global nonprofit focused on strengthening communities established KERNEL in 2016 to encourage community members to come up with …

Get Plugged into Fort Worth’s Entrepreneurial Community in its First Startup Crawl

Posted by Heather Noel

Sometimes entrepreneurial events can give you a sense of déjà vu with the same people gathering over and over again.

A group of startup community builders is working to change that in Fort Worth and hopefully inspire more innovators to …

Applications Open for Fort Worth Business Contest Awarding $50K in Cash, Services

Posted by Katie Kelton

Businesses across Tarrant County will have the opportunity to vie for $50,000 in cash and professional services at this year’s Fort Worth Business Plan Competition. 

The eighth annual competition will allow companies to present developing or pre-existing business plans. Judges …

Former Pro Basketball Player Switches to Home Development

Posted by Kerry Curry

Former professional basketball player Edwin Tatum has launched a Dallas residential development company focused entirely on modern homes with an international flair.

Tatum’s company, Detate Property Group, is in the process of identifying and acquiring property in several Dallas-Fort …

On Tap: Asteroids, Alien Worlds, & Frame4Frame Festival

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

On Tap: Big Design Conference, DisruptHR Dallas & Rotorcraft Business + Technology Summit

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

Tarrant County Literacy Program Helps Visually Impaired Learners

Posted by Chloe Bennett

A pilot program in Tarrant County is encouraging visually impaired students to read and enjoy more books during the summer.

Perkie Cannon, an education specialist for visual impairment, organized the initiative at the Region 11 Education Service Center to better …

Children Can Breathe Easy with Asthma 411 Program

Posted by Julia Batlle

A new program is reducing the consequences that arise as a result of asthma in students. 

With children having to miss school after severe asthma attacks that often lead to 911 calls, Tarrant County leaders and educators are working to …

Could Health Care Be Key to Boosting Economy? Fort Worth Leaders Think So

Posted by Heather Noel

Focus on health care and businesses and jobs will come. 

That was part of the message Fort Worth leaders gave during a discussion about health care’s evolution in Tarrant County Wednesday at Texas Christian University. 

The event gathered Fort Worth …