Be a Dallas Innovator at Workbench at the Grove


Cheri Garcia, founder of Cornbread Hustle and exclusive public relations representative for Mark Cuban Cos., is joining The Grove for an inspirational and informative evening.

Garcia will share her story about how to: Come up with story ideas news stations will love, combine your passion with what people need to find your purpose, and find the courage to take risks despite feeling like all odds are stacked against you.

She has a background working in television news, and says her entrepreneurial spirit pulled her to become an Inventor. She invented the Luminous Envy Tanning Bed, which is sold nationwide and has been picked up by As Seen On TV, and Leslie’s Pool Supplies.

Garcia currently does public relations exclusively for Mark Cuban Cos. and works with several of the Shark Tank startups on a daily basis. She also is the CEO of an app called RentEval, which recently received $500,000 in funding. Garcia also has been featured on the Steve Harvey show for her philanthropic work and entrepreneurship.

Her latest venture, Cornbread Hustle, helps former inmates and people in recovery find jobs.

About the Workbench Summer Series:

Workbench@The Grove is an ongoing speaker series designed to connect you with some of Dallas’ brightest minds and innovators. This summer, The Grove will be hosting speakers from Dallas Innovates’ most popular stories. Dallas Innovates is the exclusive media sponsor of the Workbench Summer Series. 

Join us for an evening of Inspiration, Refreshment, and Community.

Complimentary light dinner and beer and wine will be included in your ticket. Tickets (available through Eventbrite): $25 for nonmembers, $15 for Grove members

Future Summer Series Speakers

Thursday, Aug. 25 , 6-8 pm Daron Babcock (Bonton Farms)
Coming in September, Salah Boukadoum


DART RAIL (Our preferred transportation option.) Take any DART Rail line to the West End Station. Walk west on Pacific (rail line) to Record Street, south on Record Street to Elm. West on Elm. The doors to 501 Elm Place will be on your right, after the Subway entrance, shortly before you reach Houston Street. MAP:

METERED PARKING There is metered parking on Record, Ross and Houston. You can pay by coin, or using the “Pay By Phone” app. Parking on Elm Street is prohibited between 7-9 a.m. and 4-6 p.m.

 You can park at one of the paid lots in the Ross and Houston area which are $4 to $9. There also is a city lot under the Woodall Rogers overpass at Houston and McKinney which costs $2 until 5 p.m.


When you get to the building, take the elevator to fourth floor. Look for Suite 450 with the big glass doors on the right. For more information, call 214-530-9145.


Thursday, Aug. 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. Add to Calendar


The Grove – 501 Elm St., Suite 450 – View Map



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