Posts Tagged ‘Business’

Elizabeth Pierce — Courtesy Photo

Community Contribution

Corgan, one of the largest U.S.-based architectural and interior design firms, hired Lake Highlands resident Elizabeth Pierce as its marketing manager.

Her main focus will be business development, including support for project proposals, client relations, and creating firm promotional materials. Continue Reading »


By Bruce Felps

The East Dallas Networking group started connecting local business people three years ago, and now looks to organization members to help fine tune operations.

The group meets at 11:30 a.m., Oct. 6, at Highland Park Cafeteria for its weekly meet-up lunch. Admission costs $2, RSVPs required, and lunch costs regular prices through the cafeteria line. Continue Reading »

Tom Crabb and Aden Shank with his Cheer Launcher — Courtesy Photo

By Bruce Felps

Woodrow’s Aden Shank and his entrepreneurial invention, the Cheer Launcher, enter the final day of voting in the Elevator Pitch 2001 contest conducted by Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship.

Online voting closes at midnight, Oct. 4. Continue Reading »

Denise Krajewski — Courtesy Photo

Community Contribution

Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake named Denise Krajewski, RN, MSN, FACHE, as its new chief nursing officer.

Krajewski’s career in health care spans several decades. She has worked numerous leadership roles and most recently served in a dual role as chief nursing officer for Metropolitan Methodist Hospital and division chief nurse executive in San Antonio. In that position, she was responsible for facility and division clinical operations, including staff development, performance improvement, and program development. Continue Reading »

By Bruce Felps

The Balcony Club remains alive and swinging.

After a brush with eviction, a donation-generating night of jazz and libations, along with the rallied support of the community, The Balcony Club raised enough money to appease the landlord.

Behind on rent, owner Thomas Stanco managed to pay off a portion of the debt and, in meeting with amenable property representatives, renegotiate a more favorable lease.

A full release from the club appears after the jump. Suffice it to say, though, that the jazz licks will continue for a good while to come. Continue Reading »

By Bruce Felps

Just read Unfair Park, which reported that a stretch of Lowest Greenville Avenue, between Bell and Alta avenues, closes to southbound traffic come Monday.

Anyone who’s driven, or walked, down there in recent months has seen the beginnings of transformation brought on by the new planned development district. Continue Reading »

Eric Boon — Courtesy Photo

Community Contribution

Eric Boon has been named the new director of business development and associate administrator at Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake.

“We are delighted to announce Eric’s addition to our team,” said Doctors Hospital CEO Scott Manis. “His in-depth knowledge of our service area, coupled with his outstanding business-development skills, makes him an excellent fit for this role.” Continue Reading »

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By Brue Felps

Organizers at Hillside Village Shopping Center plan to follow up on Howl at Hillside with a fall installment of the recurring fundraising events for the White Rock Dog Park.

This season’s hoopla happens from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Oct. 1, in the center’s parking lot.

Activities include free zumba lessons, running clinics, face painting, barbecue from Lakewood’s 1st and 10, pumpkin decorating, and live music aplenty. Continue Reading »

Making Time

By Brue Felps

The East Dallas Networking group meets for lunch every Thursday in an effort to foster business contacts, and a little friendship, among business owners and managers in the area.

Weekly meetings take place at 11:30 a.m., at Highland Park Cafeteria, and admission costs $2.

The big meeting for September focuses on controlling that pesky calendar and to-do list. Continue Reading »

By Bruce Felps

Watching the roiling seas of the Dow Jones industrial Average could give the most experienced investment sailor a nasty case of seasickness.

Lakewood resident Rick Salmeron, of Salmeron Financial Network Inc., leads a presentation titled How to Handle a Bad Stock Market to take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Sept. 7, at Times Ten Cellars. Continue Reading »

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