News for Community

Thursday, January 17, 2019
from Olivia Lueckemeyer at Community ImpactRichardson is often perceived as a tech-powered machine. But behind the city’s digital facade is a bustling cultural arts community advancing the city’s knack for innovation.In 2017 national nonprofit Americans for the Arts released a study that quantified the economic impact of creative industries across 341 communities and regions.The report found that ...read more
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Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Repertory Company Theatre​: Bridges, a new cultural outreach program Repertory Company Theatre, through a special grant from Ann and Charles Eisemann Arts Innovation Initiative, will host a new multicultural outreach program, BRIDGES, designed to bring cultural groups, arts organizations, artists and communities together through the arts. The two-part event is scheduled for February and March at ...read more
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Tuesday, January 15, 2019
News around Richardson in January   Save the date: State of the City is Jan. 30Join Mayor Paul Voelker and the Richardson City Council at the annual State of the City Address at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30 at the Eisemann Center. The event and parking are free and open to the public, but space is limited, so be sure to arrive early. The address will focus on the past year’s highlights, ...read more
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Tuesday, January 15, 2019
The City of Richardson has broken ground for the new Ann Eisemann Inclusive Playground at Cottonwood Park. The Richardson East Rotary Club led the fund-raising campaign that raised $500,000, including $125,000 from Ann and Charles Eisemann. The park will be called the Ann Eisemann Inclusive Playground. Other donors included the BB Owen Trust and the Rees-Jones Foundation. The first of its kind in ...read more
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Wednesday, November 28, 2018
by Celina Cardenas FleitesManager of Public Affairs, Atmos Energy CorporationVice Chair, Community Division (Public Policy and Education & Workforce Committees), Richardson Chamber of Commerce The logic is sound: if our community is better educated, it's better for everyone. Although it makes sense, the national tide of funding is actually flowing away from education in favor of other things. ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Thursday, November 08, 2018
CEO David Clements announced today that the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI) has reopened the international office after extensive renovation at its Richardson location. The association hosted an open house and reception Nov. 7 to celebrate the occasion and recognize many important contributors to the capital campaign that enabled the renovation.  IAEI moved to Richardson ...read more
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Friday, October 19, 2018
From the City's Week in Review The City Council was updated on the ongoing study of the proposed Collins/Arapaho Transit-Oriented Development and Innovation District. A consultant team has been studying the area since February, touring land and buildings and conducting surveys, interviews, focus groups and open houses with stakeholders, area employees and residents. The emerging vision for the ...read more
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Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Feed Children Everywhere effort coming on Sept. 9 Event hopes to yield 100,000 bagged meals The Richardson Interfaith Alliance, in partnership with the Richardson Chamber, is hoping to prepare 100,000 meals to distribute in the community. We need your help to make it happen. On Sunday, Sept. 9, a Feeding Children Everywhere meal bagging event will be from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Richardson ...read more
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Texas Instruments Foundation and Educate Texas bring enhanced STEM learning opportunities to 16 Schools in Richardson’s Lloyd V. Berkner High School Feeder Pattern The Texas Instruments (TI) Foundation, Educate Texas and the Richardson Independent School District (RISD) announced today they will partner to create a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) feeder pattern within the Lloyd ...read more
Categories: Community, Education