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Burger 21 to Open First Texas Restaurant

380news | January 15, 2016 | People and Places

Award-Winning Fast Casual Chain to Donate 10% of Sales on Select Days in January to the City of Frisco Police Officer’s Association and the Frisco Firefighters Association an award-winning, “beyond the better burger” fast casual franchise, announced today it will open its first Texas restaurant in North Frisco on Jan. 11. The new restaurant is located in Towers at Frisco Square at 5757 Main Street, Suite 100 and will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Jan. 8 at 10:30 a.m. for the local community to attend. Members of the Frisco Chamber of Commerce will be in attendance. To further celebra...[read more]

Mayor Ray Smith Declared October as Clothe a Child Month in Prosper

380news | October 5, 2015 | People and Places

Mayor Ray Smith (left) declared October as Clothe a Child month in Prosper at a recent Town Council meeting. Area Director John Taylor accepted the proclamation on behalf of the all-volunteer organization. Clothe a Child raises funds and recruits volunteers every fall to provide new school and winter clothes for school-aged children enrolled in Prosper ISD schools. The organization also works in the Frisco, Little Elm and Celina school districts and hopes to provide $100 vouchers to some 3,000 children total. More information is available at www.clotheachildfrisco.com....[read more]

Polo on the Midway

380news | October 5, 2015 | People and Places

By Jodie Linton-Prickett/   Join the festivities of the 11th Annual Polo on the Midway and Halloween Festival, as well as the finals of the 380Guide Community Challenge Cup at Prestonwood Country Club on October 31, for Halloween themed fun while raising funds and awareness for friends at Spirit Horse Equine Therapy in Corinth, Texas. Polo on the Midway is a family fun event that includes live music from students and instructors from Pink Couch Studios, a costume contest with prizes, trunk or treat at the Rolls Royce Club tailgate, pumpkin patch, pony rides, petting zoo, games and of cour...[read more]

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Hula Hut Brings Polynesian Flair to Little Elm

Jim Manning | October 5, 2015 | People and Places

Hula Hut had several live training sessions with invited guests. During these training sessions Hula Hut showed hundreds what their service, food and great attitude was like. This training emphasized the kind of new flair Little Elm and customers from surrounding communities could expect. The guests were greeted by a team of hosts that not only opened the door but gave a friendly “aloha” as you walked in. The food came out with a great presentation that was picture perfect. Their menu offers many choices from Polynesian to Mexican and even a fusion of the two. On the weekends valet service...[read more]

July Jubilee in Little Elm

Jim Manning | August 7, 2015 | People and Places

July Jubilee was successfully moved from the beach area due to the high flood waters. The crowd came to the new location in the park to celebrate this annual event! It was one big picnic as attendees visited the vender area for great food throughout the event. Hundreds of visitors opted for the free bus rides to the area which alleviated the parking congestion that the event has had in the past. The streets were lined with cars at the parking facilities at the local businesses as they prepared to watch the fireworks from afar instead of directly at the park area. Families came together to the ...[read more]

Margarita Hut Comes to Little Elm

Jim Manning | August 7, 2015 | People and Places

Margarita Hut held their Grand Opening in Little Elm. They are located at 850 West Eldorado, Suit 900 near the Chevron complex. During their Grand Opening they offered discounted frozen drinks in a big variety, but don’t feel left out there is a coupon for you to enjoy a discount too in this issue of 380News. Like their website says, “If you’re ready to unwind with a cold margarita after a long day, Margarita Hut in the heart of Little Elm Texas is your best bet for great drinks in a fun, relaxing setting. We’ve got a bar, so you can meet your friends and enjoy a cold cerveza or a spec...[read more]

Ryan Students Given Statewide Music Award by TMEA

380news | July 3, 2015 | People and Places

The Ryan High School Band had three students recently recognized as Texas Music Scholars by the Texas Music Educators Association. Ryan High freshmen Luke Owens, Skarleth Santibanez and Arielle Smith were honored for the outstanding commitment to scholastic merit, musicianship and citizenship within their school and community. Luke and Arielle each play the trumpet, while Skarleth plays the tenor saxophone. The TMEA annually recognizes less than 2,000 students across the state with the Texas Music Scholar award, making this one of the most prestigious honors awarded. Eddie Russell is the band ...[read more]

Denton ISD District Wins TASB Grant

380news | July 3, 2015 | People and Places

Denton Independent School District has been awarded a $4,000 grant for loss prevention from the TASB Risk Management Fund. The funds will be used for safety initiatives to reduce the potential for property loss, on-the job injuries improve emergency management operations or raise awareness of safety issues. The grants were only awarded to 180 Texas school district and education entities. The TASB Risk Management Fund is the oldest and largest risk sharing pool serving Texas school districts and other members of the Texas Association of School Boards. For more information on this please contact...[read more]

First Annual Pet Food Drive at New Aubrey Humane Society

380news | July 3, 2015 | People and Places

Aubrey Humane Society, a nonprofit organization would like to invite everyone to donate pet food for their first annual Summer Pet Food Drive. Donations will be distributed to needy pets throughout the community and local shelters. Animals are in need of dry food for adult animals as well as canned puppy and kitten food. The Aubrey Humane Society is also seeking new members for community events and volunteer opportunities. Please email for more information: southtexaslove@yahoo.com. Donations of dog and cat foods are accepted at the Aubrey Fire Department located at 200 W. Sycamore, Aubrey, TX...[read more]

Frisco Square Calling Artists to Arts in the Square 2016

380news | July 3, 2015 | People and Places

Frisco, TX – In collaboration with the Frisco Independent School District, Frisco Square presents the 7th Annual Arts in the Square, with proceeds going to the Frisco Education Foundation and Frisco Family Services. Frisco Square transforms into an outdoor fine arts and crafts gallery during Arts in the Square, April 2-3, 2016, 11:00 am 6:00 pm each day, with free admission and parking. Exhibitors may apply through the ZAPP Application website by visiting www.friscosquare.com/aits or https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=4206. The application deadline is January 15, 2016. Arts i...[read more]

Scholarship Winners Announced by RE/MAX Crossroads/First Realty III

Linda Montgomery | July 3, 2015 | People and Places

RE/MAX Crossroads recently held a contest for graduating seniors in high schools across North Texas to recognize excellence in vocal music performance. Winners of the Helen C. Adams Scholarships were: First Place, $1000; Laura Dunnican, Garland High School Laura’s moving performance of “How Could I Ever Know” from the Secret Garden, outstanding musical accomplishments, and extra-curricular activities, all contributed to her selection as the First Place Winner. She will continue her musical involvement at Texas Tech. Second Place, $500: Henrik Zetterstrom, Flower Mound H.S. Henrik will co...[read more]

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