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Posted on: January 22, 2020

McKinney to host public Texas Music Friendly community workshop

The Texas Music Office and Visit McKinney (McKinney Convention & Visitors Bureau) will co-host a Music Friendly Community Workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 28, in the Courtroom Theater at the McKinney Performing Arts Center, 111 N. Tennessee St. in downtown M...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Tourism Grant Applications Being Accepted through Feb. 3

Visit McKinney is accepting applications from organizations wanting to develop new projects, activities, or events that promote the City of McKinney as a tourism destination. The promotional grant application deadline is Feb. 3.

The city’s destin...

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

John & Judy Gay Library to will temporarily close for construction Jan. 6

The library will reopen with a smaller footprint Jan. 13

 

McKINNEY, Texas (Dec. 19, 2019) – The City of McKinney will temporarily close the John & Judy Gay Library, 6861 Eldorado Pkwy., beginning Monday, Jan. 6, for renovation and ex...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

McKinney to hold District 1 town hall meeting Dec. 16

McKINNEY, Texas (Dec. 10, 2019) – McKinney City Council member La'Shadion Shemwell will host a town hall community meeting on Monday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. at Old Settler’s Recreation Center, 1201 E. Louisiana St. The town hall will be hel...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

McKinney EDC Executive Vice President named one of Dallas's Most Influential Women

Abby Liu has been instrumental in attracting Fortune Global 500 companies to McKinney

 

McKINNEY, Texas (Nov. 20, 2019) – The City of McKinney is proud to announce McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) Executive Vice President Abby Liu w...

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

City of McKinney Named National Standard Winner in D/FW

McKINNEY, Texas (Nov. 19, 2019) – The City of McKinney is pleased to announce it has been named a 2019 Top Workplace, National Standard winner by The Dallas Morning News. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey ...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

McKinney National Airport receives $15 million in state funding

McKinney National Airport receives $15 million in state funding

 

McKINNEY, Texas (Nov. 8, 2019) – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has approved a grant of $15 million in state funds from its Aviation Facilities Grant Program for the ...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

City of McKinney Hires Kim Flom as Assistant City Manager

McKINNEY, Texas (Nov. 6, 2019) – City Manager Paul Grimes has announced the hiring of Kim Flom as Assistant City Manager. Flom will start Jan. 2.

Flom will provide executive management for several operational departments for the City of McKinney. She fills...

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

McKinney library holds multilingual story time sessions for children

The City of McKinney Public Libraries System has expanded its popular children’s bilingual storytime to a multilingual storytime. Children will celebrate other cultures, enhance literacy skills and work together on a take-home craft at 11:15 a.m. Wednesda...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

McKinney honors community leader at park ribbon cutting

Climbing structure at George Webb Park

The City of McKinney Parks and Recreation Department will host a ribbon-cutting event to open George Webb Park, 10450 Millbend Dr., at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19. The new park sits on more than 11 acres and includes a basketball court, shaded playground...

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Ribbon cutting for Nancy Lieberman Charities “Dream Court” and grand re-opening of Fitzhugh Park

Nancy Lieberman Charities in partnership Sport Court, Covenant Church and the City of McKinney will unveil a new “Dream Court” in the newly renovated Fitzhugh Park, 700 Fitzhugh St., during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9. The cit...

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