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Tabor, Mitchams get service awards

February 10, 2016
Tabor, Mitchams get service awards

Mike Tabor, and Steve and Darlene Mitcham were presented the 2015 Howard Clemmons Distinguished Service Award during the Granbury Chamber of Commerce Best of Business awards banquet Friday at the Granbury Resort Conference Center.

The “1970s Journey” theme was brought to life with decorations and lighting by the conference center staff.

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Lakefront eatery could open by summer

January 23, 2016
Lakefront eatery could open by summer

Now under construction on waterfront property near the Pearl Street bridge, the Mesquite Pit restaurant is expected to open in late spring or early summer.

The construction was designed around the trees on the shaded property. And that was important to owner/operator Jake Maynard.

“The trees are what I love most about the property.

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Memory Care Community complete at The Couryards

January 23, 2016
Memory Care Community complete at The Couryards

The Courtyards at Lake Granbury has completed its memory care community.

The new community and services were added to better meet the needs of the area’s senior adult population, said spokeswoman Paula Davis.

The Courtyards at Lake Granbury will now have 72 assisted living apartments along with 10 new apartments dedicated to memory care.

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Business Briefs

January 16, 2016

OVERCOME INCONTINENCE

AND OVERACTIVE BLADDER

Urinary incontinence and overactive bladder is more common than you might think. In fact, millions of Americans suffer from these conditions, according to spokeswoman Amanda Maikranz of Lake Granbury Medical Center.

“The good news is you no longer have to ‘just live’ with bladder control issues,” she said.

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Business Briefs

January 9, 2016
Business Briefs

SENIOR LADIES FIND IT’S

NEVER TOO LATE FOR MUSIC

Lakestone Terrace resident Margaret Jungman and Waterview resident Dorothy Henderson are ready to tickle the ivories.

Both ladies have longed for piano lessons, and Sagora Senior Living, a Fort Worth-based senior living operator, is granting their wishes.

Jungman came from a musical family, her dad being a musician of multiple instruments.

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Business Briefs

December 16, 2015

LOCAL PROGRAM DELIVERS

HOLIDAY SPIRIT TO SENIORS

Be a Santa to a Senior® program provides gifts and companionship for lonely and isolated seniors. The program is made possible by the generous support of area nonprofit organizations, retailers, numerous volunteers and members of the community.

The program is sponsored by the Home Instead Senior Care® office serving Granbury and surrounding areas.

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Dance party at the 400th store

October 31, 2015
Dance party at the 400th store

RaceTrac recently had a grand opening event at the 1550 S. Morgan St. location. It’s the second store in Granbury, and the 400th for the company. With music playing and a light rain falling, Lee Benjamin (left) and Ann Gachot, both of RaceTrac, did a little dancing. The Granbury High School drumline and cheerleaders added to the festivities.

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Business Brief

October 31, 2015

UNDERSTAND THE HEALTH

INSURANCE MARKETPLACE

Open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace is Nov. 1 through Jan. 31, 2016.

Applying through the Marketplace, you may qualify for a tax credit depending on your income, according to spokeswoman Laverne West, of Pecan Valley Centers.

You can apply online through Healthcare.gov, call the helpdesk at 1-800-318-2596 or call Pecan Valley Centers Healthcare Navigators.

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Ready for the pink ribbon drive

October 21, 2015
Ready for the pink ribbon drive

Classic Chevrolet joins the cause during Breast Cancer Awareness month. Chevrolet is a sponsor for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk Saturday, Oct. 24 at the University of Texas at Arlington. All funds raised by Classic of Granbury go to the American Cancer Society. Pink T-shirts, caps, bracelets and travel mugs are available at Classic Chevrolet, 1909 Highway 377.

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Business Briefs

October 21, 2015

RAFAEL FLORES NAMED TO

AMEREN BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Rafael Flores was elected to the Ameren board of directors effective Nov. 1. Flores is senior vice president and chief nuclear officer of Luminant, a subsidiary of Energy Future Holdings Corporation.

Flores has served as senior vice president and chief nuclear officer of Luminant since March 2009, and in various other capacities with the company and its predecessors since 1983.

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