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Sending a message: ‘It’s great in Granbury’

February 18, 2015
Sending a message: ‘It’s great in Granbury’

It was organized to emphasize the positive trends in Granbury. The Great to be Granbury committee was formed last year by the Granbury Association of Realtors and the Granbury Chamber of Commerce.

At a recent presentation for the Pecan Plantation Breakfast Club, Granbury Chamber President and CEO Mike Scott, along with former chamber board leader Lee Overstreet, spoke on positive growth in Hood County.

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December, January inspection scores

February 18, 2015

Food service health inspection scores are posted monthly by the city of Granbury. Inspections occur about twice a year, not all businesses are inspected each month. Each violation has a demerit value, and this is subtracted from 100 to give the inspection score.

Restaurants with a failing score of 59 or below are closed immediately and must be re-inspected before opening.

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Dunkin Donuts tops Granbury building list

January 28, 2015

Coming in at $1 million, Duncan Donuts tops the list of building permits issued in Granbury during the month of December. With 18 permits, the total value was $3,059,877.

nHidden Creek Homes, 1304 Prestwick Court, new residential, $202,167.

nLGIC, 4213 Jasper Lane, new residential, $140,676.

nLGIC, 4203 Jasper Lane, new residential, $140,676.

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French wine country is theme for banquet

January 17, 2015

It’s going to be “Chateau Sur la Rue – French Wine Country” at the annual banquet for the Granbury Chamber of Commerce. The Best of Business Awards Banquet will be Feb. 6 at Pecan Plantation Country Club.

Each year chamber members nominate businesses and individuals that have set the standard for business excellence and exceptional community service.

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Business Briefs

January 17, 2015

ROBIN RUSSELL COMPETING FOR CASH PRIZES THROUGH H-E-B SLIM DOWN SHOWDOWN

H-E-B has named 35 community members and employees (partners) from across Texas to participate in the 2015 Slim Down Showdown, as it marks its fifth anniversary.

In the Community Contest, Robin Russell of Granbury is among the 15 contestants chosen to compete for a grand prize of $10,000 and a healthy hero prize of $5,000.

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Help for children who are victims

January 17, 2015
Help for children who are victims

Brookshire Grocery Company recently donated $5,000 to the Paluxy River Children’s Advocacy Center at the Brookshire’s store in Granbury. The CAC provides a child-friendly, safe and neutral location where law enforcement and Child Protective Services investigators may conduct and observe forensic interviews with children who are alleged victims of crimes. From left: Sheriff Roger Deeds, CAC Executive Assistant Sherry Williams, CAC Executive Director Kerrie Stannell, Store Director Angela Ables and District Manager Greg Robinson.

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Business Briefs

December 20, 2014

INTERIM HEALTHCARE

HIGHLY RATED FOR SERVICE

Interim HealthCare in Granbury has been recognized for its quality of service in 2014.

Named as a 2014 Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Honors recipient, Interim was recognized for providing the highest level of satisfaction from the patient’s point of view.

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Meals for those who can’t get out

December 17, 2014
Meals for those who can’t get out

From left: Mike Brown of Mike Brown Ford and Danny Hill of Classic Chevrolet, recently presented a $2,000 check to Mindy Hodges for Meals on Wheels. Hodges, executive director of Hood County Senior Center, said the response from the community has been tremendous, with donations exceeding $16,000 for Meals on Wheels.

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This will help the children

December 17, 2014
This will help the children

Christmas for Children received a $1,500 donation from the Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth recently. From left: President Jacque Gordon, of Christmas for Children; Ian Moore, Senior Warden Good Shepherd Episcopal Church; Rayford High, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth (which includes Granbury); Barb Snyder and Norm Snyder, of Good Shepherd Episcopal.

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Willenborg donated 12,250 hours of service at hospital

December 17, 2014
Willenborg donated 12,250 hours of service at hospital

Rosemary Willenborg is a people person. She likes to talk, she likes to listen, she likes to help others.

She used those skills as a volunteer with the hospital auxiliary for almost 30 years.

“Sometimes it gets rounded up to 30 years,” Willenborg said. “But it’s really 29 1/2.”

Through the years, she served staff, patients and family for a total of 12,250 hours.

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