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Recap | To the Point Luncheon Examines Opioids Epidemic

August 29th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized

Opioids and opioid addiction gained national attention during the past few months following a Food and Drug Administration report on the alarming increase in the epidemic of prescription painkillers in the U.S. This report came weeks before pop star Prince died from what has been cited as an opioid overdose. Realizing that this issue impacts […]

Thank You NTC Members – July

July 29th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized

Welcome new NTC Member, City of Grand Prairie!   Thank you to our renewing members: City of Grapevine City of Kaufman Dallas Area Rapid Transit Dannenbaum Engineering Corporation Fidelity Investments Rangers Baseball, LLC Tarrant Regional Water District Tom Thumb Food & Pharmacy Town of Westlake Woodbine Development

Six North Texas Cities Top Least Stressed List

July 20th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized

Come to North Texas and you’ll find yourself entering a blissful, relaxed state. At least that’s what WalletHub, the personal finance site, says in a new survey of the Most and Least Stressed Cities in America. As WalletHub says, stress is inevitable, and not at all bad, but when stress turns chronic it can negatively […]

Celebrate a Star-Spangled Weekend in North Texas

July 1st, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized

Independence Day is known for food, fun, but especially fireworks. There’s nothing like watching the sparkle and glow of fireworks under the big Texas sky, and there’s no shortage of opportunities in North Texas this weekend. Events will be on going both July 3rd and July 4th all over the Dallas area, including Fair Park, […]

Thank You NTC Members – June

June 20th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized

Welcome new NTC Member, Courtyard by Marriott & TownePlace Suites DFW Airport North/Grapevine, Tx!   Thank you to our renewing members: City of Sachse Constellation Energy Future Holdings (Luminant & TXU) Fluor Corporation Freese and Nichols, Inc. North Texas Tollway Authority Paragon Relocation Verizon

2016 FORTUNE 500 List Out | NT Home to 20 HQs

June 16th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized

Congratulations to the 20 North Texas-based companies who made the 2016 FORTUNE 500 list. The Fortune 500 list was released on Fortune magazine’s website. Irving’s Exxon Mobil remains highest ranked North Texas company at No. 2. No new companies were added to the list this year, but some did move to a higher ranking, such […]

Transportation | Moving North Texas Forward

June 3rd, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized

During the May Board of Directors meeting, the leaders of Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Denton County Transportation Authority and The T provided an update on regional mass transit during a conversation moderated by Dan Johnson, NTC Treasurer and city manager of Richardson. Some updates on regional transit include: DCTA Denton County is preparing for dramatic […]

To the Point: Opioids | The Silent Epidemic

June 2nd, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized

The opioids, or prescribed painkillers, epidemic striking the country has risen to the top headlines across the country in recent months. The next TO THE POINT presented by Fidelity Investments will examine the growing epidemic of opioid addiction in the United States with a discussion between Barclay Berdan, president of Texas Health Resources, and Dr. […]