Elected Officials, North Texas Business Leaders Mingle at Grits & Gridiron
TX-OU weekend got off to a right start at the 5th Annual Grits & Gridiron Red River Kickoff brunch hosted by the North Texas Commission and Texas Association of Manufacturers. This year’s event hosted elected officials including Speaker Joe Straus, Rep. Lon Burman and Sen. Charles Schwertner. Michael Kelly, COO of the College Football Playoff spoke about the new college football playoff system and the benefit to North Texas for hosting the first championship game.
Grits & Gridiron has become one of the most anticipated events on the Friday before TX-OU, routinely bringing together the stakeholders of North Texas together with our elected officials from Austin. Sponsors of this year’s Grits & Gridiron are American Airlines, Bayer HealthCare, Boeing, Coca-Cola, OXY, Texas Prosperity Project and Texas Instruments.