Commerce – Texas A&M University-Commerce has partnered with the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and area universities to provide $1.9 million in scholarships for graduating Dallas ISD seniors.
Commerce – The Commerce School Board Monday evening is scheduled to consider purchasing advertisement space on the new Memorial Stadium Scoreboard at A&M-Commerce.
The University's Athletic Director Carlton Cooper is working to obtain funds for the board, which costs at total of $650,000. Once erected, it would be the second largest scoreboard in Division II football.
Greenville – A major expansion is planned at one of Greenville's high-tech industries. Cytec Engineered Materials is seeking a tax abatement and the creation of a reinvestment zone for the estimated $15 million project, which is expected to add approximately 21 jobs.
A public hearing is scheduled prior to the City Council taking any action during Tuesday's regular session.
Paris – A workshop regarding TxDOT's Elderly & Disabled Transportation Program is scheduled for later this month in Paris.
The purpose of the workshop is to evaluate the current year's activities, review plans and goals for the next two years, and to select projects for FY 2011.
Regional residents who are interested in elderly and disabled transportation are invited to attend. Counties to be impacted include Delta, Fannin, Franklin, Grayson, Hopkins, Hunt, Lamar, Rains and Red River counties.