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Posted on: May 8, 2018

7 Days a Week to Find or Adopt a Friend

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You asked for it and you got it. The Plano Animal Shelter is now open seven days a week!

That means more opportunity to retrieve a lost pet, to bring in a found pet, to register a pet and, most importantly, to adopt a new pet.

The new operational hours are:

  • Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Saturday-Sunday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Battling the Buzz this Summer

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Summer is almost here which means, so is mosquito season. The City of Plano Environmental Health and Sustainability (EHS) team has already begun taking proactive measures to protect Plano residents from mosquitoes.The City sets mosquito traps every week t...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Preparation and Sale of Homemade Foods

Preparation and Sale of Homemade Foods

Have you ever wondered what you might be able to make at home and sell? The City of Plano Environmental Health Division has received several inquiries recently and would like to clarify the rules around homemade foods. The Texas Cottage Food Law does allo...

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

Plano Firefighters' MDA Fill the Boot Collection Hits City Record

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Plano firefighters surpassed last year’s record collections by more than $12,000 during their Fill the Boot campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association last month.

At today’s Fill the Boot check presentation, Plano Firefighters Local 2149 Vice President Wesley Holland presented the MDA with a check for $215,000, the amount surpassing last year’s collection of $202,000. Plano firefighters collecte...

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

Plano Firefighter Recognized for Work Teaching Fire Safety and Injury Prevention through Clowning

Plano Fire-Rescue Clown Gets Recognized

Back in 1996 Plano Fire-Rescue started a new program that used firefighters in character as clowns to teach children important fire safety and injury prevention messages. Firefighter Calvin Cook was interested in joining the clown program but was told tha...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Certificates of Appropriateness Activity

The approval of seven Certificates of Certificates of Appropriateness (CAs) occurred between August and November, with two approvals by the Heritage Commission and five approvals by staff.

  • The Heritage Commission Approved two CAs, which included:
    • Exterior m...
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Posted on: September 25, 2018

No More Fines for Overdue Library Materials

No More Fines for Overdue Library Materials

Effective October 1, anyone checking out materials from Plano Public Library will no longer be charged overdue fines on those materials.

Under the revised policy, items will still have dues dates and patrons are responsible for managing their accounts and materials borrowed. No fines will be assessed when borrowed materials become overdue. However, accounts will be blocked from using Plano...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

2018 Fall Programs and Classes at the Library

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Plano Public Library is your place for #morethanbooks. Visit us, spark your curiosity and plan how you’re going to expand your mind this fall. We have something for everyone.

  • Families can re-create Isaac Newton’s Laws of Motion with different activities to develop an understanding of the laws
  • The 18st AIRSpace will host two artists this fall. You can learn trapunto-the art of stuffing, how to make pop up greeting card...
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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Warrior Brain Training

Warrior Brain Training

Plano veterans and active duty military are eligible to participate in this interactive brain training program that helps you enhance cognitive performance and put into practice habits that can help exploit your brain’s untapped potential.

Presented by UTD (University of Texas at Dallas) Center for Brain Health in collaboration with BIND (Brain Injury Network of Dallas). The strategies, proven by more than a decade of clinical trials, strengthen the brain’s frontal networks &n...

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Posted on: September 6, 2018

Money Smarts Classes

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Get money smart by learning steps to avoid the dangers of financial uncertainty or exploitation from the Elder Financial Safety Center. Plus tips on investing in and for retirement on Saturday, September 29 – 10:30 am at Schimelpfenig Library.

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

2018 Texas Wide Genealogy Lock-In

Genealogy Center - Lock-In Fall 2018

Spend Friday, October 19 from 9am – 9pm with other genealogy enthusiasts at the Genealogy Center in Haggard Library and add to your research capability.

The 8th annual event features webinars hosted by genealogy libraries across Texas. Access one-on-one assistance, genealogy and history groups, and much more.

First on the agenda at 10 am is Don’t Forget the Ladies with Judy Russell, The Legal Genealogist. ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2018

Free – SAT / ACT Test Prep

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Get ready for college. Take an actual SAT or ACT test or both, and find out right away how you can improve. After the test More Than a Teacher will give a 1-hour tutorial.

The test and tutorial runs through lunchtime - bring snacks and a bottle of water with you. The practice tests are open to students in grades 9-12. Registration is required.

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

The Family-Friendly Fall Fair!

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Come visit the Neighborhood Services table at the upcoming Family-Friendly Fall Fair on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Plano Event Center (2000 E Spring Creek Pkwy) from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Fun and free: health & vision screenings, flu shots, job fair,...

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

Homeless Housing and Services Program (HHSP)

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The City of Plano is a new recipient of HHSP funds from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. These funds are allocated annually to municipalities with a population of 285,500 or more and can be used to fund housing and services for perso...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Celebrate National Good Neighbor Day!

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Did you know that September 28th is National Good Neighbor Day? Maybe you have wondered what you could do to be a better Neighbor. Well, there are plenty of ways!

Get involved in your neighborhood and make sure your neighborhood is registered with Best Nei...

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

Think your neighborhood has what it takes to be the BEST?

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The BEST Neighborhoods Designation program honors neighborhoods at three levels: Silver, Gold and Platinum. Awardees receive a mention of designation status, a designation status logo (to use on pamphlets, brochures, etc.) and, most of all, bragging right...

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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Plano City News: Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

Food Safety Awards 2018

Learn who scored well in the Food Safety Awards, meet Plano's top environmental stewards, run register for Haunt Jaunt and watch the Collinwood House move in this edition of Plano City News .

Plano City News is distributed every Tuesday to 3,900 subscribers by the City of Plano Marketing and Community Engagement Department. To receive a copy directly in your inbox, please subscribe. Thank you for your readership!

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Celebrate 5 Years of Feeding Families with 50,000 pounds

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Fight hunger with a donation to the Plano Peanut Butter Drive. The Mayor and City Council, partnering with the North Texas Food Bank, are helping to feed hungry children and families in Plano and Collin County.

The goal for our fifth year is to collect 50,000 pounds of peanut butter. Join our mission by donating regular-sized (16 oz.) plastic jars of peanut butter (or similar spreads like almond butter or sunflower butter).

Drop off items at any of these location...

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Lead the Pledge at a City Council Meeting

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Scout groups and youth organizations are a big part of each City Council meeting. Would your troop or group like to recite the Pledge of Allegiance and Texas Pledge at an upcoming Plano City Council meeting?

Email Alice Snyder in the City Secretary's Office to secure a place on the schedule.

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

Could Your Neighborhood Be a BEST Neighborhood?

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Think your neighborhood has what it takes to be the BEST? Apply today! Applications are due no later than Friday, Oct. 1. Any registered homeowners association, neighborhood association or crime watch group can apply.

The BEST Neighborhoods designation recognizes neighborhoods going above and beyond to create a community which is Beautiful, Engaged, Safe and Thriving - BEST! The program honors neighborhoods at three levels: Silver, Gold and Platinum. Awardees receive a...

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Cottonwood Creek trail project to include preservation, rehabilitation efforts

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Nature lovers, families, runners, cyclists, and anyone who enjoys exploring Plano’s trail system will be happy to know that a new trail connection along the Cottonwood Creek Greenbelt is underway.

The connection—located in the northeastern part of the city—consists of 2.3 miles of concrete trail that will wind its way through parts of the greenbelt previously not accessible to the public. The new 12-foot-wide trail will allow for strollers, wheelch...

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Plano City Council Reviews, Approves Proposal to Build 4-Star Radisson Hotel

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The Plano Event Center could have a new 4-star neighbor by the spring of 2020, adding a key partner to the popular meeting and events venue.

At their June 25 meeting, the Plano City Council authorized the City Manager to enter into a lease agreement with Tirgo, LLC for approximately 5 acres of land adjacent to Plano Event Center for the purpose of building a Radisson Hotel. The convention cent...

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Sign Up for Trash and Recycling Reminders

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If you struggle with remembering when to place your recycling cart out for collection, we've got a new tool for you. Get reminders by text or email to your favorite device (or both).

Alerts are sent the night before your collection between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. (you pick the time). The reminders adjust with the City's holiday collection schedule. A special thanks to our Kings Ridge HOA residents for helping with testing.

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Route Around Road Construction

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Every Friday afternoon we update a list of current construction projects across Plano.

Visit plano.gov/roadconstruction for these updates. Keep in mind, weather can always change our schedule.

If you want day-to-day updates on projects or traffic flow, try the Waze app. For the last month or so, our projects automatically upload to the app. I...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Battling the Buzz this Summer

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Summer is almost here which means, so is mosquito season. Learn what the City is doing and what you can battle the buzz.

Summer is almost here which means, so is mosquito season. The City of Plano Environmental Health and Sustainability (EHS) team has already begun taking proactive measures to protect Plano residents from mosquitoes.The City sets mosquito traps every week t...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

7 Days a Week to Find or Adopt a Friend

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You asked for it and you got it. The Plano Animal Shelter is now open seven days a week!

That means more opportunity to retrieve a lost pet, to bring in a found pet, to register a pet and, most importantly, to adopt a new pet.

The new operational hours are:

  • Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Saturday-Sunday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Learn about all our Shelter s...

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

Plano Senior Recreation Center Closes March 1 for Renovations

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Attempts to keep the Plano Senior Recreation Center open during the expansion have met with unexpected challenges. Due to safety concerns, the facility will close March 1, 2018 until the project is complete.

For up-to-date information on the relocation of classes and daily drop-in activities, please contact the Plano Senior Recreation Center at 972-941-7155.

In addition, the Wellness Center for Older Adults will also relocate its operations during this time. W...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Yoga for kids: how poses improve focus, self-confidence

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For many adults, yoga is coveted for its ability to improve one’s balance, strength and mental health. But have you ever wondered how kids might benefit from these ancient exercises?

Kids these days are faced with a tremendous amount of stimuli from school schedules, extra-curricular activities, technology, responsibilities at home, and the social scene—which is why more and more parents are introducing their children to the...

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City of Plano Parks and Recreation
Posted on: September 13, 2018

Unleash your creative mind through writing

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Cobbler. Umber. Haunt. Grumble. Raincoat. Could you write a thoughtful and descriptive story on the fly that incorporates these words?

That is exactly what Plano Parks & Recreation’s Writer’s Critique and Discussion Group engages in twice a month. The group was formed about a year ago and meets every second and fourth Monday from 1-3 p.m. at the Gladys Harrington ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Mowing and King Ranch Bluestem Weeds

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Every year around this time, you may notice high grass on medians throughout the city.

The high grass is actually an invasive weed called King Ranch Bluestem that pops up from September through November. It has a very fast growth rate - it can grow as much as two feet in two weeks - and there is no easy way to control it in between mowing c...

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

Median Improvements Project Update: Trees, Irrigation & Hardscapes

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Earlier this year (in mid-June, to be exact), Plano Parks and Recreation’s Urban Forestry Division began a project to replace median trees in three locations within the city.

The project is expected to take several months to complete, and when it is, motorists will see a noticeable difference in not only the health of the new trees but the islands on which they stand as well.The three locations that this project is taking plac...

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Cottonwood Creek trail project to include preservation, rehabilitation efforts

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Nature lovers, families, runners, cyclists, and anyone who enjoys exploring Plano’s trail system will be happy to know that a new trail connection along the Cottonwood Creek Greenbelt is underway.

The connection—located in the northeastern part of the city—consists of 2.3 miles of concrete trail that will wind its way through parts of the greenbelt previously not accessible to the public. The new 12-foot-wide trail will allow fo...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

Skate Park at Carpenter Park to Open Aug. 11

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The City of Plano Parks and Recreation Department is proud to announce the opening of its first skate park. The department will hold a special grand opening celebration on Saturday, Aug. 11 at 9 a.m. at the new facility, which is located inside Carpenter ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Ask an Urban Forester: How can residents contribute to Plano’s tree canopy (for free)?

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Here in Plano, Angela Kralik is our Urban Forester. She receives many inquiries from residents who, like her, understand the importance of trees and care about the well-being of these living creatures.

Having collected a small cache of questions from local residents, we thought it would be a good idea to share her useful information with the rest of the community in an effort to help everyone in Plano support the maintenance of our urban forest canopy. ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2018

Median Tree Replacement Project

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The City of Plano’s Parks and Recreation Department, under its Urban Forestry program, is replacing trees in medians across Plano over the next several months.

This is due to the serious decline in health and safety to the trees in the medians and to provide a healthy urban forest for Plano residents.

The three locations are:

  • Park Boulevard from Avenue P to Avenue R and Peachtree Lane to Shiloh Road
  • Coit Road from ...
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Posted on: January 4, 2018

Plano Parks and Recreation Marks “50 Years of Fun” With Yearlong Celebration in 2018

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In 1968, Plano’s newly formed Parks and Recreation Department consisted of one director, two part-time employees, and 42 acres of farmland.  Today, this award-winning system boasts thousands of miles of park land, miles of trails, and b...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Paddling approved at Big Lake Park

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Looking for a fun nature escape right here in Plano? Grab your watercraft and head to Big Lake Park (3800 Rainier Road), where kayakers, canoers and paddle boarders can now take to the park’s namesake waterway.

Big Lake Park is the second location in Plano that’s been opened up to paddlers, something Park Planning Manager Renee Jordan said is by design. The department opened the lake at Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve up to paddlers last summer an...

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

Plano Senior Recreation Center Closed for Renovations

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Attempts to keep the Plano Senior Recreation Center open during the expansion have met with unexpected challenges. Due to safety concerns, the facility closed March 1, 2018 and will remain closed until the project is complete.

For up-to-date information on the relocation of classes and daily drop-in activities, please contact the Plano Senior Recreation Center at 972-941-7155. Trips will continue but will now depart from the Oak Point Park Nature & Retreat Center. The Welln...

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

LGIP Volunteers: Keeping it Green in Plano

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Each month individuals, clubs, organizations and businesses donate their time and talents to making Plano cleaner, greener and healthier.

While the benefits to the community are valuable, the volunteers also benefit by feeling needed and productive, learning new skills and making new friends, having fun and sometimes earning volunteer hours for school. The Live Green in Plano (LGIP...

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Posted on: January 24, 2018

DFW Clean Cities Recognizes Plano in Fuel Efficiency

DFW Clean Cities Recognizes Leaders in Fuel Efficiency

The City of Plano has been recognized as a leader in fuel efficiency and awarded a bronze rating by the DFW Clean Cities Coalition for its work in embracing alternatives to traditional gasoline.

The gold, silver and bronze winners contributed to a combined reduction of more than 25 million gallons of gasoline in 2016, which represented the largest savings on record.Plano operates a large fleet of vehicles for a wide variety of purposes. Residents...

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

Plano's Sustainability Division Receives Award for Excellence in Strategic Collaboration

Planos Sustainability Division Receives Award for Excellence in Strategic Collaboration

The Sustainability Division recently received an award for Excellence in Strategic Collaboration at the WaterSense Awards on October 5. This award was for the efforts in creating and cultivating partnerships that have impactful results on water savings.

The City of Plano, Texas, collaborated with utilities, councils, businesses and other WaterSense partners to emphasize the value of WaterSense to residents, especially related to outdoor water efficiency. The City worked with Rachio, a WaterSense partner,...

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Posted on: July 2, 2018

VIP presents "Plano Volunteer Management Conference"

Save the date for VIP's Live Stream Hybrid Conference Event, "Leading the Way, Not Managing the Day!" 

This interactive live-stream event will bring area volunteer managers together to discuss how we are leading our volunteers for succes...

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

VIP Connection - Spring 2018

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This spring brought many milestones to the VIP program. Read more.

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

VPay Employees Volunteer at Plano Animal Shelter

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Employees from Plano-based VPay spent two Fridays in March volunteering at Plano Animal Services. Volunteering as a group with Plano Animal Services provides valuable resources for our community and helps those precious pets get one step closer to home. V...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Volunteers Wanted for Plano CARES

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Looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plano Code Abatement by Residents Engaged in Service (CARES) connects local volunteers to residents in need of assistance with common property code violations. Project work days are scheduled for the 2nd Saturday of ev...

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Posted on: October 23, 2017

Toyota Teams with VIP for National Public Lands Day

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Volunteers in Plano brought Toyota USA and National Environmental Education Foundation to celebrate National Public Lands Day in Plano, Texas! These partnerships are paramount in impacting our community. Thank you to Kym Hughes and the staff of Oak Point ...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

ESL Teachers Needed

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Harrington Library is looking for volunteer ESL teachers. Training is free and materials are provided. For more information, contact Julie Brown, ESL Program Director at juliebrown@lift-texas.org or call 214-824-2000 ext. 3218

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

In Memory of Russ Kissick

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We are saddened by the passing of Russ Kissick. Russ was one of three Co-Founders and ongoing Co-Director of The Plano Conservancy for Historic Preservation, Inc., the non-profit organization that has served as manager of the Interurban Railway Museum sin...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Bank of America Volunteers Become Super Sorters

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Thank you to the team of 14 Bank of America employees for giving an afternoon of service to Haggard Library. Employees from India and several different states joined together to help sort donations and package items for the annual fundraising books sale. ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

United Healthcare Employees Volunteer at Parr Library

United Healthcare volunteers at Plano's Parr Library.

Thank you to United Healthcare employees for lending a hand at Parr Library. Staff enjoyed a morning of service by cleaning and organizing children’s books for the library. Children’s book are frequently checked out and at the end of e...

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Posted on: October 4, 2016

Bank of America Rolls Up Their Sleeves

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On Friday, September 30 six employees from one of Plano's Bank of America locations chose the Plano Animal Shelter for their volunteer day. Employees were excited to lend a hand in the kennels, help with laundry, wash many dog bowls and spend time togethe...Read on...

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Posted on: October 4, 2016

Hyundai Capital Lends A Hand

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On Saturday, September 24th seven employees from Plano's Hyundai Capital office spent their morning volunteering at the Animal Shelter. Creating a team building event around service to the community is a great way to build comradery and motivate staff to ...

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City of Plano Volunteer Resource Group News
Posted on: September 26, 2016

Capgemini Serve Plano

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On Friday, September 23 staff from Capgemini selected the Plano Community Garden and the Animal Shelter for their service day. Staff members rolled up their sleeves helped provide maintenance of the garden, weeding, turning compost piles, laying mulch and...Read on...

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Posted on: September 26, 2016

Capital One, A Dog's Best Friend

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On Friday, August 19 employees from Capital One spent the day volunteering at the Plano Animal Shelter. Corporate volunteers play a vital role in helping advocate for the shelter after they spend a day in the life of shelter staff. Groups are all smiles a...Read on...

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

Cambria Hotel & Suites Supports Animal Shelter

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On Friday, September 9th staff from Cambria Hotel & Suites Plano rolled up their sleeves and spent the day volunteering at the Plano Animal Shelter. 9 Cambria employees enjoyed a day of service helping the shelter maintain a clean facility, provide se...Read on...

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Posted on: August 22, 2016

Frisco Roughriders lend a hand at Animal Shelter

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On Sunday, August 21 staff from the Frisco Roughriders donated a morning of service to the Plano Animal Shelter. They spent time helping with cleaning and maintenance of the facility which improves the customer experience and provides a safe environment f...Read on...

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Posted on: December 14, 2015

Bank of America Volunteers Plant Seedlings for Parks Department

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A big thank you goes out to the 10 Bank of America volunteers who planted 100 trees in the Russell Creek greenbelt for the Plano Parks Department.

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Courtyard Texas Music Series: Shane Smith & The Saints - October 4

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Shane Smith & The Saints Rock the house at Courtyard Theater!

Play  just  the  first  10  seconds  of  "The  Mountain,"  which  opens  Geronimo,  the  latest  and  most  ambitious  release  from  Shane  Smith  &  The  Saints.  Robust  a  cappella and four-part  harmonies  set  the  stage  for  a  saga ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Apparition Expedition - October 12 & 13

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Mysterious footsteps. A woman's scream. Shades open, doors unlock - but there's no explanation. Just in time for Halloween, Plano residents can experience their haunted history with the Apparition Expedition: A Stroll Through Plano's Paranormal Past.

This guided, 1.5-mile hike through historic downtown Plano will introduce attendees to the mysterious, the ghostly, and the darker moments of Plano's history. Hikers will get an exclusive peek at creepy corners, back hallways, and other out-of-the-way spo...

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Haunt Jaunt 5K & Fun Run - October 20

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Prepare yourself for the most spooktacular run of the year! The Haunt Jaunt is a unique run after dark through the Oak Point Nature Preserve with spooky live scenes and chilling ambiance.

The Haunt Jaunt is a spooktacular nighttime Halloween-themed race hosted by the City of Plano. We provide a safe and fun activity for friends and families to enjoy the Halloween holiday. The 5K will take you on a winding journey through Oak Point...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Courtyard Texas Music Series: Roger Creager - November 1

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Texas Country legend Roger Creager closes out the 7th season of the Courtyard Texas Music Series.

Roger Creager is an adventurist; he does not like to sit still while the world passes by. Whether it’s climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa, jumping off his boat to snorkel with wild dolphins, snow skiing in the Rockies, catching tuna 100 miles ...

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