April 6, 2016 

The Competition Is Practicing.... Are You?
Only a few weeks remain to register for the 5-Star Challenge, Frisco's "Corporate Challenge."    Sign up HERE or find more information. Thank you to our Sponsors! Gold Sponsors - Strasburger & Price, LLP and The Private Bank at Bank of Texas. Cool Zone Sponsor - Hall Office. Silver Sponsor-The Cheney Group.

Hyatt Regency Addition Seen as Reinvestment
While approvals are needed to finalize the deal, Mayor Maher Maso said he's optimistic putting the hotel, which would include a conference center, in the final anchor spot of Stonebriar Centre Mall. Click HERE to read the full story.
Trusted Frisco Leaders Agree!
Find more information HERE about Keeping Frisco First, the political action committee in opposition of the alcohol proposition on the May 7 ballot.

Government Affairs Committee Meeting 
Join us THIS Friday, April 8,  10:30 AM - 12:00 noon.  All guests are welcome.

$10,000 Scholarship
Pepperdine Graziadio School of Business and Management is offering a one-time scholarship for all students accepted and attending its Executive MBA program at the Dallas/Plano Marriott at Legacy Town Center beginning May 2016. Get more information HERE.
Ultimate Sports Raffle - $12,000 Value!
Leadership Frisco Class 19's project is building an active learning space for children ages five and under at the Frisco Public Library. Called the Ready to Read railroad, this innovative space will be the first of its kind in a Texas Library and Class 19 is thrilled to be sponsoring a project that is an innovative and effective tool for preparing children for success in school!

One amazing winner will take all! The raffle tickets are $25 each and there are only 2 being sold. More information about the raffle and prize package can be found HERE

2nd Annual First Responders Charity Golf Tournament
Sponsored by the Frisco Lakes Veteran's Association, the Golf Tournament will be held at Frisco Lakes Golf Course on May 5, starting at 9:30 AM. The cost will be; free to First Responders, $50.00 to players, plus players are encouraged to pay-forward enabling a First Responder to play free. Sponsorship and contributions are encouraged from the community to provide gifts and prizes.Please contact the following for questions about donations and volunteer support;  David Maxfield Golfers desiring to play can contact,  Dick Peasley .

Next Week
2016 Municipal Candidate Forum
The Forum will be held on April 12 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Collin College Conference Center (Preston Ridge). The Joint Forum is hosted by the Frisco Chamber, FISD Council of PTAs, Frisco Strong, & Frisco Talk. See you there!
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Education in the News

Education needs to be student-focused and go beyond imparting academic disciplines. Read more HERE.
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