Posts from August 2012

IRVING, Texas (Aug. 15, 2012) - The Society for the Preservation and Advancement of the Harmonica (SPAH) partners with the Harmonica Organization of Texas (HOOT) to present the 49th annual national SPAH convention in Irving on Aug. 15 - 17, at the Westin Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Hotel.

SPAH operates as a non-profit organization comprised of an administrative staff and membership base that rally under one banner - enthusiasm for the harmonica. The organization's annual convention is a celebration designed for and by harmonica players,

IRVING, Texas (Aug. 10, 2012) - One of Irving City Hall's former stars, Connie Gifford-Herrington, received the Irving High Spirited Citizen (HSC) award, presented to her on Thursday, Aug. 9, by Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne and the Irving City Council.

Gifford-Herrington bears a well-known face to Irving City Hall, due to 20-plus years working in the City Manager's office before retiring in 2000. Since then, she chooses to spend her retirement years bettering the city, dedicating many hours to volunteering within the community, while mirroring