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About Irving, Texas

Location and service. That’s what sets Irving, Texas apart. In the center of the U.S. and the heart of Dallas-Fort Worth, Irving is just minutes from DFW Airport and can be reached non-stop from every major city in North America. Here you'll find luxury, full-service, extended-stay and limited-service accommodations, with something to fit every taste and budget.

City-wide there are more than 200,000 square-feet of meeting space, while the Irving Convention Center brings a column-free exhibit hall, elegant ballrooms, break-out rooms and spacious pre-function areas with views of the Dallas and Las Colinas skyline. Irving is perfect for meetings, but also provides easy access to exceptional entertainment when the sun goes down, including a variety of options for dining and attractions - all just moments away.

High Spirited Citizens

Irving, Texas; Story was known as "Kit." for more than half a century, was a teacher for many years in the Irving Independent School District before becoming the district's first female administrator. A former vice principal at MacArthur High, Mrs. Story is the founder of the school's drill team, the Cardettes. At First Christian Church - where her husband serves as an elder in addition to his weekly gardening duties- Mrs. Story serves as a deacon and volunteer organist.

Irving Museum, members of Lyric Stage, and active in the Irving Heritage

Diana Pfaff
972-252-7476 or 800-247-8464

IRVING, Texas (July 2008) - The City of Irving recently recognized two Irving residents with the High Spirited Citizen award, given to individuals who have exhibited longtime dedication and service to the community.

Bernard Manale, an Irving resident for 26 years, has donated countless hours of service to numerous organizations throughout the city. During the past five tax seasons, Manale has facilitated the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistants (VITA) Program, training and

Diana Pfaff
972-252-7476 or 800-247-8464

IRVING, Texas (February 2008) - The City of Irving recently honored 32-year Irving resident Gerri Kunstadt as a High Spirited Citizen. Kunstadt has been an active participant in a variety of organizations throughout our city.

An educator by trade, Kunstadt taught math for 22 years at Crockett Middle School and Irving High School. Very active with the Parent Teacher Association in Irving, she was the PTA President at Lively Elementary for eight years, served as a board member