Special Events

IRVING, Texas (Sept. 11, 2012) - The Lone Star Ride Development Team challenges North Texas businesses and LSRFA supporters to join the fight against AIDS and help raise $20,000 by Sept. 20, 2012. This 150‐mile cycling event raises funds for three North Texas HIV/AIDS service organizations - AIDS Services of Dallas (ASD), AIDS Outreach Center of Tarrant County (AOC) and Resource Center Dallas (RCD).

If LSRFA's reaches the 2012 fundraising goal, $150,000 will be donated to these life‐saving organizations that provide housing, hot meals, food

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,

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contacts:
Diana Pfaff
(972) 401-7722 or (214) 236-8885 (cell)
dpfaff@irvingtexas.com

Diane Giles, Hero Rush
(410) 872-9303
diane@herorush.com


Hero Rush - the Firefighter-Themed Obstacle Race and Experience - Co
ming to Irving in June 2012

IRVING, Texas (Feb. 9, 2012) - Hero Rush, the dynamic new firefighter-themed obstacle race and experience, heads to Trinity View Park in Irving, Texas, during Father's Day weekend, Saturday, June 16. Designed by veteran firefighters for mainstream consumers, Hero Rush challenges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contacts:
Diana Pfaff
(972) 401-7722 or (214) 236-8885 (cell)
dpfaff@irvingtexas.com

Tawnia Wise, Irving Healthcare Foundation
(972) 579-4395
Tawnia.Wise@baylorhealth.edu

TexasFest 2012 Sold Out with Record 1,000 Guests!

IRVING, Texas (March 20, 2012) - For the first time in TexasFest's 33-year history, the event has sold out solely through sponsorship donations.

An estimated 1,000 guests will attend the gala on April 28 at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, setting a new TexasFest attendance record.

IRVING, Texas (Feb. 9, 2012) - Whether planning a quiet evening out or a luxurious getaway, Valentines will find a match in Irving, Texas to create that memorable Valentine's Day celebration.

One of the world's last remaining romantic symbols has a home on the Mandalay Canal, located in the heart of Las Colinas in Irving. Gondola Adventures boasts an authentic Venetian gondola, one of approximately 400 remaining in the world, in its group of gondola ride offerings. The only gondola operator in Texas and one of a handful in the entire United