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Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for A Texas Locksmith

Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for A Texas Locksmith

Last Thursday, September 18th, the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for new member, A Texas Locksmith. The Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening was catered by Casa Del Mare and sweets provided  by Chocolate Kettle. There were door prizes as well as product and tool...

09/23/2014 by eParisExtra
5 Retirement Planning Activities for Small Business Owners

5 Retirement Planning Activities for Small Business Owners

Thomas A. Callaway, CRPC®Financial Advisor |Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. As a small business owner, you’ve worked hard to create a successful enterprise. While it can feel challenging to set aside money for retirement while running a successful business, when you reach the golden...

09/19/2014 by eParisExtra
LifeSynergy Coaching and Counseling Ribbon Cutting

LifeSynergy Coaching and Counseling Ribbon Cutting

The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for LifeSynergy Coaching and Counseling. Members of the Chamber  welcomed new Chamber Members and  Co-Owners Carla Moffitt and Wendy McNeal of LifeSynergyCoaching and Counseling. The new counseling center, located in the Chisum...

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
PEDC Recommends No Further Action on Investigatory Report

PEDC Recommends No Further Action on Investigatory Report

In a joint session Monday night between the Paris City Council and the Paris Economic Development Corporation, Mayor Matt Frierson called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m. at the City Council Chamber. With the only agenda item being to discuss and receive a report from PEDC on the competed...

09/16/2014 by NIck Murillo
What’s Ahead After “Quantitative Easing”

What’s Ahead After “Quantitative Easing”

Thomas A. Callaway, CRPC®Financial Advisor |Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. The financial headlines tell us that the nation’s central bank, the Federal Reserve (the Fed), is winding down its “quantitative easing” program. This was an unconventional strategy designed to help boost the...

09/04/2014 by eParisExtra
Make the Right Moves to Leave a Legacy to Grandchildren

Make the Right Moves to Leave a Legacy to Grandchildren

Stephen Gerrald,Edward JonesFinancial Advisor On Sept. 8, we observe National Grandparents Day. If you have grandchildren, they will hopefully mark this occasion by sending a card, making a call or, best of all, paying a visit. But however your grandchildren express their feelings for you, you...

09/02/2014 by eParisExtra
Adjusting Your Money Mindset

Adjusting Your Money Mindset

Thomas A. Callaway, CRPC®Financial Advisor |Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. Money is a powerful force in our lives. We’re required to think about money—how much we have, how much we want, how to get more of it— on a regular basis. Undoubtedly, how we think about money influences our...

08/24/2014 by eParisExtra
Xzact Therapy & Aquatics Opens in Paris

Xzact Therapy & Aquatics Opens in Paris

Xzact Physical Therapy & Aquatics is opening in Paris at 1675 NE Loop 286, next to Salas Minor Emergency. A Lamar County Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting is scheduled for Friday, August 22nd from 11:30am-noon. And there will be an Open House from noon until 6pm for the public to meet...

08/21/2014 by eParisExtra
Spend or invest? New thoughts on an age-old dilemma

Spend or invest? New thoughts on an age-old dilemma

Thomas A. Callaway, CRPC®Financial Advisor |Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. A familiar experience for many Americans is that as fast as money comes in, it goes out the door again in pursuit of the next “must have” purchase. Such spending habits can take a toll on plans to build up...

08/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Premier Home Care & Hospice occupies former R3bi building

Premier Home Care & Hospice occupies former R3bi building

A long-time business member of the Paris community has made the former R3bi building, which was vacant for only several months, their new headquarters of operations. “We love the facility and are so glad that we were able to obtain such a nice building,” CEO and owner, Jeanna Smith,...

08/08/2014 by Josh Allen
Lengthy PEDC Executive Session Yields No Action

Lengthy PEDC Executive Session Yields No Action

by Nick Murillo/eParisExtra.com The Paris Economic Development Corporation (PEDC) called a Special Meeting on Tuesday, August 5th at 4pm in the Community Room at the Depot, located at 1125 Bonham Street. On the agenda was a call to order followed by a closed Executive Session pursuant to...

08/06/2014 by eParisExtra
Signs of the Economic Times

Signs of the Economic Times

Thomas A. Callaway, CRPC®Financial Advisor |Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. The health of the economy is often a big focus in news headlines, but why all the attention? The answer is both simple and complex. In our free enterprise system, the state of the economy can make a big difference...

08/05/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Glam 2nd Annual BeYOUtiful Event

Paris Glam 2nd Annual BeYOUtiful Event

Paris Glam will be holding its 2nd Annual BeYOUtiful Event August 8-10th. They will extended hours on Friday, August 8th from 9:30am-6pm and Saturday, August 9th from 10am-6pm. And for the first time ever, Paris Glam will be open on a Sunday. On Sunday, August 10th, they will be open from...

08/04/2014 by eParisExtra
Belk Jeans Donation this Weekend

Belk Jeans Donation this Weekend

This weekend, from August 1- 3, customers can bring in one or more pairs of gently used jeans to Belks and receive a $5 coupon that can be used toward a new pair of junior jeans. Belk will then give all donated jeans United Way.  United Way will distribute the donated jeans to local students...

08/01/2014 by eParisExtra
Patti Monczewski Named Chief Operating Officer at PRMC

Patti Monczewski Named Chief Operating Officer at PRMC

Patti Monczewski,COO of PRMC PRMC CEO Stephen Grubbs, announced  yesterday that Patti Monczewski, MBA, has been named as Chief Operating Officer at Paris Regional Medical Center. Ms. Monczewski most recently served as Chief Operating Officer at 341-bed Mercy General Hospital in...

08/01/2014 by eParisExtra
Council receives investigation report, PEDC chair urges care in releasing to public

Council receives investigation report, PEDC chair urges care in releasing to public

Stephen Grubbs PEDC Chairman Stephen Grubbs hand-delivered a copy of the Paris Economic Development Corp. investigation report to the City Council meeting Monday, carrying it in a box used for a case of copy paper. He also delivered some advice: Be careful in releasing the report to the...

07/29/2014 by Jeff Parish
'Conflict Resolution' by Ayesha Shafiq

'Conflict Resolution' by Ayesha Shafiq

“Bringing a problem to resolution and closure through continued discussion and compromise is an honorable act as it shows respect for the needs of both partners.”   — Lynne Namka. Ayesha Shafiq, eParisExtra columnist Conflict is a situation created in almost everyday life. Not all...

07/26/2014 by Josh Allen
PEDC expects report this week; Lancaster files request for 'all information' sent to investigators

PEDC expects report this week; Lancaster files request for 'all information' sent to investigators

Paris Economic Development Corp. hopes to have the investigation report from Defenbaugh & Associates by Friday, but at least one council member is unwilling to wait that long. Councilwoman Sue Lancaster has filed an open records request for “any and all information sent to Defenbaugh...

07/22/2014 by Jeff Parish
Nationally Recognized Speaker Glenn Shepard to Hold Business Seminar on Wednesday

Nationally Recognized Speaker Glenn Shepard to Hold Business Seminar on Wednesday

Glenn Shepard The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Business Seminar for titled “How to Supervise People and Lead a Team” with Glenn Shepard. Glenn Shepard is a nationally recognized speaker. Ron Sargent, the CEO of Staples, said “Glenn’s messages resonate...

07/19/2014 by eParisExtra
PEDC to crack down on incentive, abatement compliance

PEDC to crack down on incentive, abatement compliance

Recipients of tax abatements and incentives could soon be put on notice. The Paris Economic Development Corp. board of directors plans to review the current incentive and abatement agreements to see who has complied with the information requirements. So far, it appears not many. The information...

07/17/2014 by Jeff Parish