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Dec 11

2017

#Dentoning this week – December 11, 2017

There’s always something happening in Denton! Our town is filled to the brim with creativity, unique stores and restaurants, talented musicians and it grows each and every day! Here’s what’s happening this week in Denton so you can plan your #Dentoning. MONDAY, DECEMBER 11TH DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Denton Radio in the Morning LIVE with […]

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Oct 15

2017

Locals Key to Convention Business, Part 2

Last week’s column congratulated the initiative of three Dentonites who partnered with the Denton Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) to bring new tourism to Denton. Joe Holland, Marvin Ruyle and Heather Gray rallied the state associations of organizations in which they are involved to host their conventions in our city. The combined attendance of their […]

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Oct 08

2017

Locals Key to Convention Business, Part 1

Joe Holland is a Dentonite. He is a Denton County Justice of the Peace and owns a bicycle shop. Joe is a member of the Denton Breakfast Kiwanis club. Marvin Ruyle is a Dentonite. A letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, Marvin delivers mail right here in Denton. He is a member of the […]

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Aug 27

2017

Denton CVB wins at annual convention

Babe Ruth once said, “The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime.” The Denton Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) staff is a collection of individual stars. Each […]

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Aug 14

2017

#Dentoning this week – August 14, 2017

There’s always something happening in Denton! Our town is filled to the brim with creativity, unique stores and restaurants, talented musicians and it grows each and every day! Here’s what’s happening this week in Denton so you can plan your #Dentoning. MONDAY, AUGUST 14TH DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Denton Radio in the Morning LIVE with […]

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Jul 23

2017

The Importance of the Denton Chamber of Commerce, part 3

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve visited the Denton Chamber of Commerce’s beginnings and looked at examples of its impact on the community over the years. We’ve delved into how this Chamber’s structure is especially unique among Chambers of Commerce and why that benefits our community. In this final column of this series, we’ll […]

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Jul 16

2017

The Importance of the Denton Chamber of Commerce, Part II

Today is the second story in this three-part series about the Denton Chamber of Commerce and its role in the Denton community. Last week, we looked at the Chamber’s beginning in Denton 108 years ago. We reviewed some of many projects led by the Chamber over the years, demonstrating the Chamber’s lasting impact in various […]

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Jul 09

2017

The Importance of the Denton Chamber of Commerce

It was 1909 in Denton, Texas. The population had boomed from less than 400 people when the city was established as the Denton County seat back in 1857 to nearly 5,000. The railroad had arrived, two universities were influencing the city’s identity as a college town, and agriculture was the top industry according to the […]

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Apr 16

2017

Denton VR Shines at Texas Travel Fair

A few weeks ago, Denton Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) staff members were part of a multi-member team exhibiting at SXSW Interactive (SXSWi). There, we employed cutting-edge technology to virtually whisk that global audience to Denton where they experienced the essence of our city. The destination marketing industry as a whole is only just awakening […]

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Apr 03

2017

#Dentoning this week – April 3, 2017

There’s always something happening in Denton! Our town is filled to the brim with creativity, unique stores and restaurants, talented musicians and it grows each and every day! Here’s what’s happening this week in Denton so you can plan your #Dentoning. MONDAY, APRIL 3RD DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Denton Radio in the Morning LIVE with […]

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