Best Southwest TGIF Legislative Breakfast Series Begins August 5

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The Best Southwest Partnership Chairman Hon. Cliff Boyd, invites and encourages all to attend the upcoming BSW 2016 TGIF Legislative Breakfast Series held annually on each Friday in August at Methodist Charlton Medical Center. MCMC President Fran Laukaitis hosts the breakfast which begins at 7:15 a.m. in the Outpatient Building, 1st Floor Auditorium.  Both breakfast and parking are free, but reservations should be made to

bswMayor Marcus Knight is BSW’s Legislative Liaison, and is chairing the August 5th Transportation program beginning at 7:40 a.m.  He has secured TxDOT’s Chief Engineer Bill Hale to give an overview on area transportation opportunities.

Hon. Cliff Boyd is coordinating the August 12th Education program which will have a panel consisting of President Bob Mong, UNT Dallas, Dr. Robert Garza, president of Mountain View College, Dr. Jennifer Wimbish, president of Cedar Valley College, and Dean Royal Furgeson, UNT Dallas College of Law.

Dr. Cynthia Mickens Ross is chairing the August 19th HealthCare program, and will have an overview from staff of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, while Zachary Thompson will give an overview of Dallas County HHS. Judith Hunter M.D., Chief Medical Director of MetroCare Services, and Stephen L. Mansfield, PhD. FACHE, president and CEO of Methodist Health System will also provide updates.

On August 26th Laura Terhune, DeSoto Chamber, and Patty Bushart, Cedar Hill Tourism, are coordinating a look at “Tourism-Our Cleanest Industry”, with Janie Havel of Texas Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Tourism.

2016 TGIF Series Sponsors are: City of Cedar Hill, Access Self Storage, and Jim McDonald’s State Farm Insurance.  Daily Sponsors include Hillside Village, PlainsCapital Bank, Cedar Valley College, Bank of DeSoto, UNT Dallas, Town Square Realty, and City of Balch Springs.

You are invited to attend one or all of these 2016 TGIF Legislative Breakfast Series at Methodist Charlton Medical Center on each Friday in August, 2016.

Download a flier listing all of the events an sponsorship opportunities by clicking here.