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February Business Briefs

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake President Named Healthcare Hero

Traci Bernard, president of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Southlake was named a 2011 Healthcare Hero by the Fort Worth Business Press. The annual list recognizes excellence in the medical community – practiced by physicians, administrators and volunteers – throughout Tarrant County. An awards dinner will be held February 10 at the Fort Worth Club.

Northeast Tarrant Transportation Summit to be Held February 18

Tarrant County Commissioner Gary Fickes will once again host the Northeast Tarrant Transportation Summit on February 18, 9:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Hurst Conference Center. Presentation topics include The DFW Connector, North Tarrant Express, DFW Airport expansion, and high speed rail. Mike Berry, president of Hillwood Properties, will be the luncheon keynote speaker. Cost is $25 per person (includes lunch). For more information and to register, go to

Three New Restaurants Coming to Southlake

Look for three new restaurants to be opening soon in Southlake: Chicken Express at 2120 E. S.H.114.  the corner of Kimball and S.H. 114; Mooyah, known for its burgers, fries and shakes, will build a new location at 2225 West Southlake Boulevard; and Red Dog Right is set to open its family-friendly sports bar soon at 3311 E. Texas 114 (in the former Red Lobster).

Berkeys Launches New BAM Plan

Berkeys Air Conditioning & Plumbing launched its Berkeys Automatic Maintenance (BAM) Plan, a new program covering maintenance of air conditioning, heating and plumbing systems for $99/year. With the BAM Plan, Berkeys will track and schedule all preventive maintenance, perform comprehensive tune-ups on all three systems, and provide priority service all year long. For more information, go to

i5 web works Donates $1000 to G.R.A.C.E and Arts Council Northeast

i5 web works ( has started off the year with a generous donation to two non-profit organizations in Northeast Tarrant County: Grapevine Relief And Community Exchange (GRACE) and Arts Council Northeast. The $500 donation to each organization was the result of a Facebook promotion i5 web works conducted in September and October 2010. For each new fan who joined i5 web works’ Facebook page (, the company agreed to donate $1 to both GRACE and Arts Council Northeast, up to $500.

The $500 donations will be used to help fund new programs this year, including a seniors outreach initiative through GRACE, an after-school arts program sponsored by Arts Council Northeast, and a joint program between the two organizations that will combine a week-long arts camp into GRACE’s Feed the Kids summer program.

Central Market to Host “Wellness Saturday” February 19

Stop by the Central Market Café entrance anytime between 9:00 am and noon for a FREE spinal screening and/or FREE chair massage and come hear Tonja Wells speak on “Weight Loss for Real People.”

Southlake Chamber of Commerce Brings Commanding General of Fort Sill and the Fires Center for Excellence to February Luncheon

The Southlake Chamber of Commerce announces MG David G Halverson, Commanding General of Fort Sill and the Fires Center for Excellence, as the guest speaker for its February 15 luncheon. The luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. at Piazza in the Village in Colleyville. The luncheon is sponsored by Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake.Cost for members is $25 (with reservations) and $30 for non-members (with reservations). Online registration and payment can be done at