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April 22, 2014

County Commissioner Garcia honors Golden Gloves winners

Dallas County Commissioner Dr. Elba Garcia honors the Grand Prairie Youth Boxing Program for winning at the Golden Gloves Tournament. ©Bob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter - 2014

Dallas County Commissioner Dr. Elba Garcia delivered a proclamation honoring the Grand Prairie Youth Boxing Program to Police Chief Steve Dye Tuesday at the organization's boxing gym

Dr. Garcia also honored six boxers who recently won at the Dallas Golden Gloves tournament. The winners include:

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Traders Village executive wins state award

Traders Village/Press Release

Longtime tourism industry pro Jerry Holt of Traders Village was named the 2014 recipient of the Gene Phillips Hospitality Award from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), as part of the annual Texas Travel Counselors Conference.

Highly respected among his tourism colleagues and peers, Holt is renowned for his professionalism and volunteering his time and most any state tourism function or cause. He has no less than 40 years of experience in Texas tourism, including his current role in sales, tourism and promotions at Traders Village in Grand Prairie, TX, the largest weekend flea market and attractions complex of its kind in the U.S., and which attracts 3.5 million guest a year in the DFW-Metroplex.

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