Sunset at Memorial Park is a moving Memorial Day tradition to honor the men and women from Plano who paid the ultimate price for their country.
This year’s event will be held May 27 at 7:00 p.m. Memorial Park at Custer Road and Bay Hill Road, south of Spring Creek Parkway.
The event will include:
- The arrival of patriotic motorcycle riders bearing 42 flags
- A special reading of the 42 names of Plano fallen from WWI forward
- Bagpiper and drummer
- Flag ceremony featuring all five branches of the military
- Performance by Plano Civic Chorus
- Presentation of honorary folded flag to relative of Second Lieutenant Richard Vandegeer, the last American to die in combat during the Vietnam War.
The ceremony in coordination with the City of Plano, is organized by the Blue Star Mothers Lone Star Chapter 6, the American Legion Harding-Blaine Post 321, the Casey Joyce Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4380 and patriotic citizens.
Chinese New Year Dinner
The Chinese New Year is filled with lots tradition. Come celebrate at The Chinese Neighbor.
The Chinese New Year is filled with lots tradition. The Year of the rat celebrates wealth, surplus and the beginning of a new day.
The menu has been set, but may change due to availability of ingredients & Chef Bob Tam’s whimsey.
First Course – Malted Shrimp Chips, Chinese Onion Dip
Second Course – Century Deviled Eggs
Third Course – Smoked Salmon “Everything” Eggroll
Fourth Course – Mustard Green Egg Drop Soup
Fifth Course – Grilled Cheese Dumpling, H.K. Borscht
Sixth Course – Golden Boy Pizza’s Clams Clams & Garlic, Lo Bak Go (Daikon Crepe)
Seventh Course – Mala (Sichaun Peppercorn), Carbonara Lo Mien
Eight Course – Truffle & Crispy Egg Custard Fried Rice
Visit the Eventbrite page for more details and to purchase tickets.
This information was provided as a press release.
Mallow Box S’Mores Bar Cafe Opens
Gourmet marshmallows arrive at the Shops at Willow Bend, just in time for the holiday season.
Mallow Box, the company know for their gourmet marshmallow food and beverage items, has opened a store just in time for the holidays.
The brands first retail location in the Shops at Willow Bend food court is open, serving a variety of s’mores, hot and cold drinks, shakes, bowls, skewers and more.
“We’re so excited to be launching our first retail location,” said Mallow Box Founder Martha Ware. “We began with small local events, trade shows and pop-ups at places like Nordstrom’s eventually having a kiosk at the mall. Now we’ve taken the next step and looking forward to serving our great mallows and mallow-based drinks and shakes.”
All Mallow Box marshmallows are hand-made from scratch without preservatives. Each delicious item and drink come in a variety of flavors such as chocolate and cream, maple bourbon with bacon bits, lemon and banana rum, among many others, with a choice of toppings such as M&Ms, peanuts, coconut and more.
All items are also available to go. The s’mores bar is a new concept and customers will get to customize their s’mores to their delight –– choosing from cookies, marshmallow flavors, chocolate types and toppings! All s’mores are made on site and in front of the customer.
Text to 9-1-1 is now Available in Plano
When it isn’t safe to call, texting is now an option.
The Public Safety Communications Department (Plano 9-1-1) has announced that text to 9-1-1 has been implemented in Plano.
The ability to text messages will assist citizens who are hearing impaired, providing equal access to 9-1-1. It can also be used in circumstances where it is unsafe for the caller to physically make a voice call to 9-1-1. (Note: text to 9-1-1 is not available in every city.)
Here are a few important tips to remember when texting to 9-1-1:
- SMS does not provide accurate location data. You must provide your location as soon as you text.
- No photos or videos, only text.
- No emoji’s.
- No abbreviations, spell things out. Be clear.
- Only text to 9-1-1 if you are unable to make a voice call.
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