National County Government Month

I am thrilled about the news that any adult resident in the State of Texas can now register for the COVID-19 vaccine in Denton County. Anyone interested in adding their name to the Denton County Public Health’s (DCPH) Vaccine Interest Portal waitlist should go to DentonCounty.gov/vaccine.

APRIL IS NATIONAL COUNTY GOVERNMENT MONTH

Counties are one of America’s oldest forms of government, dating back to 1634 when the first county governments (shires) were established in Virginia. The organization and structure of today’s 3,069 county governments are chartered under the state constitutions or laws and are tailored to fit the needs and characteristics of states and local areas. April is National County Government Month and a time to celebrate Denton County. 

AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT

The new stimulus package recently signed by the President provides financial grant assistance to many types of restaurants. Establishments across Denton County could benefit from these grants in the foreseeable future.

According to Restaurant Hospitality publication, The American Rescue Plan Act established a $28.6 Billion “Restaurant Revitalization Fund” (RRF) that will run through the SBA. Applications are said to open in a matter of weeks.

Although there are restrictions and limitations, an eligible business may receive a tax-free federal grant equal to the amount of its pandemic-related revenue loss, calculated by subtracting its 2020 gross receipts from its 2019 gross receipts.

For more details, follow the link provided which outlines the program: https://files.constantcontact.com/5fe625d8201/983a40f9-8304-4030-88d2-16085b1d1c73.pdf

ROUND UP OF EVENTS

APRIL – Precinct 3

Lakeside Music Service
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., Friday evenings in April
2412 Lakeside Parkway, The Shops at Lakeside
Line up of artists here: https://lakesidedfw.com/lakesidemusicseries/

Highland Village Paper Shredding Day
April 24, 2 – 5 p.m.
218A Orchard Hill Road, Argyle, Pilot Knoll Park
On-site shredding by Magic Shred. Free for Highland Village residents. No business shredding. Bring your I.D.

Farmers Market
Ongoing every Sunday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
FM 407 & Highland Village Road, Highland Village
Find more info at www.fourseasonsmarkets.com.

LAKE DALLAS | LEWISVILLE

Color Palooza
April 17, 10 am – 5 .pm.
Old Town Lewisville
Come out for live music, art demos, interactive art, and much more.

Homestead Open House at LLELA
April 17, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
201 Jones Street, Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area
Learn about the pioneer life through a tour of the area.

Art Walk
April 17, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
2401 S. Stemmons Frwy., Music City Mall
Live music, food, and community every third Saturday of the month.

Lewisville ISD Education Foundation – LEF Scholarship Awards Ceremony
April 21, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Online event. Find more details here: https://www.lisdef.com/events/

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