Korean fried chicken cafe opens on 50th Road
A Kokio Chicken indication is up at 3211A 50th St., giving a new dining option for Lubbockites.
In accordance to their internet site, the eatery presents Korean fried hen that is “marinated and seasoned with a top secret blend of herbs and spices and double-fried.”
“From our household built batter and sauces, straight to the grill and to your table, we pride ourselves in providing the very best dining knowledge a cafe can present,” the web site reads.
Situated throughout from Monterey Higher Faculty, the cafe is open up Monday through Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and is closed on Sundays.
In accordance to its main site, the chain has various eating places in the better Los Angeles place of California, with Lubbock getting the only out-of-condition place.
For far more on the cafe and to check out a menu, go to kokiochicken.com
New Dollar Normal place opens with expanded offerings
Greenback Typical announces its keep at 514 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. in Lubbock is now open.
DG merchants give place citizens with an economical and convenient retail store locale to purchase house necessities and additional by its mission of serving other people. In addition to countrywide- and private-branded goods, the new Lubbock location contains the company’s new on-development dwelling décor and an expanded get together preparation choice.
The new store also options a curated assortment of contemporary fruits and vegetables including lettuce, tomatoes, onions, apples, strawberries, potatoes, sweet potatoes, lemons, limes, salad mixes, and far more. The develop set provides the top 20 goods generally sold in conventional grocery suppliers and addresses somewhere around 80% of generate types most grocery suppliers have.
To commemorate the opening of DG’s new Lubbock location, Dollar Standard designs to donate 100 new books to a close by elementary school to reward students ranging from kindergarten to fifth quality. By means of the partnership with the Kellogg Company, the donation will be aspect of a prepared donation of extra than 100,000 guides across the country to celebrate new DG retail outlet openings.
Also, DG supports literacy and training initiatives by way of the Dollar Common Literacy Basis. The addition of the Lubbock keep opens the possibility for schools, nonprofit corporations and libraries in just a 15-mile radius of the shop to utilize for Dollar Standard Literacy Foundation grants. Considering the fact that its inception in 1993, the Dollar Common Literacy Basis has awarded additional than $197 million in grants to nonprofit organizations. For more data about the Greenback Normal Literacy Basis and its grant applications, visit www.dgliteracy.com.
Greenback Standard strategies to create new work opportunities in the Lubbock community as the retail outlet is anticipated to make use of about six to 10 men and women.
2021 Twenty Underneath Forty award nominations open
The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Lubbock Chamber Leading 20 Under Forty award presented by the Younger Pros of Lubbock.
“Each yr we are surprised by the number of nominations gained,” mentioned Eddie McBride, President and CEO. “These persons are currently leaders in our group and in their professions and we are honored to have the probability to realize them.”
The nominated folks must exhibit leadership in their occupations and actively participate in the community. Awardees will be established by an independent panel of judges. The 2021 honorees will be identified at a banquet in November.
• Nominations should be obtained no afterwards than Mon., Aug. 30
• Nominees will be contacted by the Lubbock Chamber about eligibility requirements as nominations are been given.
• You may perhaps nominate additional than a single individual. Having said that, self-nominations are not permitted.
• Nominees ought to be amongst 22 and 40 many years of age on or right before Sept. 28, 2021.
Nomination sorts are accessible on YPLubbock.org. For more information or to get a nomination sort via electronic mail call Kyle Jacobson at [email protected] or contact (806) 761-7000.
Covenant Wellness to host occupation fair
On Monday, Aug. 30, Covenant Wellbeing will host a job good at the Knipling Education and learning & Meeting Middle.
The task reasonable will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Knipling Education & Meeting Center, on the sixth floor of the west parking garage off of 21st Avenue Louisville Avenue.
At a previous occupation fair in June, Covenant was capable to use about 70 new caregivers. Covenant Wellness is still seeking to fill several hundred positions at our ministries in Texas in Lubbock, Plainview, and Levelland, and at our healthcare facility in Hobbs, New Mexico.
Positions contain: Registered Nurse respiratory therapist accredited vocational nurse scrub tech licensed surgical tech pharmacy tech social operate certified nurse aids EMT-Paramedic well being screeners food items and nutrition childcare assistants housekeeping/environmental companies accredited health care assistants telesitter/continual care attendant.
The task good will be an opportunity for all those interested to meet with leaders from diverse ministries and discover far more about the positions offered. Job seekers will be equipped to drop off their resume and personal computers will be available for those who would like to fill out an software on web site.
Positions are obtainable for both inside and external candidates.
Steps will be taken to guarantee the basic safety of our caregivers and readers. Temperatures will be taken at the doorway, masks will be expected, hand sanitizer will be presented. To enable implement social distancing, we will be proscribing the amount of attendees authorized into the job truthful at a time.
Associates elected to SPEC board
Four nearby users were being elected to serve on the South Plains Electric powered Cooperative Board of Directors at the Once-a-year Assembly of Membership on Tuesday at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Middle.
Rynn Truett, from Idalou, represents District 3. Truett has served on the South Plains Electric Board for 6 yrs. Bobby Richey, from Wolfforth, signifies District 5. Richey has served on the South Plains Electrical Board for 39 decades. R.D. McCallister, from Acuff, represents District 7. McCallister has served on the South Plains Electric powered Board for 52 decades. Brent Whitaker, from Childress, represents District 12. Whitaker has served on the South Plains Electric Board for one year.
Like other electrical cooperatives, South Plains Electrical Cooperative is guided by an elected board of directors that signifies its members when building important choices. Getting a member of the Co-op’s board is an critical and hugely-dependable situation in the group, and directors devote a appreciable total of time and vitality in overseeing the Cooperative business.
J Ferg would make national Top 100 record
Roofing Contractor recently released its Top rated 100 roofing contractors record for 2021, and regional business J Ferg was as soon as all over again on the record.
Every single year, the journal recognizes roofing contractors who excel in both equally residential and commercial roofing places.
“It is an honor to be named to the Major 100 Roofing Contractors listing all over again this 12 months,” reported President and CEO JR Ferguson. “This reflects the really hard perform of a large amount of people today, and we are grateful for their dedication and the abilities they share with us. We are devoted to guaranteeing the maximum quality roofing do the job for our shoppers on each individual work, and we are fully commited to an excellent customer practical experience.”
According to Roofing Contractor’s web-site, roofing contractors from every single area and almost every major marketplace in the United States noted their company’s profits and business statistics for 2020. People statistics are compiled to produce the Top 100 listing. When the marketplace took a hit in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and with roofing and manufacturing operations slowed, lots of contractors were innovative and discovered techniques to continue serving their prospects.
“We fully grasp the value and great importance of a roof, and that grew to become even additional significant all through the pandemic,” Ferguson reported. “Whether we are defending or increasing the roof over your family’s head or repairing or replacing your business’ roof, we are there to help just about every phase of the way. We choose our duty very seriously.”