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IKEA Celebrates Grand Opening of Grand Prairie Store

Thousands line-up in the early morning frigid temperature for the grand opening of the IKEA store. Some have camped out for two days in front of the store to receive special offers and free gifts. ©Bob Fitch – 2017

Thousands braved the frigid temperature to take advantage of the special offers at today’s Grand Opening Ceremony of the IKEA Grand Prairie. Many camped outside the store for two days to receive one of the limited number of free furniture items given to the first customers.

Capital One and Heart of America partner to provide Young Women’s Leadership Academy with innovative Tech Lab

A drone was used to cut the ribbon to open the new Technology Lab at the Yound Women’s Leadership Academy. ©Bob Fitch – 2017

Rather than hosting a normal ribbon cutting ceremony, the staff at the Young Women’s Leadership Academy (YWLA) at Arnold utilized a drone to fly through the ribbon to celebrate the grand opening of its new Technology Lab.

IKEA Grand Prairie to welcome shoppers on December 13 with Grand Opening festivities and promotions

©Bob Fitch – 2017

IKEA Grand Prairie announced today the full schedule of grand opening events to celebrate the store opening on December 13th. Shoppers will be greeted with family friendly-events, special offers and thousands of dollars in gift cards and merchandise—including an iconic EKTORP sofa for each of the first 47 adults in line and a POÄNG armchair for the next 100.

Grand Opening Ceremony for Baylor Scott & White Emergency Hospital

Meagan Palma (c), Hospital Administrator, cuts the ribbon at the Grand Opening of Baylor Scott & White Emergency Hospital – Grand Prairie. ©Bob Fitch – 2017

On Saturday, Baylor Scott & White Emergency Hospital – Grand Prairie, 3095 Kingswood Blvd. hosted a grand opening ceremony complete with food trucks, games and live entertainment.