Garland Celebrates National Park and Recreation Month this July
June 26, 2014  The City of Garland challenges everyone to get out and visit their community parks and recreation centers during National Park and Recreation Month.
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Dog-A-Poolooza and Empty the Shelter Adoption Event Set for Aug. 16
July 25, 2014  Two important events for animal lovers will take place Aug. 16—the 9th Annual Dog-A-Poolooza and the Empty the Shelter Adoption Event.
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Wynne Pool is Closed for Summer
July 25, 2014  Wynne Pool requires unexpected repairs which will prevent it from opening this summer.

Garland Fire Department Presents Scholarship Awards
July 10, 2014  In 2013, the Garland Fire Department began a program that awards scholarships to deserving GISD high school seniors. The scholarship allows the high school graduates to attend Garland’s fire academy and receive their state firefighter certification.
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Keep Texas Beautiful Honors Boy Scout
July 3, 2014  Garland Boy Scout Preston Sanderson was honored by Keep Texas Beautiful with a first place Ruthe Jackson Youth Leadership Award as the Top Scout – Male for 2014.
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It's Mosquito Season!
July 3, 2014  Mosquito season is upon us! Find out how to protect your family and get the latest information on mosquito activity in Garland.
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Using Tax Dollars Efficiently
July 3, 2014  The City of Garland organization provides a wide range of services ranging from Animal Services to Water Utilities, employing 2,000 people. The City’s Purchasing and Warehouse Departments make sure all of these departments are able to affordably and legally procure the materials and services they need to operate.
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Garland wins Google's Get Your Busines Online City Challenge
June 25, 2014  Garland was one of three cities recognized during the U.S. Conference of Mayors Annual Meeting in Dallas this week as winners of Google’s Get Your Business Online City Challenge.
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City Wins State Awards for Publications and Website
June 25, 2014  The Public & Media Relations Department won the first-place TAMI Award for Internal Communications for its employee newsletter and weekly employee email at the Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (TAMIO) Conference in Richardson.
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City Council Recognizes Neighborhood Service
June 12, 2014  Garland City Council awarded Donna Fields the 2013 Excellence in Neighborhood Service Award. Mayor Douglas Athas, on behalf of the City Council, recognized Fields for going “above and beyond” the expectations and duties of her position as plans examiner in the Building Inspections Department.
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