On September 5th we welcomed Baylor Scott and White Institute for Rehabilitation t the Royse City Community! We are excited to have an outpatient facility that deals with all sorts of pain management and physical therapy. They have an extremely knowledgeable and friendly staff. Welcome to Royse City, we are happy to have you here!
We are happy to have Ms. Dawn Griffin McKee from GenCore Payment Services as our Royse City Chamber September Ambassador Spotlight!! She is a true gem and if you haven’t met her, you really need to do so! Here is a little about herself:
Dawn was raised in Garland and graduated from South Garland High School in 1991. She spent 28 years in the dental field, but her path led her to GenCore Payment Services in early 2017, where she now serves as the Vice President of Sales.
She is an Ambassador for both Royse City and Rockwall Chambers of Commerce and sits on the executive board for the Rockwall Professional Women’s Alliance. Dawn serves on several planning committees throughout the area, and loves being involved in the community.
She and her husband, William, moved to Royse City in 2007 and celebrated their 26th wedding anniversary in February, 2018. She is a proud mother to two boys; Grant, a Junior at Stephen F. Austin State University, and Grayson, a 5th grader at Ruth Cherry Intermediate School in Royse City.
Tiffany Olson with Luna Burke & Asso. is our September Board of Director’s Spotlight! We are grateful for Tiffany’s enthusiasm to always lend a helping hand to her community!
Tiffany graduated from Texas A&M, College Station and has over 25 years of events and marketing experience in the non-profit sector to include working for Rockwall County Helping Hands, Big Brothers Big Sisters and the McKinney Chamber of Commerce. She currently is feeding her passion for serving others by assisting Luna Burke & Associates with their endeavors such as the Paw Packs Program.
On August 23rd we had the pleasure of having a dual ribbon cutting with the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce. The CEO for Bonner Carrington, Mayor Janet Nichol, Senator Bob Hall and a representative for Rep. Justin Holland were all in attendance as were any others supporters of our Community! We enjoyed a nice lunch, give away’s and tours of the facility! A beautiful facility and a place for anyone to call home!
On August 10th we had the opportunity to welcome Kwik Kar to our Chamber and Community! Sunny and Nikki LaCoul and very excited to be here and serve Royse City. Their shop is immaculate and work hard for their customers. They can service your car from a quick oil change to full repair if needed. Open 7 days a week, located of 1-30 heading West in between Arby’s and Popeyes!
The August “Board Member Spotlight” is on Cristal Cienfuegos, Shenaniganz:
Cristal Cienfuegos is a native of Indianapolis, Indiana but moved to McKinney, Texas in 1991 where she attended and graduated from McKinney High School in 1996. She moved to Dallas and attended community college while pursuing her continuing education and profession as a paralegal from 1999-2014.
After moving to Royse City, Cristal remains active with her 3 children Esmeralda, Cristian and Sebastian (who all attend Royse City ISD) and has volunteered her time by coaching sports, participating in school functions and serving as Treasurer for the Royse City Soccer Association.
After a few personal life changes, Cristal decided to choose family over career by changing professions and accepting a position as an event planner with Shenaniganz in Rockwall. She is excited to be a part of the board and is looking forward to assisting with the growth of the community! Cristal says: “I am so thankful to be a part of this fantastic board and community!”
We are proud to have Cristal on the Chamber Board.
The August “Ambassador Spotlight” is on Michelle Rives, Allen & Allen Orthodontics:
Michelle works at Allen & Allen Orthodontics as the Scheduling Coordinator. She has been there for two years and enjoys getting to know and help all the patients and their families. She feels very blessed to have such a wonderful boss, co-workers and job she loves so much.
Michelle is a proud mother of two boys, Tyler and Hunter, who keep her motivated and dedicated to living a positive and productive life. They are both very intelligent and outgoing, play sports and are part of the bands at their schools.
Michelle worked at Zion Lutheran Church and School and Crown of Life Lutheran Child Care for many years while she attended Richland College for two years and studied Elementary Education at Texas A &M University at Commerce until she became a mom and stayed home with the boys for eight years. This fall she will return to pursue a bachelor’s degree and then plans to go on to Seminary School to become a biblical counselor.
We are proud to have Michelle as one of our Ambassadors.