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West presentations kick off city's 125th celebration

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in Community

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By the time Simeon H. West founded Deer Park in 1892, the Illinois business man had already blazed a trail of success that eventually reached the United States West Coast. Recently, Deer Park City Councilwoman Sherry Garrison presented programs detailing the life of the Founder of Deer Park as the city celebrates its 125th birthday.

BUSINESS BEAT: February 2017

Written by Debbie Westbeld. Posted in Community

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Business Beat is a monthly column recognizing Deer Park’s newest businesses and giving you other interesting business news from around town. Debbie Westbeld is the Economic Development Administrator for the City of Deer Park, and can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 281-478-2042. Visit www.deerparktx.gov/ed for more business information.

Chamber accepting nominations for 2017 Hall of Honor

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in Community

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Many Deer Park High School students have made their mark in the world through service, leadership, philanthropy, innovation and accomplishment. The Deer Park Chamber of Commerce and DPISD are seeking nominations of those graduates for the 2017 Felton F. Waggoner Hall of Honor. Nominations are due to the Chamber Feb. 1

35th Citizens Police Academy registration opens

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in Community

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The Deer Park Police Department is offering citizens an inside view of the inner workings of the department¸ procedures, training and techniques. Through the Citizens Police Academy, interested persons can learn the whys, whens and hows of DPPD. The course begins Feb. 23.

Council celebrates Malloy's 101st birthday

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in Community

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At its Tuesday meeting, Deer Park City Council and Mayor Jerry Mouton provided a proclamation honoring resident Bernard Malloy for his 101st birthday.

Malloy, a Pennsylvania native, was the owner and operator of Sparky's Cleaners, a Center Street fixture for years. He was joined at the meeting by family members for the occasion.

Rotary hears update from Parks and Rec

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in Community

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Fresh off a flurry of activity to end 2016, the Deer Park Parks and Recreation recently shared its next set of plans with the Deer Park Rotary Club. From Type B projects to hike and bike trails, there are projects in the pipeline that span the entire city.

Cat show set for Jan 28-29

Written by InsideDP.com Staff. Posted in Community

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Dozens of frisky furballs will be on hand at the 2017 Felines, Football and Fun Cat Show at the Jimmy Burke Activity Center. Cats and cat enthusiasts will participate in show competitions and vendors will be available as well. The show takes place Jan. 28-29 and tickets are $7 for adults and $3 for children.

Chamber seeking DP's Citizen of the Year

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in Community

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The Deer Park Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2016 Citizen of the Year Award. The award is presented to a person who selflessly contribute to the Deer Park community without seeking honor or recognition. Nominations are due at the Chamber office Jan. 13. The award will be presented Feb. 2 at the Chamber banquet.

BUSINESS BEAT: January 2017

Written by Debbie Westbeld. Posted in Community

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Business Beat is a monthly column recognizing Deer Park’s newest businesses and giving you other interesting business news from around town. Debbie Westbeld is the Economic Development Administrator for the City of Deer Park, and can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 281-478-2042. Visit www.deerparktx.gov/ed for more business information.