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Posted on: January 14, 2021

COVID-19 Update: Plano will Host COVID-19 Vaccine Hub (Jan. 21)

COVID vaccine info graphic

Collin County announced today Plano will host one of four vaccine hubs starting next week. Collin County Health Care Services (CCHS) will relocate the hub from its McKinney clinic to Plano ISD's John Clark Stadium next week. The site will be oper...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Spend a Wednesday Deciphering Your Utility Bill

Water bill in hands

Is your water utility bill a mystery? Want to learn how your charges are calculated each month? Make plans to join the Webinar: Utility Bill Clinic on Wednesday, February 3 from 12 to 1 p.m.

Let the experts explain what the data means and how to monitor wa...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Hear the Mayor's Charge to Us All in His Last State of the City Address

Mayor Harry last SOC

Plano’s 45th and first Black mayor, Harry LaRosiliere, delivered his final State of the City Address on January 14. His presentation to residents and the business community was part of the Plano Chamber of Commerce's Annual Meeting which was sponsored (fo...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Prime those Vocal Chords for When It’s Time to Yell B-I-N-G-O!

Bingo on Zoom for seniors

The Sam Johnson Recreation Center sends an open invitation for all seniors to have a bit of nostalgic fun with a few games of Bingo!  The virtual game of numbers and letters will get the blood pumping and bring out your real competitive nature.

Jo...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Get Caught Up on All Things Plano with City’s January Podcast

Inside Plano Hayley Stoler Peachey

The January 2021 Inside Plano has a fresh look and loads of “around town” news that you won’t hear anywhere else. In episode #37, hosts Shannah Hayley and Steve Stoler premiere the year’s first show on an upgraded platform and packed with info ab...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Schedule a 5-Minute Stretch Break with Airrosti

Airrosti stretch break

Daily wear on our bodies from fatigue, back, neck and shoulder pain can drastically reduce productivity. Join Dr. Owens for a 5-minute Airrosti Stretch Break Webinar on Tuesday, January 26 at 11 a.m. One of the easiest and quickest ways to void pain and s...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Well-being and Self-care: How to Start Your Wellness Journey in 2021!

Wellness on a leaf

Self-care is defined as behaviors, activities and skills that you use to take care of yourself. There are a number of dimensions to the practice in each of us – physical, emotional, mental, social, intellectual, environmental and spiritual. Each aspect re...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Protect Life and Property with Strike Plates and Door Defenders

Broken door jam

Plano Police Officer Chris Bianez explains how your fancy deadbolt may not be enough to keep a determined criminal out of your home. Two of his most recent episodes of “Safety Minute” reveal some harsh truths about how unsafe you may be.

Learn about a coup...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Learn to Make Face Mask Lanyards for Your Neck

Face mask lanyard

It’s awfully inconvenient to reach for the door of a store or restaurant and realize you’ve forgotten something – a face mask! Eliminate a repeat of that tiresome problem by attaching a simple lanyard to your face mask. What ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Seniors, Get Active in 2021 with Online Fitness Classes!

Senior online fitness classes

The holidays are over and it’s time to trade your reindeer ears for a workout mat. Take advantage of several online fitness classes – as a belated gift to yourself! 

Pilates 50+-ONLINEThursday, January 7- Thursday, January 2810...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Can Technology Help Keep Plano Streets Safe?

DTS data collection van

You may see data collection vehicles making their way across Plano. Data Transfer Solutions, LLC (DTS) is taking inventory of the condition of city roads. This national firm provides professional asset management and mobile data collection services to loc...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Detective Dave Howell has Left the Building Ending an Illustrious Career!

Dave Howell gray WEB

The City’s longest tenured employee has retired. As of December 31, 2020, Plano has had to contend with the departure of our beloved Detective Earl “Dave” Howell. He racked up a number of awards and achievements over the decades; some of which are:

  • First K...
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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Wade in for the Fit in Plano Swim Challenge

Oak Point pool

Ring in the start to a healthy and happy New Year with Oak Point Recreation Center’s Fit in Plano Swim Challenge! This new virtual fitness challenge runs Monday, January 11 through Saturday, March 6. It is a great way to accomplish your personal fitness g...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

Social Security Recipients Get a Modest Raise in 2021

Social Security pay increase 2021

About 70 million Social Security recipients get a 1.3% increase in payments next year. For retirees, the average monthly retirement benefit in 2021 is $1,543 — a $20 increase. Though likely not as high as many retirees want, it is better than ma...

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Posted on: December 3, 2020

Get a Free Tablet and Wifi Service through the Texas Aging and Disability Resource Center

Free tablets for seniors

Are you an older adult or someone with a disability who's without internet access? Would you like to get FREE access and a tablet for connecting with friends, family and healthcare providers? Need help learning how to use a tablet? The Texas Agin...

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Posted on: December 3, 2020

Go Green with the Smart Energy Loan Program

Reduce energy consumption

Do you want to reduce your energy costs and carbon footprint while increasing the market value, longevity and comfort of your home? The City of Plano has partnered with BTH Bank to offer the Smart Energy Loan Program. With this program, eligible Plano hom...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Retirees Can Now Update Their “HELPS” Payments Online

TMRS HELPS public safety insurance

The Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) has a new online feature called Healthcare Enhancement for Local Public Safety (HELPS). Retired public safety officers who participate in HELPS can now change or cancel their insurance premium deduction using M...

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