Blue Cross is celebrating 90 years and opening 10 new clinics, including one coming in the new year to Richardson. The clinic is only available to Blue Cross Blue Shield members.

Digital Realty is the largest data center company in the world.

UT Dallas is celebrating its 50th anniversary with the largest freshman class in their history.

Next year Lennox will be celebrating their 125th anniversary, Argo will be celebrating 40 years, and Einstein’s Eyes is celebrating 20 years.

YMCA Cornhole Tournament, Saturday, Nov. 9, more info

Canyon Creek Art & Frame recently did a piece for a retired astronaut featuring moondust from his space trip.

The Rotary is hosting t-ball for special needs kids.

Methodist Richardson had 30 high schoolers interning this summer.

RealPage is launching a dedicated philanthropic strategy.

GXA, which originally started in a home office in Richardson, is now been invited to the Inc. 5000. Their new location is on east Campbell at Greenville.

National Write Your Congressman has developed an app to make it easier to stay informed and communicate to your representative. The organization interacts with 200,000 high school students in 2,000 school districts as well (and, yes, their headquarters is in Richardson).

Golden Chick, headquarters in Richardson, is still expanding some of its other lines, including Jalapeno Tree, JC’s Burger House, Texadelphia and Fireside pies. Chairman and president of the parent company Mark Parmerlee is on the chamber board.

from Dallas Innovates, Dallas Morning News and Community Impact newspapers