Share the news – Let there be lights
Share the news – Let there be lights
Friends of Collin County Commissioner Chris Hill are hosting a fund-raising reception for
Chris Hill. The featured special guest for the afternoon will be former U.S. Congressman and retired Lt. Col. Allen West.
Allen West has spent his life in the service of America, serving most notably as a US Army lieutenant colonel and a Republican member of the US House of Representatives.
During his 22 year career in the United States Army, Lieutenant Colonel West served in several combat zones and received many honors including a Bronze Star, three Meritorious Service Medals, three Army Commendation Medals, one with Valor device, and a Valorous Unit Award.
In November of 2010, Allen was elected to the United States Congress, representing Florida’s 22nd District.
West serves as a Fox News Contributor, and is the former Executive Director of the National Center for Policy Analysis in Dallas.
Allen West and his wife, Angela, have two daughters and live in North Texas.
Friends of Chris Hill will have a VIP Guided Tour of The Star at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 with Allen West.
At 5:30 p.m., there will be a Special VIP Reception with Allen West.
The general reception will be at 6 p.m. Oct. 26.
The new Omni Frisco Hotel at The Star is situated at 11 Cowboys Way, Frisco, Texas 75034.
Chris Hill is a sixth-generation native Texan, and a fourth-generation resident of Collin County.
In the early 1900s, his great-great-grandfather was a Collin County farmer in the same precinct Hill represents as county commissioner. Hill has been married to his high school sweetheart, Laura, for 20 years. Today, they live in McKinney with their three children.
Before his election as county commissioner, Hill served as an Executive Pastor, and worked as a corporate accountant and controller in both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).
As the first in his family to graduate from college, Hill earned a Bachelor of Political Science degree from Texas A&M University at Commerce, a Master of Pastoral Leadership degree from Columbia Biblical Seminary, a Master of Business Administration degree from Webster University, and a Master of Accounting and Information Management degree from the University of Texas at Dallas.
The Hill family attends and volunteers regularly at Christ Fellowship church in McKinney. He is a member of the Rotary Club of McKinney, the Kiwanis Club of McKinney, the Texas Home School Coalition, and a life member of the National Rifle Association. He serves on the board of directors for The Samaritan Inn and Minuteman Disaster Response. Hill is an Eagle Scout and a member of MENSA.
In both of his campaigns for county commissioner (2012 and 2016), Chris Hill pledged that he would pursue limited government, low taxes, and excellence in every aspect of county government. In his first four years as commissioner, Collin County reduced the property tax rate four consecutive times. Today, Collin County has the No. 1 lowest county property tax rate of all 254 Texas counties and is a leader in the state of Texas in economic opportunity and county government efficiency.
Pol. adv. paid for by the Chris Hill Campaign
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R.D. Foster will be the McKinney Rotary guest speaker at noon Friday.
McKinney Rotary 2017 schedule
Sept. 29, 2017
Lindsay Langton – Oct. 20, 2017
Jeff Blackard Oct. 27, 2017
Stella Stevens Nov. 3, 2017
Joslin DSouza – Elizabeth Johnston – Nov. 10, 2017
Student of the Month – Dec. 1, 2017