Romos encourage others to climb aboard

Romos encourage others to climb aboard

TRAINS AT NORTHPARK By Emily Hargrove Candice and Tony Romo are helping Ronald McDonald House of Dallas (RMHD) kick off the Holiday season as Honorary Chairs of its much-loved Trains at NorthPark, presented by the Bank of Texas. The Dallas Cowboys legend and his wife join 2021 chairs Kate McCoy and Kelley Schadt in bringing […]

Love Field plays magic

Love Field plays magic

Dallas Love Field’s Lead With Love presented its first live show along with its podcast on Tuesday, Sept. 21. Award-winning professional entertainers and magicians Dal and Cinde Sanders performed their family friendly magic show — the first live magic show ever shown on the Dallas Love Field Airport Stage — for airport guests and airport […]

Chamber welcomes Solis to community

Chamber welcomes Solis to community

The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting for its newest member, Solis Mammography, on Tuesday, Sept. 14. As a Dallas-based company, Solis Mammography was founded in 1986 on the premise that by focusing exclusively on breast health and advocating for early detection, they could produce significantly better outcomes for patients. With […]

After8toEducate helping most vulnerable

After8toEducate helping most vulnerable

By Ara Grimaldo Saintus The mission of After8toEducate is to improve life outcomes and promote self-sufficiency by giving unsheltered high school students a safe place and offering education as a pathway out of homelessness and poverty. The money raised from North Texas Giving Day will allow After8toEducate to stock its clothing closet, provide additional hygiene […]

Foundation gives $12.9M to build equitable communities

Foundation gives $12.9M to build equitable communities

By Juliette Coulter Texas Women’s Foundation continues to lead in advancing social and economic change for women and girls in Texas during a tumultuous year. During the organization’s fiscal year (July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021), the Foundation invested $12.9 million in advancing its mission through research, advocacy, innovative programs and solutions and grantmaking.  Texas Women’s […]

Markets improving food access for all

Markets improving food access for all

By Casey Cutler One critical component to a healthy community is a strong, local and vibrant food system; a food system rooted in improving quality and access. Throughout the last year, the community has seen that the infrastructure of the food system is fragile. In spring of 2020, neighborhoods saw the food supply chain tested […]

September is LGBTQ business month

September is LGBTQ business month

Mayor Eric Johnson on Wednesday issued a proclamation declaring September 2021 as “LGBTQ Business Month” in Dallas. Mayor Johnson issued the proclamation to highlight and promote the city’s LGBTQ-owned businesses, which are vital to the Dallas economy. The mayor gave the proclamation Thursday to the North Texas Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Chamber of Commerce. Here […]

Center’s goal? Being a Lifeline for North Texans

Center’s goal? Being a Lifeline for North Texans

By Susan Read In 1966, Dallas area mental health and public health professionals along with community leaders recognized the need for access to immediate intervention for individuals in acute emotional crisis in Dallas, Texas. After much deliberation and three years of planning by these leaders, the Suicide Prevention Center and 24-hour Crisis Line (with highly […]

Coffee shop has unseen perks for employees

Coffee shop has unseen perks for employees

By Judy Babb Baristas Angela Waltersheid, Hannah Dorsey and Natasha Weir scurry behind the counter and around the comfortable tables at Well Grounded Coffee Community on Garland Road. They beam bright smiles at customers, calling regulars by name. They are efficient at filling orders of both regulars and newcomers who wander in to enjoy the […]

‘Together We Rise’ theme for All-Stars

‘Together We Rise’ theme for All-Stars

By Justin Hensley The mission of After-School All-Stars North Texas (ASASNTX) is to provide comprehensive, cost-free after-school programs that keep children safe and help them succeed in school and life.  Since 2012, ASAS has focused on serving the students with the highest needs. Of the students ASAS serves in Dallas County, 97 percent identify as […]

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