New director ready to share her passion

New director ready to share her passion

Autumn Leaves, the senior living community on the shores of White Rock Lake in East Dallas, has hired a new executive director, Linda Carcano.  Carcano (pictured) is a licensed nursing facility administrator with more than 18 years of executive operations management experience in both short-term rehabilitation and long-term care settings. Additionally, she brings more than […]

Legends Juniors tour honors Adams

Legends Juniors tour honors Adams

Connor Adams (pictured), a sophomore at Dallas Christian, was presented with the James A. Ragan Sportsmanship Award by the Legends Junior Golf Tour in a ceremony at the Jackie Burke Cup in Galveston. “He was nominated by his peers because of his great attitude and respect he shows for his competitors and other around him,” […]

Supporting local stores good for community

Supporting local stores good for community

From Staff Reports It’s a popular new American tradition: after Thanksgiving (Nov. 22) and between the big box sales on Black Friday (Nov. 23) and the online retail sales on Cyber Monday (Nov. 26) comes “Shop Local Saturday — Nov. 24.” Every year we set aside this special day to celebrate the independent, local businesses […]

Garland Road first stop on Claus’ trip

Garland Road first stop on Claus’ trip

McShan Florist’s annual holiday tradition lives on! Santa arrives Nov. 24 at the florist’s landmark location on Garland Road for a visit with neighborhood children. The event is from 1-5 p.m. The community is invited to stop by with cameras, pets on leashes and children for a memorable day for the whole family. April Barnes […]

Giving Circles combine resources for bigger impact

Giving Circles combine resources for bigger impact

By Juliette Coulter The Village Giving Circle at Dallas Women’s Foundation, which started this spring, has presented its first grants to organizations and initiatives that positively impact the African-American community in North Texas. At a reception at Hotel ZaZa on Nov. 4, the group gave grants to nine nonprofits totaling $122,000. The grants included the […]

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Expert: Every kid is just one adult away from success

By Rosanne Lewis Dallas CASA will honor The Meadows Foundation with the prestigious Judge Barefoot Sanders Champion of Children Award on Nov. 15 at The Fairmont Dallas. The award is given annually to recognize community leaders who significantly improve the lives of children in our community, particularly those whose young lives have been marked by […]

Shock and awe!

Shock and awe!

By Nancy Black My Find Friends app showed a blue dot where my youngest child was at that exact moment. The location? Medical City Fort Worth. What?! They were supposed to be on their way back from a Korean pop band concert at the convention center in Cowtown. Instead, they were at the hospital? I […]

DART asks kids to draw destinations

DART asks kids to draw destinations

Young artist, it’s your time to shine. Kindergarten through 12th grade students who live in or near DART’s 13-city service area can now submit entries for the 2019 DART Student Art Contest capturing the theme: “My Next Stop Is ____.” Deadline for early entries is Nov. 30, and the final deadline is Jan. 25. The […]

Disability Employment Awareness

LETTER FROM THE GOVERNOR By Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi Gov. Greg Abbott has declared October as Disability Employment Awareness Month in Texas. “The often-used slogan for the Lone Star State’s approach to commerce is that ‘Texas is wide open for business,’” Abbott announced. “This openness and dedication to inclusivity has been a major part of the […]

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