Dental office changing futures one tooth at a time

Dental office changing futures one tooth at a time

White Rock Orthodontics recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship for 2019 seniors going on to their freshman year of college. The office had applicants write an essay explaining how going through orthodontic treatment changed their lives for the better. This year’s winner was Grace Turner (pictured above, center with check). — Angelica at White Rock Orthodontics

Annual Okrapalooza outgrows its old digs, moves to family farm

Annual Okrapalooza outgrows its old digs, moves to family farm

From P.O.P. Staff Reports Promise of Peace Gardens (P.O.P.) began its journey on the road to food equity 10 years ago, and immediately encountered some of Dallas’ best chefs in the process.  The annual Okrapalooza event was born in 2009 as Elizabeth Dry and local chefs — including Graham Dodds, Janice Provost, Sharon Van Meter, […]

Group walks through journey with new moms

Group walks through journey with new moms

NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY By Maria Eichhold  Imagine this first scenario. You find out you are pregnant and begin to tell your family and friends. They hug you, congratulate you, give you gifts, make offers to babysit. They shower you with love and encouragement. As the pregnant mother, you may feel some uncertainty, some fear, […]

Chefs hope to raise addiction awareness

Chefs hope to raise addiction awareness

On Sunday, Oct. 13 a team of top chefs will come together to battle addiction at the 6th Annual Dallas All Star Chef Classic benefitting Dallas 24 Hour Club. The event, which will take place at Sixty Five Hundred, will feature cuisine prepared by 25 top chefs as well as live music by the Georgia […]

Exchange Club spruces up Flag Pole Hill

Exchange Club spruces up Flag Pole Hill

Twenty-two members and guests of The Exchange Club of Lake Highlands gathered at Flag Pole Hill on Saturday, July 27 to perform a general clean up of the area. This included picking up limbs that had fallen in the June storm, mulching flower beds and the removal of many bags of litter. The pavilion also […]

Get free gumbo for school donations

Get free gumbo for school donations

Shell Shack is hosting a school supply donation drive from Aug. 19-23. During these dates, stop into any location with new backpacks, pencil pouches, binders, calculators, markers, notebooks, construction paper, folders or other helpful supplies, and you’ll get something for your generosity: a free bowl of delicious Chicken and Sausage Gumbo or New England Clam […]

EarthX says: BYOC (containers)

EarthX says: BYOC (containers)

By Lindsey Lyons EarthX is encouraging diners to Go NOCO Loco! by saying NO to plastic and Styrofoam containers during DFW Restaurant Week. Running through Sept. 1, DFW Restaurant Week is the single largest culinary event in Dallas-Fort Worth, offering diners special menus at more than 140 participating restaurants. With nearly 90,000 local residents making […]

Businesses team up for Peace Pantries

Businesses team up for Peace Pantries

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Lakewood office is leading a food drive to collect non-perishable food items to help stock the Dallas Independent School District’s (Dallas ISD) Peace Pantries. Agents will collect the items at open houses through Saturday, Aug. 31 to help provide meals and healthy snacks for students in need. In addition, the following […]

Time to tee up for Hope After Loss 2019

Time to tee up for Hope After Loss 2019

The Grief and Loss Center of North Texas is hosting its second annual Hope After Loss Charity Golf Tournament, Monday, Sept. 30 at Firewheel Golf Park in Garland. The Grief and Loss Center, located in the heart of White Rock, provides individual grief support, group grief support, SAM’s place (a program designed to help kids […]

Garden invites girls to walk runway

Garden invites girls to walk runway

By Krista Gabbert To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden features its second annual Quinceañera Fashion Show on September 14, and those 15- and 16-year-old young ladies interested in participating can apply online now through August 23 at dallasarboretum.org/quinceanera.   At 10 a.m., selected participants walk the stage in Rosine Hall, showcasing […]

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