Holocaust survivor receives honorary doctorate

Holocaust survivor receives honorary doctorate

By Nancy George Holocaust survivor Max Glauben will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from SMU at its August 15 Commencement ceremony. Glauben is recognized across Texas and the nation as a passionate advocate for Holocaust and human rights education, and the embodiment of human hope, resilience and optimism. In December 2019, Glauben was […]

ELPO partners with DAV

ELPO partners with DAV

By Gerad Housley Karen Fling, DVM and president of East Lake Pet Orphanage (ELPO), a Dallas-based, no-kill animal shelter has successfully completed the purchase of the approximately 3,200-square-foot building adjacent to the existing East Lake Veterinary Hospital and East Lake Cat Care Center buildings. The newly acquired building has been home to the local DAV […]

‘Feed 5000’ set for June 2

‘Feed 5000’ set for June 2

Minnie’s Food Pantry, 10th Episcopal District of the AME Church, K104 and Smooth R&B 105.7 have joined forces to “Feed 5000” at Paul Quinn College. On June 2nd from 10 a.m. -12 p.m. they will be distributing food in the front parking lot next to Paul Quinn College, to serve some of the areas hit […]

Green Awards honor journalists

Green Awards honor journalists

From Staff Reports The Headliners Foundation has announced winners of its statewide Charles E. Green Award contest, recognizing the best of the best in Texas journalism from calendar year 2019. Winners were chosen in 11 categories from print, broadcast, and online formats, and each will receive a $1,000 cash prize, in addition to recognition by […]

White Rock team still rowing (virtually)

White Rock team still rowing (virtually)

By Brooke Tinch While school districts master distance learning and employers determine ways for their staff to get work accomplished, every global citizen is learning how to adapt during the Covid-19 health crisis. White Rock Rowing is no exception. On Sunday, March 21, White Rock Rowing distributed erg rowing machines from the White Rock Boathouse […]

Woodson to chair Rainbow Days virtual event

Woodson to chair Rainbow Days virtual event

By Sharon Adams Rainbow Days is excited to host its first-ever virtual fundraising event on Thursday, June 25, 2020. In the light of the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, Rainbow Days unfortunately had to cancel its 23rd annual Pot of Gold Luncheon, which was scheduled to be celebrated in person on April 17, 2020. However, Rainbow […]

SMU celebrating now, gathering in August

SMU celebrating now, gathering in August

May is the month when members of SMU’s graduating class are usually staging cap and gown photos on the lawn in front of Dallas Hall and preparing for pomp and circumstances in a big Saturday morning Commencement Convocation. However, this spring semester has been different in almost every way and the actual ceremony has been […]

CEO says: Let nature nurture you

CEO says: Let nature nurture you

By Terry Lendecker The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden will reopen on Monday, June 1 with timed ticketing to provide for the health and safety of our guests and employees. Timed ticketing will help to minimize physical contact and adhere to social distancing guidelines while enjoying a visit to the Arboretum. Advance online ticket reservations […]