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 […]

Local chefs help cook up solutions

Local chefs help cook up solutions

DALLAS 24 HOUR CLUB By Adrienne Santaularia   Dallas’ top chefs will join together on Sunday, Oct. 14 from 5-8 p.m. at Sixty Five Hundred for the 5th Annual Dallas All Star Chef Classic benefitting Dallas 24 Hour Club. The festive event, featuring 28 chefs, is a spirited get together to enjoy delectable dishes, live […]

Dallas approves Climate Action Plan

Dallas approves Climate Action Plan

IT IS EASY BEING GREEN! By Naïma Hill When the news is overcome with negativity, find the positive. In our current times of the U.S. government rolling back several environmental initiatives it seems, we are taking steps backwards in an urgent period. Carbon dioxide levels continue to increase, the average global temperatures are inching up, […]

Media ethics lecture to feature Belo’s Moroney

Media ethics lecture to feature Belo’s Moroney

Jim Moroney (pictured), recently retired publisher of The Dallas Morning News, will give the 19th annual Rosine Smith Sammons Lecture in Media Ethics at SMU at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2. The lecture, titled “I Am an ‘Enemy of the People,’” will be held in Caruth Auditorium in the Owen Arts Center, 6101 Bishop […]

Landowners trade memories for money

Landowners trade memories for money

HIGHLAND PARK PHARMACY   By Yani Blackburn As soon as the door opens to Highland Park Soda Fountain, one is immersed in the small-town and down-to-earth atmosphere, and then hit by a strong smell of French fries and grilled cheese. This one experience is difficult to find anywhere else in downtown Dallas. Was difficult. Because […]