$40K grant helps center build better lives, communities

$40K grant helps center build better lives, communities

By Kristi Bare Wilkinson Center today announced it received a $40,000 grant from Truist Financial Corporation. This grant will provide food for families in need, virtual classrooms for adult learners, home food deliveries to seniors who are shut-in, specialty food bags for the homeless, and rental and utility support to financially strapped households.  The grant […]

Legendary coach completes final play

Legendary coach completes final play

By David Mullen When a close member of family or friends dies, it is time for contemplation and retrospection. It may have been a grandfather, father, mentor or friend. The winningest coach in NFL history — Don Shula — was all four of them to so many. Shula passed away in suburban Miami on May […]

H-E-B Excellence Award goes to Dallas ISD

From Dallas ISD For the last 19 years, the supermarket chain based in San Antonio has honored outstanding professionals from Texas public schools. At a special May 5 ceremony of the Excellence in Education Awards program held on Zoom, H-E-B Food/Drug Stores President Scott McClelland credited the incredible progress Dallas ISD has made over the […]

Princeton winning with DUC alumni

Princeton winning with DUC alumni

By Katrina Craycroft Dallas United Crew (DUC) congratulates David Slear (Class of 2017) on being named Captain of Princeton University’s Men’s Lightweight Crew team (Princeton Lights). Slear shares the honor with Marcus Jonas of the United Kingdom. As a leader of this historic team, Slear has had a banner career. Most recently, Princeton Lights won […]

Crow spotlighting ’31 Days of Asia’

Crow spotlighting ’31 Days of Asia’

By Becky Mayad In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the Crow Museum of Asian Art of The University of Texas at Dallas will offer 31 Days of Asia in May virtually spotlighting a multitude of Asian art, cultural programming, and Asian-focused experiences at crowmuseum.org and the museum’s social channels (Instagram and Facebook). Highlights […]

Educator taking each lesson a step at a time

Educator taking each lesson a step at a time

From Dallas ISD Staff Reports As schools across Dallas and the country closed to prevent the spread of coronavirus, millions of parents suddenly began working from home while teaching and parenting. Juggling multiple roles at once can be challenging, but also full of opportunity. B.H. Macon Elementary has always made it a goal to connect with parents […]

White Rock Lake Weekly’s Dine the Rock

White Rock Lake Weekly’s Dine the Rock

Dine Local • Support & Enjoy these featured Restaurants Offering Dine-In, Pickup and/or Delivery • Stay Safe and Be Well!                                                               American – Homestyle – […]

State Fair awards seniors scholarships

State Fair awards seniors scholarships

By Karissa Condoianis We are proud to announce another year of supporting Texas students through college scholarships, with the State Fair of Texas awarding more than $1.24 million in new college scholarships this year. This year 208 scholarships were awarded – 82 Pete Schenkel Scholarships, 120 Youth Livestock Scholarships, two Seasonal Employee Scholarships, one Benny […]

DART has plans for getting back to work

DART has plans for getting back to work

By Mark Ball Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) will play a key part in getting workers back on the job in North Texas as the state allows businesses to partially reopen. As customers and employees return to public transit, they should be aware that several important changes have been made due to the coronavirus pandemic. […]

Facilities, programs must adhere to strict protocols

Facilities, programs must adhere to strict protocols

By Andrea Hawkins City of Dallas golf courses, tennis facilities, Elm Fork range and some outdoor fee-based programs will resume public operations with specific facility and usage restrictions on May 1. Dallas Park and Recreation operates six 18-hole golf courses, five full-service tennis centers and the Elm Fork Range. Fee-based recreational activities take place at […]