Mayor Rawlings to attend Chief Brown appreciation event

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, Texas State Senator Royce West, Pastor Freddie Haynes, Friendship West Missionary Baptist Church, Pastor David Wilson, President of  the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance and Cornerstone Baptist Church and Pastor Bryan Carter, President of African American Pastors Coalition and Concord Missionary Baptist Church will join supporters, friends and colleagues to show their appreciation […]

Gala allows people to make a Big Difference and have a little FUN at the same time

HOUSTON, September 28, 2015 – Big Brothers Big Sisters celebrated sixty-five years of one-to-one mentoring at their annual Big Black Tie Ball—Points of Light Night this past Saturday at the beautiful Omni Houston Hotel. Manon and Matthew Kebodeaux served as this year’s Big Black Tie Ball chairs with KPRC Local 2 Anchor, Rachel McNeill, as […]

600 Volunteers Invest 4000 Hours in 12 DFW Nonprofits

Fort Worth, TX – Six hundred Mercedes-Benz Financial Services employees mobilized across the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, volunteering to make a positive difference with 12 local nonprofit organizations during the week of Sept. 21, 2015. This was the third annual Week of Caring for the company, whose Business Operations Center is located in Fort Worth. Week […]

41st Annual Harambee Festival scheduled for Oct. 31

The Harambee Festival Steering Committee, in conjunction with the City of Dallas, will be hosting the 41stAnnual Harambee Festival, an African- American cultural event created to give children a safe alternative to Halloween. Harambee is an East African Swahili word meaning “Let’s Pull Together.” This festival has become a treasured fall tradition connecting thousands of […]

Plano hosting first-ever Block Party to rock Downtown

Downtown Plano is holding a big block party on September 26 from 6 P.M. to 10 P.M..  The bash begins with a concert at the intersection of 16thStreet and J Place featuring Northern National and Kirk Thurmond & The Millenials.  Party-goers are urged to bring their own lawn chairs. Tickets are $15.  VIP tickets ($50) […]

Murphy Fire-Rescue offers two critical CPR classes

MURPHY – Area medical providers, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, nurses and lifeguards who are seeking to obtain or renew their American Heart Association’s Healthcare Provider CPR card are invited to attend a free session on Oct. 3 at Murphy Fire Rescue, says Fire Chief Mark Lee. “This is an advanced training session that doctors, dentists, nurses […]

Free dental clinic this Saturday hosted by Pat & Emmitt Smith Charities

Pat & Emmitt Smith Charities are partnering with DECA Dental Group to provide many underserved children of Dallas with free dental care. To kickoff this new partnership, DECA Dental will host a dental screening for over 300 children on Saturday, Sept 26 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for the 3rd – 5th grade students at George H.W. […]

Dallas Parks hosting public meetings to discuss Aquatic Master Plan

Dallas Park and Recreation Department is hosting public meetings to share more info on their Aquatic Master Plan. Citizens, community leaders and organizations are invited to hear more details about the future of the program. Anyone unable to attend the meetings are invited to visit their YouTube channel to learn more details. Originally presented and adopted in […]

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