AARP CEO is keynote speaker at The Links Luncheon

Jo Ann Jenkins is the CEO of AARP

The Mid-Cities (TX) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, will commemorate its 30th Anniversary with a Civic Luncheon at the Fairmont Hotel, Dallas on Friday, Aug. 14. The Links proudly welcome as keynote speaker Jo Ann Jenkins, chief executive officer of AARP. AARP is the world’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization dedicated to social change and […]

Operation Kindness launches a new Dallas satellite adoption center

No that is not Grumpy Cat! It is Samson who recently found a furrever home through Operation Kindness' new Kindness Klubhouse

Operation Kindness is launching a new satellite adoption center, the Kindness Klubhouse. The adoption center features great viewing and play opportunities with healthy cats and dogs ready for adoption. Located across the street from Valley View Mall near Half Price Bookstore at 13394 Preston Road in Dallas. Perhaps cats and dogs people do not get along […]

Dallas Bar Association host Christmas in July for Local Charities

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The Dallas Bar Association’s Community Involvement Committee is holding its annual Christmas in July program, which collects donations to benefit local charities. This year’s recipients are Austin Street Centre, Big Brothers Big Sisters/North Dallas High School, Genesis Woman’s Shelter, North Texas Food Bank and The Family Place. The DBA’s Community Involvement Committee, led this year […]

Garland NAACP hosting 13th Annual Community Health Fair and Back-to-School Rally


The NAACP Garland Unit will host the 13th Annual Health Fair and Back-To-School Rally at Mt. Hebron Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday, August 22 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m at 1233 Highway 66 in Garland. Partnering with the NAACP Garland Branch for this community outreach event is: Baylor Hospital at Garland, City of Garland, Garland ISD (GISD), Mount Hebron […]

City of Garland and partners work to address child hunger

Child hunger is no longer just a big city problem.

The City of Garland, in partnership with Kraft-Heinz and the Garland Kiwanis, is addressing child hunger. Snack goods donated by Kraft-Heinz will help address hunger among kids by providing weekend snacks at two locations in Garland: Richland Apartments and Parkridge Community Apartments. City employees who were instrumental in working between City departments, Kraft-Heinz and Kiwanis to […]

Mesquite resident serves aboard USS Ross

Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Kiana Royal, from Mesquite, Texas, cleans the exterior of USS Ross (DDG 71) during a fresh water washdown July 12, 2015. Ross, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Robert S. Price/Released)

On our planet, more than 70 percent of which is covered by water, being there means having the ability to act from the sea. The Navy is uniquely positioned to be there; the world’s oceans give the Navy the power to protect America’s interests anywhere, and at any time. Your Navy protects and defends America […]

Boat ramp at Little Elm Park to re-open today

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LITTLE ELM (July 12, 2015) After being closed since May 24 due to dangerous conditions related to the heavy rains and flooding, the Little Elm Park Boat Ramp will reopen today, according to Parks and Recreation Director Chad Hyde. Town officials have inspected the ramp and have deemed it safe for public use.  The ramp, […]

Dallas Cowboys kicker is special guest at Perot Museum’s Discovery Days

Dallas Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey will appear at the Perot Museum on July 11

Meet Dallas Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey – and even catch the kicking great in action – at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, as part of Discovery Days: Active on Saturday, July 11. At 10:15 a.m., hear Bailey talk about the science behind a successful kick at The Hoglund Foundation Theater, a National Geographic Experience. At 10:45 a.m. and […]

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