Sunset High Bisonettes offered opportunity of a lifetime

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Performance Director for the Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade in Honolulu, Hawaii has extended a personal invitation of performance to the Bisonette Drill Team at Dallas’ Sunset High School to be a part of an amazing, educational, and memorable opportunity this year.  The Bisonettes are invited to represent the state of Texas in Hawaii at the Pearl […]

College access services available at Dallas Libraries through Education is Freedom

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Education is Freedom, a college readiness services organization, and Dallas Public Library will begin offering college access services at three library branches in November.  An Education is Freedom (EIF) mobile unit and a team of expert advisors will travel to the Pleasant Grove Branch, Bachman Lake Branch and Polk-Wisdom Branch beginning next week. The goal […]

Twin Peaks donates over $200,000 raised during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Twin Peaks, the sports lodge known for its rugged man-cave atmosphere, raised over $200,000 to help fight breast cancer during its “Bratacular” event last month. Locations across the country hosted “Bratacular” fundraisers throughout the month of October in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. At each participating location, the beautiful Twin Peaks Girls decorated their […]

New Mount Zion Baptist Church of Dallas Elects New Senior Pastor

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By: Jackie Hardy, NDG Contributing Writer New Mount Zion Baptist Church located in Dallas embedded in the Hamilton Park and Lake Highland communities formally welcomed on November 9 their newly appointed senior pastor, Dr. Tommy L. Brown. “Dr. Brown is a community leader that has earned the respect of many leaders of both the local […]

Holiday Campaign Hopes to Raise $7.5 Million to Feed Hungry North Texans

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The North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) unveiled its first Holidays Without Hunger: North Texas Food Bank Holiday Giving Guide, featuring a variety of ways to donate and help put food on tables for children, families and seniors in need this season and throughout the year. Items from the online Holiday Giving Guide were brought to life […]

Garland ISD Dorsey ES students enjoy tipi-enhanced history lesson

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Dorsey Elementary School got a head start on November’s Native American Heritage Month celebrations with a special visit from the Tipi Tellers Oct. 20. The North Texas-based group fascinated students with ancient tales, tribal music and two majestic tipis. “I have been waiting eight years to set this up,” said librarian Rhonda Simpson. “Storytellers are […]

DFW residents can provide input on proposed express rail service

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AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Transportation and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) will host three meetings to receive comments from the public on the proposed DFW Core Express Service, the proposed 32-mile, high-speed/express rail line between Dallas and Fort Worth. TxDOT and the FRA are gathering public comments to include in the rail line’s […]

Healthcare Marketplace enrollment help at 10 Dallas Library Branches

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The Dallas Public Library and health technology company Cognosante will provide Healthcare Marketplace enrollment assistance at 10 branch library locations Nov. 15 through Feb. 15, 2015. Those needing assistance must bring their Social Security Card or immigration documents; government issued photo ID; and proof of earnings such as a check stub or tax return. The […]

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