Nearly $4M raised by Dallas Marathon for Texas Scottish Rite Hospital over the years

photo source: Dallas Marathon/facebook

The Dallas Marathon board of trustees today presented a donation of $250,000 to Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC), the primary beneficiary of the Dallas Marathon since 1997. Funds contributed to TSRHC are from corporate partnerships, online fundraising, individual gifts and year-round activities including the 2014 Dallas Marathon. TSRHC patients and their families, hospital […]

City’s pledge to save water plants garden at Cochran Elementary

Students at Cochran Elementary post with Mayor Rawlings and other as they begin to break ground on a new water-conserving garden to be housed at the campus. photo

DALLAS – Students at Dallas ISD’s Nancy Cochran Elementary School will have an outdoor classroom and water-conserving garden thanks to Dallas being ranked at the top among large cities for residents pledging to conserve water. Dallas won the 2014 National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation, and among the prizes was a water-friendly pocket garden – […]

Kidpreneur Expo


On Saturday, April 18, 2015, St. Philip’s School and Commercial Center will host the 2015 Kidpreneur Expo. Young entrepreneurs ages 6-17 in the Dallas/ Fort Worth are will have the opportunity to pitch, promote, display and sell their products at the event, which is free and open to the public.  The event includes seminars and […]

Murphy Selects New Police Sergeant

Judge Natalie Banuelos , Denver Collins and Police Chief GM Cox, PhD. photo source: City of Murphy

Denver Collins (center) has been promoted by the Murphy Police Department to Sergeant. Municipal Court Judge Natalie Banuelos (left) administered the oath of office under the watchful eye of Police Chief GM Cox, PhD. Collins, the department’s third sergeant, has been a police officer for 18 years, having spent the last nine-and-a-half years serving the […]

4 College-Bound women receive $25,000 in scholarships

Congratulations to Emili Quintero (1st Place), Emily House (2nd Place), Sung Mawi (3rd Place), and Belem Soto (4th Place), the recipients of the 2015 Women LEAD scholarships. Photo source: Junior League of Dallas, Inc./facebook

Junior League of Dallas and Mary Kay Inc. Announce Recipients

Alpha Phi Alpha focuses on community health, members participate in Habitat for Humanity build in Oak Cliff

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. photo credit: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., which on March 30 was named the most popular fraternity in America for having “more active college chapters than any other by, Southwestern Region will convene for its 69th meeting April 9-12 at the InterContinental Dallas in Addison. The convention’s theme is “Alpha Impact: Year Two – Impacting Our Community” […]

March Against Domestic Violence


The Antioch Fellowship Church hosted a March Against Domestic Violence on Saturday, March 28, 2015.  According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, it [Domestic Violence] is defined as the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior perpetrated by an intimate partner against another, which may result in death. It is […]

Dallas Native serves as a Navy Fireman aboard USS New Orleans

Navy Fireman RJ Laurenz Cuizon, of Dallas, Texas

by Chief Mass Communications Specialist Chris Laurent Navy Office of Community Outreach Public Affairs SAN DIEGO – A 2011 Timberview High School graduate and Dallas native is serving aboard USS New Orleans (LPD 18), one of the Navy’s newest and most advanced amphibious ships, designed to deliver Marines and their equipment to and from war […]

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