Grambling Alumni Association hosting North Dallas Career Fair

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The Collie J. Nicholson Alumni Chapter of the Grambling University National Alumni Association, in conjunction with JDG Wealth Management and the Grambling State University Office of Career Services, is sponsoring a career fair to be held Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. – noon at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel. The hotel address is 4099 [...]

Young Women’s Preparatory Network is hosting leadership retreat Sept. 25-26

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To better align its mission with its name, the Foundation for the Education of Young Women (FEYW) is changing its name to Young Women’s Preparatory Network. The announcement will be made official on Sept. 24, the evening before the organization hosts a leadership retreat for its key stakeholders with well-known educational speakers on Sept. 25-26. [...]

WIN tickets to Plano Balloon Festival!

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This year mark’s 35 years of Ballooning in Plano, Texas. Join in the Celebration at the InTouch Credit Union Plano Balloon Festival, a spectacular three-day event beginning at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 at Oak Point Park, 2801 E. Spring Creek Parkway, in Plano. This weekend event offers something for everyone; entertainment on the FOX [...]

Groundbreaking scheduled for Irving Music Factory on Aug. 30

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North Carolina-based ARK Group has announced it will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the Music Factory Entertainment Center at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30. The ceremony will take place on the future site of the project (300-380 W. Las Colinas Blvd.), next to the Irving Convention Center in Las Colinas. The event is free and [...]

Services for Gerry Gilliam, longtime DFW business and community leader is Saturday Aug. 23

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Update: Saturday is August 23, not the 22nd as previously printed. The family has announced the homegoing celebration for Gerry Gilliam, a longtime leader in the business and community is Saturday, Aug. 23. Gerry was born in Joanna, South Carolina, and lived in Texas for over thirty years. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree [...]

4th Annual Fit 4 The King Day successful despite the heat

Kids enjoyed the Fit 4 The King event hosted by Foremost Family Health Centers

Foremost Family Health Centers sponsored the fourth annual Fit 4 The King Day at the MLK, Jr. location on Saturday, August 9, 2014. A variety of health and wellness vendors, attendees, sponsors, and volunteers, along with dedicated community partners, made up the hundreds that were in attendance. Free health screenings, Ask the Doctor sessions and wellness information [...]

Democrats call for Perry to step down following indictment

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Gilberto Hinojosa, the Texas Democratic Party Chair issued this statement following news Governor Rick Perry was indicated by a state grand jury: “Governor Rick Perry was just indicted for two counts of abuse of official capacity and coercion. He’s brought dishonor to his office, his family and the state of Texas. The system brought justice to [...]

Mountain View College’s Community Garden Is An Oasis in a “Food Desert”

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A new, 40-bed organic garden at Mountain View College – its Slow Food Community Garden – will be an oasis in a food desert, serving as a place where area residents, the college’s students and its employees can plant their own food and cultivate learning at the same time. On Thurs., Aug. 21, at 3 [...]

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