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The Gift of Giving: Make Charity a Family Affair

My father was a leader by example.  He wasn’t always vocal about teaching us the value of service, but he showed it often in small ways.  I distinctly remember being on a road trip as a child when our family

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Helping Those Who Are Hungry

Ways to Get Involved with the North Texas Food Bank By Trisha Cunningham / Contributor This holiday season, most folks will gather to celebrate with their friends and family. For many, the table will be bountiful; but for some, right here

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Dallas Women’s Foundation Awards More Than $4.5 Million in Grants in 2017 to Benefit North Texas Women and Girls

98 Economic Security, Leadership and Community Grants Given   Dallas Women’s Foundation announced that in 2017 it awarded a record $4,544,515 through 198 grants to 144 organizations benefiting women and girls. The grants included those in the Foundation’s strategic initiative areas

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9 Holiday Survival Tips to a More Joyful Season

By Debbie Dobbs, M.A. / Contributor Tis the season to be jolly so don’t let stress overtake your good holiday vibe.  Here are some suggestions that work for me, and I hope can help you as well. 1) Do not exhaust yourself

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The Holiday Gift Guide of 2017

Make your list and check it twice. We’ve put the wrap on gifts to add sparkle, festivity and delight to the spirit of giving and just in the (Saint) Nick of time! Click here to see this year’s Gift Guide!

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Richland Collegiate High School Students Give Back

By Alicia Wanek A decade ago psychologists at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem determined that an inclination toward generosity was likely a genetic trait.  Through an online task involving making a choice whether or not to give away money, the

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DART is Your Ride to Holiday Family Fun

With holiday music, colorful lights and festive decorations everywhere you go, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in North Texas. Create lasting memories at these family-friendly DARTable activities: Dickens in Downtown Plano returns on Dec. 1. Produced by the

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Plano West Drumline Wins First Place

Plano West also received Outstanding Bass Section and Outstanding Cymbals Section The Plano West Drumline placed first in their classification at the annual Lewisville Drumline Invitational, held Saturday, November 11, 2017, at Lewisville High School.  Additionally, the Plano West Drumline received

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Grapevine is the Christmas Capital of Texas

The Christmas Capital of Texas™ is right down the road in Grapevine, which is home to more than 1,400 holiday events, making this charming Christmas setting a must-visit destination for the season.  We asked Grapevine’s Tourism Bureau to plan a

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