Community News

Raising Awareness About Sex Trafficking in the U.S.

Richland College art professors Jen Rose and Marian Lefeld are raising awareness about the epidemic of sex trafficking in the U.S. with “In You We Trust,” an art exhibit that gives a tangible representation of children sold on the streets

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2016 SWJC Awards Recipients

Join us on Wednesday, October 26, for the Southwest Jewish Conference’s 2016 Awards. Emceed by Sylvia Komatsu, KERA, and John McCaa, WFAA News Anchor, this event will recognize the men and women who are spirited in the pursuit of positive

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The K2 Epidemic: What Does it Mean For Your Child?

Maybe you’ve heard it in the news recently, but there’s been a rash of drug overdoses and emergency responses due to the use of K2, or synthetic marijuana. But calling this drug “synthetic marijuana” is deceiving as it has little in common

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LaunchAbility® Announces Rick Van Hooser as New Executive Director

Nonprofit Veteran to Focus on Fundraising and Corporate Partnerships LaunchAbility, which helps people with learning and intellectual disabilities find work and lead independent lives, announced today the appointment of non-profit veteran Rick Van Hooser as its new executive director. Previously

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Hall Office Park Refresh Underway

HALL OFFICE PARK REFRESH UNDERWAY WITH NEW NAME, AMENITIES AND UPGRADES HALL Group reimagines the 16-building park, renaming it HALL Park and enhancing tenant experience HALL Group’s award-winning, 162-acre, 16-building HALL Office Park in Frisco is undergoing a park-wide refresh

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DSM High School Theatre Award Winners off to NYC

The 5th Annual Dallas Summer Musicals High School Musical Theatre Awards Best Actor and Best Actress Travel to New York City to Compete in the National High School Musical Theatre Awards   Best Actress Kaiden Maines from Waxahachie High School

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Heroes for Children Receives More Than $90,000 from Hopdoddy Burger Bar

  Families with Children Battling Cancer Benefit from Sales of Goodnight Burger What happens when you mix a delicious hamburger with a fantastic nonprofit? You sell 90,000 burgers and are able to give $90,000 to a local charity. Hopdoddy Burger

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Richland College Wins Grand Championship in National ‘RecycleMania’ Competition

Richland College showed its green side with a campus-wide recycling rate of more than 82 percent during the spring semester, earning the grand champion prize in RecycleMania, an annual competition for college and university recycling programs. Each spring since 2001,

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KENNY BOWERS TO OPEN KENNY’S EAST COAST PIZZA IN PLANO

As a native Bostonian, Kenny Bowers grew up surrounded by great pizza.  Now, he’ll bring that classic, East Coast style of pizza to North Texas when he opens Kenny’s East Coast Pizza in Plano’s Berkeley Square shopping center at the

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