Cold weather boot camp offered
Chamberlain Studios of Self Defense located at 2114 Kidwell St. in Lakewood, will be conducting a FREE Cold Weather Boot Camp Jan. 28 – Feb. 1 from 6-7 a.m. The event will also be a benefit for the North Texas Food Bank, as the entry fee is a can of food for each day of the boot camp.
The workout will be general fitness, beginner martial arts, a short jog and circuit training. Participants need only come in workout attire along with a hat, glo...
East Dallas Network gives to charities
For the third year in a row, East Dallas Networking has been honored to make charitable contributions to East Dallas organizations caring for our friends and neighbors. This year, EDN donated a total of $3,000 to five local groups dedicated to making East Dallas a better place to live, work and play.Standing from left to right: Kelly Clayton - Sanger Elementary/EDN Mentorship, Ted Beechler – White Rock Center of Hope, Dr. Karen Fling - East La...
DALLAS COUNTY MASTER GARDENER Add color to your winter decor
The holidays are over and the only greenery you’ve had indoors has been the Christmas tree. Now that it has been taken to the recycle lot, you might be thinking of some foliage and blooms to brighten up the winter homestead. After all, holly bows, juniper branches and pinecones can get a little boring.
To keep the post-holiday spirits up, welcome some cheery plants and distinctive containers to complement your interior. Post holiday bargains ...
Exchange Club honors students with Character Counts awards
Throughout the 2012-2013 school year the Exchange Club of Lake Highlands recognizes outstanding students in the senior class at Lake Highlands High School with its monthly Character Counts and Youth of the Month awards.
Ronda Moreland, vice president of youth for the Exchange Club, introduced the January award winners at the Club’s regular meeting on Jan. 11. The recipients of the Character Counts awards were Natalie von Sternberg and Malcolm ...
SMU students head to D.C. for inauguration
Twenty SMU communication and journalism students will travel to Washington, D.C. to participate in the Jan. 21 inauguration festivities and gain valuable experience inside the Beltway.
Students will be tweeting about their Washington, D.C. experiences at @SMUHilltop1 and blogging about their experiences at smu.edu/adventures. SMU’s student newspaper The Daily Campus also will report from the inauguration.
The students will gather at noon, Fri...
What a difference some people can make!
Even torrential rainstorms couldn’t stop lake volunteers from their assigned tasks this past weekend. For the Love of the Lake’s (FTLOTL) Jan. 12 Second Saturday Shoreline Spruce Up started early in the soggy morning, cleaning up throughout White Rock Lake Park. The bi-monthly event was followed by the planting of 156 trees in the Stone Tables area (on the east side of the lake near Buckner and Lake Highlands Drive). A good deal of the trees i...
Sirota, Bruguera win annual Meadows Prize in the arts
The Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University has announced the recipients of its fourth annual Meadows Prize arts residency – violist Nadia Sirota and interdisciplinary artist Tania Bruguera. The Meadows Prize is awarded to pioneering artists and scholars with an emerging international profile, active in a discipline represented by one of the academic units within the Meadows School. “The aim of the Meadows Prize is to conne...
St. Bernard school hosts recycling event on Jan. 26
St. Bernard of Clairvaux Catholic School has offered students affordable, high-quality private education since 1948. Today, East Dallas’ best-kept secret is about to get greener while helping the White Rock Lake community do the same. St. Bernard School’s Green Team is hosting its first Community Recycling Event on Saturday, January 26 , from 9 a.m. – noon.
Neighbors are invited to drive through the circle drive at 1420 Old Gate Ln. to drop o...
Third threatening note in three days discovered at Highland Park High School
For the third consecutive day, a threatening note has been found in a Highland Park High School restroom.
According to Park Cities People, one of the notes said, “Bomb hidden in building call 911... I made a homemade bomb and I have a pistol" in printed block lettering
Highland Park is considering the notes "a continued hoax" and is "proceeding with the school day as usual," not realeasing students early or initiating a school lockdown. Aft...
Young keynote speaker for Institute’s MLK event
The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture will present the Eighth Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium on January 21, 7 p.m.-8:45 p.m., at the City Performance Hall in the Dallas Arts District. The theme for this year’s program is “The Role of the African American Church in the Civil Rights Movement.” Keynote speaker will be Ambassador Andrew Young, pastor, activist, politician, diplomat, seminal figure in the Civil Rights Movement and...