Exchange Club honor local fire fighters
Pictured from left to right: John Waters, Fire Chief Louie Bright, Fireman Mike Weempe who received the Quarterly Fireman of the Quarter award, City Council member Jerry Allen, Lt. Joel Lavender and Battalion Chief E. R. O'Dell.
Master gardeners to hold fall tour of homes
The Dallas County Master Gardeners Fall Tour is an annual event showcasing some truly delightful gardens. These gardens exemplify the creativity and style of their owners, as well as the talents of local designers. The 2012 tour features six gardens in the charming Preston Hollow and Northwest Dallas neighborhoods. The 2012 tour is Saturday, Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This tour highlights innovatively crafted public landscapes and charming...
Oct. 2 set for National Night Out
The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Police Department invites the public to join them in participating in the 27th annual National Night Out crime, drug, and violence prevention program sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch on Tuesday, October 2.
For the second year, the neighborhood event with DART Police will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at DART Police Headquarters, 2111 S. Corinth St., Dallas, TX, across from Illinois Station on ...
'Recycling Lady' named as one of the best
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has announced that Danielle McClelland has met the requirements for certification and is now a SWANA Certified Recycling Systems Manager. The rigorous certification exam tests applicants’ knowledge and proficiency in the planning, design and management of recycling systems and distinguishes those who pass the test as leaders in the solid waste profession.
McClelland, who lives in White Rock...
Munger Place Church opens new building
In October of 2010, after extensive renovations, a new congregation was launched out of the old Munger Place United Methodist Church. Today, Munger Place Church stands as a symbol of resurrection and renewal for the surrounding community, and seeks to be a place where all are invited and included in God’s loving grace for the world.
On the eve of their second birthday, Munger Place Church is now celebrating the opening of their newly remodeled...
Perot Museum promises playful 'fun, family time'
The Perot Museum of Nature and Science will open its doors to the public on Dec. 1, a month ahead of schedule.
CEO Nicole Small announced the early opening during a press conference in the museum’s newly finished lobby on Sept. 20. Patrons can purchase tickets from its website starting Oct. 2. The early opening is not the first time the museum has been ahead of schedule. Earlier this year, the museum announced it would open in January 2013 in...
Doctors welcome Thomas to Lakewood practice
Stephanie Thomas, MD, a new internal medicine specialist, is now seeing patients at the Mockingbird Commons office of Lakewood Medical Partners.
Thomas, a board-certified internist, has joined the medical office along with family practice physicians, Palacios, MD and Alexander Amby, MD. The office is located at 6333 E. Mockingbird Ln, Suite 126, Dallas, 75214.
As an internist, Thomas sees patients ages 18 and older and specializes in diabetes ...
THE STATE FAIR OF TEXAS Talented architects preserve Dallas’ historic icons
It’s that time of year again, when about three million Dallasites and out-of-town visitors will relish the aromas of Fletcher’s Corny Dogs and Jacks French Fries wafting across Fair Park. The real question is, “What will Abel Gonzales fry up this year?” The State Fair of Texas opens this week for its highly anticipated, annual three-week run.
This year at Fair Park, the Hall of State is brimming with a most unique and spectacular Girl Scouts o...
Officials say 'ride your bike!' to fair
Residents and visitors are encouraged to ride their bicycles to the 2012 State Fair of Texas, Sept. 28 through Oct. 21 at Fair Park. Free, monitored bicycle parking will be provided on all 24 Fair days. Bicycle racks will be available for use on the wide parking lot sidewalks by Gates 5 and 6. Bicycles will not be allowed through State Fair ticket gates.
Bicycle riders must bring their own chains and locks and are encouraged to plan their rout...
Women present annual stew to benefit mission work, projects
The Annual September Stew will take place on Saturday, Sept. 29 at First Christian Church of Mesquite, 827 S. Galloway, Mesquite, 75149. Sponsored by the Christian Women’s Fellowship, the event will begin at 11 a.m. and end at 2 p.m. (or whenever the stew runs out!).
Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance. Tickets for adults 12 and older are $6.50 and $4 for children 11 and younger. Ticket purchases will include homemade beef stew,...