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Archive for: October, 2013

Capital One Bank Partners with The Heart of America Foundation® to Transform James Madison High School’s Library

Capital One Bank Partners with The Heart of America Foundation® to Transform James Madison High School’s Library

DSN Newswire Event is part of ‘One Week,’ Capital One’s national associate volunteer initiative During the week of Oct. 21-27, Capital One associates will banded  together as part of the company’s national associate volunteer initiative, ‘One Week,’ to help meet the needs of local communities where associates live and work.  In Texas, more than 3,300 [...]

Second Annual Hiring Red, White & You! Veterans Job Fairs to be Held Nov. 14

Second Annual Hiring Red, White & You! Veterans Job Fairs to be Held Nov. 14

DSN Newswire Job fairs for veterans and spouses hosted by 28 local workforce development board areas across Texas The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), in partnership with 28 local workforce development boards and the Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) will host veterans job fairs statewide on Nov. 14. TWC’s Second Annual Hiring Red, White & You! campaign [...]

SMU students face hate-motivated incidents

SMU students face hate-motivated incidents

by Yusra Jabeen It was a quiet evening in fall 2012 on the SMU campus. Carrying his black tote bag, junior Sammy Partida was strolling down Bishop Boulevard around 10 p.m. to visit his friend at Morrison McGinnis residence hall. As he entered the south quad, a small group of white students crossed his path, he said. Partida [...]

HEALING PROPERTIES OF A HEALTHY DIET

HEALING PROPERTIES OF A HEALTHY DIET

DSN Newswire 1000+ Attend Dallas Heart2Heart Conference More than a thousand people turned out to Friendship West Baptist Church in Dallas on Saturday, October 12, 2013, for a Heart2Heart talk on heart health and the healing properties of a healthy diet.  The Heart2Heart conference is a project of passion for Friendship West First Lady Debra [...]

Austin Street Shelter Celebrity Event

Austin Street Shelter Celebrity Event

Recently the Lamar Street Festival had it’s first annual event and just under 10,000 people showed up. It was such a great event to see people walking, eating, and having fun south of the Trinity. I might add, there was no trouble at all and I am already looking forward to next year’s event. The [...]

Big Thought Stokes Creative Learning in Dallas Schools

Big Thought Stokes Creative Learning in Dallas Schools

by Avery Stefan Big Thought, a non-profit organization, has numerous programs that address academic achievement and youth development for students around Dallas. Through projects like the lantern art display for the Arts District’s annual Aurora event, Big Thought strives to encourage students’ creativity and imagination to enable them to attain a brighter future. Colorful papier-mâché [...]

The Dallas LOVE Project: Honoring JFK’s Legacy Through Art

The Dallas LOVE Project: Honoring JFK’s Legacy Through Art

by Mallory Ashcraft Students, community members and artists from around the area are participating in the Dallas LOVE Project, which will honor the legacy of President John F. Kennedy through original works of art inspired by the quotes of peacemakers and influential figures. The art will be displayed at venues across Dallas.  Peace, love and [...]

Lawyers are uniquely positioned to serve low-income Texans

Lawyers are uniquely positioned to serve low-income Texans

by Lisa M. Tatum A woman arrived at the pro bono legal clinic in a desperate state and suffering from severe disabilities. Thanks to the work of attorneys at LyondellBasell, a Houston-based plastics, chemical and refining company, she is getting the legal help she needs. The attorneys, led by chief legal officer Craig Glidden and [...]

LAMAR STREET Festival

LAMAR STREET Festival

Lamar street in Dallas is such a tale of two cities, but the Lamar Street Festival could be the beginning of something new, inclusive and positive. For years, there has been talk about “under the bridge” on Lamar street and that talk referred to the homeless, the drunks, the drug dealers and the deals that [...]

PRESTIGIOUS HOCKADAY SCHOOL TURNS 100

PRESTIGIOUS HOCKADAY SCHOOL TURNS 100

by Alexa Malevitis The private, all-girls school in Dallas celebrates its’ 100th anniversary this year. With the launch of a centennial campaign, alumnae, faculty and students reflect on the legacy and future of Hockaday. By the fourth grade, Alison Ku recalls doing experiments in The Hockaday School’s science lab. She was also, at that young [...]

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