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Archive for: October, 2013

Peace Begins With You

Peace Begins With You

LETTER TO THE EDITOR  by Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Peace is best described as freedom from conflict, violence and war. Yet, as we look around our communities and our world today, we cannot say that we are at peace. Brutal conflicts exist in nearly every part of the globe. Yet, the [...]

DAYL to Host Concert in Support of Mayor Rawlings’ GrowSouth Initiative and Benefiting South Dallas Education

DAYL to Host Concert in Support of Mayor Rawlings’ GrowSouth Initiative and Benefiting South Dallas Education

DSN Newswire The Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL) invites locals to Oak Cliff-based entertainment hotspot, The Kessler Theater, for an energetic night of live music; showcasing the best in DFW talent to benefit South Dallas education on Thursday, October 17th The 2012 DAYL Leadership Class is proud to announce GrowSouth Jams, a concert benefiting [...]

NONPROFITS BEGIN FORUM ON RACE IN DALLAS

NONPROFITS BEGIN FORUM ON RACE IN DALLAS

In November 2012, representatives from The Embrey Family Foundation and The Boone Family Foundation attended the Applied Research Center’s national conference called Facing Race. Their goal was to better understand the barriers to equity that they frequently experienced in their local work and find ways to build racial equity capacity for their grantees. Foundations are [...]

Lancaster ISD Launches its 4th Annual District Anti-Bullying Campaign

Lancaster ISD Launches its 4th Annual District Anti-Bullying Campaign

DSN Newswire Bullying can affect you in many ways. You may lose sleep or feel sick. You may want to skip school. You may even be thinking about suicide. If you are feeling hopeless or helpless or know someone that is, please call the LIFELINE at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). For the fourth consecutive year, the Lancaster [...]

There’s still time to make it to the Texas State Fair!

There’s still time to make it to the Texas State Fair!

DSN Newswire Tips for Making Healthier Choices at the State Fair When we think of the Texas State Fair, the last thing that comes to mind is healthy eating. With mounds of funnel cake and fried goodies galore it can be a virtual land mine of dietary disaster. So how do we enjoy the tempting [...]

Women and breast cancer

Women and breast cancer

LETTER TO THE EDITOR by Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson While a clinical student and professional nurse, I witnessed the suffering that breast cancer causes in the lives of so many people, particularly women. Each year, according to the World Health Organization, nearly 500,000 women lose their lives to the condition. According to health professionals, some [...]

For the Love of Jane: Austen Fans Keep Her Memory Alive

For the Love of Jane: Austen Fans Keep Her Memory Alive

by Patricia Villacin The Jane Austen Society of North America is dedicated to the enjoyment of Jane Austen and her writing. Its North Texas chapter meets several times a year, inviting scholars and experts on Austen’s works, organizing conferences and balls, and participating in Regency activities. It is a truth universally acknowledged: for more than [...]

State Library and Archives Displays Unique Items from Texas’ Investigation into President Kennedy’s Assassination

State Library and Archives Displays Unique Items from Texas’ Investigation into President Kennedy’s Assassination

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) will join the nation in observing the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination with a special exhibit that revisits the unforgettable events in Dallas, November 22-24, 1963. Texas Investigates: the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy and Wounding of Governor John B. Connally opens to [...]

The Best Lawyers in America© now accepting nominations for 21st Edition

The Best Lawyers in America© now accepting nominations for 21st Edition

Best Lawyers, the oldest and most highly respected guide to the legal profession, is accepting nominations for the 21st Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Nominations can be submitted by the general public, clients, other attorneys and marketing teams. After nominations are complete, attorneys are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are [...]

The Importance of Small Business

The Importance of Small Business

LETTER TO THE EDITOR by Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson The expansion and creation of small businesses is  extremely important to America’s  recovery from a period of  intense economic instability.   In Texas there are approximately two million small businesses. They are the largest employers in our state, representing more than forty-five percent of private sector jobs. [...]

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