Stephanie’s Day offers free fun, info for special needs families

(Dallas) Join CBS 11 and TXA 21 as they host Stephanie’s Day, a free event for special needs children and their families, presented by the Gene and Jerry Jones Family Charities in partnership with the Austism Treatment Center. The 8th annual event will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 at on Level One of NorthPark […]

Too few ZZZs? Maybe it’s Shift Work Disorder

Most people are going to bed at 10 o’clock at night – not going to work. But more than 15 million Americans perform some kind of nonstandard shift work1, including nurses, air traffic controllers, firefighters, radio DJs and truck drivers. Approximately one-fourth of those who work a night, early morning and/or rotating-shift may be suffering […]

Brown Bag Lecture Series resumes

(Rockwall) The Rockwall County Historical Foundation will resume its Brown Bag lecture Series at noon Friday, Sept. 9 in the Historic Court House on the square.   The topic will be “Headlines and Highlights: Part II”. All programs are free, open to the public and family friendly.   Information provided by Leigh Plagens, RCHF publicity.   […]

Grand opening at Terrell Bingo hall Saturday

Grand opening at Terrell Bingo hall Saturday

[TheRockwallNews.com] (Terrell) – The grand opening of Terrell’s Best #1 Bingo will be this Saturday, featuring bingo games for cash and charity, plus appearances by impersonators “Marilyn Monroe” and “Betty Boop,” continuous music, food and drawings for a 32″ TV. The new Bingo hall is located at 14701 Hwy. 205, just north of Terrell, on the […]

Temps aren’t the only high numbers in N. Texas

[Dallas Chamber Blog] (Dallas) Throughout the Summer the North Texas region has received high marks from both local and national media outlets.  Texas has a strong economy and DFW is leading the way.  Just last weekend DRC President Jim Oberwetter was interviewed by the Washington Post saying: “that, overall, the state’s economy has benefited from a light hand […]

Six educators named Teacher of the Year finalists

[TEA] (Austin) Six exceptional educators from across Texas have been chosen as finalists in the Texas Teacher of the Year program, Commissioner of Education Robert Scott announced Aug. 23. Three elementary and three secondary school educators were selected from the 40 regional Teachers of the Year from each of the state’s 20 education service center […]

Part-time seasonal openings at Dallas Arboretum

Part-time seasonal job opportunities are available at the Dallas Arboretum,8525 Garland Road in Dallas. Come to the job fair from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Aug. 30 at Rosine Hall for an on-the-spot interview. Individuals are need to help during the Arboretum’s fall festival, Saturday, Sept. 17 through Nov. 23, for the following positions: Crossing […]

Local artists exhibiting at Grace United Methodist

(Dallas) A reception for the 3rd Annual Grace United Methodist Church Art Exhibit is planned for 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26 at GUMC, 4105 Junius at Haskell inDallas. The exhibit featuring local artists is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27; noon to 2 p.m. […]

Understanding MRIs of the breast

Magnetic Resonance Imaging, also known as MRI, uses high-powered magnets, radio waves and a computer to produce detailed images of the body. It is especially useful when visualizing organs, soft tissues and bones. Unlike an X-ray, MRI does not use ionizing radiation. Breast MRI for High-Risk Groups For women who are at high risk of […]

Women of Faith ‘Over the Top’ comes to Dallas

(Dallas) Their website reports that more than 350,000 first-time decisions for Christ have been made during Women of Faith events. Since 1996 when the faith-based women’s organization was founded, more than 4 million women have attended Women of Faith events in 88 cities across North America. Now Women of Faith will host its ‘Over the […]