Help fill food baskets for local families this Thanksgiving

(Rockwall) November 3, 2012 – Helping residents that need it is what Rockwall County Helping Hands does. It is a 36-year tradition that has benefited thousands of families in this community. This holiday season, beginning with Thanksgiving, provides the opportunity for you to share your good fortunes and join Helping Hands in experiencing the joy […]

Rockwall Mayor’s Message: City celebrates the season!

October 12, 2012 – Are you ready for the best time of the year? I certainly am, and, I promise you, so are the folks at City Hall. The temperature is working its way down as we look forward to Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and ringing in the New Year. Is it just me or did […]

Dallas Animal Companion Project asks, ‘Who are you thankful for?’

(Dallas) During the hustle and bustle this Thanksgiving season many of us have special people and pets in our lives for which to be thankful. But what about the lonely dog or cat, a former stray or someone’s pet given up to a local animal shelter because it’s family could no longer care for it? […]

‘Great British Thanksgivaway’ to kick of Small Business Saturday

(Grapevine) In honor of Small Business Saturday, Nov. 26, British Emporium store owners Alexandra Evans and Sheela Kadam are inviting everyone to take part in a very civilized Black Friday during their annual ‘Great British Thanksgivaway’ at 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 25. The event also coincides with the store’s 19th Anniversary.   According to […]

Six places to go to spice up your traditional Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day is the perfect time to be with family and friends, sharing a great meal, watching parades and football on TV and kicking off the winter holiday season, and of course to reflect on all we have to be thankful for. But, if you’re thinking about adding a bit of spice to your traditional […]

A lesson in forgiveness at Thanksgiving time

A lesson in forgiveness at Thanksgiving time

A depressed soul and a holiday make a poor pair. I sat down to pray about my unhappy condition on a mid-November morning. I had my health, my family, and a new home. I could have written a turkey-size list of things to be thankful for. But instead, complaints ran through my mind like newsfeed […]

Forty year tradition continues with YMCA Turkey Trot

Forty year tradition continues with YMCA Turkey Trot

With more than 40 years in the making, the Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot is almost here, again marking Dallas’ way to begin Thanksgiving Day. On Thursday, Nov. 24, nearly 40,000 participants are expected to turn out at Dallas City Hall Plaza for the 8 mile race and 5K fun run. The Capital One Bank Dallas […]

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