Spring Those Clocks Forward An Hour Saturday Night Or Be A Tardy Type Sunday

So very sorry to report that you’re going to lose something this weekend. No, it’s not that five pounds that you’ve been wearing for ages. Rather, you’re gonna lose an hour thanks to those wonderful people who created daylight saving time 100 years ago on March 19, 1918, during World War I. What this loss does mean? If you don’t set your clocks ahead an hour when you … [Read more...]

JUST IN: LaunchAbility And My Possibilities Merge Thanks To Assistance From The Better Together Fund

There’s been a lot of chatter about groups with similar goals and programs partnering up. As a result, the Better Together Fund was created on June 7, 2017, to assist in nonprofits coming together. On Monday, January 15, such a merger officially took place between My Possibilities and LaunchAbility. Made perfect sense. My Possibilities has been “a pioneer in vocational … [Read more...]

JUST IN: Another School Closes Due To The Flu

As a result of the flu, Jesuit College Preparatory has joined the list of area schools temporarily closed. This notice was just posted today: "Jesuit’s campus will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 23 and Wednesday, Jan. 24 in the effort to support the health and safety of our community. During this time, all on-campus activities will be cancelled. Community service scheduled for … [Read more...]

Katie Harris Robbins To Head Up Hoblitzelle Foundation, Holland P. Gary Joins Board Of Trustees

Heading up the prestigious Hoblitzelle Foundation has become a generational responsibility for the late Lynn Harris family. For 30 years, Lynn was philanthropist Karl Hoblitzelle’s secretary and executive assistant. From 1974 to 1986, he was “responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Hoblitzelle Foundation.” Under Lynn, his son Paul W. Harris served as Executive VP … [Read more...]

North Texas Food Bank’s Empty Bowls Is Moving To New Digs In March

Change is afoot at the North Texas Food Bank. In the past NTFB’s Empty Bowls had shivering souls heading to the Meyerson for the annual soup-athon. The NTFB-ers have waved “bye-bye” to the Meyerson and headed down to Ross Street to F.I.G.   The date for the 2017 liquid sipping is Friday, March 2 (aka Texas Independence Day). Won’t be a problem. The … [Read more...]