Horse-Loving Equesters Are Headed To Deep Ellum’s Bomb Factory For The Equest After Dark Gala

Hold your horses! The annual Equest gala has galloped over to a new venue for the Friday, April 20, fundraiser. Perhaps it was the bus rides that guests had to take to Texas Horse Park. Or, perhaps it was last year's very threatening weather that forced the organizers to postpone it a day. Whatever! Who cares? The news is that the hoedown Equest After Dark Gala will be held … [Read more...]

Talk Of Equine Therapy For Military Vets—And A Generous Gift—Highlight Equest’s Hooves for Heroes Party

Carolyn Anderson seems like a natural to chair Equest’s second annual Boots And Salutes fundraiser, benefiting Equest’s Hooves for Heroes program, this coming July at Texas Horse Park. Hooves for Heroes helps military veterans, first responders and their families transition to civilian life through equestrian therapy. Carolyn has a brother who’s a colonel in the army, and a … [Read more...]

If You Don’t Believe In Santa, NORAD Does

If you have munchkins, grand munchkins or still wonder if Santa really exists, then there are bona fide experts who have all the information to back old Kris Kringle. It’s the North American Aerospace Defense Command (aka NORAD) located in Colorado Springs. Starting at midnight NORAD will be monitoring Santa and his team’s travels through the world. But the NORAD Tracks Santa … [Read more...]

Housing Crisis Center’s Colors Of Courage 2017 Patriot Party Assists Homeless Vets Affected By The ‘Hidden Wounds Of War’

It's a disturbing fact, but Dallas is home to more than 1,000 homeless military veterans—and the number keeps rising. Every night, the Housing Crisis Center provides housing and support services to more than 100 vets and their families.  So supporting these vets, and helping save them from a life of poverty and homelessness, was the purpose of the center's Colors of … [Read more...]

Blue Star Memorial Unveiling Took Place at T. Boone Pickens Hospice And Palliative Care Center Under Blue Skies

Despite no mention about Harriet Gibbs chairing the dedication of the Third Blue Star Memorial Marker on Friday, October 13, at the T. Boone Pickens Hospice and Palliative Care Center in the recap, she deserves a tip-of-the-hat for the perfect skies that served as a backdrop for the day's activities. According to a submitted photo, even City Councilperson Jennifer Gates was on … [Read more...]