While most North Texans are returning to their normal, air-conditioned lives with internet connections and brand new food, there are more than 500 folks who have found themselves more or less homeless. They are the people who until Sunday afternoon had called Elan City Lights home. Backstory: When the tropical storm-like winds hit Dallas Sunday, a construction crane smashed … [Read more...] about Alexa Conomos And Ron Corning Are Teaming Up Once Again To Provide “Aid For Elan”
Well, yahoo! Get that duvet out and cozy up to a mug of hot cocoa. Tomorrow morning when you exercise those real and faux eyelashes, there’s gonna be a nip in the air. Open the door and that adorable nose is gonna inhale a crisp sniff of morning air courtesy of Mother Nature. As promised, the cool front moved in overnight, but it didn’t exactly bring along temps that require … [Read more...] about Falling Temperatures Welcome Fall And The Need To Let Go
All these memories about Secretary of the Treasury from way long ago are fascinating, but there are some folks who have been on the recent frontlines of America’s history making. One of those is Condoleezza Rice, who was Secretary of State (2005-2009) during the former President George W. Bush administration. Not only was she on the front row of the infamous 9/11, the second … [Read more...] about JUST IN: Former Secretary Of State Condoleezza Rice To Be Keynote Speaker At Goodwill’s “The Lunch”
The weather is going to dip to the chilly level this weekend and there are loads of bargains. Translation: Perfect time to go shopping for those items to stave off the cold. A Ralph Lauren turtleneck with shawl wouldn’t be bad. A fluffy duvet with a King Pheasant duvet cover would be peachy to snuggle under. And, of course, a new Paddington coat would be just perfect. But, … [Read more...] about As The Chill Approaches, It’s Time To Part Company With Old Pals
According to THE LUNCH™ Committee Co-Chairs Kristina and John Hallam, “This is a historic year for Goodwill Dallas with the launch of THE LUNCH™ on Tuesday, September 15, with keynote guest, George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States. “THE LUNCH™ is completely underwritten by very generous donors allowing 100% of every dollar raised to directly advance … [Read more...] about MySweetCharity Opportunity: THE LUNCH™
Last year when Dallas was being hit with severe cold weather, a local company benefited three nonprofits groups with one check. They sent an associate to Goodwill each day to buy half of the blankets for a couple of weeks. The good blankets were sent to a homeless shelter and the rest to the SPCA.Not only did they use their purchasing power at Goodwill, they also helped a … [Read more...] about Don’t You Just Love Clever Giving?