Inspiring

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Sep 25 - 4:27pm

One person dies every day resulting from complications of Cystic Fibrosis. One donor-supported nonprofit organization is making great strides to reduce that number to zero.

Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is a rare and fatal genetic disease. About 30,000 people in the U.S. and 70,000 people worldwide have CF, and 10 million Americans are symptomless carriers of a defective CF gene. According to Melanie Hannah, executive director of the Northeast Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Aug 28 - 11:25am

How a family legacy created Fort Worth’s ultimate man hangout and how it now helps the city’s youth to a deeper calling.

by Caitlin Rodgers • Photography by Jason Kindig On the surface, it’s exactly what you would expect. Pull through steely, silver gates and an impressive array of games including shuffleboard, pool, ping pong, pinball, foosball and air hockey await inside the garage. Plush,...

Posted By Christy Dunaway Smith on 2013 Aug 18 - 9:41pm

Looking for something fun to do with your kids this Thursday evening?  Daireds Salon & Spa Pangéa and special guest, Megan Gage with Hot Tot hair care products, are hosting a Hair Trends 101 Workshop for parents to learn how to do the latest hairstyles for back-to-school...

Posted By Sonya Cisneros Curry on 2013 Aug 14 - 4:58pm

Learning never ceases in the Tarrant Area Food Bank Community Kitchen

Some could argue that a bit of magic happens everyday in the Tarrant Area Food Bank Community Kitchen. Nine students who range in age from 20 to 50 never cease to learn something new that invigorates their passion for a career in the food services industry. Dreams are being realized thanks to the...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Jul 24 - 4:43pm

Philanthropists and football fans come together yearly at the Dallas Cowboys Kickoff Luncheon to raise funds to meet the needs of local children. The event, held at Cowboys Stadium, benefits the Dallas Cowboys Courage House located at Happy Hill Farm. On Aug. 28, thousands of people will come...

Posted By Paul Harral on 2013 Jul 24 - 4:33pm

What started as a private monthly dinner for a bunch of high school friends morphs into a full-blown effort to raise money for wounded warriors and others in need.

That Jason Cox and his buddies have a regular guys’ night out is not unusual. Lots of guys (and girls) do that. What’s unusual is what happened as a result. “I wanted to meet with my friends once a month for dinner,” he says. “Something nice and not just sitting in a...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Jul 22 - 9:32am

Beginning in April 2013, the Presbyterian Night Shelter has been working diligently to see its off the mat campaign come to fruition.

The campaign’s purpose is to provide a bed for each of the shelter’s nightly clients. According to Executive Director Toby Owen, moving people from the floor and placing them in beds impacts the shelter’s ability to provide care with dignity. It humanizes the individuals and gives...

Posted By Christy Dunaway Smith on 2013 Jul 7 - 4:22pm

Did you all have a wonderful extra long holiday weekend?  We sure did!  Ours was filled with relaxation, hanging by the pool, and spending our Fourth with close friends, burger grilling and watching fireworks...the professional ones and our own driveway friendly versions. And it's...

Posted By Christy Dunaway Smith on 2013 Jul 1 - 1:52pm

As you know, I absolutely LOVE to entertain, and no better time than the Fourth of July to gather a group of friends for some casual fun and camaraderie.  A couple of years ago Jason and I hosted some good friends of ours for the perfect July Fourth dinner at our family's lake house on...

Posted By Paul Harral on 2013 Jun 26 - 1:19pm

The Parenting Center focuses on creating and fostering healthy home environments so that families can succeed.

Alone with two young children in a foreign country and an unfamiliar language is stressful for anyone, even if she is focused on establishing residency so her husband can join her. Add in a pregnancy, and it is enough to test any marriage. That was the situation for Nada Abbas when she arrived in...

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