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THE MEADOWS FOUNDATION & THE BOONE FAMILY FOUNDATION in cooperation with The Conference of Southwest Foundations   Present THE FEDERAL STIMULUS PACKAGE What Does It Mean For Texas and How Can Foundations Be Involved? May 18, 2009 The Federal Stimulus Package/America Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) provides a rare opportunity for constructive impact on decisions at the state,...

Local Teachers Join Record National Corps of 4,100—the Largest in the Organization’s 20-Year History DALLAS, May 27, 2009—Teach For America today announced that it will bring in nearly 100 new teachers this fall for the city’s highest-need public schools. These teachers, who will teach in the Dallas Independent School District...

CONVERSE COLLEGE COMMENCEMENT by Cecilia Boone May 16, 2009   Thank you and Acknowledgments: Dr. Fleming Faculty and Staff Graduates, guests and particularly parents   I have been to 4 conferences in the last two weeks and one thing that I have learned is that it’s OK for speakers to give a “shout out” to people.  I would...

10:49 AM CDT on Wednesday, April 8, 2009 By KAREN ROBINSON-JACOBS / The Dallas Morning News krobinson@dallasnews.com REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION OF THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS. Don't think Anetria Gilbert needs practice cooking. She has 15 children. They all eat. But Gilbert and seven other clients at Family Gateway are going into the kitchen to...

Amarillo Globe-News Web-posted Sunday, March 1, 2009 REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION OF AMARILLO GLOBE SAN MARCOS - When it comes to teens and sexuality education, ignorance isn't bliss. It's reckless. Research shows that young Texans rate well above national averages on virtually every published statistic involving sexual risk-taking behaviors. In fact, Texas has one...

Dallas, February 5, 2009 – Homeward Bound in Dallas changes lives for clients struggling with addiction to drugs and alcohol. Thanks to multiple donors, women at the Center will now enjoy a warm, welcoming and more comfortable environment while undergoing intensive treatment for their addictions.   The Center recently...

2007 Texan of the Year finalist: Garrett Boone He rallied businesses to stand up for clean air  02:37 PM CST on Friday, December 28, 2008 The Dallas Morning news REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION OF THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS Garrett Boone had nothing to gain by taking on TXU. When the hometown mega-utility pushed forward with plans...

Trinity River Audubon Center Debuts with a Dedication Center Opens to the Public on October 18-19 with Free Admission For immediate release: PRESS CONTACT: Juliette Coulter, Trinity River Audubon Center, 214.366.2626 or 214.394.5532 DALLAS, Texas (October 10, 2008) – National Audubon Society President John Flicker, Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert, state representatives, city officials and...

The "I Stand for Parkland" Capital Campaign Parkland Memorial Hospital, built in 1954, is vastly undersized for current patient volumes. Dallas County's population is projected to double by 2025, yet Parkland currently operates at full capacity with no flexibility for meeting greater demand. The way health care was delivered more...