Archive for the ‘Social’ Category

On Tap: Jingle Mingle 2016, a Networking Social, and ChallengeHer

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

Thursday, Dec. 1

DFW JINGLE MINGLE 2016 — 6 to 10 p.m. at Trinity Groves, 3015 Gulden Lane, in Dallas. This event is the sixth annual festive holiday party for DFW-based marketing, UX, media, advertising, communication and creative organizations. The …

SMU Students Help Refugees Learn English on Laptops

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Donated laptop computers are helping refugees learn English in Dallas.

Southern Methodist University students volunteer their time to help refugees from Congo, Burma, Iran, and other countries become a part of the community, KERA reported. 

“There’s always a need to …

Building Community & Connections Through the Arts

Posted by Becky Young

When I look back on my tenure with TACA (The Arts Community Alliance), I reflect upon how much more accessible the arts have become in North Texas.

From the architectural masterpieces in the Dallas Arts District to public art at …

On Tap: Pinball School, #BigDGives, Entrepreneurs’ Organization, & an Evening with Macedonian Ambassador

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

Editor’s Picks of events for Nov. 24 – Dec. 1.

Thursday, Nov. 24

PRAIRIE LIGHTS  6 to 9 p.m. at Lynn Creek Park, 5610 Lake Ridge Parkway, in Grand Prairie. Drive through a 2-mile path featuring 4 million lights.

Local Artists Join to Shoot Hallelujah Music Video, Spread Love

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

Fifty Dallas-Fort Worth area artists spent nearly 50 hours shooting the “Hallelujah” music video in hopes of spreading the Hallelujah Project’s message, ‘Love Will Win,’ according to the group’s Facebook page.    

Ashley White, who started the movement, told The

#GivingTuesday: Kids Can Teach Us About Generosity

Posted by Susan Hoff

A colleague recently shared a story that made me think about our some common core beliefs and approaches to giving.

Her daughter’s kindergarten teacher called to tell her that her daughter had brought a little coin purse stuffed full of …

Cowboy Compost Works to Recycle Food Waste

Posted by Rachel Hawkins

Fort Worth-based Cowboy Compost is working to prevent food waste from reaching the city’s landfill, and in turn, raising awareness on recycling and organic waste.

Miguel Harth-Bedoya, director of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, teamed up with friend Johanna Calderón …

Uber DFW On Mission to Impact Community

Posted by Nealie Sanchez

Uber DFW General Manager Beth Huddleston has taken on the personal mission of making a difference in the community, according to D CEO.

Huddleston told the magazine she hopes the ridesharing service can help solve issues such as drunken …

College Students Learn Value of Engagement in Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted by Jimmie Markham

College students –- many social media pros already –- were looped into a community service project that had them pair their digital media skills with a meaningful cause. The result was raised awareness for the students and the cause they …

Want to Build a Table? Better Block Will Give You the Design

Posted by Heather Noel

NONPROFIT ADDING MORE DESIGNS FOR OPEN-SOURCE LIBRARY


Think you need to be an architect or a carpenter to build benches, tables, or even a stage for your community? Better Block Foundation doesn’t think so. 

The Dallas-based nonprofit recently rolled out …