Posts Tagged ‘Mayor Mike Rawlings’

‘Creative Conversation’ Explores
Art’s Role in Placemaking

Posted by Heather Noel

Dallas Arts MonthIn the fifth annual Creative Conversation, artists and architects delved into how a piece of art can transcend into defining the built environment and the processes that go into placemaking.

“The city is a dynamic place. It’s an artistic …

1st ‘Engage Dallas’ Summit to Tackle City’s Issues

Posted by Dave Montgomery

The Mayor’s Star Council created about six years ago by Mayor Mike Rawlings and Trey Bowles, co-founder of The Dallas Entrepreneur Center, will hold its first citywide leadership summit next month to engage emerging leaders in a day of discussions

Texas Discovery Gardens Embarking on Largest Urban Monarch Project in the Nation

Posted by Julia Falcon

The National Wildlife Foundation gave the Texas Discovery Gardens at Fair Park a $125,000 grant to undertake, what could be, the largest urban monarch butterfly project in the nation. 

“Over the next 18 months we will be propagating several milkweed …

Annette Simmons Donates $50M to Trinity River Park Project

Posted by Lance Murray

The city of Dallas on Monday received the largest single gift from a private donor for a public/private partnership benefitting the city — a $50 million donation from Annette Simmons for the new Trinity River park.

The donation, announced by …

Growing Little Minds Program
Boosts Brain Development

Posted by Rachel Hawkins
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Mayor Mike Rawlings

Increased interactive time between parents and newborn children can help develop young minds, leading to positive educational outcomes for the children, and even a reduction in poverty.

That’s the goal of Growing Little Minds, a project founded …