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Aug 20, 2019

Retired UTA Professor Leaves His Mark on North Texas

Retired UTA Professor Leaves His Mark on North Texas

Allan Saxe spent more than half a century teaching political science at UT Arlington. Texas Connects Us to how the now retired professor has left his mark, both inside and outside the classroom.

Aug 9, 2019

Pantry Brews Up New Way to Provide Food for Families in Need

Pantry Brews Up New Way to Provide Food for Families in Need

Among the canned goods, produce and bags of bread at Sachse's Five Loaves Food Pantry, it's hard to miss the smell of freshly roasted coffee. For the last several months, the pantry has roasted, bagged and sold...

Jul 5, 2019

Plano Hospital Works to Connect, Recognize Veterans

Plano Hospital Works to Connect, Recognize Veterans

Inside Texas Health Plano, volunteers spend their days recognizing patients who've served their country.

Apr 3, 2019

Texas Connects Us Through the Universal Language of Music

Texas Connects Us Through the Universal Language of Music

Texas Connects Us: Members of the Dallas Chamber Symphony are helping at-risk youth find their purpose.

Mar 28, 2019

Dallas Carter Girls Golf Succeeds Through Adversity

Dallas Carter Girls Golf Succeeds Through Adversity

Two years ago, golf coach, Meredith Macleod, decided to start the Dallas Carter High School girls’ golf program from scratch. Now, with hard work, and generous donations, many of the team members are not...

Mar 26, 2019

Charity Provides Free Child Care to 'Mommies in Need'

Charity Provides Free Child Care to 'Mommies in Need'

An organization started by mothers for mothers is giving women peace of mind when facing a health crisis.

Mar 15, 2019

Breakfast With Dallas Hope Charities

Breakfast With Dallas Hope Charities

Volunteers with Dallas Hope Charities serve around 250 people in need every Saturday morning in a restaurant-like setting that they create that morning.

Mar 1, 2019

Inside Fort Worth's Highly Competitive Watchmaking School

Inside Fort Worth's Highly Competitive Watchmaking School

When you think Swiss watchmaking, you may not think Fort Worth, yet some of the most expensive and exclusive watches in the world are in the care of North Texas watchmakers.

Feb 4, 2019

Living for Free as a Texas Parks Park Host

Living for Free as a Texas Parks Park Host

Retirees Bruce and Nan Nance are volunteering as Park Hosts for Texas Parks and Wildlife, which comes with a lot of benefits.

Jan 18, 2019

Argyle Girl Hopes To Encourage More Kids To Show Horses

Argyle Girl Hopes To Encourage More Kids To Show Horses

An 11-year-old girl from Argyle is hoping other kids will follow her lead and be empowered to try new things.

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