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Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

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 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.

Jan 11, 2019

Chisholm Challenge Welcomes Horsemen of All Abilities

Chisholm Challenge Welcomes Horsemen of All Abilities

The Chisholm Challenge horse show in Fort Worth is hosting 225 riders from 16 therapeutic riding centers to compete in the show ring starting Jan. 14.

Dec 27, 2018

There's a Real Rock Wall in Rockwall, But Its Origin Is Up for Debate

There's a Real Rock Wall in Rockwall, But Its Origin Is Up for Debate

In Rockwall, there's an actual rock wall, that geologists and locals have long been at odds over.

Sep 7, 2018

North Texas Retiree Delivers Leftover Concessions to Mission

North Texas Retiree Delivers Leftover Concessions to Mission

Clarence Fink, a 90-year-old retiree from North Texas, shows how Texas Connects Us through his work of transferring leftover concessions from Cowboys and Rangers games to Mission Arlington.

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