by Steven Lindsey
Dallas is a city that loves to give back. And with that generosity of spirit comes an abundance of fundraising events, from elaborate black-tie galas to simple tastings in the back rooms of art galleries.
Next Tuesday, there’s a fantastic fundraiser that falls somewhere in between: Kibble & Cocktails. The brainchild of Lisa Jones at Barking Hound Village, a luxury day care and overnight hotel for the canine set, Kibble & Cocktails is a food-and-cocktail event to raise awareness and funds for DFW Rescue Me, a true no-kill, last-chance rescue organization. To date, they have helped find permanent homes for 487 loveable pooches. Continue reading
by Jerry Stewart
Octopus Garden, a new innovative attraction opening April 4 at Sea Life Grapevine Aquarium, introduces families to the amazing world of cephalopods. From octopus and cuttlefish to nautilus, these distinctive creatures have almost supernatural abilities including camouflage, ink clouds and jet propulsion. Octopus Garden includes hands-on activities demonstrating some of the unique skills belonging to cephalopods. Continue reading
by Danielle Leahy
On Sunday, September 4th, fires broke out across Central Texas. These fires have already claimed the lives of at least 4 people and destroyed over 1,000 homes. With over 100,000 acres burning and the fire only 30% contained as of today Bastrop County and the surrounding Austin Area is in desperate need of help.
Below are some quick and easy links to the various organization taking donations on behalf of the victims and the Bastrop fires. Any and all donations are desperately needed at this time by our fellow Texans. Continue reading
by Danielle Leahy
Calling all animal lovers! The Humane Society of Dallas County has multiple volunteer opportunities throughout the week for anyone hoping to get involved in caring for and saving the lives of abandoned animals in our city. A non-profit, no-kill shelter, this Society keeps all it’s adoptees until they can be permanently placed in a forever-home and has been doing so for over 30 years.
Getting started is a s simple as filling out a Volunteer Application. Once qualifications and requirements have been met then it’s on a to easy orientation held every 3rd Saturday of the month at their “Dog and Kitty City” Shelter located off Manor Way and Maple.