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Crossroads Serve Teams impact local nonprofit

Feb. 19 was a project Sunday for members of Crossroads Church in Rowlett.  Approximately 300 members broke into smaller Serve Teams to complete projects throughout the community. One nonprofit served was Hope’s Door New Beginning Center in Garland, a nonprofit serving those affected by domestic and intimate partner violence.   Three Serve Teams tackled paint, cleanup and repair projects ...Full Article

Cameroon soccer builds teamwork, house

Sometimes it takes a village to build a home – and sometimes it takes a soccer team! Garland Area Habitat for Humanity is always looking for capable volunteers – ...Full Article

Good Shepherd Catholic Church dedicates new facility

Good Shepherd Catholic Church at 1304 Main St. in downtown Garland celebrated the dedication of its new $7.9 million church building Saturday, Feb. 11.   The mass was celebrated ...Full Article

Preservation Society for Spring Creek Forest announces Trout Lily Walk

The annual Trout Lily Walk, hosted by the Preservation society for Spring Creek Forest, is scheduled for Feb. 25 any time between 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. The format ...Full Article

Richland College offers AEL-ESL, GED courses at Texans Can

In keeping with its mission of teaching, learning and community building, Richland College recently became a partner with the new Garland Can Academy at Arapaho Road Baptist Church by ...Full Article

ACT executive director celebrates retirement

After 30 years of service to the Achievement Center of Texas, Executive Director Marilynne Serie celebrated her retirement Saturday, Jan. 21. In his address to the retirement party attendees, ...Full Article

Historic boundaries will not be extended

At a recent Garland City Council meeting, Richard D. Hargrove asked the council to alter the boundary map to include his property, the site of Alston’s Old Home Place ...Full Article

Award winning actor to entertain at Evening of Hope Gala

Hope’s Door New Beginning Center is excited to have Broadway and television star Alan Cumming sing at the 30th Anniversary Gala, Saturday, Feb. 25. Honorary Chairman, Chef Kenny Bowers ...Full Article

SGHS grad begins Peace Corps service

Genesis Osorio, 24, of Garland, has been accepted into the Peace Corps and recently departed for Colombia to begin training as a primary education teacher trainer. Osorio will work ...Full Article

Message, schedule from Preservation Society for Spring Creek Forest

Scheduled events for the Preservation Society for Spring Creek Forest through April are listed below. But first, please help the organization share the following important message: As the area ...Full Article
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