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ACT staff, students enjoy Christmas party

The staff, students and their families had a great time at the Achievement Center of Texas Christmas breakfast last month. For the 16th year, members of the Town North Optimist Club of Dallas were on hand to prepare pancakes, sausage and coffee for the attendees.   Class Act entertained the crowd with readers’ theatre, tap dancing, flute playing and ...Full Article

ACT Walk/Run brings in $20K

On Oct. 28, Achievement Center of Texas, a nonprofit center for children and adults with special needs, held the seventh ACTion Walk/Run 5K at Garland’s Holford Park. ACT put ...Full Article

ACT Special Arts Festival continues to grow

Saturday, March 2 was an exciting day for the students and staff of the Achievement Center of Texas as they hosted their annual Special Arts Festival at Spring Creek ...Full Article

Achievement Center of Texas director advocates for special needs individuals

Andrew Mlcak, who recently became executive director at the Achievement Center of Texas, was raised by parents who encouraged helping others and that’s what he has done throughout his ...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

ACT director looks toward retirement

Marilynne Serie will pass the baton to Andrew Mlcak, her assistant director, as she retires from her position as the executive director of the Achievement Center of Texas. She ...Full Article

Local youth volunteer at ACT

School may be out for the summer, but for the Seventh Day Adventist Garland Spanish church, giving back to the Garland community is a year-round event. More than 20 ...Full Article

ACT Special Arts Festival showcases talents

The Achievement Center of Texas Special Arts Festival, held March 19, brought various types of art to Garland’s Spring Creek Church. This year’s festival marks the ninth anniversary of ...Full Article

Participants enjoy SpooktACTular 2015 ACTion Walk despite rain

Runners and walkers at the Ghoulishly SpooktACTular 2015 ACTion Walk braved the rain to participate in the Achievement Center of Texas event that included a 5K run/walk and a ...Full Article

ACT provides opportunities for special needs individuals

The Achievement Center of Texas, a day care facility for children and young adults with disabilities, provides various services including arts exploration, life skills training, educational assistance and community ...Full Article