News and Notes

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Community In April, a drove of production crew members from cable network TLC descended upon Tommy Terrific’s Carwash at 5021 Ross to film an…

News and Notes: May 2013

Students recognized and awarded scholarships; restaurant supports Kidd’s Kids and YMCA still in need of funding

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J. L. Long Middle School student Stella DeLaughter traveled to Uganda with the activist group Invisible Children for nine days in February

News and Notes: March 2013

New kick for St. Patrick’s Parade; weekly adult education classes at the Dallas Arboretum; and Woodrow swim teams

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More than 160 people attended the eighth annual Gustavo Ipiña Memorial Scholarship winter party and silent auction in December, which raised more than $8,500.

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At publication time, police were still searching for the person or people who beat neighborhood resident Damien Falgoust and left him near death on a Greenville Avenue sidewalk.

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The Senior Source is up for a communication award from the Center for Nonprofit Management, in part for a publicity stunt the seniors advocacy group pulled to celebrate its 50th anniversary last year. In the stunt, 50 seniors jumped 35,000 feet from an airplane. Search “skydiving seniors” at lakewood.advocatemag.com to watch a video of the jumps.

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The Arboretum’s fall workshops for the month include Painting Flowers in Oils on Nov. 3 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Award-winning artist Nancy Medina will share tips on painting flowers, colors and impressionistic still life. Bring a lunch and register online at $110 or $99 for members. For more November Arboretum workshops, visit dallasarboretum.org.

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Dallas Junior Police Academy accepts applications for its Nov. 3 session through Sep. 20. The training session is for students in grades 4-7 who want to learn what it’s like to be a DPD recruit. The event takes place at the department’s Basic Training Academy. Applications are available at dallaspolice.net. For more information, call Sgt. Cheryl Cornish at 214.671.4406. And More…

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Dallas Arboretum has unveiled new solar-powered trams and carts. Green Mountain Energy Company and the Dallas Arboretum have six solar-powered trams that some visitors will use to tour the 66 acres of gardens. The funding came from a $65,000 donation from the Green Mountain Energy Sun Club, a voluntary program in which Green Mountain residential customers can make monthly contributions toward solar generation systems for nonprofits.