Plugged In To DFW

WOKC

Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer

Each day, 46 children are diagnosed with cancer in America. Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer makes a difference in the lives of the children and families affected by pediatric cancer by supporting key research initiatives in search of better treatments and a cure, and will provide hope and support to them through the WOKC Ambassador Families and Buddy Bag programs.

03/22/2015

Edible Dallas & Fort Worth

Edible Dallas & Fort Worth

Edible Dallas & Fort Worth is a community-based publication that celebrates local and fresh foods in Dallas, Fort Worth and North Texas, season by season.

03/09/2015

Mosaic

Mosaic Family Services

Mosaic Family Services serves all survivors of human trafficking regardless of immigration status, including minors, adults, foreign nationals and domestic survivors.

02/27/2015

DFW N11

N11 Code

A N11 number is a three-digit abbreviated dialing telephone number within the North American Numbering Plan which allows access to specific local services.

02/26/2015

Family Compass

Child Abuse Prevention

Family Compass’ mission is to build healthy families and a strong North Texas community by preventing child abuse and neglect. This is accomplished through four home mentoring, community based and educational programs for families that have elevated risk for child abuse and reside in the poorest communities throughout Dallas and Collin County. Click here for more information.

02/16/2015

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Valentine’s Day Ideas

“Plugged In To DFW” has some fun, romantic and adventurous Valentine’s Day ideas for you.

02/12/2015

Sky Ranch

The Cowboys & Cowboys Sky Ranch Gala

The Cowboys and Cowboys Sky Ranch Gala began in 2008 with a heart to impact the lives of children and youth through the ministries of Sky Ranch. Each year, Cowboys from the football field and Cowboys from the rodeo arena join together with individuals, families and businesses to support the ministries of Sky Ranch and Scholarship Gift Program, which provide opportunities for children facing circumstances beyond their control to attend a life-changing week of Summer Camp. The Cowboys and Cowboys Sky Ranch Gala is February 21 at the Omni Dallas Hotel.

02/05/2015

Go Red For Women

Go Red For Women

February is Heart Month, and the American Heart Association takes this opportunity to share with everyone the risks of heart disease and, more importantly, the necessary steps to help prevent heart disease. Heart disease continues to be the No. 1 killer of all Americans, but 80 percent of heart disease is largely preventable through proper diet, regular exercise and not smoking. The National Wear Red Day is February 6 and there are three Go Red For Women luncheons in DFW which focus on building awareness of women’s risk of heart disease -– Dallas on February 6, Denton on February 13 and Tarrant County on February 20.

01/29/2015

Fertility

Fertility

Infertility is defined as not being able to get pregnant after one year of trying to conceive. Eleven percent of women of childbearing age have difficulty getting pregnant, but infertility is not just a woman’s issue. There are currently many treatments available and couples today might even consider genetic testing or egg freezing to increase their odds for a healthy baby.

01/22/2015

Health & Fitness In 2015

Health & Fitness In 2015

Jaquai and Ashley Wade’s dynamic partnership offers diverse wellness services for any lifestyle! WadeStrong Fitness is a company designed to promote healthy living through fitness, yoga and nutrition.

01/09/2015

Healing Yourself With Food

Healing Yourself With Food

In 2015, many of us have made resolutions for a healthier lifestyle, and some people believe that you can eat your way to a healthier new year by adding more vegetables and eliminating sugar.

01/01/2015

Financial Planning

End Of Year Finances

Bill Dendy, president of Elite Financial Management, talks about end of year finances, including preparing for taxes, contributing to a 401K or IRA account, and end of year donations. Click here or call 214-239-4715 for financial seminar information.

12/22/2014