Emily’s Place

Emily’s Place

Transforming lives, restoring hope  By April Towery As we celebrate women during the month of March, it’s easy to turn our attention to females who are helming Fortune 500 companies, earning fame as creative artists or making history bringing home gold medals as Olympic athletes. 

Wylie Children’s Medical Clinic

Wylie Children’s Medical Clinic

Providing affordable pediatric care to residents in need By Sonia Duggan Whether you’re a new mom or a seasoned mom, preventative medical care is a vital first step in your journey as a parent.  Over the course of the first year of your child’s life, 

A Year of Champions

A Year of Champions

By Sonia Duggan The 2021 In & Around Champions are an amazing group of North Texans with a heart for serving and bringing awareness to multiple causes: missing teens, preserving wildlife habitats, honoring veterans, genealogical research, food insecurity and so much more. Whatever the nonprofit, 

Wreaths across America honors veterans

Wreaths across America honors veterans

By Sonia Duggan One of the world’s largest veterans’ parades will commence on December 11 this year as Patriot Guard Riders accompany a convoy of tractor trailer trucks for its annual pilgrimage from Columbia Falls, Maine down the east coast. The trucks, packed with boxes 

Letters from Audie

Letters from Audie

In the summer of 1942, at the age of 18, Hunt County resident Audie Leon Murphy left home to serve his country. In 1945, he returned home a hero, and the most decorated soldier of World War II, after courageously stopping a German attack near 

Embrace

Embrace

A loving, stable home for every child By Sonia Duggan Every night throughout Texas, there are foster children who will lay their heads down to sleep in a place that offers them no comfort at all, further escalating their fears and feelings of hopelessness, loss 

Food for today, hope for tomorrow

Food for today, hope for tomorrow

By Sonia Duggan After almost 40 years of existence in North Texas, the vision hasn’t changed for one of the area’s largest nonprofits as it strives to meet the needs of the food insecure in a 13-county coverage area spanning 10,000 square miles. North Texas 

Hope Clinic delivering hope & health

Hope Clinic delivering hope & health

By Sonia Duggan A medical mission has been going on for the last four years in Collin County to meet the needs of individuals who are stuck in the middle — too young to qualify for Medicare, yet just enough above the poverty line to disqualify 

Aviation Unmanned Vehicle Museum tells history of military drone development

Aviation Unmanned Vehicle Museum tells history of military drone development

By Joe Reavis Unmanned flying vehicles, commonly referred to as drones, have been put to many uses in recent years and become popular with hobbyists, but their development comes directly from the military and is chronicled in the recently opened Aviation Unmanned Vehicle Museum at 

Rotary

Rotary

Supporting communities in District 5810 By Sonia Duggan Whether they’re meeting at sunrise, noon or mid-day, Rotarians across the country — and throughout the world — continue to find ways to serve others while keeping true to their founder’s vision: “So professionals of diverse backgrounds